There are considerable educational benefits associated with the study of alleged claims of wrongful conviction, adding valuable insight and experience into the curriculum of law and society. Students gain work experience and a broad range of transferrable skills , including:
- Research techniques
- Analytical skills and creative thinking
- Communication and presentation skills
- Management and organisational skills
Those teaching potential future lawyers can observe the educational benefits of innovative programmes involving real-client work, whilst ensuring that future practitioners develop a passion for justice, ethical practice, and pro bono work.