US law schools admissions dropped 11 per cent last year to 39,675 first-year students, making 2013 the smallest incoming class since the 1970s. The Boston Globe cites figures from the Law School Admission Council to
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Last year, Forbes magazine ranked schools according to mid-career median salaries. This year they have decided to take a slightly different approach, ranking the schools according to median starting salaries because -
The Forbes 400, the annual ranking of the 400 wealthiest Americans by Forbes magazine, has 39 lawyers (or, at least, law graduates) on the list this year, down from 40 last year. New to the list is hedge fund magnate
Here is an interesting article about the growing trend for large companies to hire graduates directly from law school campuses in order to avoid paying large fees for inexperienced law-firm associates. Junior
Law schools have been putting pressure on US law firms to begin recruitment in August, months ahead of the regular schedule, in order to give the edge to their students in the competition for jobs at the biggest firms.
Yale Law School has again taken the top position in the U.S. News ranking of ‘Best Law Schools’, continuing a two decade run at the top of the list. Second place went to Harvard Law School, followed by Stanford Law
There are just four US law schools that can boast that more than half of their 2010 graduates were recruited by the 250 largest law firms in the country, according to a new survey by the National Law Journal. The
Malcolm Gladwell has published an article in the New Yorker challenging US News’s college and law-school rankings. Gladwell says that by failing to take into account a law school’s affordability in its rankings, US
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
Washington, D.C. lawyers are speculating that Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr's David Ogden, head of the Justice Department transition team is the likely pick for deputy attorney general. Elena Kagan, dean of
Harvard Law School has appointed Stanford law professor and Creative Commons founder Lawrence Lessig to direct the university's Edmond J. Safra Foundation Center for Ethics. He will begin in Summer 2009.