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Justadvice: Studying Law In Snapshots, Brenda Bratton Blom, Leigh Maddox Aug 2013

Justadvice: Studying Law In Snapshots, Brenda Bratton Blom, Leigh Maddox

Faculty Scholarship

Access to legal services continues to be a critical need in the United States. Clinical programs in law schools are part of responding to the demand for these services, but often face the challenge of filling gaps left by larger programs serving the poor or responding to unique legal needs. JustAdvice was designed to provide limited advice to a broad range of people with legal needs, unbundling those services where possible. The story of the development, implementation and transformation of the program into a teaching, triage and referral system that importantly links multiple organizations and services is the core of ...


Time For A Top-Tier Law School In Arkansas, Richard J. Peltz-Steele Jun 2013

Time For A Top-Tier Law School In Arkansas, Richard J. Peltz-Steele

Richard J. Peltz-Steele

A simple change in state law could improve the quality of legal education in Arkansas and the quality of legal services available to our consumers - and save significant amounts of taxpayers' money. With an Afterword on academic freedom. Also available from Advance Arkansas Institute website.


The Job Gap, The Money Gap, And The Responsibility Of Legal Educators, Deborah Jones Merritt Jan 2013

The Job Gap, The Money Gap, And The Responsibility Of Legal Educators, Deborah Jones Merritt

Washington University Journal of Law & Policy

Today’s law school graduates face a grim prospect: more than half of them will not make a career practicing law. Some of those graduates will enjoy jobs in fields allied with law, but many will settle for work with little connection to the degree they earned. Many of the graduates who land lawyer jobs, meanwhile, will struggle with other limits: stagnant salaries, contingent work, and few promotions. Some number of graduates, the ones who win the legal employment lottery, will build satisfying, remunerative careers as lawyers; there is still good work to be done in law. But the percentage ...


Trends In Global Lawyer Regulation, Laurel S. Terry Dec 2012

Trends In Global Lawyer Regulation, Laurel S. Terry

Laurel S. Terry

These 2013 slides summarize and categorize trends in global discussions of lawyer regulation. These slides use the "who-what-when-where-why-and-how" structure set forth in two law review articles in order to discuss changes in lawyer regulation that are happening around the world or that are the subject of discussion. The articles on which these slides are based are: Laurel S. Terry, Steve Mark, Tahlia Gordon, Trends and Challenges in Lawyer Regulation: The Impact of Globalization and Technology, 80 Fordham L. Rev. 2661 (2012), https://works.bepress.com/laurel_terry/6/, and Laurel S. Terry, Trends in Global and Canadian Lawyer Regulation, 76 Saskatchewan ...