Tuesday, January 16, 2007

changing the law-school curriculum?

The Chronicle of Higher Education has a good article on suggested changes in the law-school curriculum, including greater emphasis on practical skills.  The article discusses the recommendations of the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.

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http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legalwriting/2007/01/changing_the_la.html

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That article wrongly assumes that the more elite schools are on the cutting edge of legal education. They actually tend to lag other law schools in terms of hands-on skills training by a decade or two.

Posted by: Sue Liemer | Jan 16, 2007 10:29:00 AM

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