The study of law may be viewed as the critical analysis of a system of logically coherent rules governing action. In the United States, the responsibility for legal education has traditionally fallen upon the law schools. Within the legal profession and law schools a restive spirit now prevails, seeking to further clarify the meaning of that responsibility.' Two responses appear in the law schools, for good or ill.
Christenson, Gordon A., "Studying Law as the Possibility of Principled Action" (1973). Faculty Articles and Other Publications. 172.