NEW YORK, Aug. 9, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Practising Law Institute (PLI) received the Award for Outstanding Achievement in Technology at this week's Association for Continuing Legal Education (ACLEA) meeting in Seattle. Dr. JC Kinnamon, Director of the Office of Research and Development at PLI, accepted the award at the ACLEA award ceremony on August 2nd. This is the second consecutive year that PLI has earned the top technology award.
The award was given in recognition of PLI's Internal Investigation Game, an immersive online experience that challenges attorneys to plan and conduct an internal investigation as members of a fictional law firm. Developed in a partnership with &ranj, a Dutch serious gaming company, the Internal Investigation Game challenges players to perfect a variety of legal skills, including planning and conducting witness interviews, fact gathering and reporting findings to company management.
The Internal Investigation Game is now available free On-Demand as part of PLI's Interactive Learning Center, a growing library of online interactive courses. PLI is working on a follow-up game that helps lawyers work with financial statements and is slated for release later in 2016.
About Practising Law Institute (PLI) – www.pli.edu
Practising Law Institute is a nonprofit continuing legal education and professional business training organization, chartered by the Regents of the University of the State of New York. Founded in 1933, PLI is dedicated to providing the legal community and allied professionals with the most up-to-date, relevant information and techniques, through seminars and workshops, live Webcasts, and On-Demand learning. PLI also publishes comprehensive treatises and practice-focused Course Handbooks in print and online through its searchable online research database, Discover PLUS. PLI holds programs in its offices in New York and California, and elsewhere throughout the U.S., as well as in London and Hong Kong. PLI annually awards more than 60,000 scholarships to its programs, and its more than 4,000 volunteer speakers include the most prominent lawyers, judges, investment bankers, accountants, corporate counsel, and U.S. and international government regulators.
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