OTHERWISE: Law School Marketing and Legal Ethics by Ben Trachtenberg :: SSRN

OTHERWISE: Law School Marketing and Legal Ethics by Ben Trachtenberg :: SSRN.

University of Missouri law prof Ben Trachtenberg presents a new paper

This article exposes how pitches aimed at prospective students, including the seemingly straightforward recitation of statistics on law school websites, still paint an unduly rosy picture of the legal employment market. Focusing on Rule 8.4(c) of the Model Rules of Professional Conduct, the article explains that law school officials have exposed themselves to professional discipline, which may offer a solution to the pervasive problem of misleading law school marketing.

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