Sunday, March 6, 2011

New Law School Article in the New York Times

After David Segal wrote Is Law School a Losing Game  in The New York Times, it was one of the most e mailed stories of the year. In fact, many people are interested in learning more about whether or not law school is worth it.

A new article just came out!

 Armies of Expensive Lawyers, Replaced by Cheaper Software came out yesterday in The New York Times, and it raises some serious questions about the future of the legal profession.

Outsourcing, stream lining, and globalization is destroying the legal profession. Most of the higher end document review jobs are being outsourced to India and legal software has substantially lowered the demand for lawyers.

David H. Autor, an economics professor at MIT even goes on to say that the US economy is being "hollowed out."

If you want more information read the article for yourself!

-The Poor Paralegal

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