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Thursday, October 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Law schools are letting down their students and society – here are three steps they can take to fix »
Law schools in the US today have become depressingly single-purpose: training members of a closed profession and failing t...
Monday, September 18, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Law deans argue over how to count jobs they fund »
When times got rough a few years ago… law schools took solace in being able to give some refuge to unemployed graduates. &...
Monday, September 11, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Today’s law degree takes on a broader meaning »
… As the number of law graduates continues to decline nationwide, more are getting jobs that don’t require a law degree. &...
Wednesday, September 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Federal loans set to return to struggling Charlotte School of Law »
Charlotte School of Law says it on the verge of being approved for student loans for the coming school year.  Read mo...
Tuesday, August 29, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
BYU Law School and Federal Bar Assn. host pilot civics, law and leadership youth camp »
Weeklong camp draws high school students from across the United States and abroad.   Read more in the BYU news release .
Friday, August 4, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
California Supreme Court moves to make bar exam easier to pass »
California has long had a reputation for having one of the most difficult bar exams in the country. Read more in The New...
Thursday, August 3, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Number of LSAT test-takers surges. Is it a Trump Bump? »
The hoped-for law school “Trump Bump” might actually have legs. Read more at Law.com.
Wednesday, July 5, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Law school enrollment may be on the rise »
Many smart, ambitious undergrads no longer automatically think of law school as their path to success. Read more in The W...
Monday, June 12, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Are law schools with low bar passage rates at risk of closing? »
The University of La Verne College of Law enrolls over 100 students each year, and if past history is any indication, only...
Wednesday, June 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
A British reboot of legal education – law school optional »
...the regulatory body that oversees the legal profession in England and Wales, has enacted a major overhaul of legal trai...
Tuesday, May 30, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Could lower LSAT scores be a good thing for the legal profession? »
A more diversified legal profession…could very well make legal services more accessible to more people for more causes....
Thursday, May 18, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
How the Federal Bar Assn. is inspiring students to improve the court system »
Recently, I was honored to speak with Judge Michael J. Newman, who is a magistrate judge in the southern district of Ohio....
Monday, May 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Trump bump for law schools is kind of a thing »
Admissions officials who have seen an increase say that a Trump effect is contributing to greater interest in the law, fro...
Monday, April 24, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Will dropping the LSAT requirement create more miserable lawyers? »
…Going to law school was one of my biggest regrets, ranking right up there with the time I accidentally bought low-fat Bri...
Thursday, April 20, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Law school enrollment may be on the rise »
Many smart, ambitious undergrads no longer automatically think of law school as their path to success. Read more in The C...
Wednesday, March 29, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Legal ed’s other challenge: retraining practitioners for a new marketplace »
Legal education has received a great deal of criticism in recent years… Read more in Forbes .
Friday, March 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Thanks to Pres. Trump’s disregard for the judicial system, law school is cool again »
When US President Donald Trump signed his immigration ban on Jan. 27, law enforcement, customs officials, and airports wer...
Friday, March 10, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Study finds minority law students are subsidizing scholarships »
The vast majority of law school scholarships—79 percent—are doled out based on Law School Admission Test scores and underg...
Thursday, March 2, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
ABA rejects stricter bar-pass rate for law schools »
Law schools won’t be subject to a tougher bar pass rule — for now.   Read more at lawdotcom .
Wednesday, March 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
For-profit law school faces crisis after losing federal loans »
Toni Valentine, a third-year law student, wanted to know if her school, Charlotte School of Law, was going to close, but i...
Friday, February 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Syrian refugees to receive law school scholarships »
Roger Williams University School of Law will provide two Syrian refugees full-ride scholarships… Read more in The Nationa...
Thursday, February 16, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Not only elite law schools offer great returns on investment »
More law school graduates, laden with six-figure debt, have been questioning whether their investment in a degree that com...
Monday, January 30, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Affordable legal services depend on affordable legal education »
One would think that with 165,000 members of the California State Bar — including 54,000 here in Los Angeles County — find...
Monday, January 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Michigan man’s case against ABA and LSAT could go to SCOTUS »
A Michigan man wants blind people to be able to opt out of taking the LSAT. Read more at Michigan Radio.
Friday, December 9, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Seton Hall gives ‘Weekend Warrior’ new meaning »
Are weekend J.D. programs the next big thing in legal education? Read more at law.com...
Monday, December 5, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Some states see increase in state bar pass rates, while others witness declines »
As the July 2016 bar results are released, it appears that nationally, there’s a slight uptick with scores… Read more at...
Tuesday, October 18, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Law school rolls out ‘wheels of justice’ »
What’s 30-feet long, stocked with law books, and red all over? Read more in law.com…
Monday, October 17, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Law schools must focus on access to justice »
We have arrived at a critical moment where our most fundamental legal ideals are threatened by a profound justice gap. Re...
Friday, September 2, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
ABA President-elect Hillarie Bass calls on law schools to innovate »
As the American Bar Association’s new president-elect, Hilarie Bass is inheriting some pointed questions… Read more in La...
Friday, July 29, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
What Future Leaders Need to Learn in College »
To all new brand new college graduates who majored in a liberal arts field, I have a message: If you want to be a leader,...
Friday, July 22, 2016
The legal market is changing. Can Minnesota's law schools adapt? »
Law schools are on trial in the marketplace as law firms court fewer graduates.   Read more at minnpost.com...