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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

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