When the New York Times ran an article on January 8, 2011 ‘Is Law School A Losing Game?” it got reprinted in all major newspapers, set listservs and Facebook abuzz because it hit so many chords. If you haven’t read ‘Is Law School A Losing Game?’ do so. Sadly, in my opinion, they opted to […]
Yes!! In this upcoming lawsuit, 43 year old Georgetown law student, Rodger Gordon has a valid point and is taking a leave of absence from school to appeal his recent court loss to the U.S. Supreme Court claiming his third year should be optional – that the first two years is more than adequate to sit […]
It is an interesting question Ari Kaplan asks in his latest column. And he brings in a host of great minds to answer the question, ‘Should Law School Come With A Warning Label?’. This includes law school faculty, some deans and some practitioners including our own faculty member, Jay Shepherd. This is such a hot […]
If law schools haven’t felt the market pressure to diverge from the traditional three-year model, it’s likely they will soon as law firms come under greater pressure from clients to stop training young associates on the client’s dime….
“I think we are at a moment of historical change across the landscape of legal education,” said Washington and Lee Dean Rodney A. Smolla. “When we look back at this period in five to 10 years, we will mark it as the time when the whole mission of law schools made a fundamental turn.”
I learned about this incredible program at Franklin Pierce College of Law from one of the talented students at Solo Practice University, Christopher Paul. He is graduating in May, 2009 and will be sworn in to the bar without taking the bar exam. Why? Because he is part of an amazing new initiative at Franklin […]