Beyond the Law

Bar & Bench August 5 2010

Many law students think there’s too much legal education. In U.S. law schools. Students regularly question whether the third year of law school is really necessary and many often use the opportunity to intern with law firms or legal service organizations (or at least, that’s what they did in better economic times).

I tend to agree that there’s too much legal education at law schools. Ask several mid-level corporate associates at major law firms about the exceptions to the doctrine of consideration and you’re likely to draw more than one blank. Is . . .

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