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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

ABA Planning to Release Law School Data ‘As Soon As Received’

ABA Planning to Release Law School Data ‘As Soon As Received’ In a bid to allay grievances over law school data released by ABA being mostly two-year old and rather useless, ABA has announced it would release the data from law schools as soon they are able to collate it. Hulett…>read more

No Comment April 19, 2012

Law Schools Hiring Their Own Students Led to Inflated Employment Data

Law Schools Hiring Their Own Students Led to Inflated Employment Data Under the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar on the ABA website, a new extensive database of “Section for Legal Education Placement Summary Report” has been recently launched. Visitors can select any accredited law school from the…>read more

No Comment April 18, 2012

Stetson University College of Law Acts Desperate – Starts Hawking for Candidates

Stetson University College of Law Acts Desperate – Starts Hawking for Candidates A recent advertisement for attracting candidates released by the Stetson University College of Law reads more like a desperate used car sales pamphlet than an advertisement for admission to a law school. The falling numbers in LSAT are having their…>read more

No Comment April 12, 2012

Baylor Law Formally Introduces Upcoming Students to Each Other

Baylor Law Formally Introduces Upcoming Students to Each Other Baylor Law just committed a bone-headed breach of confidentiality amidst its newly admitted students: it accidentally emailed them with an attachment that listed the entire class roster, with such personal information as names, sex, undergraduate college and GPA, and amount…>read more

No Comment April 4, 2012

Duncan School of Law Denied Appeal for Accreditation Suit

Duncan School of Law Denied Appeal for Accreditation Suit The Lincoln Memorial University Duncan School of Law might be out of luck now that it has been denied an appeal to fight for ABA approval. On April 2, U.S. District judge Thomas Varlan of Tennessee declined to reconsider his…>read more

No Comment April 4, 2012