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Oregon’s Alternative Pathway to the Bar Gains Popularity

Oregon's innovative Supervised Practice Portfolio Examination (SPPE) is quickly becoming a favored route for law graduates aiming to join the…

Expansion of JD-Next Admissions Program

The American Bar Association (ABA) has recently granted permission to five additional law schools to utilize the alternative admissions program,…

Yale Law Study Highlights Key Factors for Law Firm Selection

Culture as a Primary Factor A recent study conducted by Yale Law Women+ has revealed that law firm culture is…

UC Berkeley Seeks Dismissal of Antisemitism Lawsuit for Second Time

Introduction The University of California at Berkeley has once again requested a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit alleging campus…

The Shifting Influence of U.S. News Law School Rankings

Historically, the U.S. News & World Report law school rankings were crucial for law schools' reputations and student enrollments. According…

Attorneys General Urge ABA to Revise Diversity Standards in Wake of Supreme Court Ruling

Attorneys general from 21 states are pressing the American Bar Association (ABA) to modify its diversity standards for law school…

Georgetown Law Embraces STEM Majors

Summary of the Article Georgetown Law admissions dean Andy Cornblatt is particularly enthusiastic about applications from students with STEM (science,…

Illinois to Adopt NextGen Bar Exam in 2028

Major Milestone in Legal Licensing Illinois has announced its decision to switch to the NextGen Bar Exam in 2028, becoming…

ABA Council Examines Standards for Online Law Schools Accreditation

The American Bar Association's Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar recently convened in Chicago on May 17,…

Law Schools to Gain Insight into Applicants’ Educational and Economic Backgrounds

Introduction Law schools may soon have access to more detailed information about the educational and economic challenges faced by applicants…

California Bar Considers Cutting Ties with NCBE Amid Financial Struggles

Financial Pressures Prompt Change The State Bar of California, facing significant financial challenges, had been poised to decide on a…

Cornell Law School Sets New Standard for Public Interest Loan Assistance

Cornell Law School will implement a groundbreaking expansion of its Loan Repayment Assistance Program (LRAP) starting in June, providing full…