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The dean of the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School plans to seek university sanctions against a tenured law professor now under fire for remarks about “problematic” immigration by the “Asian elite.”
Jan 19, 2022 3:57 PM CST
Law professors say the pandemic changed how they interact with students, and many find themselves sharing personal information they may not have previously shared. That’s partially due to the chaos of COVID-19, but it’s also a way for faculty to convince students they are there to help.
Jan 18, 2022 8:41 AM CST
There will be no remote offerings from the National Conference of Bar Examiners for the February bar exam, and in the event that a jurisdiction prohibits large gatherings, makeup dates for an in-person test will be offered in late March, the organization announced Monday
Jan 11, 2022 10:05 AM CST
A controversial professor at the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School is once again drawing condemnation, this time for remarks about “problematic” immigration by the “Asian elite.”
Jan 10, 2022 10:17 AM CST
Lani Guinier, the first woman of color appointed to a tenured professorship at Harvard Law School and a Clinton administration nominee for assistant attorney general for civil rights, died Friday. She was 71.
Jan 10, 2022 9:30 AM CST
With a target implementation year of 2026 for a redesigned bar exam, the National Conference of Bar Examiners expects to start pilot testing this year.
Jan 7, 2022 12:03 PM CST
Judge Judy Sheindlin has established an annual program that will grant 10 women full-tuition scholarships to New York Law School.
Jan 7, 2022 9:44 AM CST
Following a reported 13% increase in law school applications, five of 196 ABA-accredited law schools expanded their first-year classes by more than 50% for the 2021 admissions cycle, and 36 saw growth between 20% and 41%.
Jan 6, 2022 1:45 PM CST
Several law schools are requiring students to attend classes online for the first several weeks of January, according to a report by Reuters
Dec 23, 2021 12:29 PM CST
Every year, we like to take a look back at the news events and stories that most resonated with our online readers. This year, the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol takes the top two slots, along with U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas' citation style, Judge Judy's career, COVID-19 vaccine litigation and law school rankings.
Dec 23, 2021 9:43 AM CST
A law professor who used abbreviated versions of the N-word and the B-word on a final exam must undergo diversity training “to facilitate his return to the classroom,” according to a Dec. 16 letter sent to the professor’s lawyer.
Dec 21, 2021 1:59 PM CST
The Golden Gate University School of Law in San Francisco and the Western New England University School of Law in Massachusetts recently received notices
that they are out of compliance with the ABA’s bar exam passage standard for law schools.
Dec 20, 2021 12:43 PM CST
As of November, ABA-accredited law schools can accept the Graduate Record Examination from applicants in lieu of the Law School Admission Test, and some wonder if those with the financial resources will purchase test prep classes for both and submit their best score.
Dec 16, 2021 11:56 AM CST
Looking for a law school with the best quality of life? Then you might want to consider the University of Virginia School of Law, which took the top spot in that category in rankings released Tuesday by the Princeton Review.
Dec 16, 2021 11:49 AM CST
At Columbia Law School, Harvard Law School and Yale Law School, the median LSAT score for this year’s entering class was 174, which was the highest of all law schools.
Dec 16, 2021 10:16 AM CST
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