In an op-ed for the New Jersey Law Journal, Dean Nick Allard commented on the balance between affordability and educational excellence in legal education. Among the innovations designed to address this balance is the 2-year J.D. program – a concept recently endorsed by President Obama – as well as an increase in “real-world” initiatives for students before or during the third year. “There is no ‘one size fits all,’” Dean Allard wrote. “Law school faculty and boards will continue to push for innovation, but not at the expense of quality and sound preparation for professional practice.”
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