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The bar exam can be overwhelming and intimidating. The breadth of information is discouraging. Where do you start and how
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The bar exam can be overwhelming and intimidating. The breadth of information is discouraging. Where do you start and how
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With so many low-income Americans struggling to find jobs, keep their homes, and supply basic needs for their families, the need for public interest lawyers has never been greater. These attorneys play a vital role in ensuring equality within the justice system in America
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Brooklyn Law School is offering a 15 percent tuition refund to graduates who aren't able to find jobs of their choice within
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Got any good lawyer jokes? Here's one, "What do you call a law school graduate?" Sadly, the answer is increasingly becoming: "Unemployed."
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Public Service Loan Forgiveness is an invaluable tool for retaining lawyers for long-term public interest careers and closing the justice gap. It is not the cause of high law school tuition and it is not making law students willing to borrow more.
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Meanwhile, among pricey colleges, 95 and 92 percent of Columbia University and Cornell University grads pass the bar on the
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Without the ability to earn Public Service Loan Forgiveness, public defender offices, nonprofits and legal aid organizations will face even larger barriers in recruiting and -- most importantly -- retaining attorneys to provide experienced and high quality representation to low- and middle-income Americans.
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In a recent report on the state of legal education, Moody's, the credit rating service, noted in passing that tuition cuts are not necessarily an effective tactic for improving enrollment. The rationale is important for people to understand.
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Christopher Columbus Langdell, Dean of the Harvard Law School from 1870 to 1895, set the paradigm for what law schools and legal scholars should do, a paradigm that lasted for nearly a century until my colleague Judge Richard Posner finally upset it in the 1970s.
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No one disputes the value of experiential learning courses for many, perhaps even most, law students. The only real question before the ABA is whether to require more than another half-year of required coursework after the first year. That is, to put it simply, a terrible idea.
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The cyber-mob counsels against earning a J.D. without offering any other guidance; yet the best evidence demonstrates that a J.D. is a good financial investment for the vast majority over the long term.
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The status quo in American legal education hummed along quite well for several decades -- most graduates of accredited law schools passed the bar, most found paid work as lawyers, and most fared far better, financially, than those who did not get law degrees. But two events in the last eight years unsettled the status quo, one familiar, one less so.
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Iowa's law school is well-respected, especially within the state. It ranks No. 26 nationally by U.S. News & World Report
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With potential revenue at such a low point, expenditures must be brought into line. The alternative is bankruptcy. A deficit
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Since the start of the Great Recession, numerous articles and reports have detailed the employment woes of lawyers and recent law school graduates.
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Admit it: when you applied to law school, your admissions essay was probably about your desire to help some poor, disadvantaged
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Everyone agrees that law school tuition is too high. And everyone agrees that something must be done. But to what degree is tuition too high? And just what are law schools supposed to do about it?
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Robert Schwartz, dean for admissions and financial aid at the University of California, Los Angeles' law school, explained