Northwestern Law Dean: Let Students "Vote With Their Feet"
Law School Applications Crater
Law Prof: Schools May Close if 2-Year Program Adopted
Dean: There's No Oversupply of Lawyers
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
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
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
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 clear to me there's an...more
On August 1, 2011, the Governor signed the Illinois DREAM Act into law. This law does not affect the immigration status of students as discussed in the proposed federal DREAM legislation; however, it provides students who...more
Illinois Passes Its Own DREAM Act
The Illinois Senate and House have passed legislation that would establish a volunteer state commission that would generate reliable information about schooling options for undocumented...more
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