3226 ABA Journal Law Schools articles.
If you attend Stanford Law School and your parents have an annual household income at least 150% below the poverty line, tuition will be eliminated starting next year.
May 17, 2022 8:47 AM CDT
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Because of seating limitations, Washington, D.C., law school graduates who are first-time test-takers have priority registration for the July 2022 bar exam, the appellate court recently announced, and some deans are not happy about that.
May 12, 2022 1:02 PM CDT
As the Florida Coastal School of Law prepares to close, Jacksonville University announced plans to open a new law school in the same city, with the first entering class starting in fall 2022. Plans are also in place for a new law school at North Carolina’s High Point University, which is about 78 miles from the now-shuttered Charlotte School of Law.
May 11, 2022 2:42 PM CDT
A suggestion to eliminate the accreditation standard requiring entrance exams for law school admissions has been made to the council of the ABA Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar.
May 9, 2022 3:21 PM CDT
The artist who painted the Vanity Fair cover portrait of Breonna Taylor, a 26-year-old emergency medical technician who was shot and killed by Kentucky police during a botched home raid, has donated proceeds from the work to the University of Louisville in Kentucky for law school fellowships and undergraduate scholarships.
Apr 13, 2022 9:38 AM CDT
The number of women and people of color in law school dean positions is growing, but those hired through search firms were mostly white men, according to a new study released by the Association of American Law Schools. The American Law School Dean Study surveyed 197 deans of ABA-accredited law schools and 222 former deans who served between 2010 and 2020
Apr 4, 2022 11:01 PM CDT
“World leaders getting a degree in the law should not be surprising. Many in key positions in corporations or media and many other professions have studied law. Leading a country is just another area in which the skills attained in law school can be beneficial,” writes ABA President Reginald Turner. “Our nation’s law schools have played and will continue to play their role, particularly when it comes to training foreign lawyers and educating potential world leaders. It is an often overlooked but vital component of U.S. efforts to foster an adherence to the rule of law throughout the world.”
Apr 1, 2022 3:15 AM CDT
The University Oregon School of Law moved up the U.S. News & World Report rankings this year, from No. 72 to No. 67, while the University of Wisconsin Law School moved down, from No. 29 to No. 43. Deans at both schools advised potential applicants to take the rankings with “a grain of salt.”
Mar 31, 2022 12:28 PM CDT
Yale Law School kept its No. 1 spot on the 2023 U.S. News & World Report rankings, which were released Tuesday, and the University of Chicago Law School moved up—from No. 4 to No. 3 on the list. Check out the schools that made the top 20 on U.S. News & World Report’s list of 2023 best law schools.
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David M. Rubenstein received a full-tuition scholarship to the University of Chicago Law School, and since then, the 1973 graduate has gifted $61 million to cover scholarships for other law students.
Mar 17, 2022 11:19 AM CDT
As school districts across the country deal with complaints from people who say they are opposed to teaching critical race theory in the classroom, the University of Minnesota Law School isn’t dodging the controversy.
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