Law Schools Could Take a Hint From Medical Schools on Curriculum Reform, Experts Advise

The nation's legal-education system needs a major overhaul so that students graduating with more than $100,000 in debt can find jobs in a shrinking market and graduate ready to practice. That was the consensus of most of the nearly 100 judges and law-firm partners who converged at a forum this week sponsored by Arizona State University's Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law.

Participants in the "National Forum on the Future of Legal Education" said law schools should emulate medical