January 21, 2000
Law Professors Told to Expect Competition From Virtual Learning
The Internet could throw many law professors out of work, and the law school as a physical entity may vanish with the growth of online legal education, according to A. Michael Froomkin, a professor at the University of Miami School of Law.
"As new technologies spread into society, how much of what law schools do, or should do, will continue to require a law school in the traditional sense of bricks, mortar, a quadrangle, and an ivy-covered faculty?" he asked during the annual meeting