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Frequent Citations

Bloomberg (26)

ABA Move Heats Up Controversy Over Law School Admissions Test, August 9, 2018

Court Battle Could Expose 'Secretive' Law School Accreditation, July 6, 2018

Law School's Accreditation Yanked, Attorneys Say ABA Justified, June 12, 2018

ABA's Accreditation Standards Under Microscope in Two Suits, May 15, 2018

No Letup in Small Law School Closures Post Financial Crisis, March 26, 2018

Bloomberg Big Law Business Top Stories, December 25, 2017

Today's Law Degree Takes on a Broader Meaning, July 31, 2017

Wake Up Call: Foley & Lardner Said to Mull New York Tie-Up, April 24, 2017

Whittier Law School Closing: The First of Many?, April 21, 2017

Here's Why It Just Got Easier to Apply to Harvard Law, March 10, 2017

If Women Dominate Men in Diplomas, Why Not JDs?, December 21, 2016

Wake Up Call, December 20, 2016

More Women Than Men in Law School For First Time Ever, December 16, 2016

Wake Up Call: Dentons, Greenberg Traurig in KWM Hunt, December 1, 2016

Gender Balance in Law & the "Leaky Pipe" Metaphor, November 30, 2016

Perspective: Nothing Exciting Yet about the (Mostly) Online J.D. from Syracuse, April 22, 2016

New Bar Passage Rates Could Set ABA Up for a Fight, March 16, 2016

Senators Take on Law Schools for Failing Students, October 30, 2015

Don't Baby Law School Applicants, October 27, 2015

This Student Debt Relief Program Will Cost Taxpayers at Least $39 Billion, August 6, 2015

Good Housekeeping Seal of Approval for Law Schools?, July 26, 2013

78% of Law Schools Ignore ABA Rule, March 7, 2013

Weekly Brief, January 3, 2013

Legal Education's Top 5 Most Influential, January 2, 2013

McEntee: Law Schools Should Cut Enrollment 50%, November 9, 2012

Law Starting Salaries in Free Fall, July 18, 2012

Inside Higher Ed (37)

How Undergrads Think About Law School, September 20, 2018

How Undergrads Think About Law School, September 20, 2018

Loan Discharge for Students of Failed Law School, March 12, 2018

Law Schools Under the Microscope, January 16, 2018

Calls for Tougher Oversight of For-Profit Law School, November 15, 2017

Department Lays Out Options for Charlotte Students, August 25, 2017

The Slow Death of a For-Profit Law School, August 16, 2017

Debating the Value of Full-Time Professors, July 14, 2017

What Comes After Whittier Shutdown?, April 25, 2017

Crackdown on For-Profit Law Schools, April 6, 2017

More Law School Courses For Adjuncts?, March 29, 2017

Law School Gender Gaps, November 30, 2016

Law Schools Flagged For Jobs Data, November 1, 2016

ABA Tightens Up, August 31, 2016

Access Group Releases Loan Calculator for Law School, July 25, 2016

Study: Law Schools Admit Those Unlikely to Pass Bar, October 27, 2015

Significant Financial Pressures Weigh Thomas Jefferson School of Law, September 19, 2014

Law School Ends Discounts, March 31, 2014

The Upside of Law School, July 17, 2013

Act Now!, July 8, 2013

Law School Offers 'Assured Outcomes', March 19, 2013

Alternative to Law School Rankings, November 1, 2012

Allegation of Intentional Misreporting of Law School's Job Data, October 24, 2012

Law Schools Get a New Look, October 18, 2012

New Breed of Law Degree, July 25, 2012

A Residency Program for Lawyers, June 26, 2012

One Law School Reduces Admissions, Says That's the Future of Legal Education: The Shrinking Law School, May 1, 2012

Suit Against New York Law Rejected, March 22, 2012

16% Drop in LSAT Test-Taking, March 20, 2012

Law Schools Faulted on Jobs Data, January 18, 2012

Elephant in the Room: Law Students in Search of Jobs, January 5, 2012

The Crisis in Legal Education: Law and Disorder, December 22, 2011

New Scrutiny on Law School Data, October 6, 2011

Suing Over Jobs, August 11, 2011

Law Students in Search of Jobs, January 5, 2011

Questioning 'Unemployed J.D.', August 25, 2010

Hungry for Jobs, August 9, 2010

ABA Journal (77)

More people are applying to law schools: Does the jobs data support increasing class sizes?, August 1, 2018

Some bankruptcy judges look for 'wiggle room' in student debt cases; law clerks prove instructive, June 18, 2018

Court filing has more details about Cooley Law coming into compliance with admissions standard, June 6, 2018

Legal Ed Section announces council slate, and it includes 1 young lawyer, May 2, 2018

What do associates want from their firms? You may be surprised, May 2, 2018

The 'Trump bump' for law school applicants is real and significant, survey says, February 22, 2018

Project by LSAC, law schools association aims to boost understanding--and appeal--of law profession, February 2, 2018

Cooley Law School complaint demands 'fair and transparent' ABA accreditation proceedings, January 31, 2018

New bar pass rate questionnaire will yield better information but create more work for law schools, December 21, 2017

How can the ABA improve law school compliance after CSL closure?, November 1, 2017

Newer lawyers are needed on Legal Ed council, says Young Lawyers Division recommendation, November 1, 2017

Council will talk more about how to report law school-funded jobs on employment questionnaire, August 7, 2017

