Speaking at a Harvard Law School panel discussion Friday, legal educators from India, China and Japan described the challenges they face in producing an appropriate number of good lawyers. China and India simply have too many lawyers with too few opportunities after graduation. Not only that, but Indian and Chinese students are often ill prepared to practice when they complete their studies. Japan has the opposite problem -- a shortage of attorneys -- and has seen limited success from efforts to reverse the shortfall.
China, India and Japan Grapple With Quality of Legal Education
The National Law Journal
October 18, 2010