Bricks without Straw: The Sorry State of American Legal Education

Charles E. Rounds, Jr.
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Charles E. Rounds, Jr., delves deeply into law school education to explain how "great swaths of core legal doctrine have been scythed from the required law curriculum, a process of misguided reform that began in the 1960s." This has left law students trying to make bricks without straw. Rounds exhorts "seasoned" law practitioners to become once again "fully engaged in the affairs of the legal academy" and "take a good hard look for themselves at the doctrinal side of the law school curriculum."

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