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Initial audit finds flaws in some law school employment reporting practices

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A random review finds five of 10 institutions fell short on backing up claims about graduates' job placement success.

Maryland will rename stadium; art distress at Illinois; Harvard law students' demands

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U of Maryland will rename stadium that honored longtime (and strongly racist) president; black professor at MassArt describes being detained by police officers; object on Illinois quad creates concerns for black students; new demands for change at Harvard Law.

The law school transfer market heats up, getting some deans hot under the collar

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Some law schools are going after large numbers of transfer students, seeking out new revenue and students with LSAT scores that won't count in the rankings game.

Law schools compete for students many may not have admitted in the past

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More law schools are admitting less qualified students. Are they prepared for what happens next?

A California law school ends discount pricing

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La Verne tries a radical approach to pricing. Could it catch on in legal education?

ABA panel calls for overhaul of law school education

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ABA panel urges restructuring of pricing and financial aid, creation of new models of legal education, and a shift in faculty culture. Tenure systems would not be required for accreditation.

President Obama calls for cutting a year off of law school

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President Obama endorses idea that legal education is too expensive and too long.

Nevada student files lawsuit about explicitly sexual class assignments

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A Nevada community college student files a federal lawsuit over explicitly sexual class assignments and alleged harassment.

Law schools gather in DC for annual conference

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The Association of American Law Schools gathers in Washington today, but with few mentions of the crisis in legal education on the agenda.

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