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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...
Wednesday, March 7, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
ABA's law school oversight needs younger perspectives, report finds »
ABA's law school oversight needs younger perspectives, report finds A report by Law School Transparency and the Iowa...
Thursday, March 1, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Law school applications increased by more than 10% this year over last year »
Law school applications increased by more than 10% this year over last year Experts say the recent spike in interest...
Wednesday, February 21, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Law grads have grown skeptical of a JD's value »
Law grads have grown skeptical of a JD's value The so-called “Great Recession” is over, but law graduates are still...
Monday, January 22, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
BYU law students want to give Utah debtors a fighting chance »
Thousands of Utahns are dragged to court every year for relatively small debts that can easily spiral out of control. A gr...
Monday, December 11, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
LSAT-takers trending upward following five-year plunge. Why? »
More LSAT-takers trend upward. Welcome news for law schools and the profession; a bigger pool gives schools better odds 4...
Friday, November 3, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
ABA Legal Ed committee suggests changes to rule on law school admissions tests »
An ABA section committee recently made various …  recommendations including doing away with the separate admissions t...
Thursday, October 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Law schools are letting down their students and society – here are three steps they can take to fix »
Law schools in the US today have become depressingly single-purpose: training members of a closed profession and failing t...
Monday, September 18, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Law deans argue over how to count jobs they fund »
When times got rough a few years ago… law schools took solace in being able to give some refuge to unemployed graduates. &...
Monday, September 11, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Today’s law degree takes on a broader meaning »
… As the number of law graduates continues to decline nationwide, more are getting jobs that don’t require a law degree. &...
Wednesday, September 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Federal loans set to return to struggling Charlotte School of Law »
Charlotte School of Law says it on the verge of being approved for student loans for the coming school year.  Read mo...
Tuesday, August 29, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
BYU Law School and Federal Bar Assn. host pilot civics, law and leadership youth camp »
Weeklong camp draws high school students from across the United States and abroad.   Read more in the BYU news release .
Friday, August 4, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
California Supreme Court moves to make bar exam easier to pass »
California has long had a reputation for having one of the most difficult bar exams in the country. Read more in The New...
Thursday, August 3, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Number of LSAT test-takers surges. Is it a Trump Bump? »
The hoped-for law school “Trump Bump” might actually have legs. Read more at Law.com.
Wednesday, July 5, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Law school enrollment may be on the rise »
Many smart, ambitious undergrads no longer automatically think of law school as their path to success. Read more in The W...
Monday, June 12, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Are law schools with low bar passage rates at risk of closing? »
The University of La Verne College of Law enrolls over 100 students each year, and if past history is any indication, only...
Wednesday, June 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
A British reboot of legal education – law school optional »
...the regulatory body that oversees the legal profession in England and Wales, has enacted a major overhaul of legal trai...
Tuesday, May 30, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Could lower LSAT scores be a good thing for the legal profession? »
A more diversified legal profession…could very well make legal services more accessible to more people for more causes....
Thursday, May 18, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
How the Federal Bar Assn. is inspiring students to improve the court system »
Recently, I was honored to speak with Judge Michael J. Newman, who is a magistrate judge in the southern district of Ohio....
Monday, May 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Trump bump for law schools is kind of a thing »
Admissions officials who have seen an increase say that a Trump effect is contributing to greater interest in the law, fro...
Monday, April 24, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Will dropping the LSAT requirement create more miserable lawyers? »
…Going to law school was one of my biggest regrets, ranking right up there with the time I accidentally bought low-fat Bri...
Thursday, April 20, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Law school enrollment may be on the rise »
Many smart, ambitious undergrads no longer automatically think of law school as their path to success. Read more in The C...
Wednesday, March 29, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Legal ed’s other challenge: retraining practitioners for a new marketplace »
Legal education has received a great deal of criticism in recent years… Read more in Forbes .
Friday, March 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Thanks to Pres. Trump’s disregard for the judicial system, law school is cool again »
When US President Donald Trump signed his immigration ban on Jan. 27, law enforcement, customs officials, and airports wer...

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