What is the droit de cuissage? What is the longest jail sentence handed down in the United States? Did you know that because of a parrot, and its royalist inclinations, in not very distant times one was liable to the guillotine? So many questions which touch on the Law and which one does not suspect the existence when one is a neophyte.
For those who want to improve their knowledge while having fun, a lawyer from Toulouse had the idea of creating a board game called “Tenor, who will be the best lawyer?” », In reference to these black dresses renowned for their pleadings. “I had the idea for this game in 2015. It asked unusual questions to trick and make my friends laugh. I also teach law in higher schools and I thought about how to popularize the law in a fun way for the students ”, explains its inventor,
The one who was a business lawyer for five years, before becoming a consultant in technology transfer, therefore decided to switch from an artisanal prototype to a real board game. Awarded this year at the Lépine competition, since the beginning of the month it has been marketed by the Enrick B editions at a price of 29.90 euros.
Popularize the Law
The rules are simple: the first player to score five points up for grabs. To achieve this, all you need to do is meet a challenge of eloquence or answer the questions, sometimes wacky. “For example, if the player comes across the question” Was Claude François a trendy guy? ” “, He will have to develop three arguments and he will be able to show bad faith”, Pierre Benazech who tested his game on his students and knowledge. “And I saw high school students win magistrates. You have to show logic, but also imagination and eloquence, you don’t have to be necessarily a lawyer, ”he notes.
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This enthusiast has done research to feed his questions which allow the common person to enrich his vocabulary, to know what is a “yoyo” in prison or an “Irish scam”, a scam often used with motorists. “Law is often seen as a difficult and forbidding subject, but it is in reality alive and rich. My objective is really to democratize with humor, while the general culture and develop the capacities of expression ”, final the lawyer. So, are you ready to don the black dress?