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Senator sticks to his accusation: Communists outnumbered Republicans at...

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz isn’t denying the reports. In fact, his spokeswoman is repeating the accusation: Harvard Law School was home to numerous Marxist professors when Cruz attended in the early 1990s....

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New law-review rankings put Yale behind Michigan, Penn, Texas and UCLA

Harvard Law School, Stanford Law School and Columbia Law School top a new list ranking law reviews. Yale Law Journal is in the No. 8 spot on the list, behind the law reviews of the University of...

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Law prof mulls ethics complaints against school officials who publish...

A University of Missouri law professor says he’s tempted to file ethics complaints against lawyers at law schools who have lied about student data. Associate law professor Ben Trachtenberg tells...

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ABA looking for ways to better monitor employment stats for law graduates

As part of the process of implementing new standards for law schools to report employment data about their graduates, the American Bar Association is seeking bids for what the National Law Journal...

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Which school topped list of go-to law schools for BigLaw hiring?

The University of Pennsylvania sent 60 percent of its graduates to the nation’s top 250 law firms last year, putting it in the No. 1 spot on a list of BigLaw feeder law schools. The National Law...

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Why don’t law grads participate in loan repayment programs?

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Thanks to talk show, 3L who wants to save the world has $20K to help pay her...

A University of Virginia law student thought her claim to fame on the the Ellen DeGeneres Show was going to be a silly online video of her dance moves. But 3L Dana Tapper, who wants a career advocating...

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Law prof who fell from platform at awards ceremony sues school

A George Washington University law professor claims in a lawsuit that she broke her heel after falling from a lecture platform that was “unreasonably small in width and depth.” International law...

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‘Inside the Law School Scam’ blogger signs off; Should appellate briefs have...

‘I’ve said what I have to say, at least in this format.’ University of Colorado law professor Paul Campos says he has filed his last post at Inside the Law School Scam. Campos started his blog...

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Plan to merge Rutgers’ two law schools would end competition for students,...

Officials at Rutgers in New Jersey have announced a plan to merge the university’s two law schools at Camden and Newark. The merger, which would take place by the fall of 2014, would create one of the...

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How to medidate in a minute

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9th Circuit Affirms Decision to Discharge Former Law Grad’s Student Loan Debt...

HEDLUND V. EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES INST.: 9th Circuit Affirms Decision to Discharge Former Law Grad’s Student Loan Debt in Bankruptcy In a major ‘upset’ of the traditional notion of student loan...

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Phase out court reporters, judge says; How would a ‘price point law firm’ work?

Senior U.S. District Judge Richard Kopf of Nebraska sang the praises of digital audio recording as an alternative to court reporters at Hercules and the umpire. Digital audio recordings can be quickly...

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New website makes it easier to compare law-school jobs data

A new website aims to make it easier for would-be law students to research how graduates of different law schools are faring in the jobs market. The website is called Law Jobs: By the Numbers. It...

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Alumnus gives $10M to his law school, upping total for the year to $25M

A Northwestern University law graduate and his wife are making a $10 million unrestricted gift to his law school alma mater, the school announced Tuesday. But that isn’t the only time this year J....

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What are your tips for what not to do on bar prep / bar exam days?

For thousands of recent law school graduates, the bar exam is just days away. And more than a million other law grads have already experienced the bar exam and the preparation for it—sometimes passing...

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Law grad, an ex-felon, gets her civil rights restored in hopes of getting a...

A single mom and law graduate has been unable to take the Florida bar exam because of a 15-year-old felony drug conviction. Since serving a seven-month sentence, Jessica Chiappone of Boca Raton has...

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Law firm versions of big-box stores; IRS summer hours; Airbnb for the bar exam?

Some law firms have a “big box” model, New York City-based law firm consultant Bruce MacEwen writes at Adam Smith, Esq. Which is to say that they are highly specialized in one practice area, have a...

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Did you take a bar exam prep course? If so, did you take out a loan to...

The time has come for new law graduates to turn their attention to the bar exam. Many law grads take bar preparation courses that cost between $3,000 and $4,000, and many finance those fees—as well as...

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Law school financing system in need of ‘serious re-engineering,’ task force says

The current system for financing a law school education, which drives up tuition costs and student debt, is “deeply flawed” and in need of a “serious re-engineering,” an ABA task force says. And the...

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