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US law school to lay off professors

Mar 23, 2014 The dean of US school Appalachian School of Law is laying off law professors as part of a plan to reduce class sizes. Dean Lucy McGough said that the school is seeing a decline in applications, and plans to cut many…

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What do the law faculty at UCLA earn?

Jun 5, 2013 Above the Law has been investigating the compensation offered to law professors, taking a survey of a number of colleges across the country. Having looked at Texas and Michigan, they now turn their attention to UCLA…

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Pekeng law school appoints McConnaughay as dean

Feb 1, 2013 The Peking University School of Transnational Law in Shenzhen - a US-style intitution that teaches both US and Chinese law - has appointed Philip McConnaughay to the role of Dean. McConnaughay takes over from former…

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Yale Law School launches Ph.D. program

Jul 19, 2012 Yale Law School has announced the launch of the first US Ph.D. program in Law, with the aim of preparing law students for a career in legal academia. The program will focus on scholarly research and writing, and includes…

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Arizona State to launch new training law firm

Jun 7, 2012 Douglas Sylvester, Dean of the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State, is working on the first large-scale, nonprofit training law firm affiliated with a law school. The concept was inspired by the medical…

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