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Thursday, October 10, 2013

Simkovic & McIntyre Review Tamanaha's Failing Law Schools

FailingMichael Simkovic (Seton Hall Law School) & Frank McIntyre (Rutgers Business School), Populist Outrage, Reckless Empirics: A Review of Failing Law Schools (reviewing Brian Tamanaha (Washington U.), Failing Law Schools (University of Chicago Press, 2012)):

The authors of The Economic Value of a Law Degree ... focus[] on problems with empirical claims in Failing Law Schools regarding outcomes for law graduates and also regarding law faculty compensation. The review also discusses Professor Tamanaha's proposals for reform of legal education in light of economic theory and the empirical economics literature, and finds reasons to doubt that Tamanaha's proposed reforms will have the effects he predicts.

Other reviews of Failing Law Schools:

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JFC, Simkovic & McIntyre...........

Posted by: No, breh | Oct 13, 2013 8:56:20 PM