Harvard Law School's announcement that it's making the most sweeping changes to its first-year curriculum in 100 years heralds a major shift in legal education. Harvard will begin requiring first-years to take new courses with a focus on legislation and regulation, global legal systems, and problems and theories. But some competing schools say they've already revamped their programs in similar ways and are a bit perturbed by all the fuss over Harvard's news.
Shift in Harvard Curriculum Reflects Larger Trend Toward Global Law
The National Law Journal
October 24, 2006