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2006

Florida International University College of Law

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Reflections On Law Schools And The Idea Of The University, Thomas E. Baker Jan 2006

Reflections On Law Schools And The Idea Of The University, Thomas E. Baker

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Thomas Baker is one of the founding faculty members of the Florida International University College of Law and this article is based on a speech delivered in October of 2002 during the university's Annual Faculty Convocation. It details the composition of both the entering classes and the law faculty and discusses the law school's mission to provide opportunities for minorities to attain representation in the legal profession that is proportionate to their representation in the population. It explores the role of law schools in higher education and notes the FIU College of Law's efforts to incorporate important ...