Distance law schools growing acceptance

Distance law schools may work for you.

Virtually every law school utilizes the same books and curriculum, so what makes a difference is how hard a student works towards learning the law,” said Chuck Katz from Washington State in U.S. News & World Report article June 7, 2012. “Becoming an accomplished attorney can be achieved whether one attends Harvard University, Yale University or Concord”online law school. After graduating from an distance law school, Katz passed the tough California bar on the first attempt.

Distance Law Schools

High-powered law firms still prefer the traditional in-person law schools, though. But we’re talking about “possibility” for many students–they can’t

  • afford a traditional law school
  • pull up stakes and move to a a traditional law school
  • quit their job to study during typical law school hours
  • abandon parental duties but want to study at night

So why not get in on the ground floor as the elevator begins to move up, especially now that a special national commission designed to solve the current law school crisis has recommended a host of changes to the law school format. They certainly have ruffled feathers suggesting:

  1. law school be shortened to 2 years
  2. law school teach more practice and less theory
  3. law education devise curriculum to graduate “legal technicians” — more than a paralegal and less than a trial lawyer
  4. law schools reduce tuition
  5. allowing undergrad juniors into law school
  6. simplifying and relaxing accreditation

“We are going to look at everything from scratch,” said Laurel G. Bellows, a Chicago lawyer and the president of the American Bar Association, quoted in a New York Times article Feb. 10, 2013. “We have to keep everything on the table.”

Check your state’s requirements for admission to the bar exam before enrolling online!

6 Replies to “Distance law schools growing acceptance”

  1. This is the correct weblog for anyone who wants to learn about this subject. You recognize so much its practically challenging to argue with you (not that I truly would want?-HaHa). You undoubtedly put a new spin on a topic thats been written about for years. Good stuff, just terrific!

    christian louboutin

  2. There are certainly a lot of details like that to take into consideration. That is a great point to bring up. I offer the thoughts above as general inspiration but clearly there are questions like the one you bring up where the most important thing will be working in honest good faith. I don?t know if best practices have emerged around things like that, but I am sure that your job is clearly identified as a fair game. Both boys and girls feel the impact of just a moment’s pleasure, for the rest of their lives.

  3. You really make it seem so easy with your presentation but I find this matter to be actually something that I think I would never understand. It seems too complex and extremely broad for me. I’m looking forward for your next post, I’ll try to get the hang of it!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *