What's Wrong With the Law—And How Lawyers Can Fix It

Steven Harper argues that unrestrained self-interest is ruining his profession.

, The American Lawyer

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Steven Harper argues that unrestrained self-interest is ruining his profession.

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  • JHT

    You need to examine the practices of the Massachusetts School of Law and Dean Lawrence Velvel. Although not accredited by the ABA this small school stays true to the ethical principles that Mr. Harper seems to espouse. Every effort is made to make law school affordable and access to education is mainstay of the school's value system. Since we, as lawyers, are all combatants in this cultural struggle, I hope you will take this opportunnity to focus on an institution that gets little media attention, is not in the US News & World Report as a ranking school and may not have the highest bar pass rate. It is an institution that is striving to retain the values of the profession above the dollars and cents that seem to pervade most media coverage about the profession. I hope your article about Mr. Harper's point of view is widely read and given the significant consideration and action it deserves.

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