Law Prof: I May File Law School Ethics Charges
Discipline For Law School Deans?
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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
Originally published in St. Louis Lawyer - February 2013.
In the December 2012 issue of Forbes, the article “You Don't Have To Quit Lawyering To Have A Life” extols the virtues of a “virtual law practice.” Meanwhile,...more
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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
Originally published in Commercial & Business Litigation, American Bar Association Section of Litigation, Fall 2012, Vol. 14 No. 1 - Ethics.
Young lawyers face new and unfamiliar pressures — meeting billing...more
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