(1) Effective learning- is a step involved in competently completing a number of tasks, such as interviewing a client or preparing to cross-examine a witness.
(2) Ability to remember facts client communicate.
Effective listening is a step involved to competently completing a number of tasks, such as interviewing a client or preparing to cross-examine a witness. Ability to remember the facts the client communicate is another skill that the legal education must develop in the advocate. These skills may be generated through performance objectives which involve three requirements- performance, conditions and standards. The aim of legal education is revolutionize the traditional legal system by developing in every law graduate skill concerning counseling the clients, interviewing witnesses efficiently and negotiating with parties at the appropriate point of time.It not only need to train the lawyer in solving the problems of individual clients but of the society in which he lives so as to contribute to the better understanding of the laws by which societies are held together.
An eminent justice S.B.Majumdar pointed that one aspect of legal education seeks to impart appropriate training which should be made available through professionals. It needs to enable law student to think like a lawyer, to make him familiar with the basic concepts and principles of law, and make him to learn the basic skills which are the tools of every lawyer. Only a well-trained lawyer will help the court in the quick and proper disposal of cases, doing justice to the litigating public and thus help his client too. The prime aim of legal education at present day should be to transmit to the rising generation “the accumulated knowledge” about the management of the legal process. The student should be enabled to gain a comprehensive picture of his legal system. The basic aim should be more to inculcate knowledge of the principles than detailed rules.
Professor Gower supports the view that the legal education should encourage the students of law to enrich their knowledge in economics, political science, sociology and if possible psychology. Knowledge of all allied social sciences is necessary to understand the whole complex of social structures, values, institutions and processes. The legal education also needs to promote congenial ethical environment and skill, which may help in the effective administration of justice, playing a vital role in the maintenance of rule of law. It needs to mediate conflicts of interests and values of society and discover techniques and tools of repression of disorder and deviance. The report for the improvements of the legal education prepared by the eminent jurists while concluding the seminar on the role of legal education suggests that in the present set up it is necessary that citizen should receive general education in law, because such education has inherent cultural value and it also make citizens more conscious of their rights and their obligations.
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