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The Thomas M. Cooley Law School will soon merge with Western Michigan University. At this point, Western’s Board of Trustees have only approved a formal alliance, according to Lansing State Journal.com. This preliminary step will begin the formal process and…>read more4 Comments View Count: 179 July 22, 2013
As law classes shrink in size, and as law applicants are shrinking in size, law schools need to shore up their student body size. To make sure that the seats are filled they are now making a move that is…>read more2 Comments View Count: 386 July 19, 2013
A group of NYU faculty is angry over John Sexton’s administration of the school and is asking one of his prominent defenders to resign from his position as the chair of NYU’s board of trustees. Martin Lipton, founding partner of…>read moreNo Comment View Count: 82 July 18, 2013
Today the concept of law school is under fire. The decision to attend is under attack as critics, including alumni and professors, say that students are better of not going than to be an underemployed graduate with crushing amounts…>read moreNo Comment View Count: 82 July 17, 2013
Let’s say you swept through your law courses, got your JD, you’re made of gold, and nothing could dare stop you. That is, except not getting hired. Let’s say you are like St. Thomas Law School graduate Thomas McGregor and…>read moreNo Comment View Count: 104 July 17, 2013
As the legal industry sheds jobs and as sluggish growth in the sector continues as a trend, law schools are feeling the squeeze. As fewer prospective students apply to law school, revenues dip and schools have to make cuts to…>read moreNo Comment View Count: 75 July 16, 2013
The former admissions director for the Brandeis School of Law, University of Louisville, has been indicted in a case brought by the university, on a charge of unlawfully accessing a university computer. Brandon Lane Hamilton had made headlines last year,…>read moreNo Comment View Count: 109 July 16, 2013
George Zimmerman was recently acquitted of murder charges in the death of Trayvon Martin. A Florida jury of 6 women found Zimmerman not guilty on Saturday. 29 year old George Zimmerman, who self identifies as a Hispanic, had shot an unarmed…>read moreNo Comment View Count: 119 July 15, 2013
LL.M degrees are now becoming the next big thing. Like the specialization that once was the MBA degree, LL.M’s are now becoming much more commonplace. Just as the MBA degree went from being obscure and specialized, to commoditized, and…>read more1 Comment View Count: 138 July 12, 2013
The law firms that constitute the Magic Circle are Allen & Overy, Clifford Chance, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Linklaters, and Slaughter and May. These firms are generally regarded as the most prestigious law firms headquartered in the UK. They consistently have…>read moreNo Comment View Count: 94 July 11, 2013
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