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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Professor Ted Seto of Loyola Law School in Los Angeles has surveyed the largest 250 law firms in the US to ascertain which law schools produce the most partners. The survey looked at almost 50,000 partners practicing
Much awaited US News law school rankings are out. Yale retains the top slot in the overall rankings, while Harvard is the favourite for recruiters. Here is the link to the entire law school rankings. US Blog Above the
Legal educators from India, China, Japan and France spoke at Harvard Law School last, discussing the challenges they face in regulating the number of law students and the quality of legal education in their respective
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
Woman Power in US SC: Former Harvard Law School Dean nominated as Judge; Preeta Bansal may be next Solicitor General
Former Dean of Harvard Law School and Solicitor General Elena Kagan has been nominated as the 112th Judge of the Supreme Court of United States reported New York Times. Elena Kagan would succeed the retiring Justice John
Harvard Law School will stop offering a year of free tuition to students who go into public service law after graduation, Law School Dean Martha Minow announced. The program experienced overwhelming response, double what
Many students entering their final year at top law schools like Harvard and NYU, haven’t landed the full-time jobs they would normally have claimed by now, a reflection of the shrinking demand for legal
Yale Law School tops the clerkship list published by US News, with 37% of graduates in federal clerkships, followed by North Dakota (25%), Stanford (23%), Harvard (18.2%) and Wyoming (16.7%).
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
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.
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
Following last week's military crackdown in Pakistan and the detention of hundreds of lawyers, the Harvard Law School Association has decided to award Pakistani Chief Justice Iftikhar Chaudhry its highest honor: The
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