3057 ABA Journal Law Schools articles.
Law grad passes bar exam after taking the test while in labor
A graduate of the Loyola University Chicago School of Law has passed the bar exam, even though she…
Dec 3, 2020 4:36 PM CST
25 ex-DC bar leaders decry election suits
Twenty-five former presidents of the District of Columbia Bar are criticizing lawyers who attacked the electoral process through unfounded allegations of voter fraud…
Dec 2, 2020 4:49 PM CST
Some new attorneys delay buying a home or a new car. Others reluctantly postpone marriage and having children while altering the career plans they had going into law school. These are among the personal and professional sacrifices young lawyers often make due to their sizable student loan debt.
Dec 1, 2020 12:00 AM CST
A federal appeals court has concluded that a federal judge’s comments about a lawyer for a bias plaintiff were "within the bounds of what imperfect men and women, even after having been confirmed as federal judges, sometimes display."
Nov 24, 2020 3:12 PM CST
Law schools now must report the number of recent graduates admitted by diploma privilege in their annual questionnaires in addition to those who took and passed a bar exam.
Nov 23, 2020 8:53 AM CST
“We have all gone above and beyond to ensure that we are creating relationships with our students and mechanisms for ensuring they have the ability to contact us, to learn from us, to ask the questions they have,” says L. Song Richardson.
Nov 18, 2020 9:00 AM CST
The John F. Scarpa Foundation, which was formed by the founder of the American Cellular Network Corp., has donated $15 million to Villanova University’s Charles Widger School of Law.
Nov 17, 2020 1:36 PM CST
A professor at the University of Miami School of Law is at odds with his school over whether he has been fired for racially insensitive tweets.
Nov 16, 2020 3:38 PM CST
The tragic deaths of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery and Breonna Taylor have highlighted to the world that systemic racism exists. It has caused many law schools, law firms and other legal employers to grapple with how to foster more diversity and inclusion as well as what it means to be antiracist.
Nov 12, 2020 3:57 PM CST
Utah’s two law schools on Thursday announced a fellowship program with full-tuition scholarships for admittees with significant hardships.
Nov 12, 2020 9:15 AM CST
President-elect Joe Biden will be the first U.S. president since William Howard Taft to graduate from a law school outside the nation’s top 14 ranked law schools.
Nov 9, 2020 11:46 AM CST
Western Michigan University’s board of trustees voted Thursday to end its affiliation with the Cooley Law School. The meeting was livestreamed on the university’s YouTube channel
Nov 5, 2020 1:55 PM CST
Oct 28, 2020 3:25 PM CDT
Black law graduates in the class of 2019 had the lowest overall employment rates among all racial and ethnic groups and lower employment in bar-passage-required jobs than white graduates, according to new findings by the National Association for Law Placement.
Oct 21, 2020 11:05 AM CDT
A University of Southern California law grad has filed a lawsuit alleging that the school’s investigation of her rape complaint against another student was a “charade” with a predetermined outcome in his favor.
Oct 21, 2020 9:38 AM CDT
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