ABA section on legal education seeks comments on proposal to establish validity process for law school admissions tests

20 March 2017

ABA JOURNAL – The proposed revision to Standard 503 calls for the council to establish a process that determines reliability and validity of other tests besides the LSAT.

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Legal industry is seeing a growing number of innovations

20 March 2017

FORBES – While precedent remains a guiding principle in the practice of law, innovation is transforming the models, methods, and players involved in the buy/sell process of legal services.

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Law school considerations for aspiring lawyers

20 March 2017

U.S. NEWS – By carefully weighing your job prospects, looking closely at academic and experiential offerings, and coming up with a savvy payment strategy, you greatly increase the odds of finding the right path for you.

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Canadian law schools unlikely to drop LSAT requirement for admissions in near future

20 March 2017

CANADIAN LAWYER – While Harvard Law School recently announced it would be allowing students to take the GRE, it’s likely that Canadian law schools won’t follow this trend in the near future.

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Law firm leaders pen letter to Trump opposing the defunding of the Legal Services Corp.

20 March 2017

ABA JOURNAL – The heads of more than 150 U.S. law firms have written a letter to the Trump administration expressing concern.

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President of Legal Services Corp doubts Congress will approve cut to legal aid

20 March 2017

BLOOMBERG LAW – Jim Sandman, president of the Legal Services Corp., said he expects Congress will ignore Trump’s budget and grant his organization’s full request for $502.7 million.

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Advice for aspiring criminal defense attorneys

20 March 2017

U.S. NEWS – Law schools with both former prosecutors and defense attorneys on the faculty offer a strong foundation for a criminal law career, experts say.

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U.S. News & World Report releases 2018 law school rankings

20 March 2017

U.S. NEWS – The six graduate disciplines U.S. News ranks annually are evaluated on factors such as employment rates and starting salaries for graduates and standardized test scores of newly enrolled students.

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Law school costs, salary prospects from U.S. News data

20 March 2017

U.S. NEWS – U.S. News published the 2018 Best Law Schools rankings, providing aspiring lawyers with information on the cost of attendance at 197 ranked law schools and the annual earnings of recent graduates, among other data.

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Attorney General Sessions requests resignations of all remaining U.S. attorneys appointed by Obama administration

20 March 2017

ABA JOURNAL – Attorney General Jeff Sessions requested the immediate resignations of all remaining U.S. attorneys appointed by President Barack Obama who have not already left office.

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