The Duke University Law Entrepreneur LLM Program- Merging Business and Law

http://greatestamericanlawyer.typepad.com ― Damien: You’re starting a new program there at Duke University. Why don’t you tell us a little bit about it.

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Uniform Bar Exam Drawing Closer to Reality

http://www.law.com ― Next year, at least 10 states are expected to switch to the so-called Uniform Bar Exam, and 22 other jurisdictions are positioned to adopt the test in... read more…
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Did 23 Law Schools Commit Rankings Malpractice?

http://taxprof.typepad.com ― With the close clustering of schools ranked 65 (six schools), 71 (4 schools), 77 (8 schools), 87 (7 schools), and 98 (2 schools), Baylor, Louisville, read more…
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Number of Students Applying to Law School Jumps 3.8 Percent

http://www.abajournal.com ― LSAC president Daniel Bernstine says the economic downturn is the likely the reason for the increase. “In recessionary periods, people tend to go bac read more…
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With the Downturn, It’s Time to Rethink the Legal Profession

http://www.lawschool.com ― The silver lining, if there is one, is that the legal world may be inspired to draw blueprints for the 21st century.

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Law-School Grads See Promised Jobs Put On Hold

http://www.time.com ― Among those who are still employed, reaction to deferments and fellowship options largely has been harsh. Many associates privately complain about ho read more…
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Test Taker Who Exceeded Bar Exam Time Limit Denied Law License

http://www.abajournal.com ― A test taker who kept writing after the time limit for the Michigan bar exam is still trying to obtain a law license four years later.

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Best Defense? Seeking a Haven in Law School

http://online.wsj.com ― In the past, the legal profession has been relatively immune to economic downturns. When times are bad, after all, companies still need lawyers for s read more…
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Law Schools Revamp Their Grading Policies

http://www.law.com ― Several leading law schools are retooling their grading policies, with some institutions making major revisions and others merely tweaking their syst read more…
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Law Applications Surge at Some Schools, But National Increase Is Less Than 1%

http://www.abajournal.com ― However, the number of law school applications nationally has risen by less than 1 percent from last year, despite the dismal state of the economy, c read more…
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Hiring from top schools steady in '08

http://www.law.com ― Despite the economic nosedive that began gaining momentum in 2008, the nation's biggest law firms hired just about the same percentage of graduates read more…
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Ave Maria Law School Receives ABA Approval to Move to Naples

http://www.lawschool.com ― “There’s a real need to have a law school that produces ethical lawyers,” Monaghan said. “Lawyers run the country, and unfortunately, most of the law read more…
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Cooley Law School Develops More Useless Than Normal Law School Rankings

http://abovethelaw.com ― I'm all for breaking the monolithic power of U.S. News. There's a lot more to law school than prestige. But a law school ranking that rates Cooley read more…
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Documenting the Decline of (Print) Law Reviews

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