9 Pages Posted: 14 Jul 2007 Last revised: 9 Dec 2012
This essay suggests - usually politely - that the American legal academy has been overdoing its push for globalization, and, as a result, education in the basics has suffered. That's a pity because law school graduates need to know the basics to be successful not only in Smalltown USA, but also on a world stage.
Keywords: legal education, law school graduates, international law, transactional practice, globalization, quasi-legal concepts
JEL Classification: I20, I21, I29, K10, K19
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Jensen, Erik M., The Case for a Flat-Earth Law School. Case Legal Studies Research Paper No. 07-22; Cardozo Journal of International and Comparative Law (JICL), Vol. 15, p.119, 2007. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=999671