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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

New Hampshire House Majority Leader, D.J. Bettencourt, Resigns

New Hampshire House Majority Leader, D.J. Bettencourt, Resigns   D.J. Bettencourt, the Republican from New Hampshire, has fallen from grace rapidly. He was elected as a state representative at the age of 20, became the majority leader of the state House of Representatives at 27 in 2011. Bettencourt…>read more

No Comment May 30, 2012

Seeing-Eye Dog Aides Law Student

Seeing-Eye Dog Aides Law Student   Radio City Music Hall was treated to a special scene this weekend as Ellis trotted on the stage wearing a custom made graduation gown. Who is Ellis? Ellis is a seeing-eye dog who was escorting Amanda Davis on stage…>read more

No Comment May 29, 2012

Judge Rules Law School Student Does Not Have to Repay Loans

Judge Rules Law School Student Does Not Have to Repay Loans   A former law student has won a case in bankruptcy court to have her $340,000 education debt discharged because she was diagnosed with Asperger Syndrome, which caused her to have trouble paying the loans. The ruling was handed down…>read more

No Comment May 28, 2012

Bettencourt Pays the Price of Lying at University of New Hampshire Law School

Bettencourt Pays the Price of Lying at University of New Hampshire Law School That D.J. Bettencourt, the New Hampshire House Majority Leader is resigning for misrepresenting to law school officials is already in the nation’s headlines. But what is that misrepresentation? What did Bettencourt falsify at law school to get his degree? According…>read more

No Comment May 28, 2012

Law School Prioritizing More Lawyers of Color

Law School Prioritizing More Lawyers of Color   A report released in 2010 by the American Bar Association claims that fewer than seven percent of partners and fewer than 20 percent of associates in law firms across the country are people of color.   “When people see…>read more

1 Comment May 25, 2012

Law Grad Pays Loan Balance in Cash

Law Grad Pays Loan Balance in Cash   It can take decades for law school graduates to pay off their student loans using checks or automatic bank withdrawals. But, for one student, he was able to pay off his entire debt in cash. That is right, Alex…>read more

No Comment May 24, 2012

Asperger Woman Pardoned her Law School Student Loan

Asperger Woman Pardoned her Law School Student Loan It’s rare, but it does happen; once in a while a debtor manages to convince the court to dismiss his or her because of the “undue burden” standard. Yet Carol Todd, 63, managed to do just that when she convinced…>read more

No Comment May 23, 2012

Massachusetts Bar Task Force Releases Report

Massachusetts Bar Task Force Releases Report   A report was released last week by the Massachusetts Bar Associations Task Force on the Law, Economy and Underemployment. The report investigated the causes and possible solutions for law school graduate underemployment. The task force is comprised of 12…>read more

No Comment May 22, 2012