January 9, 2009
Law Schools Customize Degrees to Students' Taste
Going to law school to get a law degree has become a little like going to an ice-cream parlor for a scoop of vanilla. Plenty of people still do it, but many schools' brochures — like the elaborate flavor-and-topping menus on ice-cream parlor walls — now tempt them with something different, something more.
Law students can have their juris doctor credential flavored with a concentration in a specialty like environmental or intellectual-property law. Or they can go