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Applications Decline at All Five Georgia Law Schools

Daily Report, Applications to Georgia Law Schools Fall from 2013:

Law Students Need to Hear about ‘Dark Side’ of Being a Lawyer, says Professor

Studies have shown that lawyers suffer from high rates of depression and suicide. A new paper by a law professor who battled clinical depression says law schools can do a better job of talking to future lawyers about the issue of mental illness within the legal profession.

Cheating Scandal Embroils Law School In Federal Lawsuit

12 hours agoIndustries / Law : Above the Law

We can't say whether or not this student cheated. We can however, troll this law school for its pretty terrible grasp on how the justice system is supposed to work....

The Candy Crush Law School

13 hours agoIndustries / Law : Above the Law

Law school gives up on recruiting people whose lives are going somewhere.

Why the U.S. might just need a Federal Commission on Robots

Why does the United States needs a new federal commission focused solely on understanding our robot future? The real question is, why don't we? Ryan Calo is an assistant professor at the University of Washington School of Law, and in a new paper out from Brookings he makes the case that a new Federal Robotics […]

Innovative Book Explains Essential Skills of Legal Argument

20 hours agoIndustries / Law : Above the Law

Professor Joel P. Trachtman (JD Harvard Law School) has developed a unique, practical guide to help lawyers analyze, argue, and write effectively. The Tools of Argument: How the Best Lawyers Think, Argue, and Win is a highly readable 200-page book, available for about $10 in paperback or e-book. Show More Summary

Light Pollution Negatively Impacts Citygarden at Night

Busy weekend, the post I’d planned for today will appear later this week. Today I thought I’d share a recent pic from Citygarden. The bright light on the right is the new Saint Louis University School of Law. I tend to take photos of Citygarden this direction, the other direction...

Down with the administrative state

(Scott Johnson) You may not be interested in administrative law, but administrative law is interested in you. Administrative law is unrecognized by the Constitution, but, according to Colombia Law School Professor Philip Hamburger, it...Show More Summary

HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE, LEGAL EDUCATION EDITION: There Are Too Many Lawyers. What’s One Law

HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE, LEGAL EDUCATION EDITION: There Are Too Many Lawyers. What’s One Law School Dean to Do?

TaxProf Blog Weekend Roundup

Saturday: Where Are All the Law School Applicants? Clark Redux: Recovery From Accountants for Disallowed Tax Shelter Constitutes Nontaxable Recovery of Capital Craig Boise Named to Chair at Cleveland-Marshall The IRS Scandal, Day 492 Sunday: There Are Too Many Lawyers. What's One Law School Dean to Do? Truthdigger of the...

Meet Miss America, Kira Kazantsev!

Manhattanite Kira Kazantsev is only 23-years-old but the blond bombshell is a scholar who speaks fluent Russian, advocates for domestic violence, plans on attending law school and can sing a mean cover of Pharrell Williams’ “Happy.”

There Are Too Many Lawyers. What's One Law School Dean to Do?

San Francisco Weekly, Schooled, Indebt, Struggling & Broke: There Are Too Many Lawyers. What's One Law School Dean to Do?: [UC-Hastings Dean Frank] Wu is not, by most measures, a humble person. But he's definitely conspicuous.... Wu is, by turns, an eccentric, somewhat endearing, and often polarizing figure —...

HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE, LEGAL EDUCATION EDITION: Where Are All The Law School Applicants? …

HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE, LEGAL EDUCATION EDITION: Where Are All The Law School Applicants? Rumor has it that it’s not just law schools, but even some large state universities — not mine, at least not yet — that are having trouble filling seats, as the higher education bubble continues to deflate. I’m sure those sex-policing [...]

Where Are All the Law School Applicants?

Connecticut Law Tribune editorial, Where Are All the Law School Applicants?: Nearly every law school in America is facing declining applications. Nationally, the level of applications has declined back to the level of 1976. It is clear that this drop is a problem for law schools, many of which opened...

Free Law School Open Bar

         2 hours of FREE beer, wine, and liquor          Beer pong winners receive a $500 Marino Bar Review gift certificate          Five (5) Free Bar Review courses will be raffled off          All attendees with student ID receive a $250 Marino Bar Review gift certificate Tuesday, September 16 th  – 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM Off the Wagon 109 Macdougal St. New York, NY 10024

San Diego School District Buys MRAP Armored Tank From DOD

Despite widespread disenchantment with increased militarization of local law enforcement agencies across the nation, the San Diego Unified School District police recently added a mine-resistant ambush protected vehicle, or MRAP, to their arsenal of emergency vehicles. Show More Summary

Weekly Legal Education Roundup

ABA Journal, Iowa Won't End Bar Exam for State Law Grads But Considers Scheduling Test During 3L Year Above the Law, alt.legal: How To Hack The Law, According To Morpheus Above the Law, Top Law School Plans Tuition Hikes To Make Up For $3M Budget Deficit Eric Adams (Alberta), Back...

The Unfiltered Peter Thiel Talks Startups, The CIA And Female Founders

Peter Thiel, at turns smug, acerbic and brilliant, has opinions on most everything. I first met him a few weeks before I graduated from law school and after he had pulled off the sale of PayPal to eBay for $1.5 billion. Why did he bother to accept a random lunch invitation from a nobody? I don't know. Show More Summary

Law School Gives Up On Actually Trying To Get Grads A Real Job

There is going to be a doc review shop at a law school. And apparently the law school is okay with that, even excited.

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