Reality’s Knocking

Sloan, Karen. “Reality’s knocking,” The National Law Journal, September 7, 2009, http://www.law.com/jsp/nlj/PubArticleNLJ.jsp?id=1202433612463&Realitys_knocking&slreturn=1&hbxlogin=1.

Law schools around the country are throwing out the old curriculum and replacing it with new techniques, legal simulation, and practicums to better prepare students for the real world.

The movement to incorporate practical skills into legal education isn’t new, but legal educators and researchers report that the floundering economy is increasing incentives for law schools to revamp their curricula to prepare students for the realities of the legal profession.

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