Students complain about a lack of hands-on experience at school, so deans are responding in the form of more clinical programs. Clinics have been around for decades, but a debate has been growing about the best way to mold students into effective attorneys. "We want to build [Stanford] into a law school that is a destination for students who are committed to clinical education and public service, and we want to, hopefully, be a model to other law schools," says clinical program director Lawrence Marshall.
Schools Tout Clinics for Real-World Legal Experience
March 19, 2007