Former Dean Jeff Shields Donates House to Vermont Law School
Former Dean Jeff Shields Donates House to Vermont Law School
“Hackcess to Justice” Competition to be Held August 7-8 in Boston
“Hackcess to Justice” Competition to be Held August 7-8 in...
Penn Law Names Jeffrey Vagle Executive Director of CTIC
Penn Law Names Jeffrey Vagle Executive Director of CTIC
Law School Enrollment Continues to Decline
Law School Enrollment Continues to Decline
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Effects of Recession Causing Worry at Nation’s Law Schools

Effects of Recession Causing Worry at Nation’s Law Schools The latest data from the American Bar Association shows that first-year enrollment for the fall of 2013 at law schools dropped by 11 percent from 2012. This is a portion of the 24 percent drop in three years, according to…>read more

No Comment July 7, 2014

Lawyer Incubator Created by Widener Law

Lawyer Incubator Created by Widener Law The Dauphin County Bar Association and Widener Law in Harrisburg will create an incubator program in the fall for new lawyers who want to start a solo practice or small law firm, according to pennlive.com. Both groups are accepting applications…>read more

No Comment July 4, 2014

Defamation Lawsuit Loss for Cooley Law School

Defamation Lawsuit Loss for Cooley Law School Cooley Law School lost its appeal in a defamation lawsuit filed against a law firm that published criticism of the school and how it reports student debt, according to mlive.com. The lawsuit was filed against Kurzon Strauss LLC, a firm…>read more

No Comment July 4, 2014

Cooley Law Refuses Entire Class of 1Ls

Cooley Law Refuses Entire Class of 1Ls   Cooley Law School’s Ann Arbor campus may only be the first. They announced Wednesday that they won’t just be cutting down the upcoming class of 1Ls–they will be refusing the entire class. By this they hope to adjust to…>read more

No Comment July 3, 2014

Cornell Law Appoints Eduardo Peñalver New Dean

Cornell Law Appoints Eduardo Peñalver New Dean After a stellar career so far of graduating from Yale Law in 1999, clerking for Judge Guido Calabresi of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, and for Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens, and going on…>read more

No Comment July 2, 2014

Hopeful Signs for JD Employment

Hopeful Signs for JD Employment JDs are still struggling. In the latest study regarding employment rates for freshly graduated law students, performed by the National Association for Law Placement and due for release this August, we see yet another year of decline — the sixth…>read more

No Comment July 1, 2014

TWU Law School Receives Accreditation Approval from Law Society of New Brunswick

TWU Law School Receives Accreditation Approval from Law Society of New Brunswick The law school at Trinity Western University has acquired accreditation in New Brunswick, according to Metro News. The vote to accredit the law school took place on Friday, with the Law Society of New Brunswick voting by a 14 to…>read more

No Comment June 30, 2014

Vermont Law School Partners with State Bar Association for Incubator Program

Vermont Law School Partners with State Bar Association for Incubator Program The Vermont Bar Association and Vermont Law School have created a joint project that will help brand new lawyers establish practices in areas of the state that are not being served well, according to a release from the school found…>read more

No Comment June 27, 2014

William Mitchell College of Law Has Half-Online Law Program Approved

William Mitchell College of Law Has Half-Online Law Program Approved The William Mitchell College of Law in St. Paul, Minnesota offers a hybrid program that allows law students to study online and at school, according to U.S. News. The program was the first of its kind approved by the American…>read more

No Comment June 26, 2014

Wendy Scott Takes Over as Dean of Mississippi College School of Law in August

Wendy Scott Takes Over as Dean of Mississippi College School of Law in August Wendy Scott has been named the next dean at the Mississippi College School of Law and the first African-American to serve in the position, according to the MBJ Business Blog. Scott will also become just the second woman to lead…>read more

No Comment June 25, 2014

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