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US Law Schools see admissions drop by 11%

Jul 9, 2014 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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US law schools ranked by starting salary

Mar 20, 2013 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 -…

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39 US lawyers make the Forbes 400

Sep 25, 2012 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…

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Yale tops the US News Best Law Schools ranking

Mar 15, 2011 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…

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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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Lawrence Lessig To Move to Harvard Law School

Dec 13, 2008 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.

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