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The Professional Responsibility of Professional Schools to Study and Teach About the Profession

Submitted by Chittam Thakore on Tue,10/11/2009
Author(s)
Wilkins, David B.
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Publication
Journal of Legal Education
Volume number
49
Year
1999
First page number
76
Last page number
95
Abstract
Argues that law schools systematically and pervasively fail to study and teach about the legal profession. This is seen as an ethical failure by the legal academy to meet the needs of its three principal constituencies: students; the bar; and society. Three concrete strategies that all law schools should undertake to address issues graduates will encounter are outlined.
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