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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 moreNo Comment View Count: 45 July 8, 2013
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 moreNo Comment View Count: 44 July 5, 2013
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 moreNo Comment View Count: 54 July 4, 2013
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 moreNo Comment View Count: 153 July 4, 2013
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 moreNo Comment View Count: 103 July 3, 2013
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 moreNo Comment View Count: 174 July 2, 2013
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 moreNo Comment View Count: 68 July 1, 2013
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 moreNo Comment View Count: 52 June 28, 2013
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 more1 Comment View Count: 130 June 27, 2013
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 moreNo Comment View Count: 35 June 26, 2013
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