First-generation law students with parents who never obtained a bachelor’s degree differ in some significant respects from classmates with at least one parent who completed a college degree, according to a new survey of more than 13,000 law students at 75 law schools.
Along with extending the offering of the current exam until February 2028, the National Conference of Bar Examiners announced that family law will be added back to the list of foundational concepts and principles on the NextGen bar exam starting that same year.
After lawyer Kenneth Chesebro pleaded guilty in the Georgia election-interference case Friday, a famous liberal law professor who mentored him grappled with the reason for his mentee’s ideological turnaround.
Shon Hopwood is well known for the story of how he turned his life around after becoming a skilled jailhouse lawyer while in prison for bank robbery. But he faces new legal troubles after he was charged with two misdemeanor counts of assaulting his wife.
Updated: As of August 2024, the LSAT will no longer include the “logic games” section. Instead, test-takers will find a second scored logical reasoning section, the Law School Admission Council announced Wednesday.
Davis Polk & Wardwell has rescinded job offers to three law students who participated in or had leadership positions in groups that issued statements siding with Hamas in its attack on Israeli citizens.