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Legal Education
Friday, January 17, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Steal This Idea: Shadow a Lawyer »
The Chicago Bar Association is recruiting attorneys who are willing to let a law student “shadow” them for one day in Febr...
Friday, November 22, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Share with Your Members: Before the Bar Blog »
If you’re looking for social media content or resources for law students, the ABA’s Before the Bar Blog is a great place t...
Thursday, October 24, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Steal This Idea: How-to Videos for New Attorneys »
The Iowa State Bar Association's New Lawyer Division has launched a series of videos intended to provide guidance for...
Monday, July 29, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Small/Solo Resource: NJSBA Resource Guide »
The New Jersey State Bar Association has created a comprehensive e-book for Small/Solo attorneys that covers everything fr...
Wednesday, December 19, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Penn Law is first school to require attorney mental health training for students »
Penn Law is first school to require attorney mental health training for students Penn Law will launch a pilot progra...
Thursday, December 6, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
What are law schools training students for? »
What are law schools training students for? The legal profession and the trillion-dollar global industry are undergoi...
Friday, November 30, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
California's bar exam pass rate plunges to 67-year low »
California's bar exam pass rate plunges to 67-year low Nearly 6 in 10 failed California’s July 2018 bar exam.
Wednesday, November 14, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Northwestern law dean cites school's difficult time as reason for faculty cuts »
Northwestern law dean cites school's difficult time as reason for faculty cuts Dean Kimberly Yuracko is reducing the...
Wednesday, October 31, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Survey finds law isn't tops but is early on undergrads' degree list »
Survey finds law isn't tops but is early on undergrads' degree list   Based on a recent Gallup sur...
Friday, October 19, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Study finds law schools are losing $1.5 billion annually in tuition »
Study finds law schools are losing $1.5 billion annually in tuition A comprehensive analysis of how law schools have...
Tuesday, October 16, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
The LSAT will start transitioning to a digital format in 2019 »
The LSAT will start transitioning to a digital format in 2019 For the first test, some examinees will be assigned to...
Monday, October 15, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Law schools scrutinizing applicants social media posts »
Law schools scrutinizing applicants social media posts More than half of law school admissions officials check on th...
Thursday, October 11, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
ABA and Dept. of Education battle over loan forgiveness »
ABA and Dept. of Education battle over loan forgiveness The ABA says a pro bono project that represents detained imm...
Tuesday, September 25, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Multistate bar exam results sink to 34-year low pass rates »
Multistate bar exam results sink to 34-year low pass rates The average score on the MBE hit a recent low in February...
Thursday, September 20, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
How will legal education and training keep pace with change? »
How will legal education and training keep pace with change? The pace of change is accelerating at warp-speed, buoy...
Wednesday, September 5, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
First-year enrollment soars by double digits at some law schools »
First-year enrollment soars by double digits at some law schools Fledgling law students began arriving on campuses th...
Wednesday, August 29, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Surprise Gift: Free tuition for all NYU Medical Students »
Surprise Gift: Free tuition for all NYU Medical Students NYU’s School of Medicine announced it would cover tuition f...
Friday, August 24, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Pipeline to the profession: Summer Institute immerses students in the law »
Pipeline to the profession: Summer Institute immerses students in the law The Summer Youth Institute gives Milwaukee...
Thursday, August 23, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Law school group looks to disrupt the faculty hiring market »
Law school group looks to disrupt the faculty hiring market Aspiring law professors will soon have options when it c...
Monday, August 20, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
After withdrawal of LSAT rule, will fewer schools accept the GRE? »
After withdrawal of LSAT rule, will fewer schools accept the GRE? The council of the Section of Legal Education and...
Friday, August 17, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Vermont law school redux: the numbers still don't add up »
Vermont law school redux: the numbers still don't add up The dire straits of Vermont Law School—those that lost the...
Tuesday, August 14, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Job market 'surprisingly strong' for law grads »
Job market 'surprisingly strong' for law grads Robust Big Law hiring bolstered the entry level employment market fo...
Wednesday, August 8, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
The future of independent law schools is in peril »
The future of independent law schools is in peril Stand-alone law schools don't enjoy the same financial security a...
Thursday, August 2, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
When the numbers don't add up: Vermont law schools tenured faculty purge and what it portends »
When the numbers don't add up: Vermont law schools tenured faculty purge and what it portends Vermont Law School (V...
Friday, July 20, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Court battle could expose secretive law school accreditation »
Court battle could expose secretive law school accreditation The ABA’s law school accreditation standards are at the...
Thursday, July 5, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
The problem with law schools is they only prepare future lawyers »
The problem with law schools is they only prepare future lawyers Working in today’s legal market requires more skill...
Thursday, June 14, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Law Schools are failing students of color »
Law Schools are failing students of color Higher debt and lower employment rates create a “justice gap” that’s nearly...
Wednesday, June 13, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Taking on the system: 'Dreamers' are getting law degrees »
Taking on the system: 'Dreamers' are getting law degrees Relatively few "Dreamers" have completed law degrees, said S...
Thursday, May 31, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
ABA set to approve more online credits for law students »
ABA set to approve more online credits for law students Supporters say allowing J.D. students to take up to one-third...
Tuesday, May 1, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
February bar exam performance hits record low »
February bar exam performance hits record low A decline in the average MBE score from the February 2018 bar exam does...
Wednesday, March 21, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Law schools get creative with their pitches »
Law schools get creative with their pitches The competition for top undergrads among U.S. law schools is so intense th...
Wednesday, March 7, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
ABA set to loosen restrictions on online law classes »
ABA set to loosen restrictions on online law classes A proposal under consideration by the American Bar Association's...
Tuesday, March 6, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Why law degrees matter »
Why law degrees matter There is significant public good in having people with legal training working across all sector...
Wednesday, February 21, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
ABA's law school oversight needs younger perspectives, report finds »
ABA's law school oversight needs younger perspectives, report finds A report by Law School Transparency and the Iowa S...
Wednesday, February 14, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Law school applications increased by more than 10% this year over last year »
Law school applications increased by more than 10% this year over last year Experts say the recent spike in interest i...

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