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How honest are law schools regarding the sorts of stats they give about student employment? Though it’s uncertain, at least two deans have been reprimanded for fudging another kind of statistic, the LSAT scores and grade-point averages of incoming students…>read more1 Comment View Count: 106 August 22, 2013
When the Recession has hit the legal market especially bad, with too many JDs arriving at the scene saddled with six-figure debt, and too few employers willing to take them on, the simple law of Compensations dictates that “something must…>read moreNo Comment View Count: 91 August 20, 2013
Considering that many JDs have already forked over around $40,000 per semester, and that about half of them will not find a law job within 9 months, isn’t it asking them a bit much to pay thousands of dollars to…>read moreNo Comment View Count: 82 August 19, 2013
Michigan’s Cooley Law School saw explosive growth since it opened its campus in Lansing, the state’s capital. Since then it has opened four other campuses across Michigan, and also one in Florida. But despite the success of their campuses, the…>read moreNo Comment View Count: 67 August 19, 2013
A group of NYU professors against the expansionist policies of NYU’s president John Sexton have rallied to have their voices heard. As mentioned in the article Faculty Group Demands NYU Wachtell Partner Lipton Quit Board of Trustees. The group asked that Martin…>read moreNo Comment View Count: 77 August 16, 2013
The Charleston School of Law has been in the market to merge and is looking for another school to combine with. Some would like to see the institution merge with the publically funded College of Charleston, but the Charleston School…>read moreNo Comment View Count: 56 August 15, 2013
On Wednesday, the Chapman University School of Law made a special announcement on its website and informed students and faculty that the school had received a $55 million gift to endow and rename the school. The gift, which the law…>read moreNo Comment View Count: 71 August 15, 2013
Aside from the general lack of jobs at the other end of a JD degree, with about half of those nine months out of a JD program even situated in a job at all, two other ugly tendencies have made…>read moreNo Comment View Count: 207 August 14, 2013
The final obstacle has been surmounted now that the American Bar Association has approved the sale of Texas Wesleyan University School of Law to Texas A&M University. The sale of $20 million, which will cost another $5 million in the…>read moreNo Comment View Count: 75 August 13, 2013
Up till now, law schools were required by the ABA to report employment for their grads at 9 months post-graduation. The solid 9-months is enough to gestate the freshly acquired degree and give birth to a job. Nevertheless, schools in…>read moreNo Comment View Count: 71 August 12, 2013
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