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Blog Posts by Martin J. Katz

Response to the David Segal article, November 19, 2011, in New York Times

Bill Sullivan
Rebecca Love Kourlis
Martin J. Katz
As David Segal’s November 19 article accurately reflects, the legal market is changing. Clients are no longer willing to foot the bill for young lawyers’ training, and thus law firms are increasingly looking to the law schools to produce practice-ready graduates. The good news is that there are clear solutions to the...

Why This Time Is Different: The Perfect Storm and the Future of Legal Education

Martin J. Katz
When we discuss legal education reform, some of the more jaded members of our community often ask, “Why is this time any different?” They rattle off a list of dust-covered reports about proposed reforms for legal education, often dating back several decades, and wonder how we can be optimistic about the prospects for...