Sunday, February 24, 2013

To Practice Law, Apprentice First -

To Practice Law, Apprentice First -
by John J. Farmer, Dean, Rutgers-Newark School of Law 
"THE American Bar Association, which sets the standards for accrediting law schools, met recently in Dallas at a time of existential crisis for legal education. The job market for law school graduates is collapsing; some schools have been misleading, or even fraudulent, in reporting admissions and employment data; tuition and student debt have reached record levels. Some question legal education itself: What is its mission? What value does it add? Those are legitimate questions. But to answer them for legal education, we also need to ask them of the profession." 'via Blog this'

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