Another NYT article on failing law schools

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drdolittle
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Another NYT article on failing law schools

Postby drdolittle » Sun Nov 20, 2011 5:05 pm

I haven't seen this posted.

"What They Don’t Teach Law Students: Lawyering"

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/11/20/busin ... wanted=all

"But the three people taking notes are not students. They are associates at a law firm called Drinker Biddle & Reath, hired to handle corporate transactions. And they have each spent three years and as much as $150,000 for a legal degree."

"One 2010 study of hiring at top-tier law schools since 2000 found that the median amount of practical experience was one year, and that nearly half of faculty members had never practiced law for a single day. If medical schools took the same approach, they’d be filled with professors who had never set foot in a hospital."

I know many of these issues are discussed on TLS, but seeing it all in one article along with the stats cited was interesting.

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Re: Another NYT article on failing law schools

Postby NYC Law » Sun Nov 20, 2011 5:16 pm

drdolittle wrote:I haven't seen this posted.


I have.

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Re: Another NYT article on failing law schools

Postby vanwinkle » Sun Nov 20, 2011 5:29 pm

NYC Law wrote:
drdolittle wrote:I haven't seen this posted.


I have.

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