The COVID-19 pandemic has laid bare not only the social and racial inequities in society, but also the pedagogical and access to justice inequities embedded in the traditional legal curriculum. The need to re-envision the future of legal education existed well before the current pandemic, spurred by the shifting nature of legal practice as well as demographic and technological change. This article examines the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on legal education, and posits that the combined forces of the pandemic, social justice awareness and technological disruption will forever transform the future of both legal education and practice.
The Future of Law Schools: COVID-19, Technology, and Social Justice,
Connecticut Law Review Online
Available at: https://scholarship.law.pitt.edu/fac_articles/490
Curriculum and Social Inquiry Commons, Education Law Commons, Law and Race Commons, Law and Society Commons, Legal Education Commons, Legal Profession Commons, Other Anthropology Commons, Science and Technology Law Commons, Science and Technology Studies Commons, Social and Cultural Anthropology Commons, Social Justice Commons