Obama Turns Up The Heat In 2-Year Law Degree Debate

Law360, New York (August 26, 2013, 8:36 PM EDT) -- President Barack Obama's spontaneous endorsement last week of a two-year law degree will raise awareness of the emerging crisis in legal education and add pressure for reform, experts told Law360, but don't expect school deans already looking at sharp revenue cuts to suddenly switch sides in a century-old debate about law school's third year. 

"I've been a law school dean ... and I can tell you from experience that it's tough to advocate for the abolition of your colleagues' jobs," said Duke University law professor Paul Carrington,...
To view the full article, register now.