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Tuesday, April 16, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
NYSBA to Study if Move to Uniform Bar Exam Led to a Rise in Lawyers Unprepared to Practice »
NYSBA to Study if Move to Uniform Bar Exam Led to a Rise in Lawyers Unprepared to Practice The NYSBA is creating a ta...
Friday, April 5, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Incoming Batch of Law Deans Is More Diverse Than Ever »
Incoming Batch of Law Deans Is More Diverse Than Ever The number of women and minorities stepping into law dean roles...
Thursday, April 4, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Washburn law students can get jump on career with new third-year option »
Washburn law students can get jump on career with new third-year option Students who participate in this option will i...
Friday, March 22, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
State Lawmakers Consider Raising Civil Filing Fee to Fund Law School »
State Lawmakers Consider Raising Civil Filing Fee to Fund Law School The State Bar Association of North Dakota has pro...
Thursday, March 21, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tougher law-school sanctions could come later this spring »
Tougher law-school sanctions could come later this spring Even as they do, more schools are reviewing their own passag...
Thursday, February 28, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Georgetown Heads to Nation's High Schools to Attract Diverse Lawyers »
Georgetown Heads to Nation's High Schools to Attract Diverse Lawyers Andy Cornblatt, the dean of admissions at Georget...
Thursday, February 14, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
BYU Law to Host First National Storytelling Competition for Law Students »
BYU Law to Host First National Storytelling Competition for Law Students Brigham Young University's law school hopes t...
Wednesday, November 14, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Northwestern law dean cites school's difficult time as reason for faculty cuts »
Northwestern law dean cites school's difficult time as reason for faculty cuts Dean Kimberly Yuracko is reducing the...
Wednesday, October 31, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Survey finds law isn't tops but is early on undergrads' degree list »
Survey finds law isn't tops but is early on undergrads' degree list   Based on a recent Gallup sur...
Friday, October 19, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Study finds law schools are losing $1.5 billion annually in tuition »
Study finds law schools are losing $1.5 billion annually in tuition A comprehensive analysis of how law schools h...
Thursday, October 18, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Convicts seeking to clear their records find more prosecutors willing to help »
Convicts seeking to clear their records find more prosecutors willing to help At least 20 states have created or bro...
Monday, October 15, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Law schools scrutinizing applicants social media posts »
Law schools scrutinizing applicants social media posts More than half of law school admissions officials check on th...
Thursday, October 11, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
ABA and Dept. of Education battle over loan forgiveness »
ABA and Dept. of Education battle over loan forgiveness The ABA says a pro bono project that represents detained imm...
Tuesday, September 25, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Multistate bar exam results sink to 34-year low pass rates »
Multistate bar exam results sink to 34-year low pass rates The average score on the MBE hit a recent low in February...
Thursday, September 20, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
How will legal education and training keep pace with change? »
How will legal education and training keep pace with change? The pace of change is accelerating at warp-speed, buoy...
Wednesday, September 5, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
First-year enrollment soars by double digits at some law schools »
First-year enrollment soars by double digits at some law schools Fledgling law students began arriving on campuses th...
Wednesday, August 29, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Surprise Gift: Free tuition for all NYU Medical Students »
Surprise Gift: Free tuition for all NYU Medical Students NYU’s School of Medicine announced it would cover tuition f...
Friday, August 24, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Pipeline to the profession: Summer Institute immerses students in the law »
Pipeline to the profession: Summer Institute immerses students in the law The Summer Youth Institute gives Milwaukee...
Thursday, August 23, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Law school group looks to disrupt the faculty hiring market »
Law school group looks to disrupt the faculty hiring market Aspiring law professors will soon have options when it c...
Monday, August 20, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
After withdrawal of LSAT rule, will fewer schools accept the GRE? »
After withdrawal of LSAT rule, will fewer schools accept the GRE? The council of the Section of Legal Education and...
Friday, August 17, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Vermont law school redux: the numbers still don't add up »
Vermont law school redux: the numbers still don't add up The dire straits of Vermont Law School—those that lost thei...
Tuesday, August 14, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Job market 'surprisingly strong' for law grads »
Job market 'surprisingly strong' for law grads Robust Big Law hiring bolstered the entry level employment market for...
Wednesday, August 8, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
The future of independent law schools is in peril »
The future of independent law schools is in peril Stand-alone law schools don't enjoy the same financial security a...
Monday, July 9, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Look for implicit bias at your own firm, ABA president tells lawyers »
Look for implicit bias at your own firm, ABA president tells lawyers The ABA’s longitudinal study revealed that despi...
Friday, July 6, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
The problem with law schools is they only prepare future lawyers »
The problem with law schools is they only prepare future lawyers Working in today’s legal market requires more skill...
Thursday, June 14, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Taking on the system: 'Dreamers' are getting law degrees »
Taking on the system: 'Dreamers' are getting law degrees Relatively few "Dreamers" have completed law degrees, said S...
Friday, June 1, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
ABA set to approve more online credits for law students »
ABA set to approve more online credits for law students Supporters say allowing J.D. students to take up to one-third...
Wednesday, May 2, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
February bar exam performance hits record low »
February bar exam performance hits record low A decline in the average MBE score from the February 2018 bar exam does...
Tuesday, April 17, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
First thing we do is nudge the lawyers »
First thing we do is nudge the lawyers In early 1969, Ralph Nader placed an ad in the Harvard Crimson calling on law...
Friday, April 6, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Yale, Cornell law libraries help launch global Rule of Law initiative »
Yale, Cornell law libraries help launch global Rule of Law initiative In partnership with the United Nations, law lib...
Wednesday, April 4, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Law schools get creative with their pitches »
Law schools get creative with their pitches The competition for top undergrads among U.S. law schools is so intense t...
Monday, April 2, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
LSAT-maker held in contempt over disability accomodations »
LSAT-maker held in contempt over disability accomodations The Law School Admission Council violated court-ordered rul...
Wednesday, March 21, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
ABA set to loosen restrictions on online law classes »
ABA set to loosen restrictions on online law classes A proposal under consideration by the American Bar Association'...
Thursday, March 15, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
In this classroom, every student's name is 'Judge' »
In this classroom, every student's name is 'Judge' They’re already being called “Your Honor” in courtrooms across th...
Tuesday, March 13, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Justice Ginsburg takes an optimistic view of gender equity in the legal profession »
Justice Ginsburg takes an optimistic view of gender equity in the legal profession Notorious RBG told a packed crowd...

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