If three years is too long, and two years is too short, maybe two-​​and-​​a half years is just right.

Call it the Goldilocks solu­tion to the legal edu­ca­tion crisis. And make no mis­take, legal edu­ca­tion has reached a crisis point. This should not sur­prise anyone paying atten­tion to the times in which we live. They are as trans­for­ma­tive as our tran­si­tion, a cen­tury ago, from a rural agrarian society to an urban indus­trial one, with all the atten­dant changes in social and eco­nomic norms. Today we are moving from the sta­bility of post-​​industrial order to a tech­no­log­i­cally based infor­ma­tion age — and quite hec­ti­cally so.

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