THOUGHTS ON LAW SCHOOL DIVERSITY, from Ann Althouse. As for why law professors should care about this, some thoughts from Jonathan Adler: The university’s ideological tilt, combined with its intolerance, cannot but place higher education in an even more precarious place. After all, how long will taxpayers in red states be willing to subsidize universities […]
Candice Kashani graduated from law school debt-free this spring, thanks to a modern twist on an age-old arrangement. During her first year, she faced tuition and expenses that ran nearly $50,000, even after a scholarship. So she decided to check out a dating website that connected women looking for financial help with men willing to […]
The massive increase in the cost of American legal education has been driven largely by a massive increase in the size of law school faculties. (Student-faculty ratios fell by half between 1978 and 2013.) The most common justification for this increase has been that larger faculties allow for lower teaching loads, which in turn allow […]
What’s the background to the new framework of actions, outcomes and indicators that will sit behind the Programme for Government? What’s all this talk about wellbeing? Dr Peter Doran from QUB School of Law was involved in the Carnegie Roundtable that helped introduce the concepts to NI’s public sector over the past few years.
Daily Caller, Leaked Document Shows Harvard Students, Profs Planning To Make School Even More Liberal: Leaked notes from an alleged meeting between Harvard Law School (HLS) professors and student activists shows them planning how to coordinate their efforts in order to take the school in a more institutionally left-wing direction....
Fanatical does not even begin to describe the zeal with which the Fraternal Order of Eagles puts Ten Commandment monuments on public propertyand taxpayers are on the hook.
Ms. Butts met the future president while filling out financial aid forms, then served on Capitol Hill and with the Obama transition team.
Dan Markel Killing Investigated As Murder for Hire, 5-6 More Arrests Expected Man Arrested In Murder Of Dan Markel More On Canaries In The Law School Coal Mine Small Bar Prep Company Files $50 Million Antitrust Action Again BARBRI, 11 Law Schools The IRS Scandal, Day 1112 Peter Thiel's Advice...
Althouse and others on the intellectual diversity problem at law schools. They don't believe in intellectual diversity and, unless there is economic pressure, they won't change.
Says Instapundit, referring to intellectual diversity and quoting a Scott Rasmussen piece that cites a James Lindgren study that shows 82% of lawprofs are Democrats and 11% — that many?! — are Republican. "Fewer than half" — that many?!...Show More Summary
ABC17 News, MU Law School Dean Says Decision to Step Down Not Linked to Lawsuit: The dean of the University of Missouri Law School says his decision to step down is not related to the lawsuit filed this week related to the state's Sunshine Law. This comes after a former...
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Supreme Court is threatening again to close the state’s public schools and has rejected some education funding changes enacted by legislators earlier this year. The court ruled Friday on a law that revised parts of the state’s funding formula but resulted in no change in total funds for most […]
HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE, LEGAL EDUCATION EDITION: More On Canaries In The Law School Coal Mine.
Thousands of lawyers leave the law every year. Corporate attorneys become yoga gurus. Prosecutors become public school teachers. Family lawyers become family counselors. And some attorneys change careers without giving up legal practice, moving from BigLaw to nonprofit work or from a government agency to their own solo practice. But......
Here are five suggestions for graduates to use as they navigate the next decade-plus of their careers.
Above the Law, Battle Over Service Dog At Law School Graduation Above the Law, Five Tips For Improving Diversity In The Legal World Above the Law, Georgetown LLMs Bent Out Of Shape Over Graduation Above the Law, Rankings Aren’t Just for Law School: Tier 3 / ‘Cooley’ Employees Donald Kochan...
Every bullied kid should take a note from Toledo's Audrianna Reynolds, 7, who showed her tormentors that she's not to be messed with by joining forces with The Punishers, a local biker club "comprised of law enforcement, EMS and military...Show More Summary
AS USUAL, THE SOCIAL-JUSTICE STUDENTS ARE PAWNS OF THE FACULTY: Leaked Document Shows Harvard Students, Profs Planning To Make School Even More Liberal. “Leaked notes from an alleged meeting between Harvard Law School (HLS) professors and student activists shows them planning how to coordinate their efforts in order to take the school in a more […]
More thoughts from columnist Stephen Williams on how in-house lawyers can deal with underperformers.
Jeremy Blachman (J.D. 2005, Harvard; author, Anonymous Lawyer) & Cameron Stracher (J.D. 1987, Harvard; Levine Sullivan Koch & Schulz, New York), The Curve (2016): The students at Manhattan Law School, a decrepit institution on the edge of the toxic Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn, are geographically-challenged and mad as hell –...