American legal education is as strong as ever in doctrine and legal analysis; however, it is strikingly weak in teaching other foundational skills and knowledge that lawyers need as counselors, problem solvers and negotiators. Brest proposes a series of advanced courses that integrate the fundamental lawyering skills of counseling, problem solving and negotiation with insights from other disciplines.
The Responsibility of Law Schools: Educating Lawyers as Counselors and Problem Solvers,
58 Law and Contemporary Problems
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