So what is the best course of study to prepare for a legal career? It isn’t political science and especially not criminal justice. It is classics, by a wide margin.

A recent study by a university law professor analyzed law students by their undergraduate majors, grade point averages, and performance on the LSAT, the law school admissions test. The results may be surprising to some, but reveal once again that narrow academic specialization has little long-term value and a short shelf-life.

Classics. Time to rethink the dominant university academic specialization paradigm.

 

See the full article here and its links to related resources.

Thx:  Ben Merkle

 

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