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On Law Schools and Lawyering

This will be a quick post about a topic that can be discussed for pages and pages and hours and hours (at least by me and my fellow law folks). Today’s NY Times had an article that declared: “What They Don’t Teach Law Students: Lawyering.” The article describes how large firms are finding that they […]

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The Ivory Tower Attacks Itself!

A professor at Georgetown University Law Center has written a report that  concluded that law schools need to stop focusing on esoteric scholarship and instead hire more professors with real-world experience. Adjunct professor Brent Evan Newton advances his theory in “Preaching What They Don’t Practice: Why Law Faculties’ Preoccupation with Impractical Scholarship and Devaluation of […]