Are Adjuncts a Benefit or a Detriment?
Posted: 22 Jul 2008
Date Written: July 18, 2008
This article examines the benefits and detriments of the increasing use of adjuncts rather than Full-time faculty in the teaching of law school courses. The author presents and analyzes the results of a survey on the use of adjunct during one semester in the 2007-2008 school year.
The article turns the spotlight on the use of adjuncts to determine if increasing reliance on them is helpful and harmful. It also suggests strategies that will increase the advantages they bring to legal education and decrease the risks that are intertwined with those advantages.
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