Law schools are letting down their students and society—here are three steps they can take to fix things


This is bad news for students. But it is even worse news for the rest of us.
Op-Ed (NATIONAL)

Gillian Hadfield
Quartz
September 20, 2017
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Tags: Delivery Systems, Law Schools

Organizations mentioned/involved: American Bar Association (ABA)


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Today’s law schools are increasingly chasing their own tails, with the holy grail still being a coveted job in a big law firm that serves large corporations. Meanwhile, roughly 90% of Americans dealing with legal matters do so without legal help. And as I have found in my research, even big businesses are unhappy with what is available to them. In a 2011 survey, 70% of global executives reported that law and regulation were the greatest causes of complexity in their businesses.