Law Schools

3100 ABA Journal Law Schools articles.

No Tenure for DePaul’s Finkelstein; Harvard Law Prof’s Tempest a Factor?

Pleas by one of Harvard Law School’s most prominent professors, among others, to refuse tenure to an assistant political science professor at DePaul University, had no effect, according to DePaul’s…

Back Off, Professor Kingsfield

A new study says the emotional distress of law students sometimes approaches that of psychiatric patients.

The Wall Street Journal’s law blog unearthed the…

15-Year-Old Innocence Project Thriving

When Barry Scheck and Peter Neufeld began the Innocence Project 15 years ago, their goals were relatively modest. Today their New York-based program has 38 employees, has exonerated 201 convicts…

Legal Writing Prof Has Writing Issues

An online paper about environmental dispute resolution posted by Victoria Dawson reportedly is clumsily written, ungrammatical and filled with spelling errors. The problem is, she’s a legal writing instructor at…

Law School Lite: Master’s in Health Law

A handful of universities are offering a master’s degree in health law.

Such programs teach students how to perform regulatory and compliance work, risk management and contract negotiations, according to…

The EZ J.D.

With the price of a law school education pushing into the six figures, aspiring lawyers may think twice before taking the plunge.

Dad & Daughter Among Law School’s First Grads

After Sydney Jones decided to go to law school, so did her father, Sidney. In fact, the two both wound up in the same class at Charleston Law School in…

Couple Donates $51 Million to Law School

A couple who met while students at Marquette University are donating $51 million to build it a new law school.

Shipping entrepreneur Ray Eckstein graduated from the law school in…

Law Firm Lesson Not Learned in Law School

To Anthony Ciolli, not censoring the AutoAdmit Web site he worked on was a First Amendment issue, even though he reportedly admitted that sexist, racist and just plain rude comments…

PI Lawyer’s Widow Helps Law School Expand

Loyola University’s College of Law in New Orleans was able to meet ABA demands for more space with help from the widow of a famous personal injury lawyer.

Anne Gauthier,…

One L of a Read

Law schools are all about diversity these days, yet when it comes to reading about the law school experience, all the authors seem to be white guys from Harvard. Like…

Suburban Miami Law School Moving Downtown?

The University of Miami School of Law is considering a campus move. Now located in upscale suburban Coral Gables, Florida, the the school is being urged by local developers to…

Deans: Va. Tech Threat ‘Copycat’ a Law Student

A law student at the University of California at Berkeley’s Boalt Hall is accused of having made a threatening Internet chat board post that prompted its sister law school, Hastings,…

Copycat Va. Tech Threat Closes S.F. Law School

Shocked by Virginia Tech’s horrifying experience on Monday, other institutions of higher learning are now taking no chances about closing their campuses as soon as they hear of a possible…

Jar on Desk Reminds Law Dean of Migrant Roots

A piece of orange chalk sits in a jar on the desk of Carl Hernandez, reminding the assistant dean at Brigham Young University’s Reuben Clark Law School of his family’s…

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