The traditional approach to legal instruction in America-the casebook method-requires students to read hundreds of appellate decisions, most of which include equally terse accounts of human suffering. How might this pedagogical approach affect future lawyers? Can reading a book like Damages help law students develop the ability to empathize with their clients?
Melody Richardson Daily, Damages As Narrative, 2004 J. Disp. Resol. 21 (2004)