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The Closing of Whittier Law School: A Sign Of Things To Come?

Southern California's Whittier Law School is closing. What does this mean for the profession?

Briefs: Google Wants to Fix Your Eyes, Being a Nice Boss Is Overrated, Etc.

Up Next for Google: Fixing Your Eyesight In news that will either thrill you or make you squirm with discomfort, Google has announced that it has patented a device to correct your vision. The catch? It involves injecting that device directly into your eyeball. The device, Forbes reports, is designed to help the focusing of […]

Law Schools Try the Nuremberg Defense on Law Job Reporting

Over the past few years, a number of recent law school grads who are unemployed or underemployed have attempted to sue their alma mater, alleging that the school fraudulently misrepresented employment data. At one point, there were at least 15 lawsuits of the sort. The schools (many of which were, shall we say, not top tier) typically […]

State-by-State Uniform Bar Exam Costs and Requirements

The Universal Bar Exam is a new version of the bar exam being offered by the National Conference of Bar Examiners. Here are the costs and requirements to take and transfer your UBE score in sixteen states.

Everyone Is Losing Interest In Law School

Law school admissions continue to tank. If this seems like something you have seen before, it is because we have covered it time and time again since 2012. The most recent figures from LSAC show that applicants for Fall 2015 are down 2.5% and law school applications are down 4.6%. I realize at first glance that […]

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So You Think You Can Teach? How to Prep for Your First Law School Class

Becoming an adjunct professor can be a rewarding experience, professionally if not financially. Here is what you need to consider before teaching your first class of lawyer hopefuls.

An Open Source Bluebook May Be Just Around The Corner

Couldn't have happened to a nicer book.

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How to Succeed on Law School Exams

How law student can prepare for and succeed on law school exams.

Your Favorite Author And The Power of Persuasion

Thinking about what non-legal writing you find persuasive and a joy to read can help you be a better legal writer.

Are Fully Online Programs a Viable Choice for Law Schools?

A top-50 university in the United States is beginning to offer a fully-online master's degree for about 15% of the cost of an on-campus degree. Is this a model law schools could - or should - consider?