Honing Legal Skills By Learning and Doing

David M. Arfin & David J. Simon, Desktop Legal Training Is “Virtually” Here, http://www2.cali.org/conference/1996/arfin.html (last visited Nov. 25, 2007).

Both video and board law games are increasing in popularity as they further the approach of learning by doing.  “If you tell me, I will listen.  If you show me, I will see. But if you let me experience, I will learn,” Lao-Tse, a fifth century B.C. philosopher.  “Although Lao-Tse did not intend to address the reform of contemporary legal education, his insight confirms [that] . . . learning-by-doing is the best way to develop and hone legal skills.”

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