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Summary: In such a weakened legal job market, many feel that law schools should be closing instead of receiving accreditation. According to Bloomberg, earlier this month, the American Bar Association gave provisional accreditation to a new law school at Concordia…>read moreNo Comment View Count: 25 July 1, 2015
Summary: A new way of ranking law schools based on LSAT median scores, employment outcomes, and citations has uncovered several law schools with strong programs but not much public attention. Everyone knows of the most popular and prestigious law schools…>read moreNo Comment View Count: 130 June 30, 2015
Summary: Vermont Law School’s Center for Agriculture and Food Systems received a grant to address the national food policy for a healthier and sustainable system to support at-risk populations. The W.K. Kellogg Foundation granted $261,965 to the Center for Agriculture…>read moreNo Comment View Count: 105 June 29, 2015
Summary: A portion of the State funding for UNC Chapel Hill School of Law has been taken away to give to the Mountain Area Health Education Center, in efforts to increase doctors in the area. North Carolina State Republican Senator…>read moreNo Comment View Count: 441 June 25, 2015
Summary: The D.C. Court of Appeals recently announced that bar exam takers will be allowed to type their answers to essay questions on their personal laptops. According to the National Law Journal, those planning to take the bar exam in…>read moreNo Comment View Count: 354 June 24, 2015
Summary: Concordia Law School has received provisional accreditation after months of back-and-forth with the American Bar Association. Graduates will now be able to take the bar exam this summer. According to the Idaho Statesman, the Concordia University School of Law…>read moreNo Comment View Count: 181 June 24, 2015
Summary: The ABA has noted the rise of alternative JD careers. Perhaps it was inevitable. With the legal market glutted with JDs and the market collapsed and barely recovered after 2008, of course all these debt-ridden JDs are going to…>read moreNo Comment View Count: 255 June 23, 2015
Summary: A former University of North Dakota Law School student is filing a civil lawsuit against the school, accusing it of wrongfully dismissing him from the Juris Doctor program. According to WDAZ.com, a lawsuit has been filed against the University of…>read moreNo Comment View Count: 365 June 22, 2015
by Ben Bratman In May, New York became by far the most populous and prominent state to adopt the Uniform Bar Exam, the standardized licensing test for lawyers created and promoted by the National Conference of Bar Examiners. New York is…>read moreNo Comment View Count: 1207 June 17, 2015
Summary: A Connecticut lawyer attempts to escape his student loans, but is ordered to pay $236,000. It would be a savvy move if lawyers could learn the skills by which to outsmart the debtors who financed teaching those skills. That…>read more1 Comment View Count: 428 June 16, 2015
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