Phoebe Haddon Named Chancellor of Rutgers Camden
Phoebe Haddon Named Chancellor of Rutgers Camden
Mercer University School of Law Grad Pleads Guilty to Murdering Fellow Law Student
Mercer University School of Law Grad Pleads Guilty to Murdering Fellow...
Small Bright Spots in Weak Employment Outlook for Law Grads
Small Bright Spots in Weak Employment Outlook for Law Grads
British Law Student Pays for Tuition and Books by Stripping on Webcam
British Law Student Pays for Tuition and Books by Stripping on Webcam
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Lawsuits Filed Against Three Chicago Law Schools

Lawsuits Filed Against Three Chicago Law Schools   On Wednesday, three law schools in Chicago were sued for allegedly deceiving students by inflating employment information for its students after graduation. The allegations were filed in three separate lawsuits by recent graduates of IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law,…>read more

No Comment February 2, 2012

Rutgers-Camden Holds Forum on Proposed Merger with Rowan University

Rutgers-Camden Holds Forum on Proposed Merger with Rowan University   At the Rutgers-Camden campus, a proposal from New Jersey Governor Chris Christie to merge the university with Glassboro-based Rowan University has been met with plenty of negative feedback.   “They have never seen anything like this in the history…>read more

7 Comments January 31, 2012

Negative Reactions to Proposed Rowan-Rutgers Camden Merger

Negative Reactions to Proposed Rowan-Rutgers Camden Merger   New Jersey Governor Chris Christie unveiled a plan that would merge Rutgers-Camden into Glassboro-based Rowan University in the near future. Those in favor of the merger claim that it would provide better educational choices for students local to the…>read more

1 Comment January 30, 2012

Lunch Thefts at Washburn University School of Law

Lunch Thefts at Washburn University School of Law   There was a rash of lunch thefts last week at the UCLA School of Law and now it seems to have spread to Washburn University School of Law.   One tipster from Washburn University had the following to say…>read more

No Comment January 30, 2012

Law Schools’ Job Placement Disclosures Raises a ‘Red Flag’

Law Schools’ Job Placement Disclosures Raises a ‘Red Flag’   Law School Transparency, a Tennessee-based non-profit that runs a website that deals with the legal job market, stated that law schools have not done a great job providing jobs for 2010 law graduates. Law School Transparency looked into a…>read more

No Comment January 26, 2012

Little Sympathy Given By ABA To Jobless Lawyers

Little Sympathy Given By ABA To Jobless Lawyers Upcoming lawyer face enormous financial debt from college only to enter into a legal market with no available jobs. Despite this disheartening fact, William Robinson, the president of the American Bar Association, thinks that law students should have researched the…>read more

No Comment January 18, 2012

Hans Smit Dies at 84

Hans Smit Dies at 84 Legendary professor of Columbia Law School, Hans Smit, ’5 LL.B., was also a scholar and practitioner of international arbitration and procedures. He died on January 7, 2012, at the age of 84. Smit was born in Amsterdam, Netherlands, on August…>read more

No Comment January 16, 2012

Judge Considers LMU Law School’s Request In Accreditation Dispute

Judge Considers LMU Law School’s Request In Accreditation Dispute Lincoln Memorial University (LMU) was denied accreditation for its Duncan School of Law but has petitioned the court asking that the court force the American Bar Association to remove such information from its website. Judge Thomas A. Varlan heard arguments…>read more

No Comment January 13, 2012

Majority of Law School Students Would Enroll Again

Majority of Law School Students Would Enroll Again Law students who were surveyed recently said that they would definitely or probably attend law school again if they were given the chance for a do-over. Of those surveyed, close to 80 percent of the respondents said that they would…>read more

No Comment January 13, 2012

New Dean of Law School in Texas is Veteran Judge

New Dean of Law School in Texas is Veteran Judge The long-stalled plans for the University of North Texas Dallas College of the Law have been out back into motion. It was announced on January 11 by university administrators that the school has hired Judge Royal Furgeson Jr. Judge Furgeson…>read more

No Comment January 12, 2012