Colorado Law Receives $10 Million Donation in a Bequest
Colorado Law Receives $10 Million Donation in a Bequest
Moody’s Downgrades Vermont Law School Rating
Moody’s Downgrades Vermont Law School Rating
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
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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

Assistant U.S. Attorney General Joins Baltimore School of Law’s New Dean

Assistant U.S. Attorney General Joins Baltimore School of Law’s New Dean Nine months after the last dean of Baltimore School of Law resigned over a dispute with the university president, Baltimore School of Law’s got a new dean. Ronald Weich, former aide to Sen. Edward M. Kennedy and a current assistant…>read more

1 Comment April 26, 2012

Law School Applications Decrease

Law School Applications Decrease   It has been announced that applications to law schools have dropped once again. The number has decreased by 15.6 percent from 2011. There were 87,500 applications in 2010 and it is expected that there will only be 67,000 applications…>read more

No Comment April 25, 2012

Five-Year Extension Granted for Duncan School of Law

Five-Year Extension Granted for Duncan School of Law   The law school at Lincoln Memorial University has been granted a five-year extension to acquire accreditation from the American Bar Association. The extension was granted by a state board in Tennessee. The extension now allows students at the John…>read more

No Comment April 25, 2012

New York Law School Graduates Finding Work at Small Law Firms

New York Law School Graduates Finding Work at Small Law Firms   New information was released by the American Bar Association that shows close to 20 percent of law students who graduated from the 15 law schools in New York worked at firms that employ 50 or fewer lawyers nine months…>read more

No Comment April 24, 2012

ABA Data Shows Law School Location Matters in Employment Pattern

ABA Data Shows Law School Location Matters in Employment Pattern Regardless of the quality or quantity of faculty and on-campus amenities and opportunities, the newly released data of 2010 by ABA shows that ‘location’ of the law school is a vital factor in determining pattern of employment. According to the…>read more

No Comment April 24, 2012

Law School Graduates in North Carolina Facing Rough Job Market

Law School Graduates in North Carolina Facing Rough Job Market   The job market for law students graduating this year from North Carolina law schools is still anemic compared to a decade ago.   “This is really not a good market for law students to be entering,” said Zipporah Edwards,…>read more

No Comment April 23, 2012

Gary Myers Joins as Dean of University of Missouri Law School

Gary Myers Joins as Dean of University of Missouri Law School The University of Missouri Law School has finally decided upon the new Dean after a marathon 20 weeks of interviews and meetings. Gary Myers is the new dean for MU Law School.   Before joining as the Dean of MU…>read more

No Comment April 23, 2012

Chen to Step Down as Dean of Brandeis School of Law

Chen to Step Down as Dean of Brandeis School of Law Jim Chen, the dean of University of Louisville’s Brandeis School of Law, is stepping down as dean. It is unclear as to why, but the news was first suggested by a tipster to Above the Law:   “It was abruptly…>read more

No Comment April 20, 2012