The process for law school accreditation by the American Bar Association is under severe attack as being too rigid and too expensive, amid rising tuition costs and a tight job market. Even President Barack Obama weighed in on August 23, suggesting that the third year of law school should be outsourced to firms and legal organizations to engage in yearlong externships.
Opinion: A Two-Year J.D. Isn't Necessarily The Answer
The Connecticut Law Tribune
September 6, 2013