1481 ABA Journal Legal Education articles.
Oct 3, 2022 11:44 AM CDT
The profession often has a hard time with change, and some have said there’s a sense that keeping a bar exam will likely assure people in power that wealthy clients won’t be harmed by admissions alternatives. Nevertheless, lawyers interviewed by the ABA Journal say it’s important that states are even considering changes at all.
Oct 1, 2022 3:30 AM CDT
Sep 27, 2022 11:13 AM CDT
The overall employment outcomes for 2007 and 2021 law school graduates were both 91.9%, according to data recently released by the National Association for Law Placement. And while that sounds like a good thing, it could be a warning.
Sep 26, 2022 8:39 AM CDT
Trump lawyer resolves rap-music bias suit
Alina Habba, a lawyer for former President Donald Trump, has resolved a race- and gender-bias lawsuit largely based on the rap music that she…
Sep 23, 2022 1:05 PM CDT
Alleging that she was stripped of tenure without cause and denied due process, the former law school dean of Texas Southern University’s Thurgood Marshall School of Law has brought a federal lawsuit against the historically Black college.
Sep 22, 2022 1:49 PM CDT
A foreign-educated lawyer with an LLM from a U.S. university has won admission to practice in Tennessee, thanks to a ruling by the state supreme court.
Sep 22, 2022 11:13 AM CDT
The NDA is the name of one of the gourmet coffees at the Abogados Café in St. Paul, Minnesota. Just don’t ask the husband-and-wife team who own the cafe to tell you what’s in it. Given that the beverage is named after a nondisclosure agreement, the couple, lawyers Ofelia Ponce and Inti Martínez-Alemán, are adamant that its ingredients must remain confidential. Even when pressed to reveal the coffee’s secret recipe, they do not fold.
Sep 19, 2022 8:45 AM CDT
ABA president calls on Senate to support Respect for Marriage Act
ABA President Deborah Enix-Ross is calling on members of the U.S. Senate to vote for the Respect for Marriage…
Sep 16, 2022 3:03 PM CDT
Following 10 years on the Michigan Supreme Court, Bridget McCormack is leaving her position as the chief justice and joining the American Arbitration Association’s International Centre for Dispute Resolution, where she will be the president and CEO.
Sep 15, 2022 9:08 AM CDT
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Sep 12, 2022 9:51 AM CDT
Following repeated failures to show compliance with Standard 316, which requires a bar passage rate of at least 75% within two years, the ABA has given an extension of up to three years to two Puerto Rican law schools.
Sep 9, 2022 2:10 PM CDT