Failing law schools /

"On the surface, law schools today are thriving. Enrollments are on the rise, and their resources are often the envy of every other university department. Law professors are among the highest paid and play key roles as public intellectuals, advisers, and government officials. Yet behind the flo...

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Main Author: Tamanaha, Brian Z
Format: Book
Published: Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, [2012], ©2012
Series:Chicago series in law and society
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Table of Contents:
  • A law school in crisis
  • The Department of Justice sues the ABA
  • Why is law school three years?
  • Faculty fight against changes in ABA standards
  • Teaching load down, salary up
  • The cost and consequences of academic pursuits
  • More professors, more revenues needed
  • The ranking made us do it
  • Detrimental developments in legal academia
  • Raising tuition, rising debt
  • Why tuition has gone up so quickly
  • Is law school worth the cost?
  • Warning signs for students
  • Alarms for law schools
  • Going forward
  • A few last words