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Concordia Law School Launches Media Campaign To Attract Students

Idaho Statesman, Concordia Law School Launches Media Campaign to Attract Students, Inform Community: Boise’s Concordia University School of Law is raising its profile just weeks after the American Bar Association gave it provisional approval, which means graduates are eligible to take the bar exam. Over the next couple of months,...

30% Of Law School Deans (And 40% Of New Deans) Are Women

National Law Journal, Rise in Number of Women Deans at U.S. Law Schools: Since 1989, women who run law schools have dined together during an annual American Bar Association workshop for leaders in legal education. Tradition dictates that each attendee talk about her greatest success and failure during the year....

Commemorating 800th anniversary of Magna Carta

Britain may be making up for lost time with famed historic document, which was first memorialized there by the American Bar Association

ABA Hijinks – Defeat the Resolution Supporting Unlimited Punitive Damages

Most of us are members of the American Bar Association. Some of us are more active than others. At one extreme, Bexis has been in what the ABA calls “leadership,” as editor of the Mass Torts Newsletter, for some 15 years. While someShow More Summary

Indiana Tech Law School Denied Provisional ABA Accreditation

Indiana Tech Press Release: Indiana Tech Law School has received notification from the Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar of the American Bar Association that the Council has not granted provisional accreditation approval to Indiana Tech Law School. Representatives of Indiana Tech Law School...

Roig: The Case For Retaining Law Faculty Tenure

Jorge R. Roig (Charleston), The First Thing We Do, 47 J. Marshall L. Rev. 1275 (2014): There is currently a concerted effort to dumb down America. In the midst of this, the American Bar Association’s Council of the Section on Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar recently agreed to...

Ignorant sluts, work wives, and other names for women lawyers

According to the latest American Bar Association demographic report, there are 1,281,432 licensed lawyers in the United States. The Bureau of Labor estimates our current workforce at 157 million people, making lawyers only 0.8 percent of the working population. Show More Summary

Frothing for Homebrew in San Diego

The Bar Towel is proud to present our annual preview of the American Homebrewers Association (AHA) National Homebrewers Conference, taking place from June 11th to 13th in San Diego, California. This article will cover highlights of the conference as well as recommended beer destinations in San Diego. Show More Summary

Hollywood Law Hires: Gersh Agency Partners With American Bar Association For Film, TV

Hires and other moves in the entertainment legal sector, including Greenberg Glusker's expanding music practice. read more

Covey Receives Inaugural RPTE Award

Press Release, ‘Legend’ Richard Covey Recipient of First RPTE Award at Spring Symposia: “I thank you very much,” a humble Richard B. Covey said upon receiving the inaugural 2015 American Bar Association Section of Real Property, Trust and Estate Award. Covey was presented with the award during the RPTE Spring...

Stranger in a Strange Land: ABA To Hold Session On The Cultural Defense

2 months agoNews : Jonathan Turley

I will have the honor of serving as the moderator on a panel at the American Bar Association’s conference in Washington, D.C. today. The panel is entitled “Stranger in a Strange Land: Cross Cultural Issues in the Courts.” This is part of an internationally successful program organized by Judge Hon. Delissa A. Ridgway of U.S. […]

Ajay Mehrotra Named Director of American Bar Foundation

American Bar Foundation Names New Director: The American Bar Foundation has announced that Ajay K. Mehrotra, Associate Dean for Research and Professor of Law at Indiana University’s Maurer School of Law, has been appointed Director of the American Bar Foundation, effective September 1, 2015. He is also appointed a full...

Law School Grads’ Jobs Rate Rises—But There’s a Catch

A higher percentage of 2014 law school graduates landed jobs compared to their predecessors the year before, according to employment figures released Wednesday by the American Bar Association.       

Need A Lawyer? You Will Find Plenty In D.C.

Data Visualisation by @LeonMarkovitz. Data Source: American Bar Association. Visualization Tool: d3.js.

Digital Cracks the Final Frontier: Law School

CNBC, Digital Cracks the Final Frontier: Law School: Law schools will never be the same thanks to a Minnesota law school which went up against the American Bar Association and won. The William Mitchell College of Law applied to the ABA for permission to design a hybrid online program to...

Fogg Receives 2015 Janet Spragens Pro Bono Award

ABA Tax Section Press Release (Mar. 20, 2015): The American Bar Association Section of Taxation presented its annual Janet Spragens Pro Bono Award to Professor T. Keith Fogg, Professor of Law and Director of the Federal Tax Clinic at Villianova University School of Law, during the Section’s Plenary luncheon on...

A busy year at the National Labor Relations Board: NLRB General Counsel provides charge, petition, and litigation statistics for FY2014 At the March 4, 2015 session of the American Bar Association’s mid-winter meeting of the Committee on Development of the Law under the NLRA, National Labor Relations Board General Counsel Richard Griffin disclosed detailed...Show More Summary

Congratulations To AABANY On Another Successful Annual Dinner

4 months agoIndustries / Law : Above the Law

Which outstanding individuals did the Asian American Bar Association of New York (AABANY) honor at its recent annual dinner?

Fun With ABA 509 Disclosures: Best, Worst Law School Bar Pass Rates

Have you always wanted to compare different ABA-accredited law schools' numbers? Do you have a strange affinity for Excel? Well, now you can put both of your odd hobbies together! The American Bar Association has made available its "509 disclosures" -- all the self-reported numbers that ABA-accredited schools have to......

Virginia Law School Cuts Enrollment to Lower Student/Faculty Ratio

The Cavalier Daily, National Law School Enrollment Reaches 40 Year Low: The number of first-year law students has reached its lowest national level since 1973, according to an American Bar Association report. In the fall of 2014, only 37,924 first-year students entered the 204 ABA-approved law schools, a 4.4 percent...

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