House Donated to Vermont Law School by Former Dean Jeff Shields and Wife
House Donated to Vermont Law School by Former Dean Jeff Shields and Wi...
“Hackcess to Justice” Competition to be Held August 7-8 in Boston
“Hackcess to Justice” Competition to be Held August 7-8 in...
CTIC at Penn Law Names Jeffrey Vagle Executive Director
CTIC at Penn Law Names Jeffrey Vagle Executive Director
Law School Enrollment Continues to Decline
Law School Enrollment Continues to Decline
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Law School Rankings Based on Value

Law School Rankings Based on Value The National Jurist September 2012 issue updates on law school rankings in “Best Value Law Schools.” Since 2004, The National Jurist has been ranking law schools where graduates have the best chance of passing the bar exam, and obtaining a…>read more

No Comment August 27, 2012

Law Firm Sues University’s Pro-bono Law Clinic

Law Firm Sues University’s Pro-bono Law Clinic Brachfeld Law Group has sued Santa Clara University and its supervising attorney, Scott Maurer – mostly out of exasperation–targeting the university’s Katharine and George Alexander Community Law Center. The pro bono law clinic has proved services to immigrants and the…>read more

No Comment August 24, 2012

Research Reveals Link between LSAT Prep and Brain Improvement

Research Reveals Link between LSAT Prep and Brain Improvement Neuroscientists from the University of California at Berkeley have found that the structure of the brain is changed microscopically by intensive prep for the LSAT. The change in the brain actually strengthens the connection in the brain that is responsible…>read more

No Comment August 23, 2012

NY Judge Skeptical That Brooklyn Law School Committed Fraud With Its Job Data

NY Judge Skeptical That Brooklyn Law School Committed Fraud With Its Job Data The would-be Law School killers, Jesse Strauss and David Anziska, who are after 14 parallel cases against law schools for misinforming students on post-grad employment statistics, have with attorney Frank Raimond run up against more trouble with their latest attempt.…>read more

1 Comment August 22, 2012

Where Law Students are Going Wrong and What Law Schools are Doing to Keep it That Way

Where Law Students are Going Wrong and What Law Schools are Doing to Keep it That Way A clue to the question can be found in a working paper published by Jim Chen, the former Dean of Brandeis School of Law this week titled “Scholarships at Risk: The Mathematics of Merit Stipulations in Law School Finanacial Aid.”…>read more

2 Comments August 22, 2012

Former College Hockey Player Chooses Law School Over Pro Hockey

Former College Hockey Player Chooses Law School Over Pro Hockey Brad Eidsness finished a career at the University of North Dakota and has been receiving offers to play hockey professionally for the East Coast Hockey League and the Central Hockey League. Eidsness then received an offer to attend law school…>read more

No Comment August 21, 2012

Fewer Students, More Tuition at Law Schools

Fewer Students, More Tuition at Law Schools Our intuition about tuition suggests that when the number of law school applicants sharply decreases, so should the tuition. But this hasn’t been the case. Though the number of law students has plummeted 25 percent these last two years, tuition…>read more

No Comment August 20, 2012

Stanford Law School Gives Public Access to SLSNavigator

Stanford Law School Gives Public Access to SLSNavigator On Thursday, SLSNavigator was introduced to the public by Stanford Law School. The program was previously a private one, just for the students enrolled at Stanford’s law school. It is a career and academic guide on the internet that helps…>read more

No Comment August 17, 2012

Interim Dean of SLU Law Will Donate Salary to the School

Interim Dean of SLU Law Will Donate Salary to the School On Monday, Tom Keefe Jr., who had accepted an offer on August 8 to serve as dean of the Saint Louis University School of Law, addressed a letter to students announcing that he would donate back his salary to the…>read more

No Comment August 17, 2012

NY’s Bar Exam Pro Bono Rule Frustrating Out of State Schools

NY’s Bar Exam Pro Bono Rule Frustrating Out of State Schools New York’s Chief Judge Jonathon Lippmann made a new requirement last May for the New York bar exam: new lawyers must perform 50 hours of pro bono work. The reasoning behind this was an attempt by Lippmann to to fill…>read more

No Comment August 16, 2012

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Litigation Attorney
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A highly regarded law firm is searching for a Litigation Attorney.  Candidates should have at least 6 years of general commercial litigation experience. Must be able to handle your own casel...