January 2, 2013

LEGAL EDUCATION UPDATE: Deborah Jones Merritt: Are Law Schools Like A&P and NASA? “The final report on Columbia’s crash noted that ‘[e]xternal criticism and doubt’ only ‘reinforced the will to “impose the party line vision on the environment, not to reconsider it.”‘ NASA’s executives, in other words, responded with perfect groupness: Bonded by their past success, they rejected any criticisms with hostility. Legal education, unfortunately, shows all of the signs of groupness.”