Firms seem to be dealing with some unprofessional summers.
Matt Leichter, Class of 2014 Employment Report (Leaked Edition): 58.7 percent of graduates held full-time jobs requiring bar passage, up from 55.9 percent for the class of 2013. However—and this is very important—the actual number of graduates in such jobs fell to 25,292 from 25,762 last year, about a 1.8...
The Star, Law School Dean’s Art Pieces Translate Into Advice for the Audience: A drove of horses, koi swimming in a pond, a ship basking in a warm orange glow — these are some of the works on display at Harmahinder Singh’s first solo art exhibition titled UNwritten Law Bespoke...
He will be attending law school.
Braeden Anderson, a 6-foot-9 forward from Fresno State, will transfer to Seton Hall and attend law school there, according to ESPN’s Jeff Goodman. He has two years of eligibility remaining. Anderson played in 17 games this past season, including seven starts, and scored 17 total points. A native of Alberta, Canada, he chose Fresno State […]
Back in February, I speculated that 2015 might be the “Year of Educational Choice” in the same way that the Wall Street Journal declared 2011 the “Year of School Choice” after 13 states enacted new or expanded school choice laws. This...Show More Summary
Above the Law, Judging The Judges: Who Are the Most-Cited New Jurists On The Federal Bench? Above the Law, Parents’ Weekend? Is This A Top-14 Law School Or Camp? Argus Leader, USD Law School Trying to Clear Stench The Australian, ‘Worst Time in Living History to be a WA Law...
The U.S. Education Department issued guidance Friday reminding schools that they must designate an employee to oversee their efforts to comply with Title IX, the federal law that prohibits sex discrimination in education programs and activities.Read full article >>
Hanging out with law school career-services people was a hell of an experience.
Tamah Jada Clark is a mom and wife who according to her online biography, was an honors student in high school and college who had never been in trouble with the law — in fact, she calls herself a “little Miss Goody Two Shoes” — until...Show More Summary
The Girl Scouts of Suffolk County are teaming up with Touro Law to create a justice patch so young women can learn about the law and legal careers. If only the law school would help its grads earn the jobs patch! [National Law Journal] ...Show More Summary
Wall Street Journal, Law School Applicant Pool Still Shrinking: The dramatic drop in law school applicants — a 40% decline between 2005 and 2014 — has many wondering when demand for a law degree will finally rebound. Not this year, at least. The latest numbers released by the Law School...
Crowds gathered Thursday at the University of the District of Columbia law school for a lecture given by Ben Wizner, director of the the American Civil Liberties Union’s Speech, Privacy, and Technology Project. Wizner also represents NSA contractor-turned-whistleblower Edward Snowden.
NEW YORK (AP) -- A Columbia University student sued the school Thursday, saying it failed to protect him against harassment when a female student went public with claims he raped her after school and law enforcement authorities rejected...Show More Summary
BY ARI EZRA WALDMAN Kenji Yoshino, the Chief Justice Earl Warren Professor of Constitutional Law at NYU School of Law, has written an outstanding book: Speak Now: The Story of Hollingsworth v. Perry. Perry was not the first marriage equality...
FALSE. True Or False: We Need The Bar Exam To Ensure Lawyer Competence. That said, I think that one reason why law schools haven’t become as politicized and irrelevant as most liberal arts departments is that our graduates ultimately have to pass an exam written and administered by outsiders. And I can’t help but think […]
The New York Civil Liberties Union filed a federal class action lawsuit saying that public schools in Utica, New York have been violating state law by denying refugees the opportunity to earn a high school diploma.
Apparently Daredevil has nailed the dramatic representation of young attorneys. [The Legal Artist] Professor Campos thrashes those who deny the law school scam. Um... these analogies may be a tad over the top. [Lawyers, Guns & Money] Judge Kozinski movie night!!! [Los Angeles Times] Discovery is awesome. Show More Summary
Law schools have seen better days. Applications to law school continue to plummet, according to data from the Law School Admission Council, and the quality of applicants has declined apace. Lower enrollment has lead to lower law school income, leading to cuts in staff and -- what was once......
The dramatic drop in law school applicants -- a 40% decline between 2005 and 2014 -- has many wondering when demand for a law degree would finally rebound. Not this year. Not this year, at least.