Law schools

When suspending a professor isn't enough

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.

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ABA report shows impact of law school debt on young lawyers

Report describes how the average law school debt of $108,000 affects recent graduates, showing impacts that vary between racial and ethnic groups.

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U of Miami ousts law dean, apparently over insufficient fundraising

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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.

 
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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?

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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