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The O'Meara Era 1952–1968 aimed to educate knowledgeable and proficient lawyers possessing a profound sense of ethics. In 1953 the law school adopted a proscribed three-year course of education involving Practice Court during the third year. Also detailed in the chapter are fluctuations in enrollment, the rising cost of tuition and the lack of financial aid and scholarships.


Chapters of Rev. Philip S. Moore, C.S.C., A Century of Law at Notre Dame (1969), are published with permission of the Congregation of Holy Cross, United States Province of Priests and Brothers, and the University of Notre Dame Press.

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