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

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

A California law school ends discount pricing

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

ABA panel calls for overhaul of law school education

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

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

Nevada student files lawsuit about explicitly sexual class assignments

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

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

Restricting online education in law school limits academic freedom (opinion)

As the American Bar Association debates its rules governing online learning, Ken Randall asks a more fundamental question: Why should the accreditor limit how law faculties choose to teach?

New data on bar passage show wide variation in law schools' rates

Vast majority of law school grads who sit for the bar pass within two years, but at least a quarter fail at more than 10 percent of schools.

Dean, School of Law

Date Announced: 
Thu, 12/21/2017


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