Legal Education & Training - Orientation Programs
Sponsor: Case Western Reserve University School of Law
An Innovative Lawyering Skills Program
The CaseArc Integrated Lawyering Skills Program merges the teaching of legal theory and policy, legal doctrine and lawyering skills in a unique and exciting way, combining traditional classroom methods with experiential learning.
Expansion of Orientations on Professionalism
Sponsor: State Bar of Georgia
The Chief Justice's Commission on Professionalism, the first body of its kind in the nation, was created in 1989 by the Georgia Supreme Court with the primary charge to enhance professionalism among Georgia's lawyers. In carrying out its charge, the Commission provides ongoing attention and assistance to the task of assuring that the practice of law remains a high calling, enlisted in the service of client and public good.
Texas Tech Law School Implements First Professionalism Pledge
Daily Toreador, Texas Tech via University Wire, August 27, 2007
The first Professionalism Pledge was administered to over 200 entrance-level Texas Tech School of Law students during law school orientation August 17, 2007. A professor coordinated the Professionalism Pledge, which she hopes will become an annual event, to help first-year law students recognize that they are starting not just law school, but embarking upon the legal profession. Faculty members will check with the students throughout the semester to determine how the pledge is affecting the students. Tech is one of the first law schools in the nation to initial the Professionalism Pledge.