Last Minute Reading for Bar Exam Takers
Last Minute Reading for Bar Exam Takers
Law Schools Receiving Full-Time Applications Drops
Law Schools Receiving Full-Time Applications Drops
Vermont Law School Receives Gift from Former Dean Jeff Shields
Vermont Law School Receives Gift from Former Dean Jeff Shields
ABA Journal’s “Hackcess to Justice” Debuts in August in Boston
ABA Journal’s “Hackcess to Justice” Debuts in August...
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Law Schools Continue to Announce Admission Reductions

Law Schools Continue to Announce Admission Reductions As we have discussed before, law schools across the country are reducing the number of students they are admitting in the face of a weak job market for attorneys and a decline in the number of applicants. There are at…>read more

No Comment June 11, 2012

Anonymous Donor Gives $25 Million to Cornell Law School

Anonymous Donor Gives $25 Million to Cornell Law School On Friday, the Cornell Law School announced that it would receive a $25 million donation from an anonymous donor for funding student scholarships and academic research. Dean Stewart Schwab told the media that it was the largest gift ever received…>read more

No Comment June 9, 2012

Mary Lu Bilek Named Dean of University of Massachusetts School of Law-Dartmouth

Mary Lu Bilek Named Dean of University of Massachusetts School of Law-Dartmouth According to a press release, Mary Lu Bilek has been appointed Dean of the University of Massachusetts School of Law-Dartmouth. Bilek is an Associate Dean and Professor of Law at CUNY School of Law. ‚ÄúProfessor Bilek brings expertise in strategic…>read more

No Comment June 8, 2012

Employment for Law Graduates Lowest Since 1994

Employment for Law Graduates Lowest Since 1994 According to a report released by the NALP on Monday, graduates nine months out of law school had the lowest recorded employment rate since 1994. The 85.6 % recorded employment, of course, does not take into account how many of…>read more

1 Comment June 8, 2012

Harvard Professor Alan Dershowtiz Criticizes Angela Corey

Harvard Professor Alan Dershowtiz Criticizes Angela Corey Alan Dershowitz, a legal commentator and attorney, has criticized State Attorney Angela Corey for how she had handled the prosecution of George Zimmerman, the man arrested for killing Trayvon Martin. Dershowitz is a professor at Harvard Law School and wrote…>read more

No Comment June 7, 2012

Law Schools Dropping Admission Numbers

Law Schools Dropping Admission Numbers Two law schools from Northeast Ohio have decided to reduce the number of students they admit to their schools because of the decline in applications they have seen recently. Cleveland-Marshall College of Law has decided to reduce the number of…>read more

No Comment June 6, 2012

Maurer School of Law Introducing JD with Minor in Education Policy

Maurer School of Law Introducing JD with Minor in Education Policy Looking forward at the saturation of options for lawyers and the increasing interests of law students in non-lawyer career options, the Indiana University has approved a new program of study where law students can study education policy as a minor…>read more

No Comment June 6, 2012

University of Seattle and University of Alaska Anchorage to Create Joint J.D.

University of Seattle and University of Alaska Anchorage to Create Joint J.D. In the month of May, the legal industry added a small amount of jobs, roughly 600, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The number of added jobs is a decrease from the 3,500 jobs the industry added in…>read more

No Comment June 5, 2012

Three Law schools Consider Downsizing to Respond to Diminished Market

Three Law schools Consider Downsizing to Respond to Diminished Market Northwestern University’s law school, one of the top in the nation, Loyola University in Chicago, and Hastings College of Law at the University of California have all either considered or taken actions towards reducing their class sizes in order to…>read more

No Comment June 4, 2012

Boston College Law Grad Provides Tip about $10K-Per-Year Legal Job

Boston College Law Grad Provides Tip about $10K-Per-Year Legal Job The Boston Business Journal was tipped off by an employed graduate of Boston College Law School regarding a job listing posted on the career site for Boston College Law. The job posting advertises a job that pays $10,000 per year…>read more

No Comment June 1, 2012

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Capital Markets Counsel 3 Attorney
USA-NC-Charlotte

Wells Fargo & Company, a diversified financial services company, is seeking an experienced capital markets Attorney to join its Law Department in its Charlotte, NC office. The individual selected...