For the last 20 years, there has been increasing pressure on law schools to do more to make their graduates "practice ready." In 1992, there was a study called McCrate that urged a more practical focus in law school pedagogy. A few years ago, McCrate was followed by the Carnegie report which went further. I just read that California is mulling a requirement that grads prove significant client experience before they will be granted a license.
New Lawyers Need A Place To Learn The Ropes
The Connecticut Law Tribune
February 27, 2012
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