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Summary: The ABA has proposed stricter guidelines on what constitutes a “job” for law school employment statistics. Fearful that these guidelines will hurt their numbers, many law schools are fighting back. According to the Wall Street Journal, many law schools…>read moreNo Comment July 31, 2015
Summary: Overall, the job market has improved for law school graduates, but better numbers may actually reflect a smaller applicant pool. The class of 2014 has found a bit more success in finding jobs than the class of 2014, according…>read moreNo Comment July 31, 2015
Summary: A resolution that would remove several questions about mental health on bar applications has been proposed and is set to be discussed next week by the ABA’s House of Delegates. Lisa McElroy is a tenured professor at Drexel University…>read more1 Comment July 31, 2015
Summary: Whirlpool has alleged that, due to bad advice from an attorney, it now faces significant fines and penalties. A partner in Drinker Biddle & Reath’s Chicago office is facing malpractice claims from Whirlpool, the Cook County Record reports. The…>read moreNo Comment July 31, 2015
Summary: A New York judge has ruled that, for purposes of habeas corpus, chimpanzees are not legal persons. A New York judge ruled on Thursday that chimpanzees are not “legal persons,” which means that Hercules and Leo, two research chimps,…>read moreNo Comment July 31, 2015
Summary: Before you start your law firm job search, think through these five issues. In a new article on BCGSearch, Harrison Barnes offers some valuable advice for beginning the search for a law firm job, whether you are fresh out…>read moreNo Comment July 29, 2015
Summary: In a story that shocked the nation, Joyce Mitchell helped two inmates escape from a New York prison. In her confession, she details the plans of the escape, as well as sexual encounters with one of the inmates. CNN…>read more1 Comment July 29, 2015
Summary: LawCrossing has created a chart that details all of the reciprocity guidelines across the country, as well as details on the various types of testing these attorneys must undergo. LawCrossing has provided information on the various reciprocity rules throughout…>read moreNo Comment July 29, 2015
Summary: Gavin Grimm is fighting for his right to use the boys’ restroom at his high school. Grimm was born female, but identifies as male. According to BuzzFeed News, on Monday, a federal judge threw out one of the key…>read moreNo Comment July 29, 2015
Summary: The below firms are among some of the best for working mothers due to their flexible schedules and encouraging environments. WorkingMother.com has compiled a list of the best law firms for women to work, examining schedule flexibility and the…>read moreNo Comment July 29, 2015
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