2008 ABA Journal articles on Law Students.
After an outcry that law schools, not students, should be responsible for asking law firms about mandatory arbitration agreements and nondisclosure provisions for summer associates, 14 of the country’s top law schools this week asked that firms participating in campus recruiting disclose such policies in a new survey.
May 17, 2018 7:10 AM CDT
Newly minted law grads will soon be entering the job market, but where are they most likely to find employment? In this episode of Asked and Answered, the ABA Journal's Stephanie Francis Ward speaks with Valerie Fontaine, founding partner of the legal search firm SeltzerFontaine, about which in-demand areas of law have open job positions—and how law grads can secure them.
Apr 30, 2018 8:30 AM CDT
Reed Smith has launched its first summer technology associate program.
Apr 23, 2018 2:15 PM CDT
Ieshia Champs has come a long way since she dropped out of high school and had her first child at age 19. The 33-year-old Texas woman will be graduating magna cum laude from Texas Southern University’s Thurgood Marshall School of Law in May.
Apr 11, 2018 5:35 PM CDT
In explaining a ruling that allowed a law school graduate and Skadden Fellow with a criminal past and in recovery for substance abuse to sit for the state bar, the…
Apr 6, 2018 2:02 PM CDT
Pace University law dean David Yassky is stepping down at the end of the academic year, going on a sabbatical and planning to return to the school as a faculty member.
Apr 6, 2018 8:00 AM CDT
Could reforming federal student-loan programs be a way to halt the skyrocketing cost of attending law school? At the 2018 ABA Midyear Meeting, the American Bar Foundation gathered a panel to discuss the issue.
Apr 1, 2018 1:20 AM CDT
Savannah Law School has sold its building and announced its decision to close, but that doesn’t mean its current students will have to travel to another city to complete…
Mar 29, 2018 11:35 AM CDT
Harvard and Yale are tied for the No. 1 spot on a list of law schools with the highest median LSAT scores.
Mar 28, 2018 11:47 AM CDT
A would-be class action lawsuit filed on behalf of Savannah Law School students claims the school is being closed to financially benefit its parent school and to improve the parent school's position before the ABA's accreditation body.
Mar 27, 2018 7:00 AM CDT
Savannah Law School informed its students and faculty on Wednesday that the school will close at the end of the spring semester.
Mar 22, 2018 12:13 PM CDT
A pregnant 1L at the University of California at Irvine School of Law used a robot to remotely attend her classes after being prescribed bed rest for the first three weeks of the spring semester.
Mar 21, 2018 3:20 PM CDT
Among the protesters seeking legislative action on gun issues and school safety on Saturday at March for Our Lives in Washington, D.C., will be dozens of members of the ABA Law Student Division—including Tijuana Barnes.
Mar 21, 2018 8:05 AM CDT
A team of prominent law professors and legal professionals has formed a national nonprofit, the Institute for the Future of Law Practice
, which will place law students in paid internships that will expose them to legal operations principles.
Mar 15, 2018 3:00 PM CDT
Nearly a dozen additional students who were enrolled at the now-shuttered Charlotte School of Law will be eligible for discharge of their federal student loans as a result of an…
Mar 12, 2018 12:53 PM CDT
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