Students seek to bust the curve in law school. The law faculty’s job is to ensure that in doing so, students will be well positioned for success in life and the profession. In a constantly changing economy and society, the faculty does its job by keeping ahead of the curve itself.

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The written submissions from Upward! combine to relate a story of law school curricular, student body, and course design that responds to the changing needs and realities of the profession and student demand.

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American skepticism about legal education no doubt has been fueled in part by the economic crisis facing so many law schools today. Over the past six years, the national applicant pool to law school has declined by more than thirty-six percent.