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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...
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...

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