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Law School In Crisis May Be First To Close Its Doors Mid-Semester

Meanwhile, students are suffering without access to student loan funds.
Tags: Law, Law Schools, Law Students, Argosy University, Law School Closures, Western State College of Law at Argosy University, Receiverships

Yet Another Troubled Law School To Close Its Doors

Administrators couldn't even give this law school away as a gift.
Tags: Law, Law Schools, Law Students, Law School Closures, Valparaiso University Law School

Morning Docket: 10.31.18

* Senator Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) says he plans to introduce legislation to end our "absurd policy of birthright citizenship." Good luck with that, Senator, because if you want to amend the Constitution, you'll need a two-thirds majority in Congress and ratification of three-quarters of the states. [The Hill] * Women are allegedly being paid to make false sexual assault and harassment claims against Special Counsel Robert Mueller, and now the FBI is investigating the situation. The going rate f...
Tags: Law, Congress, Fbi, Atlantic, South Carolina, Law Schools, Constitutional Law, Legal Ethics, ABA Journal, Lindsey Graham, Harvard Law School, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Middle Tennessee State University, Robert Mueller, Morning Docket, Bar Exams

A Eulogy For Savannah Law School (2011-2018)

Savannah Law School is survived by all of us who care when schools that shouldn’t close are forced to while schools that ought to close continue. 
Tags: Law, Law Schools, LawProfBlawg, Law School Closures, Savannah Law School

Yet Another Law School Is Going Out Of Business

This will be the first law school to close in 2018. How many will follow?
Tags: Law, Law Schools, Law School Closures, Atlanta's John Marshall Law School, Savannah Law School

Charlotte Law Finally Gets Around To Telling Students The School Is Closing

Another law school (officially) bites the dust.
Tags: Law, Law Schools, Charlotte School of Law, Law School Closures, Charlotte Law, Paul Meggett

Charlotte School Of Law Is Closing ‘Effective Immediately’

The school has yet to comment on its imminent closure.
Tags: Law, Law Schools, Charlotte School of Law, Law School Closures, Charlotte School, Charlotte Law, Paul Meggett, Lee Robertson

Much-Maligned Law School In Very Serious Danger Of Losing Its License To Operate

This could be a death knell for the embattled school.
Tags: Law, North Carolina, Law Schools, Charlotte School of Law, Law School Closures, Charlotte Law

Requiem For My Law School

This is a very personal memorial to a school that really died some years ago, although it didn’t know it then.
Tags: Money, Law, Law Schools, Brian Tamanaha, Old Lady Lawyer, Jill Switzer, Law School Closures, Whittier Law School, Beverly College of Law, Beverly Rubens, Failing Law Schools, My Law School

Non-Sequiturs: 04.25.17

* Chicago lawyer Thomas Demetrio seems to have discovered a new niche practice in "angry airline customer" law. Not only is he representing United Airlines dragging victim David Dao, but he's also reportedly been contacted by the American Airlines stroller mom. [Law and More] * In the wake of the surprise announcement of Whittier Law's closure, law professors want to know: "Are 5-25 law schools in a 'death spiral' leading to closure over the next five years?" [TaxProf Blog] * "I see no data ...
Tags: Law, Russia, Chicago, Donald Trump, UC Berkeley, Law Schools, United Airlines, Ucla, Personal Injury, American Airlines, Howard Dean, Ann Coulter, Eugene Volokh, Michael Flynn, House Oversight Committee, Non-Sequiturs

Whittier Law Students Protest, Demand More Information About School Closure

These law students are human beings, and their dreams are being ripped from their hands.
Tags: Law, Protests, Law Schools, Law Students, Student Protests, Law School Closures, Whittier Law School, Ana Lilia Barraza, Kristina Edrington, Melissa Suffield

Morning Docket: 04.24.17

* In the wake of the surprise announcement that Whittier Law School will be closing, the administrations at other schools may feel as though they've finally been granted permission to do the same thing. According to Professor Paul Campos, we may see as many as ten more law school close within the next five years. But which ones? [Big Law Business] * "Their indifference to us as a student body is unacceptable." Angry Whittier Law students gathered last week to protest their school's impending cl...
Tags: England, Maryland, Supreme Court, Law, Washington, Harvard, Aclu, National Archives, James Wilson, Law Schools, ABA Journal, Trump, Hate Crimes, Boston Globe, Baltimore Sun, David Rocah

Is Whittier Law School Being Shut Down Because It’s ‘Full Of Minority Students’?

This can't be the real reason the school is being shut down... or can it?
Tags: Law, Law Schools, Quote Of The Day, Minority Issues, Law School Closures, Whittier Law School, Hanna Chandoo, Stris & Maher

Morning Docket: 11.02.16

* Not only has the Illinois Supreme Court ruled that Rhonda Crawford, the former law clerk who was fired from her position and later indicted after allegedly impersonated a judge while running unopposed for an elected position as a judge, can't take office if she wins the election, but the court has also suspended her from practicing law until further notice. A date for her trial has not yet been set. [Associated Press] * Some law schools are still falling short when it comes to being truthful ...
Tags: Politics, Microsoft, Law, Bill Gates, Paul Allen, Bill Cosby, Illinois, Law Schools, Legal Ethics, Andrea Constand, Reuters, Brad Smith, Illinois Supreme Court, Washington Supreme Court, In-House Counsel, Morning Docket

Faculty, Students To File Suit Against Law School For Fraud

Why was this law school *really* forced to close its doors?
Tags: Law, Indiana, Law Schools, Law Students, Law Professors, Indiana Tech Law School, Law School Closures

Indiana Tech Law School To Close, Citing $20 Million In Losses

Will other law schools close in its wake?
Tags: Law, Indiana, Law Schools, Indiana Tech Law School, Law School Closures

Morning Docket: 03.18.16

* "In 2 to 4 years, a University administration will shut down a top law school and we may never see it coming." Uh-oh! Is a top law school really going to close? This law professor seems to think so, and she's pointing the finger at Minnesota Law, which has been experiencing a slew of financial troubles due to its enrollment issues. [Forbes] * "The employment numbers were very high in a huge economic downturn and it just felt suspicious. I decided to stand up for myself and others." Anna Alabur...
Tags: Minnesota, University, Trials, PPP, Columbia Law School, Law Schools, Biglaw, Courthouse News Service, Bloomberg Bna, Dentons, Altman Weil, University of Minnesota Law School, Law Firm Merger Mania, Law Firm Mergers, Morning Docket, Partner Issues