If three years is too long, and two years is too short, maybe two-and-a half years is just right.

Call it the Goldilocks solution to the legal education crisis. And make no mistake, legal education has reached a crisis point. This should not surprise anyone paying attention to the times in which we live. They are as transformative as our transition, a century ago, from a rural agrarian society to an urban industrial one, with all the attendant changes in social and economic norms. Today we are moving from the stability of post-industrial order to a technologically based information age — and quite hectically so.