British Law Student Pays for Tuition and Books by Stripping on Webcam
British Law Student Pays for Tuition and Books by Stripping on Webcam
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
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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

Larry Kramer: Stanford’s Loss, Hewlett’s Gain

Larry Kramer: Stanford’s Loss, Hewlett’s Gain Last week, the Dean of Stanford Law School announced that he would be stepping down from August 31 and would lead the Hewlett Foundation, founded in 1967 by William Hewlett and his family.   The Hewlett Foundation is one of…>read more

No Comment April 4, 2012

BCG Attorney Search Releases 2012 Guide to America’s Top 50 Law Schools

BCG Attorney Search Releases 2012 Guide to America’s Top 50 Law Schools BCG Attorney Search has released the 2012 BCG Attorney Search Guide to America’s Top 50 Law Schools. The Guide is a comprehensive overview of America’s top 50 law schools as identified by the 2013 U.S. News & World Report.  …>read more

1 Comment April 3, 2012

Decade’s Largest Decline (16%) in LSAT Applicants

Decade’s Largest Decline (16%) in LSAT Applicants Showing a clear deviation in trends, 2011 saw the largest drop (16%) of this decade in LSAT applications. The Law School Admission Council has reported that while in the 2009-2010 academic year the number of applicants who took the LSAT…>read more

No Comment April 2, 2012

Northwestern Law Makes Smallest Tuition Increase in 40 Years

Northwestern Law Makes Smallest Tuition Increase in 40 Years With all the hoopla of law school promises that lead to debt, regret, and broken dreams, Northwestern University of Law is making a concession. They announced on March 27 that they would raise tuition to roughly match inflation, no more,…>read more

No Comment March 28, 2012