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With the unrelenting rise of law school tuition — and the equally unrelenting lawyer unemployment crisis — many would-be lawyers are continuing to wonder whether a JD will be worth the $US50,000+ price tag. But it’s not all bad news. For those determined to get a law degree at a […]
Law school costs a lot of money. Period. U.S. News & World Report’s law school ranking reveals how much tuition you’ll have to pay. But when you’re considering cost, you have to consider more than just tuition — which costs $40,500 per year on average for private schools. From the […]
As and Bs for everyone!
“I signed some checks for Harvard and Stanford in the past year that nearly made me choke."
U.S. News & World Report has released its latest law rankings, and they’re pretty much the same as last year for the top 10 schools.
[credit provider=”auroraimagingco via YouTube” url=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u4sIe_REh1s”] Florida police believe 32-year-old Philadelphia lawyer John Conrad Wagner shot his mother to death in bed before killing himself, the Philadelphia Daily News reports.Police will never know why he might have committed the horrendous crime, but they have named a bizarre possible motive.
[credit provider=”Bryan Y.W. Shin” url=”http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Penn_campus_2.jpg”] The National Law Journal has come out with a new law school ranking that could be useful for young people thinking of taking on tons of law school debt.The “go-to” list ranks the law schools that send their grads to the nation’s 250 largest law […]
[credit provider=”James Niekamp/LinkedIn” url=”http://www.linkedin.com/profile/view?id=90900469&authType=name&authToken=2_SB&goback=&trk=hb-messages-item-pro-v2″] Law schools across the U.S. are expected to receive just 54,000 applications this fall – a nearly 50 per cent drop since 2004, according to the Law School Admission Council.One law student says people have stopped applying to law school because many schools don’t actually prepare […]
[credit provider=”en.wikipedia.org” url=”http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Yale_law.JPG”] U.S. News and World Report’s law school rankings have come under fire from a prominent law professor and even a justice of the U.S. Supreme Court.Washington University Law professor Brian Tamanaha wrote in his book “Failing Law Schools” that “the rankings have law schools by the throat.”
[credit provider=”en.wikipedia.org” url=”http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Cornell_Law_School_Library.JPG”] The Cornell Law library became famous last year when a girl identified as Cameron Knight filmed herself masturbating in the prestigious law school’s library.Well, the students are having fun again.
The National Association for Law Placement has released its analysis of hiring for the fall 2012 summer associate recruiting season, and the results aren’t pretty.
[credit provider=”Wikimedia Commons” url=”http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:George_Washington_University_Law_School_Buildings.JPG”] One of the nation’s highly ranked law schools is spending nearly $3 million to place more than one-fifth of its 2012 graduates in school-funded, short-term internships, The GW Hatchet reported Thursday. George Washington University Law School’s Pathways to Practice program pays students $15 an hour to do […]
[credit provider=”Washington University Law” url=”http://law.wustl.edu/admissions/index.aspx”] If you’re going to pay up to $150,000 to go to law school, you might as well have some fun along the way.Graduateprograms.com has ranked law schools across the United States on the quality of social life, and Washington University in St. Louis tops the […]
[credit provider=”Wikimedia Commons” url=”http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Cardozo3.jpg”] Forget the depressing data about the lack of jobs for new lawyers.For at least one incoming student, law school is still the best possible career option.
[credit provider=”Flickr / Sybren A. StÃ¼vel” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/sybrenstuvel/2468506922/”] As law school applications plummet and more lawyers than ever are graduating from school without finding a job, the newest jobs report revealed the legal industry lost 2,400 jobs in January, according to the labour Department. But don’t despair just yet.
[credit provider=”Abby Rogers/Business Insider”] Law school tuition is projected to jump to historic levels in the next nine years.But one school’s tour guide says you still don’t need a plan before you go for your law degree.