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181 ABA Journal Law Libraries articles.

Who owns the law? Technology reignites the war over just how public documents should be

These days the smallest and most exclusive piece of real estate in Washington, D.C., is the sliver of common ground that exists between congressional Democrats and Republicans. But during a…

Ex-law library chief, accused of offering workers stolen perks in lieu of raises, pleads guilty

A former director of the Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, law library has taken a plea in a theft case over stolen perks he is accused of providing to workers, including himself,…

SCOTUS decisions are works in progress; revisions are sometimes made years later, study finds

Recent flubs by Justices Elena Kagan and Antonin Scalia resulted in quickly made changes to U.S. Supreme Court opinions.

But not all changes to…

ABA committee reaffirms proposal to remove ban on academic credit for paid externships

An ABA committee has wrapped up its comprehensive review of the law school accreditation standards after deciding not to make any changes in the last of its pending proposals to…

Blog offers immigration help to Nigella Lawson | Celeb podcaster fights patent troll

It was reported by The Daily Mail and other news outlets this week that celebrity chef Nigella Lawson was turned away from boarding a Los Angeles-bound…

Legal Ed Section’s council deadlocks over tenure requirement in law school accreditation standards

The governing council of the ABA Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar approved a lot of changes in the law school accreditation standards at its meeting last…

ABA committee throws in the towel on new bar pass standard

After several years and as many false starts, an ABA committee has for the time being given up trying to improve upon the existing bar exam requirements in the law…

ABA legal ed section gets an earful on tenure, other proposals

The governing council of the ABA Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar got an earful of feedback this week on its latest proposed changes to the law…

ABA task force calls for sweeping changes in legal education system

The ABA should create a task force or a commission to undertake an in-depth examination of law school price and funding issues, an ABA task force says.

The ABA should…

University of Kansas School of Law censured, fined for ‘willful’ accrediting violations

The University of Kansas School of Law has been publicly censured and fined $50,000 for admitting two students into a new LLM degree program without the ABA’s prior approval and…

Northwestern University School of Law receives $15 million gift

Northwestern University School of Law has received a $15 million gift from university trustee and law school alumnus Neil Bluhm and his family’s charitable foundation.

The gift, the biggest ever…

Law school enrollment down 11 percent this year over last year, 24 percent over 3 years, data shows

Law school enrollments nationwide are down 11 percent this year from last year and 24 percent from 2010, new figures show.

The nation’s 202 ABA-accredited schools reported that 39,675 full-…

Rutgers School of Law-Camden is fined $25K and censured for accrediting violations

Rutgers School of Law-Camden has been publicly censured and fined $25,000 for violating an accrediting standard that requires law schools to use a valid and reliable admissions test to evaluate…

No class certification in job stats suit against Thomas Jefferson Law School, judge rules

A judge has denied a motion for class certification by a group of Thomas Jefferson School of Law graduates who claimed they were tricked into attending the school by misleading…

500 law profs urge ABA legal ed council to keep faculty tenure as an accreditation requirement

The ABA Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar hasn’t received much in the way of a response to its latest proposed changes in the law school accreditation…

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