February 15, 2015
Signs of the times: Hamline, William Mitchell merge
Hamline's press release about the merger is here. It seems like a sensible strategic move in the current environment.
(Thanks to Carl Bogus for the pointer.)
February 11, 2015
As of last Friday, applicants to law schools are now only down...
February 09, 2015
Experiential learning does *not* improve employment outcomes
Jason Yackee (Wisconsin) takes an empirical look.
UPDATE: Brian Galle (Boston College) suggests some alternative interpretations of the findings.
February 04, 2015
The battle for transfer students
IHE covers the phenomenon.
February 02, 2015
Law school critics still disconnected from reality
Not a surprise, but good to see it documented.
January 30, 2015
K&L Gates tackles "revenge porn," files civil suit on behalf of a victim
Interesting developments, which may do something to make the Internet less of a cesspool than it presently is.
January 29, 2015
Latest LSAC report on law school applications
As of 1/23/15, there are 168,887 fall 2015 applications submitted by 24,097 applicants. Applicants are down 7.3% and applications are down 9.8% from 2014.
This represents a smaller drop in applicants compared to the last report, consistent with the apparent trend towards more applications later in the cycle.
January 28, 2015
Simkovic on under-investment in higher education
January 27, 2015
$30 million naming gift for the law school at British Columbia
I wonder if there has ever been a larger gift to a Canadian law school?