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U.S. Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. on Tuesday vowed to take a "hard look" at a new generation of "stand your ground" self-defense laws enacted in Florida and nearly two dozen other states, although legal analysts predicted he would face an uphill fight in repealing the statutes.
As a 2007 Carnegie Foundation report titled "Educating Lawyers" explained, law schools are "hybrid institutions" emerging both from "the historic community of practitioners" and from "the modern research university," and over time "their academic genes have become dominant." This led to a "disconnect" between the legal academy and "the world of practical law," and it had consequences.