Are ABA standards for the benefit of students and the general public, or for the benefit of professors and others hired to keep law schools operating? Law professor George B. Shepherd says states should scrap law school accreditation requirements and bar exams, and let each potential lawyer's career goals dictate the level of education pursued. Other fields do it that way; is there any reason the legal profession shouldn't?
Law School: Make It Optional?
October 5, 2005