Law Schools Revamp Their Curricula to Teach Practical Skills

Pete Marovich for The Chronicle

Washington and Lee U. School of Law has jettisoned the entire third year of its program and rebuilt it from scratch. The new curriculum replaces electives with practice-based courses, in a mock courtroom using simulated clients, in specialties like international, securities, tax, and criminal law.
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