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Summary: Two law schools have dropped the LSAT as a requirement for admission after the ABA changed its rules regarding the test. Earlier this month two law schools announced they would start accepting applicants who have yet to take the Law…>read moreNo Comment February 25, 2015
Summary: Enrollment at law schools has dropped across the country. Many have reduced admission requirements to pad enrollment, but doing so may have serious consequences, even putting a school’s accreditation at risk. According to Inside Higher Ed, law schools are…>read moreNo Comment January 16, 2015
Summary: According to the American Bar Association, law school enrollment is at a record low—the lowest in nearly three decades. Law school enrollment has been steadily declining, and that trend continued this fall. According to the American Bar Association, enrollment…>read moreNo Comment December 17, 2014
Summary: The brand new building at the Quinnipiac University School of Law has opened and officials hope it will increase the enrollment numbers at the school. A new, $50 million building that houses the Quinnipiac University School of Law opened recently…>read moreNo Comment September 30, 2014
On Monday, the governing body of the American Bar Association endorsed the package of law school reforms that will increase the clinical and distance-learning opportunities of the students, according to The National Law Journal. The new standards would require students…>read moreNo Comment August 12, 2014
Law schools nationwide are faced with a drastic reduction in applications from prospective students. The number of students who find jobs, after incurring massive debt in law school student loans, has plummeted. Employment rates among law graduates hit…>read moreNo Comment August 11, 2014
The American Bar Association honored two law firms, Dechert, and Norton Rose Fulbright, and three lawyers, for outstanding pro bono work. The award ceremony was held at the Hynes Convention Center during the ABA’s Annual Meeting in Boston. The ceremony…>read moreNo Comment August 11, 2014
In its Annual Meeting in Boston, the ABA’s new Task Force on the Financing of Legal Education held its first public hearing to determine the causes of debilitating law student debts and rising law school tuition rates. The task force…>read moreNo Comment August 11, 2014
Tulane University Law School received the 2014 Law Student Environment, Energy and Resources Program of the Year award from the American Bar Association, according to The Times-Picayune. The award is handed out annually to a student-organized educational program or public…>read moreNo Comment August 5, 2014
The American Bar Association House of Delegates needs to approve legal education reforms in a vote that will take place on August 11, according to The National Law Journal. “If there was a theme to what the comprehensive review accomplished,…>read more1 Comment August 4, 2014
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