Document Type

Article

Publication Date

2001

Abstract

In this article, the authors describe the Lawyering Process Program at the William S. Boyd School of Law. Like their colleagues at law schools across the country, students at the Boyd School of Law spend the early part of their law school careers learning the basics of legal research and writing. Unlike many of their fellow IL's, however, Boyd students also learn other important concepts and skills. The Lawyering Process Program at Boyd is a unique, three-semester class that includes significant instruction and experience in four areas: (1) legal writing and analysis; (2) legal research; (3) lawyering skills; and (4) professionalism. Each semester of LP Instruction builds upon the last, so students gradually build competence - and confidence - in these areas.

Publication Citation

Nev. Law., Dec. 2001, at 15.