OBJECTIVE 6: LAWYERING SKILLS PROGRAM SF Remodel Project - Phase 7: Master Planning & Programming MKTHINK
OBJECTIVE 6: LAWYERING SKILLS PROGRAMGUIDING PRINCIPLESFeature the Lawyering Skills Program as a distinguishing asset of the Law School- Create physical spaces that facilitate the pedagogical focus on advocacy and courtroom training, as well as provide naming opportunities- Establish the program as a source of pride that hosts competitions and events with other law schools- Leverage the physical space in support of the law school’s goal to become nationally renowned for its litigation and advocacy trainingDesign a space to support interactive programs where law students receive hands-on learning- Support the concept of experiential versus lecture-based learning, and align with the law school’s pedagogical stance as a ‘practice-ready’ graduate program- House state-of-the-art technology that is being used in real courtrooms- Plan for varying uses and ﬂexible work spaces, in particular for teams of 4-8, and groups of 16 and 25-30- Create a realistic, simulated courtroom experience - Be able to hold mock trials and competitions in a space that accurately reﬂects an actual courtroom-Provide a space for informal learning, gathering, and research - Create spaces for informal research and study for smaller groups (4-8)BUILDING BLOCKS PROGRAM Summer STEP classes - 25 per section Fall and Spring classes - 16 per section Smaller Trial teams of 4-8 Competitions - space needed to host larger, cross-school trials Events - ceremonial space for special events and procedural meetings Finals - up to 7 smaller trials and examsUTILIZATION 3 classes per semester (2 day, 1 night) 3 to 4 days per week 3 to 4 hours per day ROOMS Courtroom/Classrooms Faculty Ofﬁces Conference Rooms Formal Lobby Space Storage Audio/Visual Mini-break Room
LAWYERING SKILLS PROGRAM FLOOR 2MEDIUM-IMPACT CENTERDescription: Accomodate Lawyering Skills Program needs in co-located, shared, primarily Law School facilities. Develop a parallel online presence for the center. - Use of prime Law School space retains strong identity - Method of teaching can inﬂuence other Law School pedagogy - Ample space for program needs Rooms: 2203 - Lecture Hall becomes signature courtroom with appropriate courtroom furniture and furnishings. STAIR S-3 322 S.F. LOBBY 2100 1203 S.F. STORAGE STORAGE 2002B 2002A 75 S.F. 75 S.F. POTENTIAL EXTERIOR BALCONY 211 SIGNATURE 298 S.F. COURTROOM 322 S.F. 185 S.F.
LAWYERING SKILLS PROGRAM FLOOR 3MEDIUM-IMPACT CENTERDescription: Accomodate Lawyering Skills Program needs in co-located, shared, primarily Law School facilities. Develop a parallel online presence for the center. - Use of prime Law School space retains strong identity - Method of teaching can inﬂuence other Law School pedagogy - Ample space for program needs Rooms: 3201 - Moot Court/Classroom 3203 - Medium Trial Court/Classroom 3200 - Small Trial Court 3205 - Baxter Room LAWYERING SKILLS PROGRAM