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David C. Walker, Director of the Lawyering Skills & Academic Success Programs Duncan School of Law, Lincoln Memorial University 601 W. Summitt Hill Drive Knoxville, TN 37920 865-545-5307

My Two Cents on Two Years – Commentary on reducing JD curriculum from 3 to 2 years

David C. Walker provides professional perspective on President Obama’s remark during a recent speech that the curriculum for a Juris Doctor should be reduced from two years to three years so as to keep costs associated with law school tuition down. David explains how and why both law school graduates and society would generally be at a loss as a result of such a reduction.

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