Cooley Law School Moves One Step Closer to Partnership with Western Michigan
Cooley Law School Moves One Step Closer to Partnership with Western Mi...
Vermont Law Professor Cheryl Hanna Dies Unexpectedly
Vermont Law Professor Cheryl Hanna Dies Unexpectedly
A&M Denies Honorary Degrees to Alumni of the School they Took Over
A&M Denies Honorary Degrees to Alumni of the School they Took Ove...
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Last Minute Reading for Bar Exam Takers
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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

Massachusetts Bar Task Force Reports Law Schools Need to be More Practical

Massachusetts Bar Task Force Reports Law Schools Need to be More Practical A task force formed by the Massachusetts Bar Association has been toiling for the past six months to solve the puzzle concerning law students, law schools, poor quality and under employment. The task force concentrated on four areas of which…>read more

No Comment June 1, 2012

Judge Clarence Thomas Reconciles with Yale

Judge Clarence Thomas Reconciles with Yale Our feelings can be harshest towards those who were closest to us, and years of bitterness don’t only character our relationship with parents and siblings, but sometimes our Alma Mater. This was certainly the case for U.S. Supreme Court Justice…>read more

No Comment May 31, 2012

New Hampshire House Majority Leader, D.J. Bettencourt, Resigns

New Hampshire House Majority Leader, D.J. Bettencourt, Resigns D.J. Bettencourt, the Republican from New Hampshire, has fallen from grace rapidly. He was elected as a state representative at the age of 20, became the majority leader of the state House of Representatives at 27 in 2011. Bettencourt resigned…>read more

No Comment May 30, 2012

Seeing-Eye Dog Aides Law Student

Seeing-Eye Dog Aides Law Student Radio City Music Hall was treated to a special scene this weekend as Ellis trotted on the stage wearing a custom made graduation gown. Who is Ellis? Ellis is a seeing-eye dog who was escorting Amanda Davis on stage to…>read more

No Comment May 29, 2012

Judge Rules Law School Student Does Not Have to Repay Loans

Judge Rules Law School Student Does Not Have to Repay Loans A former law student has won a case in bankruptcy court to have her $340,000 education debt discharged because she was diagnosed with Asperger Syndrome, which caused her to have trouble paying the loans. The ruling was handed down on…>read more

No Comment May 28, 2012

Bettencourt Pays the Price of Lying at University of New Hampshire Law School

Bettencourt Pays the Price of Lying at University of New Hampshire Law School That D.J. Bettencourt, the New Hampshire House Majority Leader is resigning for misrepresenting to law school officials is already in the nation’s headlines. But what is that misrepresentation? What did Bettencourt falsify at law school to get his degree? According…>read more

No Comment May 28, 2012

Law School Prioritizing More Lawyers of Color

Law School Prioritizing More Lawyers of Color A report released in 2010 by the American Bar Association claims that fewer than seven percent of partners and fewer than 20 percent of associates in law firms across the country are people of color. “When people see the numbers,…>read more

1 Comment May 25, 2012

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