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The Costs and Resources of Legal Education


reviewed by Richard E. Anderson 1975

coverTitle: The Costs and Resources of Legal Education
Author(s): Peter Del. Swords, Frank K. Walwer
Publisher: John Wiley, New York
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The Costs and Resources of Legal Education Peter deL. Swords and Frank K. Walwer. New York: Council on Legal Education for Professional Responsibility, 1974. $15.00. 345 pp. Richard E. Anderson Teachers College, Columbia University The Costs and Resources of Legal Education by Peter deL. Swords and Frank K. Walwer is a remarkably informative and comprehensive study. Deans Swords and Walwer have set forth a financial guide for law school administrators. But the impact of this book will extend well beyond legal education. With soft money and bumper enrollments during the 1960s, it was the rare university that did not become financially overextended. When inflation, recession, and declining enrollments brought reality back to the campus with an ivy-shaking thud, the budgeting process became infinitely more painful. University administrators, entrusted with the viability of the entire institution, are now trying to maximize income and to distribute resources in some manner which will be both "'equitable and efficient."... (preview truncated at 150 words.)


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 77 Number 1, 1975, p. 140-142
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 1323, Date Accessed: 10/21/2017 9:05:49 PM

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