What is Bitcoin 2.0?
Hogan: Summer Associate Programs are "Extended Interviews"
Fixing Law Schools: Are More Types of Degrees the Answer?
Q&A: Daniel Pink (@DanielPink) Describes the Path From Law School to Bestselling Author
Stealth Lawyer: Zach Abramowitz, 'Blogcaster'
Why Milbank Sends 4th-Years Back To School
Is This Big Law's New Minor League?
Dean: Law Schools Use Merit Scholarships To Boost Rankings
Dean: Law Firms 'Support' NYLS's 2 Year Degree Program
10 Famous Law School Dropouts
Law Prof: Law Schools Still 'Inaccurate' On Employment Numbers
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Does This New ABA Report Signal Change For Law Schools?
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Law School Reformers Create "False Sense of Doom"
BigLaw's Scramble to Hire the Best
Bar President: 3Ls Should Get Paid for Internships
Stealth Lawyer: Clare Dalton, Acupuncturist
7 Things You Don't Know About Law School Admissions
Stealth Lawyer: Ruchi Bhowmik, Deputy Cabinet Secretary
In a recent post, I used the 2013 ABA employment data to assess which schools’ employment profiles were most alike. We can do a similar exercise with the employment categories themselves, by considering how similar each...more
In a series of previous posts, we discussed ways of visualizing law school employment outcomes. While the focus of those posts was on schools’ employment fractions in seven ABA-defined categories, it can also be useful to...more
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Podcast #6: Alison Monahan on Law School and Lawering: Alison talks about what success means in law school now that law jobs are scarce, and how law students and new graduates can best adapt to the...more
We are excited to welcome to Trebuchet Lakota Denton, a personal injury lawyer for Minick Law in Asheville, North Carolina. He shares his reflections on the law school experience and explores what he actually learned in...more
Jan. 21, 2015 (Mimesis Law) -- Houman Shadab, professor at New York Law School, talks with Lee Pacchia about the concept of Bitcoin 2.0 and the types of opportunities the crypto-currency presents for law students.
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3 Signs It’s Time to Refinance Your Law School Loans: The folks at SoFi provide some useful information about how and when to refinance your student loans, the basics of consolidation and...more
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15 Gifts Under $30 for Legal Productivity Geeks: Check out this list of of awesome, affordable gift ideas for fun-loving, productivity geeks that friends, family, and colleagues may love....more
In early 2013, Michael Moffitt, the dean of Oregon Law, was interviewed by the New York Times about the tumult affecting law schools. Moffitt, who is a very thoughtful guy, reponded, "I feel like I am living a business school...more
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Law School Tuition: Helped or Hurt by Public Service Loan Forgiveness? An ongoing criticism of Public Service Loan Forgiveness is that the possibility of earning forgiveness in ten years makes...more
When analyzing data with many categories, it is often useful to have a single measure that summarizes each observation’s distribution of values across those categories. One such measure is a Herfindahl Index (often denoted...more
A favorite topic of conversation at last week’s CELS meeting (and, in fact, at every CELS meeting) was law school rankings. One conversation in particular, with IU’s Jeff Stake, got me thinking about the “Top N” phenomenon,...more
“Mr. Bistrong, in the complaint it was alleged that you were a conspirator in bribing foreign officials in multiple countries, such as Nigeria, the UK, and the Netherlands, as well as bribing UN officials. Were there...more
The Legal One Percent: Among lawyers, as across the country, the rich are getting richer and the poor are getting poorer—and the education system isn’t helping. (The New Yorker)...more
Mark Perlmutter is back for the final post in his six-part series on law school lessons that are not advisable for a healthy home life.... Mark is a Texas trial lawyer turned counselor who helps individuals (many of whom are...more
Simple Tips for a Less Stressful Lawyer Life: A former lawyers shares a few tips to keep you from overwork and attorney burnout. (Leaving the Law)...more
Mark Perlmutter is back for the fourth post in his six-part series on law school lessons that are not advisable for a healthy home life. Be sure to read the first, second and third posts if you missed them. Mark is a Texas...more
Mark Perlmutter is back for the third post in his six-part series on law school lessons that are not advisable for a healthy home life. Be sure to read the first and second posts if you missed them. Mark is a Texas trial...more
Mark Perlmutter is back for the second post in his six-part series on law school lessons that are not advisable for a healthy home life. If you missed his first post, be sure to read it here (see article for link). Mark is a...more
5 Resume Mistakes to Avoid:
Recruiters only spend a few seconds glancing at a resume before they decide to move on to the next. Here are five resume mistakes to avoid. (SF Gate)...more
We are very excited to welcome Susan Carter Liebel to Trebuchet for a great post about what she wished she knew before going to law school. Susan is the CEO and founder of Solo Practice University®, the only educational and...more
We are very excited to welcome Mark Perlmutter to Trebuchet for a six-part series on law school lessons that are not advisable for a healthy home life. Mark is a Texas trial lawyer turned counselor who helps individuals (many...more
Which of Your Selves Comes Forward as a Lawyer?
Kate McGuinness talks about how career (and life) plans might evolve to reveal different “selves,” and how to handle this situation when it occurs. (The Girl’s Guide to...more
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Graduates Highlight the Pros and Cons of Law School: Despite a challenging job market, many prospective lawyers give much of their law school experience high marks. (U.S. News Education)...more
Ediscovery Pop Quiz!
Question: What do you get when you add the number of law schools with the number of ediscovery classes offered and then divide by the number of students who enroll in these classes?
FRB Governor Daniel K. Tarullo made a provocative presentation concerning bank corporate governance and prudential regulation to corporate and financial law professors and other attendees at the Midyear Meeting of the...more
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