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Law School With Universally Happy Graduates

But why are so many of these former students so happy?
Tags: Law, Law Schools, University of Virginia School of Law

A New Proposal For Law Schools: Fix Your Bar Pass Rates Or Lose Accreditation

This could actually happen, so law schools might want to get prepared.
Tags: Law, Law Schools, Quote Of The Day, National Conference of Bar Examiners, American Bar Association / ABA, Bar Exams, Law School Accreditation, Judith Gundersen

Get Over Yourself And Stop Calling Yourself ‘Esquire’

Let’s face it, it can sound really pompous to call yourself 'esquire.'
Tags: Law, Law Schools, Esquire, Jordan Rothman

Morning Docket: 01.23.19

* “Trump is screaming. He’s so mad at Rudy.” After yet another botched interview, President Trump is reportedly “furious” with Rudy Giuliani, and word on the street is that he’s being told to dump the former New York mayor before any additional damage can be done. Best of luck, because he very obviously needs it. [Vanity Fair] * Justice will prevail... at least until the end of the month: The federal judiciary is still clinging to life amid the government shutdown, and the Administrative Office...
Tags: New York, Supreme Court, Law, Washington Post, Social Media, Courts, Donald Trump, Government Shutdown, Rudy Giuliani, Law Schools, Aba, Second Amendment, Trump, Stormy Daniels, House of Delegates, ATL

Tales From An Unsuspecting T14 1L: New Year, New Worries

Does the entire law school experience feel like a set up to anyone else?
Tags: Law, Law Schools, Earl Grey, Law Students, 1Ls

Turns Out Harvard Law School Is A Great Matchmaker

Why do law students fall in love? This professor has some theories.
Tags: Law, Love, New York Times, Law Schools, Hannah Diamond, Vows, Harvard Law School, Andrew Ellis, Jon Hanson, Habin Chung, Lindsay Church, Mark Jia, Sam Feldman

On The Road Again

The best interactions with employers often comes from face to face contact.
Tags: Law, Law Schools, Career Services, Nicholas Alexiou

If The First Semester Of Law School Punched You In The Mouth, Sip Some Wine And Rebound Like NBA Coach Gregg Popovich

More so than IQ or talent, grit is the quality that results in hard work and focus – not just for weeks or months, but for years.
Tags: Law, Advice, Nba, Law Schools, Gregg Popovich, Renwei Chung, Law Students

Admissions Standards Are In Free Fall At This Law School

That's a 23.7 percent decline in only 8 years.
Tags: Law, Law School, Law Schools, Trivia Question of the Day

Junior Lawyers Are Going Extinct And Nobody Knows What To Do About It

Technology will reduce the market for junior attorneys and that carries with it some significant ripple effects.
Tags: Technology, Law, Law Schools, Biglaw

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. [] * 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