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May 22 (Bloomberg) -- Rachana "Ruchi" Bhowmik, former Deputy Assistant to the President and Deputy Cabinet Secretary at The White House, talks with Bloomberg Law's Spencer Mazyck about her transition from practicing law to...more
May 13 (Bloomberg) — Turns out Case Western Reserve University School of Law Dean Lawrence Mitchell may have been right. In January, he told us that the ABA and National Association for Law Placement look at jobs data on...more
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
May 2 (Bloomberg Law) -- Paul Barrett, assistant managing editor and senior writer for Bloomberg Businessweek tells Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia that Big Law is currently experiencing "a very difficult crash landing that is...more
A few weeks back in Episode 15 of the JDBlogger Podcast I discussed how you could build a law practice you don’t hate. I received a lot of response to that episode and surprise – there are a lot of lawyers out there who...more
Mar. 28 (Bloomberg Law) -- Northwestern Dean Daniel Rodriguez says he supports a proposal under consideration in New York that would allow students to take the bar exam after two years of law school without getting a degree....more
Mar. 21 (Bloomberg Law) -- Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia runs through the legal news for the week. A new study shows an average of 69% of law students retain their scholarships after their first year. Also, we have a look at...more
"Legal education cannot continue on the current trajectory."
Problems with the country's law schools are nothing new, but according to watchdog groups - the U.S. legal education system is struggling in an almost...more
March 11 (Bloomberg Law) -- Law schools ranked by US News & World Report magazine in the 50 to 150 range were the ones most affected by the availability this year, for the first time, of more detailed graduate employment data...more
March 7 (Bloomberg Law) -- Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia runs through the legal news for the week. New testimony at the BP oil spill trial in New Orleans focuses on a key safety test taken shortly before the accident. Also,...more
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
Feb. 21 (Bloomberg Law) -- Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia runs through the legal news for the week. The Department of Justice appears to be changing its approach on prosecuting those responsible for the financial crisis. Also,...more
Feb. 14 (Bloomberg Law) -- Jack Crittenden, editor-in-chief of National Jurist, talks to Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia about his publication's recently released law school rankings. The results of the survey generated...more
Feb. 13 (Bloomberg) -- Art Chung, puzzle guru and writer for NPR's "Ask Me Another," talks with Bloomberg Law's Spencer Mazyck about his transition from practicing law at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP to writing for game...more
Feb. 11 (Bloomberg) -- Law school applications appear to be headed for a 30-year low. Based on applications so far for Fall 2013, experts expect there will be about 54,000 applicants -- that's about half the number that...more
Feb. 4 (Bloomberg) -- A proposal to allow law students to take the New York State bar exam after two years is getting serious consideration. The state's chief judge is expressing interest, but no date for a decision by the...more
From today’s New York Times:
Law school applications are headed for a 30-year low, reflecting increased concern over soaring tuition, crushing student debt and diminishing prospects of lucrative employment upon...more
There is empirical evidence that Washington & Lee’s experiential 3L curriculum is delivering a significantly better education to 3L students—significantly better than prior graduating classes at W&L, and significantly better...more
Jan. 25 (Bloomberg) -- Fifteen law schools have been sued by their graduates for publishing allegedly fraudulent employment data. So far, the graduates have yet to win any of the cases.
But Professor Ben...more
Jan. 25 (Bloomberg Law) -- A proposal to allow students to leave law school after two years, take the bar and practice could lead to fewer law schools, according to one of its authors, Professor Samuel Estreicher of New York...more
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
(Bloomberg Law) -- National Jurist magazine has released its rankings of the 25 most influential people in legal education, based on a survey of 350 professors and deans. Reformers and innovators top the list.
Dec. 14 (Bloomberg Law) -- Congressman Tom Petri (R-Wis.) says his proposal to have employers deduct student loan payments automatically from paychecks would reduce the number of graduates who default on their loans and rack...more
Professor Brian Tamanaha’s new book, Failing Law Schools, does a good job of explaining why borrowing to obtain a lower tier law school education has become a bad deal for all too many, but fails even to acknowledge the...more
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
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