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Thomas Jefferson School of Law Dean Thomas Guernsey’s San Diego Lawyer Column: “Service and Learning are Closely Connected”

April 21, 2016

This column appeared in page 11 of the March/April 2016 edition of The Journal of the San Diego Bar Association, San Diego Lawyer:

A primary goal of a law school, of course, is to prepare its students to enter the legal profession. It does as an institution of higher education, however, have other goals, including service to the community and the profession. What is often not recognized is that an important part of that service is intimately connected to the primary goal of education. The most obvious example of that service and learning connection are the clinical opportunities offered to students to both learn and serve.

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