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Rodney Smolla, a white man wearing bronze academic regalia, stands on a stage under a white tent.
Sep 06, 2022
After years of declining enrollment and wobbly finances, Vermont Law School is rebranding and expanding its graduate degree offerings. Will the gambit pay off?

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September 6, 2022
After years of declining enrollment and wobbly finances, Vermont Law School is rebranding and expanding its graduate degree offerings. Will the gambit pay off?
March 17, 2022
Students are applying to law school in droves, spurred by the COVID-19 pandemic, the quest for racial justice and a hot job market. One Florida university is even opening a new law school.
March 15, 2022
Georgetown Law’s response to multiple racially charged incidents has been alarming, Andrew Koppelman argues.
November 10, 2021
Students at the University of Illinois at Chicago escalate their calls for a law professor accused of racism to be fired, now that he’s scheduled to return to the classroom. The professor says he’s caught up in something that isn’t really about him.
September 23, 2021
Report describes how the average law school debt of $108,000 affects recent graduates, showing impacts that vary between racial and ethnic groups.
May 27, 2021
University boots law dean from post after less than two years, suggesting he’s a better faculty member than a key fundraiser. The law faculty is livid.  
April 8, 2020
The American Bar Association's Board of Governors passed a policy resolution this week urging state licensing authorities to allow 2019 and 2020 law graduates who can’t take the July bar exam to practice law in a limited capacity. Some jurisdictions already have canceled the July administration of the test due to COVID-19.
February 17, 2020
La Verne seeks to terminate a gadfly professor for allegedly threatening to "assassinate" a colleague. Is it going too far?
February 3, 2020
Alan Dershowitz's legal arguments against impeaching President Trump have thrust him even farther into academe's margins.
December 12, 2019
Author discusses his new book on problems with legal education.

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