Law school 1L JD enrollment climbs to 9-year high as non-JD enrollment dips slightly

December 20, 2021

Excess of Democracy (by Derek T. Muller) — Professor Muller (University of Iowa Law) shares data from the ABA showing an increase in first-year JD enrollment and a dip in enrollment for non-JD programs.

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After 50% drop in 1L academic dismissals in 2020, little increase in 2L academic dismissals in 2021

December 20, 2021

Excess of Democracy (by Derek T. Muller) — Professor Muller (University of Iowa Law) shares data regarding academic dismissals for first- and second-year students during the pandemic.

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July 2021 California Bar Exam Results

December 20, 2021

TaxProf Blog (by Paul Caron) — Dean Caron (Pepperdine Law) shares the results from the most recent California Bar Exam.

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Lower California bar exam cut score yields modest increases in pass rates and decline in repeaters, but increase in attorneys appears to slow

December 20, 2021

Excess of Democracy (by Derek T. Muller) — Professor Muller (University of Iowa Law) shares how changes to the California bar exam pass score have affected law graduates and the legal profession.

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July 2021 California Bar Exam Results For Out-Of-State Law Schools

December 20, 2021

TaxProf Blog (by Paul Caron) — Dean Caron (Pepperdine Law) shares the results of the July California Bar Exam for graduates of non-California law schools.

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AALS 2022 Around the Corner – and Academic Support is on it!

December 20, 2021

Law School Academic Support Blog (by Melissa Hale) — Professor Hale (Loyola Law Chicago) shares the AALS Section on Academic Support’s programming at the 2022 AALS Annual Meeting in January.

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“The First”

December 20, 2021

PrawfsBlawg (by Paul Horwitz) — Professor Horwitz (University of Alabama Law) looks at how many law article authors claim to be the first to explore a particular area and he criticizes how often the claim is used.

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The ‘Pink Ghettos’ of Public Interest Law: An Open Secret

December 20, 2021

TaxProf Blog (by Paul Caron) — Dean Caron (Pepperdine Law) shares a Buffalo Law Review article by Sandra Simkins (Rutgers Law) that describes the challenges women face while working in public interest law.

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Call for Nominations for 2022 Dispute Resolution Advancement Award

December 20, 2021

Indisputably (by John Lande) — Professor Lande (University of Missouri Law) shares a call for nominations for an award for excellence for scholarship in dispute resolution.

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Call For Papers: Teaching Law Without Borders — Comparative Perspectives On Legal Pedagogy

December 13, 2021

TaxProf Blog (by Paul Caron) — Dean Caron (Pepperdine Law) shares a call for papers for an upcoming issue of the Journal of Legal Education featuring perspectives on law teaching outside the United States and what can be learned from the various approaches.   

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