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University of Pennsylvania tops law school ranking

Feb 29, 2012 The National Law Journal has ranked the top 50 US law schools based on the percentage of graduates who took jobs in the country’s biggest 250 firms by headcount. Taking first place is the University of Pennsylvania…

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Harvard Law School quietly changes grading system

Sep 21, 2010 Last year, Harvard Law School changed its grading system, abandoning letter grading in favour of the broader categories High Pass, Pass, Low Pass and Fail. Many commentators thought that the change was part of an attempt…

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Harvard Law tells students: Don’t panic!

Jul 16, 2009 Harvard Law students preparing to enter their second- and third-year this fall remain concerned, but not discouraged, Mark Weber, the school’s assistant dean for career services, said yesterday in a Bloomberg…

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Harvard poised to take Yale in U.S. News rankings?

Oct 21, 2008 More money in budget coffers, a popular dean and a successful hiring spree are three of the changes that have prompted speculators to suggest that Harvard University is in a position to overtake Yale University in U.S.…

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Law school donations soar as Harvard lands $48m haul

Jan 30, 2008 Top US law schools are reporting record-breaking donations that are helping to cover tuition costs, hire faculty and promote public interest programs, writes the National Law Journal, but may not be spending the cash…

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Major US law schools revamp curricula

Nov 12, 2007 Many law schools around the country have recently decided to change their academic curricula. Some have changed first-year requirements, added interdisciplinary electives or created more clinical programs. This is no…

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