TITLE

Comments on the Legal Education Cartel

AUTHOR(S)
Cohen, Llloyd
PUB. DATE
April 2008
SOURCE
Journal of Contemporary Legal Issues;2008, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p25
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article examines the quality of legal education offered by law schools in the U.S. in conformance to the functioning cartel mandated by the American Bar Association (ABA). It states that the legal education cartel has various unusual features that channel and constrict those cartel generated rents into forms peculiar to the academic world. It notes that law schools are also hybrid enterprises that result in a variety of peculiar and likely unforeseen financial and political incentives.
ACCESSION #
33292252

 

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