You don’t need to be reminded what a tough market it has been these past few years. But while it’s been bad out in the trenches, imagine how discouraging it’s been for law students slogging their way through torts and contracts and civ pro classes, then studying for weeks to take the bar exam, hoping to pass. For far too many students, despite summer internships or a highly coveted clerkship, long-term legal job prospects still seem bleak. To make matters worse, many firms complain that young lawyers arrive ill prepared for the day-to-day demands of practicing law. So how are law schools — besieged by bad press and dropping enrollments — addressing this situation? ... READ MOREOriginally published December 13, 2013
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