University of Denver

New Initiative Promotes Legal Ed Innovation and ‘Practice-Ready Lawyers’

Former Senior Director

IAALS Executive Director Rebecca Love Kourlis responds to questions from the ABA Journal about Educating Tomorrow's Lawyers:

"Traditional law classes featuring a professor at a podium directing questions at students may work in the first year when students need to understand legal theory, but by the second and third years, there is a greater demand for law students to engage in a practical way with the material. What’s at stake is how these students will arrive on the first day of a job as bar-certified attorneys."

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