With the rise of the “vanishing” trial, lawyers must master the art of written advocacy. Part of mastering anything requires consistent feedback. Yet, lawyers operate with little to no commentary from judges on the quality of their written submissions.
In Thinking Fast and Slow, Daniel Kahneman states that we acquire expertise when:
(1) There is an environment that is sufficiently regular to be predictable, and
(2) There is an opportunity to learn these regularities through prolonged practice. An opportunity to learn entails quick and clear feedback. For example:
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Among medical specialties, anesthesiologists benefit from good feedback, because the effects of