ERIC Number: ED040651
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969-Jun
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Legal Education. Report of Master Plan Committee U.
Illinois State Board of Higher Education, Springfield. Master Plan Committee.
This report of the Master Plan Committee on Legal Education is part of Phase III of the Illinois Statewide Plan for Higher Education dealing with graduate and professional education. Chapter I, the introduction, describes present legal education capacity. In chapter II the State's future legal education demands are discussed, and in chapter III suggestions are made for meeting the future legal education demands. Chapter IV discusses law school curricula, interdisciplinary teaching and research, and expresses the need to bring more minority group members into the legal profession, and make financial aid available to them. It also recognizes the need for continuing legal education. Chapter V recommends that the question of the bar examination be reexamined so as to reflect the changes that are taking place in the legal profession and in legal education. Chapter VI recognizes the need to train court supporting personnel. The appendix includes enrollment data, degrees granted, population-lawyer ratio, membership in the state bar association, and the questionnaire. (AF)
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Authoring Institution: Illinois State Board of Higher Education, Springfield. Master Plan Committee.