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Penn State Dickinson School of Law Offers Practical Skills Courses for Its Students

Penn State Dickinson School of Law Offers Practical Skills Courses for Its Students Summary: Dickinson School of Law has announced a 12-credit experiential requirement for all students, which it claims will allow them to be better prepared to enter the practice of law than students of other schools that lack such a requirement.…>read more

2 Comments September 3, 2014

New Paper Demonstrates Law School Professors’ Scare Tactics Are Ineffective

New Paper Demonstrates Law School Professors’ Scare Tactics Are Ineffective   Summary: Telling tales of attorneys’ mistakes and informing students of all the things that can go wrong in a law practice are largely ineffective and only add stress to students, a new paper finds. The Wall Street Journal reports…>read more

No Comment September 3, 2014

Enrollment Numbers Increase When Law Schools Lower Tuition

Enrollment Numbers Increase When Law Schools Lower Tuition   Summary: Various law schools have offered tremendous reductions in tuition in hopes of increasing the size of their first-year classes. Some have seen such increases, however, median LSAT scores and GPAs at some of these schools have also decreased…>read more

No Comment September 2, 2014

Pathway to Law School Initiative Helps Students Gain Admission to Law Schools

Pathway to Law School Initiative Helps Students Gain Admission to Law Schools Summary: California community colleges have paired up with local law schools to help students gain admission and bring diversity to the state’s legal community. Without proper guidance, it can be overwhelming for prospective law students to figure out what they…>read more

No Comment September 1, 2014

Law Dean at Seton Hall Stepping Down from Post

Law Dean at Seton Hall Stepping Down from Post   Summary: The dean of Seton Hall University School of Law, Patrick E. Hobbs, has announced that he will step down from his post at the end of the year.  Patrick E. Hobbs, the longtime dean for the Seton Hall University…>read more

No Comment August 29, 2014

Eckerd College and FSU College of Law Join Together in New Accelerated Law Program

Eckerd College and FSU College of Law Join Together in New Accelerated Law Program Summary: An Accelerated Law Program will be implemented at Florida State University College of Law, allowing students to complete both an undergraduate degree and a law degree in six years. Prospective Florida attorneys may be able to shave a year…>read more

No Comment August 28, 2014

Iowa Law Students May Escape the Dreaded Bar Exam

Iowa Law Students May Escape the Dreaded Bar Exam Summary: The Iowa Supreme Court will decide whether graduates of Drake University Law School and the University of Iowa College of Law will be required to take the state’s bar exam to practice law. Graduates of Drake University Law School…>read more

No Comment August 27, 2014

Cumberland School of Law Announces eDiscovery Institute & Review Center

Cumberland School of Law Announces eDiscovery Institute & Review Center Summary: The Cumberland School of Law has announced the opening of its eDiscovery Institute & Review Center, which will provide students with the opportunity to engage in the most up to date methods of electronic discovery. Cumberland School of Law…>read more

No Comment August 26, 2014

Largest Incoming Class at William S. Richardson School of Law Enters This Fall

Largest Incoming Class at William S. Richardson School of Law Enters This Fall Summary: University of Hawaii William S. Richardson School of Law welcomes the largest class of incoming students this fall in its history.  The largest class in the 41-year history of the William S. Richardson School of Law at the University of…>read more

No Comment August 25, 2014

Concordia Law School’s Third Year Students to Sit Out Fall Semester While the School Awaits ABA Accreditation

Concordia Law School’s Third Year Students to Sit Out Fall Semester While the School Awaits ABA Accreditation Summary: Third year law students at Concordia Law School will not attend classes this semester while the school’s credentials are reviewed by the American Bar Association to determine the school’s eligibility for provisional accreditation. As the third class at Concordia…>read more

No Comment August 22, 2014

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