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A Moment of Simple Justice - The ABA's Priorities

by Mimesis Law on

Mar. 9, 2015 (Mimesis Law) -- Is the American Bar Association doing harm to young lawyers by focusing on access to justice issues? Scott wonders if the ABA even cares....more

Dean: Law Schools Use Merit Scholarships To Boost Rankings

by Bloomberg Law on

Oct. 10 ( Bloomberg Law) -- Law schools need to find ways to cut the expense of merit scholarships, which they "use to buy students . . . with high LSATs" to improve the schools' US News rankings, Brooklyn Law School Dean and...more

Dean: Law Firms 'Support' NYLS's 2 Year Degree Program

by Bloomberg Law on

Sept. 19 (Bloomberg Law) -- Anthony Crowell, Dean and President of New York Law School, talks with Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia about the school's new 2 year law degree program and the prospects for a federal ranking system of...more

Bar President: 3Ls Should Get Paid for Internships

by Bloomberg Law on

June 28 (Bloomberg Law) -- John Thies, outgoing president for the Illinois State Bar Association, talks with Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia about his organization's report on the impact of law school debt on the delivery of...more

NALP: 18-Year Low for Law Grad Employment

by Bloomberg Law on

June 20 (Bloomberg Law) -- James Leipold, Executive Director for the National Association for Law Placement, talks with Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia about his organization's annual report on the job market for law school...more

Could This Law School Ranking Unseat US News?

by Bloomberg Law on

May 9 (Bloomberg Law) -- Elie Mystal, editor at Above the Law, tells Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia that his blog's new law school rankings sought to list the top 50 American law schools by relying on an "outcome based"...more

Law Prof: I May File Law School Ethics Charges

by Bloomberg Law on

Feb. 22 (Bloomberg Law) -- Ben Trachtenberg, an associate professor at University of Missouri School of Law who has written about law schools misrepresenting incoming student GPAs, LSAT scores and graduate employment data,...more

Dean: There's No Oversupply of Lawyers

by Bloomberg Law on

Jan. 4 (Bloomberg Law) -- The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects there will be 74,000 new lawyer jobs this decade, while American law schools will produce more than 400,000 graduates. Despite those numbers, "it's not...more

Weekly Brief: Will Congress Garnish Paychecks to Repay Student Loans?

by Bloomberg Law on

Dec. 6 (Bloomberg Law) -- A proposal in Congress could mean big changes to the way debtors pay back student loans. Wisconsin Congressman Tom Petri wants companies to automatically deduct student loan repayments from...more

McEntee: Law Schools Should Cut Enrollment 50%

by Bloomberg Law on

Nov. 9 (Bloomberg Law) -- Kyle McEntee from Law School Transparency talks to Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia about the state of legal education in America. McEntee also talks about the LST Score Reports, his organization's new...more

Report Shows Bankruptcy Reforms Raised Costs For Consumers and Creditors

by Bloomberg Law on

May 14 (Bloomberg Law) -- Lois Lupica, professor of law at the University of Maine School of Law and Counsel at Thompson & Knight, talks with Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia about a recently released report showing how reforms...more

Digital Photos Have Metadata Too

by Christopher Hopkins on

Does your company or law firm email photos/JPEGs? Do you upload family photos to social media sites. Digital photo metadata is overlooked by companies -- and most common "scrubbing" software. Find out what metadata lurks...more

Osler Franchise Law Review - Feb 2011

by Jennifer Dolman on

This latest issue of Osler Franchise Law Review contains legislative updates (proposed changes to Ontario's Arthur Wishart Act; New Brunswick's franchise legislation; Manitoba's pending legilsation; Bill C-28 (Canada's new...more

Should Attorneys Have a Client Relations MCLE Requirement?

by Christopher Buechler on

Exploring incorporation of Client Relations into Attorney MCLE requirements....more

California State Bar Publications: For the Lawyer and the Legal Consumer

by Christopher Buechler on

A review of a variety of publications put out by the California State Bar and its various sections....more

Regulating Online Marketing? Red Alert - The ABA Isn't the Enemy.

by Ross Fishman on

There's a lot of hyped-up commentary regarding the ABA's proposed regulation of online lawyer marketing, as though this will end all law firm marketing on the internet. To the contrary, this is not really much of an issue...more

How to Choose a Lawyer

by Andrew Weinstein on

Advice and suggestions on how to select the right lawyer to handle your case...more

Law Firms Beware - New Twist on Conterfeit Check Schemes.

by Bryon Gross, Esq. on

Beware of a new twist on check schemes with Law Firms....more

Lawsuit Against Documents and More

Original Petition

by Texas RioGrande Legal Aid on

Original pleading from a lawsuit filed by seven residents of the Rio Grande Valley against McAllen-based company Documents and More. The residents claim the company scammed them out of their money with the promise of helping...more

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