ERIC Number: ED402232
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
Law as a Career. Revised Edition.
American Bar Association, Chicago, IL. Public Education Div.
Intended as a guide for people considering a career in law, this booklet addresses the following questions: (1) "What Is the Lawyer's Role in Society?" (2) "Should You Be a Lawyer?" (3) "What about Jobs?" (4) "How Much Do Lawyers Make?" (5) "Selecting a Law School -- Choices and Criteria" (6) "What Is Law School Like?" (7) "How Much Does Law School Cost?" (8) "What about Financial Aid?" and (10) "Amission to the Bar." A 35-item bibliography of books that discuss in further detail some of the questions dealt with in this booklet is included. Annotations are provided for those items not mentioned in the text. The booklet would be a resource for a discussion of career opportunities in the context of a variety of law-related education (LRE) curricula. Contains 35 references. (LH)
Descriptors: Career Choice, Career Exploration, Careers, College Bound Students, Law Related Education, Law Schools, Lawyers, Legal Education (Professions), Occupational Aspiration, Professional Occupations, Secondary Education
American Bar Association, Order Fulfillment Department, 750 North Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 670611 ($1.50 each for 1-9 copies, $1.25 for 10-49 copies, and $1 for 50 or more copies).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Students; Counselors; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: American Bar Association, Chicago, IL. Public Education Div.