Legal Education In The United States: Moving Toward More Practical Experience

October 14, 2021

TaxProf Blog (by Paul Caron) — Dean Caron shares a Loyola of Los Angeles International and Comparative Law article by Judge Sandra R. Klein of the United States Bankruptcy Court, Central District of California. In the article she argues law schools have moved in the right direction in terms of experiential education and urges lawyers and….

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The Fall 2022 Law School Admissions Season Opens With A Bang: Applicants Are Up 15% TaxProf Blog

October 6, 2021

TaxProf Blog (by Paul Caron) — Dean Caron (Pepperdine Law) shares early data from LSAC regarding next year’s law school admissions cycle.

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The Impact Of 1L Credentials And Academic Attrition Rates On Bar Exam Success

October 6, 2021

TaxProf Blog (by Paul Caron) — Dean Caron shares an upcoming University of Detroit Mercy Law Review article by Professor Rory D. Bahadur (Washburn Law) and Dr. Kevin Ruth (University of Miami – Mathematics) that explores the impact of first-year law student credentials on attrition rates and bar exam results.

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20th Annual LatCrit-SALT Faculty Development Workshop

October 6, 2021

Clinical Law Prof Blog (by Jeff Baker) — Baker shares a post from professor Ron Hochbaum (University of the Pacific McGeorge Law) announcing the details of the 20th Annual LatCrit-SALT Faculty Development Workshop on October 7.

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Zoom Plus

September 29, 2021

Law School Academic Support Blog (by Liz Stillman) — Professor Stillman (Suffolk Law) explains how online classes create additional stress for students facing academic probation.

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PAC-12 Law Schools Weekly Zoom Series On Access To Justice

September 29, 2021

TaxProf Blog (by Paul Caron) — Dean Caron (Pepperdine Law) highlights the PAC-12 lecture series this fall, starting with USC Gould professor Jody Armour’s lecture on unconscious racism in America.

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This Year’s Explanation?

September 29, 2021

Law School Academic Support Blog (by Steven Foster) — Professor Foster (Oklahoma City University Law) looks at the recent July Multistate Bar Exam results and provides thoughts on why scores may have dipped over the previous year.

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The Federal Circuit Dataset Project

September 29, 2021

Empirical Legal Studies (by Michael Heise) —  Professor Heise Cornell Law provides a link to Professor Jason Rantanen’s (University of Iowa Law) third edition of the Federal Circuit Dataset Project which provides information and resources to law faculty and others conducting research on the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

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Admissions Data At 75% Of The U.S. News Top 50: Higher LSATs, UGPAs, And Enrollment

September 23, 2021

TaxProf Blog (by Paul Caron) — Dean Caron (Pepperdine Law) shares an updated analysis of the incoming class of law students from admissions consultant Mike Spivey with additional schools included.  

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Is the U.S. Constitution Up to the Task of Preserving American Democracy?

September 23, 2021

Balkinization (by Jack Balkin) — Professor Balkin (Yale Law) participates in a panel discussion hosted by the Fair Elections and Free Speech Center at UC Irvine along with Michele Goodwin (UC Irvine Law), and Michael Klarman (Harvard Law). The session was moderated by center director Rick Hasen and explored the protections and limitations of the US….

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