Friday, January 11, 2019
- E. Scott Fruehwald (Legal Skills Prof Blog), New AALS President, Vicki Jackson: "The State of Legal Education is Excellent": A Reply
- Robert Kuehn (Associate Dean for Clinical Education, Washington University), If 6 Turned Out To Be 9, I Don’t Mind (But 3? or 2!): The Uneven Implementation of Mandatory Experiential Credits
- Law.com, California Law Schools See Enrollment Gains
- Brian Leiter (Chicago), SEALS Decides to Screw Over Academic Job Seekers...
- James Levy (Nova SE), Legal sector ends 2018 with loss of 600 jobs in December
- James Levy (Nova SE), NALP eliminates December 1st restriction on employer recruitment of 1Ls
- John O. McGinnis (Northwestern), The Embedded Left-Liberal Assumptions of the Legal Academy
- Jerry Organ (St. Thomas), Analyzing Enrollment And Profile Patterns Across Different Tiers Of Law Schools For Fall 2018
- Andrew M. Perlman (Suffolk), The Public's Unmet Need for Legal Services & What Law Schools Can Do About It
- The Recorder, California's Bar Exam: How Schools Fared and What Questions a New Analysis Didn't Answer
Comment: Last week, incoming AALS President Vicki Jackson declared that "[t]he state of legal education is excellent." (here) I find this statement to be both naive and dangerous. Much is wrong with current legal education, and complacency hinders change. I have dealt with this issue in full in a post on the Legal Skills Prof Blog.