Analyze this: Using Taxonomies to Scaffold Students' Legal Thinking and Writing Skills


This Article describes the deficiencies in current pedagogies used in many law schools. It suggests refocussing attention on the development of students' analytical skills, and describes the use of learning theory and taxonomies to achieve that goal. The argument is made that by specifically developing students' analytical skills, students can become more effective writers and lawyers.


Legal Writing and Research

Date of this Version

September 2005