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1989

University of Georgia School of Law

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Competency And Professionalism In Modern Litigation: The Role Of Law Schools, Ronald L. Carlson Apr 1989

Competency And Professionalism In Modern Litigation: The Role Of Law Schools, Ronald L. Carlson

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This Article opens with an historical analysis of the forces that stimulated the growth of trial practice training. It then shifts the focus to the current concern of the bar with raising the level of professionalism among lawyers. Part III discusses the role of law schools in helping their students meet both competency and professionalism challenges. To this end, Part III addresses (1) the need of any trial practice course to incorporate litigation ethics in a meaningful way, perhaps within the context of creative and challenging problems materials; and (2) the need for instructors in the field to add quality ...