Logic and Experience

Logic and Experience

The Origin of Modern American Legal Education

eBook - 1994
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The 19th century saw dramatic changes in the legal education system in the United States. Before the Civil War, lawyers learned their trade primarily through apprenticeship and self-directed study. By the end of the 19th century, the modern legal education system which was developed primarily by Dean Christopher Langdell at Harvard was in place: a bachelor's degree was required for admission to the new model law school, and a law degree was promoted as the best preparation for admission to the bar. William P. LaPiana provides an in-depth study of the intellectual history of the transformation.
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1994
ISBN: 9780195359954
019535995X
0195079353
9780195079357
Characteristics: 1 online resource (x, 254 pages)

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