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Law Education

There Are Not Too Many Lawyers

William E. Foster | Posted 04.08.2013 | College
William E. Foster

Although some of the criticisms of the present legal education environment are valid, I disagree that law schools are graduating too many JDs.

Pay Associates Less? A Novel Response to a Rapidly Changing Legal Market

Lawrence M. Solan | Posted 03.24.2013 | College
Lawrence M. Solan

Legal education is said to be in crisis. Law school applications are down sharply as prospective law students question whether the high cost of legal education is worth it.

In Praise of Practical Legal Education

Frank H. Wu | Posted 12.19.2012 | Education
Frank H. Wu

When the first Internet law courses were offered only a few years ago, people scoffed at them. Yet as quickly as technology progresses, the supposedly fanciful topic has become complex enough to deserve sub-specialties such as privacy.

Deconstructing the Law School Deconstructionists

Luke Bierman | Posted 02.04.2013 | College
Luke Bierman

Jobless graduates are a grave concern to legal educators, and their heightened numbers warrant serious attention. Unfortunately, the consideration being paid is more often superficial than serious.

What Are the Problems of Law School Tuition?

Jay Conison | Posted 10.01.2012 | College
Jay Conison

Everyone agrees that law school tuition is too high. And everyone agrees that something must be done. But to what degree is tuition too high? And just what are law schools supposed to do about it?