Teaching the Skill of Listening in Law Schools

The wonderful research by Marj Shultz and Shelton Zedeck tells is that listening is one of the fundamental lawyering skills that all lawyers, especially recent graduates, need to have in their toolkit upon graduation.  So for the last few years, I have been trying to find ways to incorporate lessons on the skill of listening into my teaching.  I just saw a TED talk on listening. http://www.ted.com/talks/julian_treasure_5_ways_to_listen_better.html  In it, Julian Treasure recognizes the role of listening in stemming injustice and also gives some ideas that could inspire innovation in how we can teach the skill of listening.  What do you think?  Any ideas on how the exercises can be adapted for legal education?

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