As Colorado Law Professor Paul Campos has observed, it has rapidly become a cliche that law schools are in crisis. They charge too much, and they don’t prove adequate training or job placement in return. As a result, they are losing enrollees quickly, which means that a number of them may have to start cutting back or shutting down in the foreseeable future.
And, rather than confront the problems, most legal academics have shrugged and talked about how the problem is systemic, and therefore likely insoluble.
Of course, there are solutions out there. They just require political will… Continue Reading