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Columbus School of Law Offers New Master’s Degree in Legal Studies

Columbus School of Law Offers New Master’s Degree in Legal Studies   The Catholic University of America’s Columbus School of Law is launching a new Master of Legal Studies (M.L.S.) degree program. The course will start from the summer of 2014 and applications are already being accepted. The program aims to…>read more

No Comment April 1, 2014

Updated Data for Highest Starting Salaries of Law School Graduates

Updated Data for Highest Starting Salaries of Law School Graduates   Most of the data in a story we published earlier this month turned out to be incorrect when it comes to the highest starting salaries for law school graduates.   The data was published by the National Association for…>read more

No Comment March 31, 2014

Hamline University School of Law to Offer Master’s of Law Degree Online

Hamline University School of Law to Offer Master’s of Law Degree Online   The Hamline University School of Law, in St. Paul, has discovered a new pool of talent to pull potential students from; professionals currently employed who do not have an interest in practicing law, according to The Star Tribune.  …>read more

No Comment March 28, 2014

Law Professor at George Mason Attacked in Classroom With Pepper Spray

Law Professor at George Mason Attacked in Classroom With Pepper Spray   A professor of law at George Mason University was pepper sprayed while in a classroom on Wednesday when a man attempted to perform a citizen arrest on him, according to ARLnow.com and the Arlington County Police.   The incident…>read more

No Comment March 27, 2014

Temple’s Beasley School of Law Granted Charter for Order of the Coif

Temple’s Beasley School of Law Granted Charter for Order of the Coif The Temple University’s Beasley School of Law has been granted a charter to establish a chapter of the Order of the Coif, a prestigious honor society that has been around for more than a century. The law school’s Dean JoAnne…>read more

No Comment March 27, 2014

Two More Law Schools Offer Accelerated Law Programs

Two More Law Schools Offer Accelerated Law Programs   The University of Iowa College of Law and the University of California Hastings College of the Law have entered into the accelerate program field, according to The National Law Journal. The programs let law students earn undergraduate and juris…>read more

No Comment March 26, 2014

American Bar Association Pressed By Law School Deans

American Bar Association Pressed By Law School Deans   Founded in 1878, The American Bar Association is one of the world’s largest voluntary professional organizations, with nearly 400,000 members and more than 3,500 entities. The ABA national headquarters are in Chicago, and it Increases public understanding of and…>read more

No Comment March 25, 2014

Rutgers-Newark Law School Creates Fellowship for Graduates

Rutgers-Newark Law School Creates Fellowship for Graduates   A program has been created at the Rutgers-Newark School of Law that eases graduates into the legal world. New law school graduates will be paid $30,000 to spend one year working at an on-campus law firm that serves low-and-moderate-income…>read more

No Comment March 24, 2014

UNC School of Law Sees Decline in Applicants

UNC School of Law Sees Decline in Applicants   The acceptance rate at the University of North Carolina School of Law has increased over the past couple of years as its ranking remains high, according to the Daily TarHeel.   The admission rate at the school has increased…>read more

No Comment March 21, 2014

Fordham Law School Launches Dual-Concentration LL.M

Fordham Law School Launches Dual-Concentration LL.M The Fordham Law School has announced the launch of a new dual-concentration LL.M degree option. Students accepting the option can remain at Fordham Law for an additional semester of full-time study (or the equivalent for part-time students) to complete 12…>read more

No Comment March 21, 2014