Leading Legal Educators Call for a Shakeup in How the Law Is Taught

Years of frustration over a system of legal education that has changed little in more than a century is boiling over in a series of meetings designed to shake up the profession.

Fifty-seven legal educators, including deans, professors, and program administrators, exchanged ideas in November at the University of South Carolina School of Law. This month Stanford Law School held a gathering of deans from 10 law schools that are revamping their programs.

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