The November-December issue of CAPITAL magazine spotlights
how Albany Law School has aligned its curriculum so that its students gain the
skills employers are looking for when hiring law school graduates.
“[Employers] expect our students tohave practical experience and competencein oral and written communication,legal research, problem solving,negotiation, and other skills essential toeffective practice,” reads the article, quoting Alicia Ouellette,associate dean for academic affairsand intellectual life. “To meet thesedemands, we offer students the opportunityto practice under faculty supervisionin our law clinics, more than 150field placements, and a newly formedsemester-in-practice program. We arealso working to integrate practicums,problem-based courses, and capstonecourses throughout our curriculum.These opportunities allow our studentsto apply their classroom lessons to the real world andto develop the legal skills necessary for success in thelegal marketplace.”
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