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23 Apr 2017, 7:17 pm by Michael Simkovic
Elisabeth de Fontenay at Duke argues that elite law firms' expertise in sophisticated corporate transactions is self-sustaining and resistant to competition. [read post]
31 Jul 2015, 5:44 pm by Michael Simkovic
One of the key claims of critics of legal education in general, and of ABA-approved law schools in particular, is that accreditation requirements drive up... [read post]
10 Aug 2015, 12:11 pm by Michael Simkovic
In a recent column, the New York Times’ Nicholas Kristof confessed, “One of our worst traits in journalism is that when we have a narrative... [read post]
23 Feb 2019, 8:43 pm by Michael Simkovic
A fascinating, albeit intemperate and sensationalist, perspective on the history of conservative activism on college campuses is available here. [read post]
3 Aug 2021, 9:55 am by Michael Simkovic
In 2010 to 2013, the Wall Street Journal effectively blamed law schools for the economic fallout of the financial crisis and the Great Recession. [read post]
30 May 2020, 9:02 pm by Michael Simkovic
A recent article argues that legal clinics funded in the 1960s to help the poor obtain access to legal services helped reduce civil unrest and... [read post]
16 Dec 2018, 9:53 pm by Michael Simkovic
The consulting firm McKinsey is a leading employer of graduates of elite law schools, business schools, medical schools, and other professional programs. [read post]
5 May 2016, 10:05 am by Michael Simkovic
Lawyers traditionally bill a specified hourly rate for the time they spend working on a case. [read post]
14 Mar 2019, 5:00 am by Michael Simkovic
Yale’s Federalist Society provided a platform on campus to an anti-gay group which has been identified by mainstream media organizations and the Southern Poverty Law... [read post]
12 Dec 2018, 1:22 pm by Michael Simkovic
LSAC is rolling out several initiatives to make the LSAT more accessible, including a tablet-based version of the test that will increase the number and... [read post]
10 Feb 2018, 8:56 am by Michael Simkovic
Private firms often withhold information or contest scientific knowledge when public revelation could lead to costly regulations or liability. [read post]
14 Dec 2015, 10:01 pm by Michael Simkovic
In the era of Google Maps, instant language translation, and digital music libraries, law students still spend countless hours flipping pages to find the right... [read post]
30 Apr 2016, 3:15 am by Michael Simkovic
New research from Dan Schwarcz and Dion Farganis at Minnesota argues that providing students with practice problems and exercises that are similar to final exams... [read post]
18 Apr 2017, 5:20 pm by Michael Simkovic
Mark Hall and Glenn Cohen have extended Brian Leiter's approach to ranking faculty by scholarly citations (based on Sisk data) to the field of health... [read post]