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350 pp., 6.125 x 9.25

Studies in Legal History

Paper
ISBN  978-0-8078-4175-4
Published: February 1987

Law School

Legal Education in America from the 1850s to the 1980s

By Robert Stevens


In this first general history of legal education, Stevens traces the development of law schools, the legal profession, and legal thought, relating their evolution to intellectual, political, and social trends. He describes how the establishment gained power over education after 1920 and how, in the past two decades, both students and the practicing profession have questioned this authority. He also examines the implications of the "legal revolution" and new opportunities for women and minorities.

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