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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: 79 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: 111 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: 122 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: 143 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: 99 July 11, 2013
The University of California Davis’s law school is not planning on cutting staff or enrollment. Dean Kevin Johnson remarked that the college is not scaling back. He mentions that the recent news of the University of the Pacific McGeorge School…>read moreNo Comment View Count: 100 July 11, 2013
University of Denver professor Lucy Marsh has charged the Sturm College of Law with violating federal law by paying her less because of her gender. She has filed a charge of discrimination with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. A spokeswoman…>read moreNo Comment View Count: 81 July 10, 2013
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: 76 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: 63 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: 81 July 4, 2013
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