Law School (Hardcover)

Legal Education in America from the 1850s to the 1980s [1983]

By Robert Stevens

Lawbook Exchange, Ltd., 9781584771999, 356pp.

Publication Date: April 28, 2016

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Description

Comprehensive history of American legal education. Originally published: Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 1983]. xvi, 334 pp. Law School: Legal Education in America from the 1850s to the 1980s examines legal education and its impact on the legal profession and the society it serves. This highly lauded work won a Certificate of Merit from the American Bar Association upon its original publication. Stevens' distinguished career in education and law includes his eight years as Master of Pembroke College, Oxford, seventeen-year term as professor of law at Yale University and nine-year term as president of Haverford College. Well-annotated and indexed, with a thorough bibliography.

"the most comprehensive treatment of the subject." --LAWRENCE M. FRIEDMAN A History of American Law, Third Edition (2005) 589.