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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

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

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

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

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 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: 01.09.19

* 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

So You Got Your Grades, Now What? (Part I: The Good News)

Take advantage of your high GPA while you can and lock in as many employment opportunities as possible.
Tags: Law, Law Schools, Biglaw, Career Services, Job Searches, Law Students, Clerkships, Law School Grades, Nicholas Alexiou

As Law School Students Still Wait For Grades, Their Professors Go Partying In New Orleans

The Association of American Law Schools is meeting right now... how many of these people haven't turned in grades yet?
Tags: Law, New Orleans, Law Schools, Association of American Law Schools, Law Students, Law Professors, Association of American Law Schools (AALS

Law School Student Mocks The Disabled Because Why Not?

Michigan student has problem with students getting extra exam time.
Tags: Law, Michigan, Law Schools, University of Michigan Law School, Law Students

The Law Schools Where 1L Enrollment Skyrocketed

Whoa! Enrollment is WAY up at these law schools.
Tags: Law, Law Schools, Trivia Question of the Day, Law Students, Law School Enrollment, 1Ls

Morning Docket: 12.21.18

* In completely unshocking news, despite advice from ethics officials, Acting Attorney General and former Tight End Matthew Whitaker has refused to recuse himself from oversight of special counsel Robert Mueller's Russian election interference probe. [USA Today] * Corporate clients are trying to control their spending, and that means more and more Biglaw firms are having trouble collecting on their year-end bills, such that "on average [a firm] can lose 20 percent of its original billing amount...
Tags: Television, Law, New Jersey, Survivor, Usa Today, Law Schools, Biglaw, Legal Ethics, Collections, Billing, New Jersey Law Journal, Seton Hall University School of Law, Matthew Whitaker, Nick Wilson, Rutgers Law School, Robert Mueller

Tales From An Unsuspecting T14 1L: Forgotten Lessons

Never forget: Don't let the law school drama of others disturb your own peace.
Tags: Law, Law Schools, Don, Earl Grey, Law Students, 1Ls

Getting Your Grades Back In Law School

Law students, when you see your grade, there are some dos and don’ts. Please take this advice.
Tags: Law, Law Schools, Law Students, Law Professors, LawProfBlawg, Law School Grades, Final exams

How To Strike The Right Balance In Your Law School Relationships

Get yourself on the right path to having successful and balanced law school relationships.
Tags: Law, Relationships, Advice, Law Schools, Law Students, Kerriann Stout

The Recruiting Game Done Changed

All of the timelines and guideposts that served as the foundation of entry-level recruiting have been eliminated. 
Tags: Law, Advice, Law Schools, Biglaw, Career Services, Law Students, National Association for Law Placement (NALP, Nicholas Alexiou

Law School Enrollment Is Up For The First Time In Nearly A Decade

The Trump bump is real, and young students who want change in America are heading to law school.
Tags: Law, Uncategorized, America, Law Schools, Trump, Law Students, Law School Enrollment, Trump Bump

Is Getting A Tax LL.M. A Good Idea?

A Tax LL.M. can be a good investment depending on what you are expecting out of the degree.
Tags: Law, Law Schools, Tax Law, Law Students, LLMs, Steven Chung

Morning Docket: 12.12.18

* Yale Law School's list of the most memorable quotes of the year is out, and Rudy Giuliani's "truth isn't truth" and Justice Brett Kavanaugh's "I still like beer" coming in first and second place, respectively. Congratulations on all of your success. [Newsweek] * After some dealmaking with Republicans, Senator Kamala Harris will remain on the Senate Judiciary Committee. The problem here is that another GOP seat will be added, but right now, it seems like there's no one out there who wants to t...
Tags: Law, Washington Post, Government, Senate, Gop, Women's Issues, Rudy Giuliani, Law Schools, Biglaw, Aba, Kamala Harris, Trump, Reuters, Senate Judiciary Committee, Kirkland & Ellis, Newsweek

How does the Supreme Court decide what the Constitution means?

The US Constitution declares itself to be “the supreme law of the land.” Unfortunately, the meaning of the constitutional text is not always clear. Consider the abortion case Roe v. Wade. How did the US Supreme Court conclude that the Constitution gives a woman an essentially unconstrained choice to have an abortion in the first trimester of her pregnancy but that it also allows the state to regulate or prohibit abortion as the pregnancy progresses?Everyone—the president, state legislators, and ...
Tags: Books, Featured, Supreme Court, Law, Congress, US Government, Court, US, United States, South Carolina, Checks And Balances, Constitutional Law, Separation of Powers, US supreme court, Scalia, Marbury

The Digital LSAT Is Finally Here

The future is here for prospective law students.
Tags: Technology, Law, Law Schools, LSAT, Law School Admission Council, Law Students, Prospective Law Students

Law School 1L Killed Right Before Finals

Authorities say his wife killed him in self-defense.
Tags: Law, Domestic Violence, Deaths, Law Schools, Law Students, Tulane Law School, Ian Mastin

Welcome To The Biglaw Holiday Party, Law Students

Take advantage of free food and drink, but also be mindful of your personal limits. 
Tags: Law, Holiday Parties, Law Schools, Biglaw, Career Services, Law Students, Nicholas Alexiou