Mercer University School of Law Grad Pleads Guilty to Murdering Fellow Law Student
Mercer University School of Law Grad Pleads Guilty to Murdering Fellow...
Small Bright Spots in Weak Employment Outlook for Law Grads
Small Bright Spots in Weak Employment Outlook for Law Grads
British Law Student Pays for Tuition and Books by Stripping on Webcam
British Law Student Pays for Tuition and Books by Stripping on Webcam
Colorado Law Receives $10 Million Donation in a Bequest
Colorado Law Receives $10 Million Donation in a Bequest
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Mary Lu Bilek Named Dean of University of Massachusetts School of Law-Dartmouth

Mary Lu Bilek Named Dean of University of Massachusetts School of Law-Dartmouth   According to a press release, Mary Lu Bilek has been appointed Dean of the University of Massachusetts School of Law-Dartmouth. Bilek is an Associate Dean and Professor of Law at CUNY School of Law.   ‚ÄúProfessor Bilek brings expertise…>read more

No Comment June 8, 2012

Employment for Law Graduates Lowest Since 1994

Employment for Law Graduates Lowest Since 1994 According to a report released by the NALP on Monday, graduates nine months out of law school had the lowest recorded employment rate since 1994. The 85.6 % recorded employment, of course, does not take into account how many of…>read more

1 Comment June 8, 2012

Harvard Professor Alan Dershowtiz Criticizes Angela Corey

Harvard Professor Alan Dershowtiz Criticizes Angela Corey   Alan Dershowitz, a legal commentator and attorney, has criticized State Attorney Angela Corey for how she had handled the prosecution of George Zimmerman, the man arrested for killing Trayvon Martin. Dershowitz is a professor at Harvard Law School and…>read more

No Comment June 7, 2012

Law Schools Dropping Admission Numbers

Law Schools Dropping Admission Numbers   Two law schools from Northeast Ohio have decided to reduce the number of students they admit to their schools because of the decline in applications they have seen recently. Cleveland-Marshall College of Law has decided to reduce the number…>read more

No Comment June 6, 2012

Maurer School of Law Introducing JD with Minor in Education Policy

Maurer School of Law Introducing JD with Minor in Education Policy Looking forward at the saturation of options for lawyers and the increasing interests of law students in non-lawyer career options, the Indiana University has approved a new program of study where law students can study education policy as a minor…>read more

No Comment June 6, 2012

University of Seattle and University of Alaska Anchorage to Create Joint J.D.

University of Seattle and University of Alaska Anchorage to Create Joint J.D.   In the month of May, the legal industry added a small amount of jobs, roughly 600, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The number of added jobs is a decrease from the 3,500 jobs the industry added…>read more

No Comment June 5, 2012

Three Law schools Consider Downsizing to Respond to Diminished Market

Three Law schools Consider Downsizing to Respond to Diminished Market Northwestern University’s law school, one of the top in the nation, Loyola University in Chicago, and Hastings College of Law at the University of California have all either considered or taken actions towards reducing their class sizes in order to…>read more

No Comment June 4, 2012

Boston College Law Grad Provides Tip about $10K-Per-Year Legal Job

Boston College Law Grad Provides Tip about $10K-Per-Year Legal Job   The Boston Business Journal was tipped off by an employed graduate of Boston College Law School regarding a job listing posted on the career site for Boston College Law. The job posting advertises a job that pays $10,000 per…>read more

No Comment June 1, 2012

Massachusetts Bar Task Force Reports Law Schools Need to be More Practical

Massachusetts Bar Task Force Reports Law Schools Need to be More Practical A task force formed by the Massachusetts Bar Association has been toiling for the past six months to solve the puzzle concerning law students, law schools, poor quality and under employment. The task force concentrated on four areas of which…>read more

No Comment June 1, 2012

Judge Clarence Thomas Reconciles with Yale

Judge Clarence Thomas Reconciles with Yale Our feelings can be harshest towards those who were closest to us, and years of bitterness don’t only character our relationship with parents and siblings, but sometimes our Alma Mater. This was certainly the case for U.S. Supreme Court Justice…>read more

No Comment May 31, 2012