2939 ABA Journal Law Schools articles.
US News’ ranking methodology is the cheese for law school rat race, report says
The U.S. News & World Report’s annual law school rankings rely on categories including law school…
Mar 24, 2020 4:45 PM CDT
Columbia Law School has decided to push back on-campus interviews for summer associates until January 2021 amid pressure from law firms, according to a published report.
Several other law schools…
Mar 24, 2020 10:41 AM CDT
At least five top law schools have announced they are adopting pass-fail grading or giving students the pass-fail option.
Mar 19, 2020 1:34 PM CDT
If you have any interest in being a guest law school speaker, now is the time, provided that you’re comfortable doing it online.
Mar 19, 2020 10:35 AM CDT
The New Jersey Supreme Court has suspended a lawyer who falsified a law school transcript when he sought a job with Williams & Connolly.
Mar 19, 2020 9:44 AM CDT
Once again, the top three law schools are at Yale University, Stanford University and Harvard University, according to the U.S. News & World Report’s 2021 rankings, released Tuesday
Mar 17, 2020 9:19 AM CDT
As more schools move JD instruction out of the traditional classroom setting, many are moving into uncharted territory.
Mar 12, 2020 3:05 PM CDT
An increasing number of universities with law schools—including those that have not reported active cases of coronavirus—are canceling their in-person classes and moving them online.
Mar 12, 2020 10:47 AM CDT
The concerns about the coronavirus have spread to law schools, with schools across the country canceling in-person classes or announcing full closures.
Mar 11, 2020 10:15 AM CDT
Under the old version of Standard 316, which sets bar passage requirements for ABA-accredited law schools, the Council of the ABA Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar entertained all sorts of exceptions—including having a 75% pass rate for all graduates over the five most recent calendar years, or at least three of those five years. It’s been said no law school has ever been out of compliance with it.
Mar 5, 2020 2:46 PM CST
A tenured bankruptcy and corporate finance law professor who lied to the Internal Revenue Service will keep his job at the University of Minnesota.
Mar 5, 2020 2:05 PM CST
The ABA's Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar has found that the embattled Texas Southern University Thurgood Marshall School of Law remains out of compliance with a key admissions standard. The section council has also asked the school to appear at its May meeting as it determines "whether to impose sanctions, including removal of approval."
Mar 4, 2020 1:02 PM CST
Laura Caldwell, a lawyer, author and founder of a project that supported the wrongfully convicted, died Sunday after a long battle with breast cancer.
Mar 4, 2020 11:03 AM CST
Chicago-Kent College of Law students can learn about legal analytics. Students at Emory University School of Law in Atlanta have the opportunity to work in startup groups with MBA students, as well as graduate-level students from the Georgia Institute of Technology. And at the University of North Texas at Dallas College of Law, students taking a class about representing people who experienced domestic violence hear stories from “virtual victim” avatars to learn about the listening process.
Feb 27, 2020 5:15 PM CST
“In terms of how I decide to use technology, I ask myself if it will make me a better instructor. I never try to use technology just because I want to use technology. There’s got to be a pedagogical reason,” law professor April Gordon Dawson says.
Feb 27, 2020 2:43 PM CST
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