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Are Law Schools Equipping Grads With 21st Century Skills?

Law360 (November 1, 2019, 9:38 AM EDT) -- A handful of law schools are rethinking what it means to be a lawyer in the 21st century and, as a result, how legal education must adapt, walking a line between tradition and new methods that focus on the business of law.

In October, the University of Pennsylvania Law School became the latest school to take a major stride toward adjusting to a changing, increasingly business-oriented legal industry, announcing the creation of its Future of the Profession Initiative, which will focus on educational programming related to the business of law for recent graduates.

That move follows efforts by the Northwestern University...

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