8. Are your students concerned about some trends in the legal industry, such as outsourcing?
They see lots of negative publicity about the legal hiring market and it makes them worried. The reality is, if you take the long view over the course of a long career, a legal education remains a tremendously valuable degree, in terms of job prospects in law, job prospects outside of law, and just in terms of teaching core critical thinking skills.
It's certainly the case that in an increasingly knowledge-based economy, having an advanced degree is incredibly valuable—and I think increasingly so.
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