Top Law Schools Fail To Train Students in Trusts and Estates

The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel has surveyed the academic landscape and found it wanting. The nation's law schools have been losing interest in their practice area, reducing, even eliminating courses, and failing to replace retiring professors. Hoping to stem the tide, this month ACTEC's legal education committee is sending a letter to deans at the 186 U.S. law schools accredited

The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel has surveyed the academic landscape — and found it wanting. The nation's law schools have been losing interest in their practice area, reducing, even eliminating courses, and failing to replace retiring professors.

Hoping to stem the tide, this month ACTEC's legal education committee is sending a letter to deans at the 186 U.S. law schools accredited by the American Bar Association. The crie de coeur protests “the tendency in law

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