law school

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?

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 […]

An Open Source Bluebook May Be Just Around The Corner

Harvard let the copyright lapse on an older edition of the Bluebook, so we may see a public domain bluebook soon.

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?

Common Sense Codified?

After last week's post on common sense, can we really say that the ethics rules are common sense codified?

Law Schools Are Changing, But How and Why? (Part 2)

Until the federal government stops the free flow of student loan money, law schools will not make significant changes.