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A modest proposal?

Years ago, lawyers majored in law in college then took the bar and went on to their legal careers.

Anymore, of course, a degree from a law school is required to sit for the bar.

Here’s one from the Everything Old is New Again file.

In this morning’s Wall Street Journal, a Northwestern University law professor and a Chicago lawyer have penned a column arguing that we should cut out law school and allow undergraduates to major in law.

Their reasons: This measure would cut the costs of education, increase the number of lawyers, lower the fees charged by lawyers and serve the public better.

You make the call.

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