Educating Lawyers Has Become Too Complicated for Lawyers

Educating lawyers – the struggle is real:

“There was a time, pre-industrialization, when practicing law really was about the law. Pleading had to be in precise form and law itself was concentrated in a few areas of social interaction, such as property, criminal law, and simple transactions…As the volume of statutes, regulations, interpretations, cases, and other information about a topic increased, lawyers specialized and then sub-specialized to keep up with the area…Even with the increasingly focused practices, lawyers struggle to keep up with the volume of information relevant to their field. Reading the information isn’t enough, the lawyer must also find ways to access it and to combine it to the benefit of his or her client. And every day the volume grows….”

Read: Educating Lawyers Has Become Too Complicated for Lawyers at SeytLines

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