University of Denver

Street Smarts: Law Schools Explore Benefits of Teaching Ethics in a Clinical Setting

Former Senior Director

This article cites Educating Lawyers in its discussion of law schools turning to experiential models for ethics courses. This year, Yale Law School started the Ethics Bureau, a clinic in which law students assist lawyers facing ethics violations. California Western School of Law in San Diego just completed its third year of a two-course simulation program focused on ethics called STEPPS (or, Skills Training for Ethical and Preventive Practice and career Satisfaction).

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