In a recent piece for The Chronicle of Higher Education, Benjamin Barton, the Helen and Charles Lockett Distinguished Professor of Law at the University of Tennessee College of Law, asserted that "every law school in America is under stress" after "a decade of turmoil." It is a familiar tale: Declining applications, decreased revenue, and, of course, rankings. Although a … [Read more...] about The Law School Crash
Alexandra Sumner, a recent graduate of Indiana University's Robert H. McKinney School of Law, let's people in on a little secret: "Very few people actually like law school." While her advice is geared toward 1Ls and 2Ls, her recent article in the National Jurist's preLaw Magazine should be of interest to pre-law students, too. To read her comments, see You're Not Alone. … [Read more...] about Hate Law School?
Paul Caron, the Duane and Kelly Roberts Dean and Professor of Law at Pepperdine School of Law, takes a look at a recent Wall Street Journal article, "New Lawyers Are Swimming in Debt," in his Tax Prof blog. To read his comments, see Debt. … [Read more...] about New Lawyers Swimming in Debt
The question "What's the best way to prepare for the LSAT?" engenders a myriad of answers. According to a recent article in the National Jurist's preLaw Magazine, there is a new tool out there, LSAT Prep. Site developer, John Karageorge, "likens his site reviews to those you see on Yelp: Regular people, chiming in." To read the full article, see LSAT Reviews. … [Read more...] about LSAT Prep – A New Tool
Thanks to the Honorable Stephen R. Bough, Political Science alumni and United States District Judge for the Western District of Missouri, for hosting breakfast with pre-law students from Political Science, Economics, Philosophy, and Modern and Classical Languages. Also grateful for a special guest appearance by Missouri State University President, Clif Smart. … [Read more...] about Breakfast with Bough