University of Maryland Names New Law School Dean
University of Maryland Names New Law School Dean
Trinity Western University Receives Go-Ahead to Create Law School
Trinity Western University Receives Go-Ahead to Create Law School
Vermont Law School Receives Anonymous Donation
Vermont Law School Receives Anonymous Donation
Jobs for Law Students Gradually on the Rise
Jobs for Law Students Gradually on the Rise
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Cooley Law School begins Classes in Florida

Cooley Law School begins Classes in Florida   On Monday night, May 7, the very first class at the Thomas M. Cooley Law School in Tampa Bay, Florida began classes, according to a press release from school officials.   “Cooley’s Tampa Bay Campus enrollment exceeded our expectations,”…>read more

No Comment May 8, 2012

Law School Transparency Underestimates Law School Student Debt

Law School Transparency Underestimates Law School Student Debt   The estimates for the debt that law students incur were recalculated by the Law School Transparency after it discovered that multiple schools underestimated cost-of-living amounts they sent to the U.S. News & World Report. It has been found that…>read more

No Comment May 7, 2012

One Employee Listed as Native American on Harvard Law School Directory

One Employee Listed as Native American on Harvard Law School Directory   Only one member of the faculty at Harvard Law School is listed on its diversity census report as Native American. Officials from the school and aides from the campaign of Elizabeth Warren both refuse to declare if that faculty…>read more

No Comment May 4, 2012

Dartmouth School of Law Granted Provisional Approval by ABA

Dartmouth School of Law Granted Provisional Approval by ABA In a landmark event in the law school’s 30-year history, the Dartmouth Law School at University of Massachusetts is being granted provisional approval by the bar association. A recommendation to the effect has been made to the bar association by…>read more

No Comment May 4, 2012

Law Student Sues Student Loans for Cheating Him

Law Student Sues Student Loans for Cheating Him Justin Kuehn says his creditors are trying to mess with him. The law school graduate, 29, was suspicious when his student loans — he has four — were “reduced.” Instead of charging $845.72 a month, as he was used to…>read more

No Comment May 3, 2012

The ABA Proposes Harsher Demands on Law School Disclosures, and Many Respond

The ABA Proposes Harsher Demands on Law School Disclosures, and Many Respond The ABA is proposing changes to what information law schools will be required to disclose and the public is responding.  The new law school accreditation standards require schools to inform prospective schools of admissions data, bar passage rates, job placement…>read more

No Comment May 2, 2012

Hastings College of Law ‘Fixes’ Things by Reducing Students

Hastings College of Law ‘Fixes’ Things by Reducing Students Dean Frank Wu of the University Of California Hastings College Of Law stands out in leading the way to pull students out of the mess by reducing the number of students. Wu says, “The critics of legal education are right…>read more

No Comment May 1, 2012

Law School Debt Tough to Payback

Law School Debt Tough to Payback   Columbia Law School said that it funded 38 out of the 445 jobs that compile its close to near-perfect post-graduation employment rate. In 2009 the number was at 9 and in 2010 the number was at 10. That is…>read more

1 Comment April 30, 2012

Nancy Rapoport, Former Law School Dean, Issues Predictions

Nancy Rapoport, Former Law School Dean, Issues Predictions   Congress should reconsider existing bankruptcy laws that make discharging student loan debt nearly impossible and some law school closings are on the horizon.   Nancy Rapoport, the former University of Nebraska and University of Houston Law School Dean, issued…>read more

No Comment April 27, 2012

Ronald Weich Named Dean of University of Baltimore School of Law

Ronald Weich Named Dean of University of Baltimore School of Law   Ronald Weich, who is the Justice Department’s assistant attorney general for legislative affairs, will become the dean of the University of Baltimore’s school of law beginning in July. Weich signed a letter that mistakenly told lawmakers who were investigating…>read more

1 Comment April 26, 2012