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Author Tamanaha, Brian Z.
Title Failing law schools / Brian Z. Tamanaha.
Publication Info. Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2012.
Book Cover
Location Call No. Note Status
 Law Classified  KF272 .T353 2012    ---  AVAILABLE
Description xvi, 235 pages ; 24 cm.
Type of Content text
Type of Media unmediated
Type of Carrier volume
Series The Chicago series in law and society
Chicago series in law and society.
Contents A law school in crisis -- Temptations of self-regulation -- The Department of Justice sues the ABA -- Why is law school three years? -- Faculty fight against changes in ABA standards -- About law professors -- Teaching load down, salary up -- The cost and consequences of academic pursuits -- More professors, more revenues needed -- The US news ranking effect -- The ranking made us do it -- Detrimental developments in legal academia -- The broken economic model -- Raising tuition, rising debt -- Why tuition has gone up so quickly -- Is law school worth the cost? -- Warning signs for students -- Alarms for law schools -- Going forward -- Epilogue: a few last words.
Subject Law schools -- United States -- Finance.
Law -- Study and teaching -- United States.
American Bar Association.
ISBN 9780226923611 cloth alkaline paper
0226923614 cloth alkaline paper
9780226923628 (e-book)
0226923622 (e-book)