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Charleston School of Law to Continue Accepting New Students
Charleston School of Law to Continue Accepting New Students
The Uniform Bar Exam Debate
The Uniform Bar Exam Debate
Law School Graduation Ceremonies Want Preet Bharara
Law School Graduation Ceremonies Want Preet Bharara
Lawsuit over Ability to Fire Tenured Professors Dropped
Lawsuit over Ability to Fire Tenured Professors Dropped
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McGeorge Law School Downsizes Staff and Shrinks Student Body

McGeorge Law School Downsizes Staff and Shrinks Student Body   According to a statement from the dean of the University, Francis J. Mootz III, “”In response to the unprecedented drop in applications to law schools across the country, McGeorge School of Law is reducing the size of its student…>read more

No Comment View Count: 45 July 8, 2013

The Triangle’s Four Law Schools are Expecting Smaller Incoming Classes

The Triangle’s Four Law Schools are Expecting Smaller Incoming Classes The Triangle’s four law schools, Campbell University, Duke, N.C. Central and UNC Law, are now looking towards a total of 825 incoming students, down from 863 in 2010 and 852 in 2012. These numbers are based on quick check-ins with their…>read more

No Comment View Count: 44 July 5, 2013

Law School Reduces Junior Faculty

Law School Reduces Junior Faculty Currently law school applicants are in a decline. As a result most law schools will make choices that change their spending patterns, hiring patterns and class sizes. There are repercussions to the new applicant pool size. Above The Law reports…>read more

No Comment View Count: 54 July 4, 2013

Dean of Hamline University School of Law Leaving for Private Practice

Dean of Hamline University School of Law Leaving for Private Practice The Dean of the Hamline University School of Law, Don Lewis is leaving the law school to return to full-time private practice at his law firm Nilan Johnson Lewis. Lewis had remained an ‘of counsel’ at the Minneapolis law firm…>read more

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Dean David Schizer leaving Columbia Law School

Dean David Schizer leaving Columbia Law School This morning the Dean of the Columbia School of Law David Schizer emailed alumni to tell them his tenure approaches its term’s end. Whenever administration changes hands the buzz is in the air and students and faculty alike are wondering…>read more

No Comment View Count: 103 July 3, 2013

Professor William Brewbaker Named Acting Dean of University of Alabama School of Law

Professor William Brewbaker Named Acting Dean of University of Alabama School of Law The University of Alabama’s School of Law gives a small introduction to the new acting dean. His short bio, available on the School of Law’s website says, “William Brewbaker joined the faculty in 1993 after practicing law in Birmingham, Alabama.…>read more

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Alabama Law School Dean Seeks Next Challenge

Alabama Law School Dean Seeks Next Challenge Dean Ken Randall’s retirement from the University of Alabama means more than grazing the pasture. Former dean Randall is retiring but transitioning to the private sector. He comments, “I’m in my mid-50s, I think it’s a good time to retire.…>read more

No Comment View Count: 68 July 1, 2013

A & M Approved for Health Science Center and Law School Merger

A & M Approved for Health Science Center and Law School Merger Texas A & M University received state and regional approval for their merger. School mergers tend to be very expensive. Often times the institution will have to assume millions in debt or expenses. Other campuses have to be taken over…>read more

No Comment View Count: 52 June 28, 2013

Employment Rate Drops for Law School Grads

Employment Rate Drops for Law School Grads Almost 85 percent of law school graduates of the class of 2012 will take 9 months to find employment, according to the Association for Legal Career Professionals (NALP). For five straight years the employment rate has dropped for legal professionals.…>read more

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American Bar Association Proposes Tougher Requirements – Threatens Diversity Advocates

American Bar Association Proposes Tougher Requirements – Threatens Diversity Advocates The legal profession’s diversity advocates are necessarily alarmed at the ABA’s proposal to raise the bar. Currently the minimum pass rate is 75 percent, but a recent proposal stands to move the minimum pass rate to 80 percent. The proposal…>read more

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