Law schools

La Verne seeks to terminate gadfly professor for allegedly threatening to 'assassinate' a colleague

La Verne seeks to terminate a gadfly professor for allegedly threatening to "assassinate" a colleague. Is it going too far?

Alan Dershowitz finds himself thrust into academe's margins

Alan Dershowitz's legal arguments against impeaching President Trump have thrust him even farther into academe's margins.

Columbia, Stanford and Chicago law schools now cost more than $100,000 to attend

Columbia, Stanford and Chicago law will charge more than $100,000 to attend in the 2019-20 academic year, but passing that benchmark won't hurt their popularity, experts say.

Penn Law condemns Amy Wax's recent comments on race and immigration as others call for her ouster

Penn Law condemns Amy Wax's recent comments on race and immigration as others call for her ouster.

Columbia law adjunct is latest to leave academe following release of new film on Central Park Five

A Columbia law adjunct is the latest person to leave a place in academe following the release of a new film on the Central Park Five.

Illinois Chicago will acquire law school despite trends in legal education

University of Illinois at Chicago moves to acquire nearby private law school while, to the west, the University of Iowa closes a branch campus it was given in 2015.

Guest lecture on free speech at CUNY law school heckled

Speaker at CUNY law school interrupted repeatedly by those who said he shouldn't have been permitted there.

Penn says Amy Wax will no longer teach required first-year law courses after more comments about race come to light

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Penn says Amy Wax will no longer teach required first-year courses after another widely criticized set of comments about race -- this time about black law students at the university -- comes to light.

ABA letters on accreditation reflect contracting market for law schools

The ABA has publicly posted reports on the accreditation status of more than 5 percent of the law schools it approves in the last 18 months, providing a window into the continued aftereffects of the law school bubble.

American Bar Association receives pushback on tenure proposal

The ABA wants to end a rule that assures law schools have the majority of courses taught by full-timers. While some say this would minimize costs, others see an erosion of quality.

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