The Chronicle weighs in

Now comes the Chronicle of Higher Education to sound off on the problems of legal education:

While schools are taking small steps to incorporate more experiential learning and encourage students to broaden their job searches, they remain “remarkably resistant to change,” said Erwin Chemerinsky, the inaugural dean of the University of California at Irvine School of Law….One reason schools are sticking with a familiar playbook: “It’s a cost-effective method of education,” Mr. Chemerinsky said. “Putting one professor in front of a large group of students is very efficient.” Clinical classes and simulations, which require low student-to-faculty ratios, cost more, he said.

This is quickly becoming every journalist’s preferred subject of Monday morning quarterbacking

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