Putting Theory into Practice: Thoughts from the Trenches on Developing a Doctrinally Integrated Semester-in-Practice Program in Health Law and Policy
Southern Illinois University
August 20, 2012
Indiana Health Law Review, Vol. 9, 2012
With the employment market for attorneys currently in a subpar state, legal employers have the attention of both law students and law schools, and these employers are demanding practice-ready practitioners. In response, law schools are turning increasingly to experiential learning opportunities of various types. For law schools with concentrations, certificate programs, or centers of excellence, experiential learning presents synergies upon which to capitalize in offering students specialized, hands-on training that matches their interests and makes them more attractive employment candidates upon graduation.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 15
Keywords: legal education, legal training
JEL Classification: I21
Date posted: August 21, 2012
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