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Fewer Women Apply to Law School

Law schools are seeing fewer women applicants and a dropping proportion of women students.

The percentage of women in law school has dropped from 49 percent in 2002 to 46.9…

Yale Prof Explains Why Recruiter Suit Dropped

Yale law school professors who don’t want to see military recruiters at the school have decided the fight is not worth $350 million.

Law professor Robert Burt, the lead plaintiff,…

New Turmoil at Ave Maria

In the latest turmoil at Ave Maria School of Law, the alumni board of directors of the Michigan institution has issued a vote of no confidence in the school’s top…

St. John’s Law Students Part of Lockdown

A three-hour lockdown at St. John’s University in Queens, N.Y., yesterday extended to law students after a man walked onto campus wearing a Halloween mask and toting a rifle in…

Lynne Stewart Appearance Roils Law School

Hofstra law school’s decision to invite a disbarred lawyer to participate in a legal ethics conference on defending unpopular clients is raising some hackles.

The controversy centers on the invitation…

Law Grad Tuition Debt Relief Ahead

Law grads struggling to pay big school debts while working in low-wage or public service job can take heart.

President Bush is expected to sign a bill that gives grads…

Law School Secret: Bad Job Market

The job market is tough for many recent law grads, who are pointing their fingers at law schools for failing to warn them about their dim prospects.

Top pay for…

Chancellor: I Bungled Chemerinsky Hire

The man responsible for the on-again, off-again hiring of a prominent constitutional scholar to serve as dean of a new law school being created at the University of California at…

NYU Law’s Dworkin Wins $750,000+

A renowned law and philosophy professor at New York University has been awarded a prestigious prize for his scholarship. Its value is variously given as $750,000 or $800,000.

Ronald Dworkin,…

Law Prof: CA Bar Swayed by Liberals

A UCLA law professor seeking more information about bar passage rates for minority law students is planning his next move after the State Bar of California turned down his request…

Stanford Class for Laity: Think Like Lawyer

An all-star faculty lineup at Stanford Law School is offering an ambitious and perhaps unprecedented course for nonattorneys.

In a single quarter, 12 professors will attempt to teach graduate students…

Yale Profs Lose Military Recruiter Appeal

A federal appeals court has ruled that the federal government may deny funding to Yale Law School for barring military recruiters from campus.

The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals…

Chemerinsky to be Rehired as Irvine Dean

In a remarkable about-face, Erwin Chemerinsky is to be rehired as dean of the new law school being created at the University of California at Irvine.

For the second time…

Will Law School Reverse Chemerinsky Decision?

Updated: Speculation now centers on the possibility that the University of California at Irvine will reverse its decision and seek to rehire Erwin Chemerinsky to be its dean.

The school’s…

UC Irvine Official on Hot Seat in Dean Case

In a rapid-fire change of circumstances, the UC Irvine official who made a controversial decision to fire a renowned constitutional scholar who had just agreed to serve as dean of…

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