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Charleston School of Law Sends 195 New Graduates into the Market

Charleston School of Law Sends 195 New Graduates into the Market At the festive graduation ceremony, commencement speaker Bucky Askew – former director of the National Legal Aid & Defender Association told the new law graduates, “Earning a law degree is a privilege … lawyers have an opportunity, and I believe…>read more

No Comment May 14, 2012

‘The Best Colleges’ Website Educates Would-Be Law Students with “The Law School Bubble”

‘The Best Colleges’ Website Educates Would-Be Law Students with “The Law School Bubble” From: The Best Colleges     In response to continual reports, from the New York Times to the Wall Street Journal, the website The Best Colleges has created an informative chart meant to educate potential law students before somebody else…>read more

No Comment May 10, 2012

Canadian Law Grads Struggling to Find Required Work

Canadian Law Grads Struggling to Find Required Work   In Ontario, lawyers and law schools are trying to find new ways to help students scheduled to graduate find jobs because of a lack of articling positions. It has been estimated by the Law Society of Upper Canada that…>read more

No Comment May 10, 2012

Students at Fordham Law Study Marketing

Students at Fordham Law Study Marketing   A group of students at Fordham Law School, with the help of professor Silvia Hodges, is marketing themselves as lawyers and they are still in school. Hodges has a Ph.d. in law firm marketing, which helps the students understand…>read more

No Comment May 10, 2012

New Dean Appointed at University of Texas-Austin Law School

New Dean Appointed at University of Texas-Austin Law School   According to a press release, the School of Law at the University of Texas at Austin has named a new dean. The new dean is Ward Farnsworth, who previously served as the dean for academic affairs at Boston University…>read more

No Comment May 9, 2012

Washington University School of Law to Offer Online Master’s Degree

Washington University School of Law to Offer Online Master’s Degree Building upon its success in online degrees in paralegal courses the Washington University is now all set to offer LLM online. On Tuesday, the law school announced that fully online course without any campus requirement is set to be launched…>read more

No Comment May 9, 2012

Villanova Law School Messes Up Their Exam

Villanova Law School Messes Up Their Exam Villanova Law School added insult to injury after it nullified a test that it botched when distributing it to students, and then insinuating that the students were somehow at fault for the error. As the university explained:   “When Professor…>read more

No Comment May 8, 2012

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