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
Trinity Western University Receives Go-Ahead to Create Law School
Trinity Western University Receives Go-Ahead to Create Law School
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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

ABA Tells Judge not to Overrule Denial of Duncan School of Law

ABA Tells Judge not to Overrule Denial of Duncan School of Law   A Tennessee judge has been urged by the American Bar Association not to force the ABA to withdrawal its denial of accreditation of Lincoln Memorial University’s law school. The law school filed a lawsuit of antitrust last month. The…>read more

No Comment January 5, 2012

Why It’s Not A Good Idea To Go To Law School Straight Away

Why It’s Not A Good Idea To Go To Law School Straight Away Every year newly finished college graduates head straight to law school hoping that another degree in law will help them to land a good job. This is becoming more and more of a bad idea. In hiring most entry-level lawyers,…>read more

No Comment January 4, 2012

Law School Bubble Close to Bursting?

Law School Bubble Close to Bursting? Andrea is stuck in a stressful present because of a previous decision to ensure her future in law. As a concern for her future job leads, Andrea decided against using her real name in this piece from the ABA Journal.…>read more

Comments Off December 28, 2011

Law Schools Cause Tuition Increases, not ABA

Law Schools Cause Tuition Increases, not ABA David Segal released a new piece on problems that law schools face in the New York Times. His piece is titled ‘For Law Schools, a Price to Play the A.B.A.’s Way.’ Segal places the blame for tuition increases on the…>read more

Comments Off December 27, 2011