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The Law School Making The Biggest Change To Their Admissions Standards

The standards are improving at this school.
Tags: Law, Law Schools, Trivia Question of the Day


Is Going To Law School Now A Better Decision Compared To 10 Years Ago?

With better information, stricter admissions policies, and a good economy, law school may be a viable career option.
Tags: Law, Law Schools, Law Students, Steven Chung


Excellent Test Scores Aren’t Really A Requirement At This Law School

You don't need a 180 on the LSAT to go here.
Tags: Law, Law Schools, Trivia Question of the Day


The Time Is Now For California To Lower Its Bar Exam Pass Score

The evidence is clear: California needs to align with the national standard.
Tags: Law, California, Law Schools, UCLA School of Law, Law School Deans, Bar Exam, Jennifer Mnookin, Cut Scores, California Cut Score


What You Can Learn from Reading A Syllabus (And Why We Hate It When You Don’t)

The answers to all of your questions are probably in the syllabus. Just READ IT already!
Tags: Law, Advice, Law Schools, Law Students, Law Professors, LawProfBlawg


Law School Faces Transgender Discrimination Lawsuit

The law student who filed it claims she faced 'rampant discrimination' from classmates, staff members, professors, and even a dean.
Tags: Law, Discrimination, Law Schools, Law Students, California Western School of Law, Shiloh Betancourt, Susan Finster, Trangender Rights


Law School Openly Begging Students To Talk To Kasowitz

The firm can't get anyone to hang out at their table.
Tags: Law, Law Schools, Biglaw, University Of Virginia Law School, Marc Kasowitz, Kasowitz Benson, Kasowitz


Morning Docket: 01.14.19

* In this bombshell report, it was revealed that almost immediately after President Trump fired former FBI director James Comey, the agency launched a criminal and counterintelligence investigation into whether Trump was working on Russia's behalf. No collusion? [New York Times] * "They’re not God, after all. They could be wrong." Meanwhile, Rudy Giuliani says the president's legal team should be allowed to "correct" special counsel Robert Mueller's report before anyone else gets to read it, in...
Tags: Law, Congress, Washington Post, Russia, Fbi, New York Times, Deaths, Donald Trump, Government Shutdown, Wall Street Journal, Rudy Giuliani, Law Schools, Biglaw, Aba, Hamilton, Ticketmaster


So You Got Your Grades, Now What? (Part II — The Bad News)

What happens to students who had a weak academic showing?
Tags: Law, Law Schools, Biglaw, Career Services, Job Searches, Law Students, Clerkships, Law School Grades, Nicholas Alexiou


Is Notre Dame’s New Dean Catholic — Ask Two Self-Made Inquisitors On Facebook

It's okay, Facebook Martin Luther shut these guys down.
Tags: Facebook, Law, Notre Dame, Law Schools, Law School Deans, Notre Dame 's New Dean Catholic, Facebook Martin Luther


Welcome To The Spring Semester Of Your 1L Year, Make Sure To Keep Your Cool

The good news is that the job market for law school grads is ‘the best since the recession.’ The bad news is that this isn’t guaranteed to last until the time you graduate.
Tags: Law, Advice, Law Schools, Job Searches, Renwei Chung, Law Students


Law Student Throws Dance Party In The Airport And Twitter Goes Nuts

Something to try the next time you're stuck at the airport.
Tags: Law, Law Schools, Travel / Vacation




Law School’s Online Program Attracts Students With Higher LSAT Scores Than Its On-Campus Program

The future for law school programming is here.
Tags: Law, Law Schools, LSAT, Law Students, Syracuse University College of Law


Morning Docket: 01.10.19

* It's probably sociopathic to make "I just killed a deer" part of your online dating banter, but it's downright stupid when you make it part of your online dating banter while trying to woo a game warden. [CNN] * Ahoy maties! Maritime firms Jones Walker and Fowler Rodriguez merge. [Daily Business Review] * Coming legal developments that could revolutionize the law. [Law.com] * Florida's "Stand Your Ground" law now covers police officers shooting innocent people in the back. [Slate] * Federa...
Tags: Facebook, Florida, Supreme Court, Law, Courts, Law Schools, Biglaw, Class Actions, Seyfarth Shaw, Jones Walker, New York Law Journal, Morning Docket, Daily Business Review, Guns / Firearms, Syracuse University College of Law, Stand Your Ground


What’s Wrong With The California Bar Exam?

Some thoughtful analysis and comments from readers about the state of the California bar exam.
Tags: Law, California, Law Schools, Bar Exams, Jill Switzer, California Bar Exam


The Truth Behind How Law Schools Get Their #MeToo Intel

It may not be the best system, but we're willing to help.
Tags: Law, Intel, Sexual Harassment, Law Schools, The Jabot, MeToo, Gillian Lester, Association of American Law Schools (AALS


Other Professionals Can Be Jerks Too

Why are lawyers held to an unreasonable standard?
Tags: Law, Law Schools, Health Care / Medicine, Jordan Rothman


Morning Docket: 01.09.19

* In case you missed President Trump's wall speech, he stopped short of declaring a national emergency at the border (lost that bet), instead referring to the situation as a "growing humanitarian crisis" -- a "manufactured" one, per Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer. [USA Today] * Remember the contempt order against a state-owned foreign corporation that Chief Justice Roberts stayed in the Mueller probe? The Supreme Court restored it, and that company filed for cert under seal. Suspense! [Na...
Tags: Supreme Court, Law, Government, Senate, Marijuana, Usa Today, Donald Trump, Abc News, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Government Shutdown, Law Schools, Biglaw, Health & Wellness, Trump, Hill, Roberts


Federalist Society Law Prof Uses ConLaw Exam To Troll The Libs

These retrograde views belong in their scholarship, not on their finals.
Tags: Law, Law Schools, Constitutional Law, Josh Blackman, Federalist Society


Where The F Are My Grades?

“I teach for free, but I charge a hell of a lot for grading.” – attrib. every professor on the planet. 
Tags: Law, Grades, Law Schools, LawProfBlawg, Association of American Law Schools (AALS


First Monday Musings by Dean Vik Amar: A Few Interesting Topics At The January 2018 AALS Meeting

What's going on with the GRE v. LSAT debate for law schools, and how will schools deal with NALP's new rules?
Tags: Law, Law Schools, GRE, LSAT, NALP, Vikram Amar, Dean Vik Amar, National Association for Law Placement (NALP, Association of American Law Schools (AALS


Former UT Law School Student Gun Nut Indicted On Multiple Counts Of Sexual Assault

Grand jury delivers bad news for Cody Wilson.
Tags: Crime, Law, Rape, Law Schools, Cody Wilson, Guns / Firearms, UT Law School


Is Redefining Criminal Sexual Misconduct The Way To Address #MeToo?

Do we need more criminal laws to achieve justice and accountability?
Tags: Crime, Justice, Law, Law Schools, AALS, Law Professors, MeToo


No One Seems To Want To Go To Law School Here Anymore

Around the country law school enrollment is skyrocketing... just not here.
Tags: Law, Law Schools, Trivia Question of the Day



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