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Berkeley Boosts | Skills Lab: Providing Effective Feedback

April 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

We all know it when we see it: legal writing that meanders, obfuscates, and/or fails to deliver a coherent argument. And we recognize effective legal writing as well: it is organized, clear, concise, and well-supported. But assessing the quality of persuasive legal writing is only the first step to developing the skill in junior attorneys whom we supervise. How do we provide effective feedback – both positive and constructive – in a way that is likely to result in sustained improvement? How do we move from extensive line-editing to actually teaching writing? Please join us for a discussion with two experienced Berkeley Law clinicians, Mridula Raman and Ty Alper, both of whom work extensively on law students’ persuasive writing in the Berkeley Law Death Penalty Clinic.

Details

Date:
April 24
Time:
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Event Categories:
Berkeley Boosts, MCLE
https://executive.law.berkeley.edu/boosts/providing-effective-feedback/

Venue

Via Zoom

Other

Total MCLE Credits Offered:
1