University of Denver

Hastings College cutbacks a response to legal education's 'crisis'

Former Senior Director

The University of California Hastings College announced that it will reduce enrollment by 20% over the next three years.

"The critics of legal education are right," Dean Frank Wu said in a telephone interview on April 30. "There are too many law schools and too many law students, and we're going to fix that. We would easily be able to fill 425 seats [the size of the this year's incoming class], but to do so would be irresponsible."

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