ABA House rejects bar exam proposal, April 1, 2017

With Harvard Law taking the GRE as admissions test, what does that mean for other schools?, March 22, 2017

ABA House rejects proposal to tighten bar pass standards for law schools, February 6, 2017

LSAT scores at high-risk schools getting worse, says group in favor of tightening bar-pass standard, February 2, 2017

Women outnumber men in law schools for first time, newly updated data show, December 19, 2016

More women are attending law school, but at lower-ranked schools, study finds, November 30, 2016

Smaller towns outrank big cities in this list of best places for law grads, September 22, 2016

What do falling bar-passage rates mean for legal education--and the future of the profession?, September 1, 2016

These two Valparaiso law grads exemplify challenges of difficult legal job market, June 17, 2016

Do you think there should be an LSAT cutoff score for law school admission?, February 24, 2016

Want to attend a law school with better job and bar-exam outcomes? It will cost you, January 4, 2016

This law school had a 30% bar pass rate; do lower standards presage troubled times for law grads?, October 26, 2015

ABA task force urges law schools to give more info to help students assess costs of legal education, September 1, 2015

Prelaw Advising: Law School Transparency offers podcasts focusing on different legal jobs, May 1, 2015

As law school enrollment drops, experts disagree on whether the bottom is in sight, March 1, 2015

Counsel young lawyers about debt, ABA policymakers urge law schools and bar groups, February 9, 2015

Law school accreditation standards get update after 6 years of effort, October 1, 2014

Task force on legal-ed financing mulls causes of rising tuition at its first-ever public hearing, August 10, 2014

Legal Ed task force to lobby for change in law school programs, March 1, 2014

Most important legal stories in 2013, December 26, 2013

7th Annual Blawg 100, December 1, 2013

Legal ed council offers choice on law professors' job security, October 1, 2013

Best-value private law schools named; Brigham Young tops list with A grade, September 9, 2013

Legal ed task force urged to address faculty salaries, federal role and core competencies, August 10, 2013

Law school financing system in need of ‘serious re-engineering,' task force says, August 1, 2013

New website makes it easier to compare law-school jobs data, July 24, 2013

What's the value of a law degree? $1M in a lifetime, report says, July 17, 2013

Track job outcomes 9 or 10 months after graduation? ABA legal ed council to take it up in August, June 10, 2013

Employment picture for law grads looks pretty much the same as a year ago—for better and worse, June 1, 2013

Job market for would-be lawyers is even bleaker than it looks, analysis says, April 1, 2013

At four law schools, fewer than 40 percent of students retain their merit scholarships, March 19, 2013

About half of law schools post incomplete job and scholarship data, group says; Which did best?, March 6, 2013

Former Law School Employee Says in Sworn Statement She Was Pressured to Inflate Graduates' Job Stats, October 24, 2012

Kyle McEntee Challenges Law Schools to Come Clean, September 19, 2012

Kyle McEntee: Scourge of the Status Quo, September 19, 2012

Legal Rebels 2012: If the Shoe Fits, September 1, 2012

Only 55 Percent of 2011 Law Grads Had Full-Time, Long-Term Legal Jobs, Analysis Shows, June 19, 2012

Rutgers at Camden Law Dean Defends Marketing Pitch Touting Salaries of $130K for 'Many Top Students', May 22, 2012

Legal Education Cost Is Even Higher than First Estimated, Transparency Group Says, May 7, 2012

Transparency Group Says New Law Students Will Pay About $200K for a Law Degree, May 3, 2012

Public Favors Proposed Law School Disclosure Requirements; Some Want School-Specific Pay Data, Too, May 1, 2012

Will Law School Transparency Lead to New Rankings Industry? And Will Legal Ed Retool?, March 26, 2012

ABA Legal Ed Section's Council Advances Law School Disclosure Requirements, March 20, 2012

Only 26% of Law Schools Report Percentage of Grads with Legal Jobs, Study Finds, January 18, 2012

Blogger's Calculations Show Cooley Law School Benefits Most from Student Debt, November 23, 2011

Will Senate Hold Hearings on Law Schools? Lawmakers' Data Collection Could Be Backdrop, November 14, 2011

A Long, Hot Summer: Section to Pose New Questions About Law Grad Employment, November 1, 2011

Sen. Barbara Boxer Accuses ABA of Taking 'Half Measures' to Collect Better Job Stats, October 6, 2011

Law Firms Announce Plans to Sue 15 More Law Schools over Job Stats, October 5, 2011

US News Likely to Change Law School Ranking Methodology in Wake of ABA Action, June 20, 2011

Around the Blawgosphere: Hacking Osama Bin Laden; Case Western Scholarship Shift, May 13, 2011

Bait and Switch? Law Schools Gain in US News with Merit Scholarships Conditioned on High Grades, May 2, 2011

Ave Maria Law School Backpedals on Release of Detailed Jobs Data, February 23, 2011

ABA Young Lawyers Want Law Schools to Provide Better Jobs, Salary Data Up Front, February 13, 2011

Law School? Bag It, Bloggers Say, February 1, 2011

Are Scambloggers Right About Law School?, January 24, 2011

US News to Disclose More Detailed Jobs Info for Law Grads, December 14, 2010

Ave Maria Is First Law School to Agree to Transparency Group's Request for Data, September 17, 2010

Forbes Will Rank Law Schools Based on Job Results, Northwestern Reveals, September 15, 2010

Law School Hunger Striker Ends Fast; Eyewitness Says She Is Weak, Fatigued and Thinner, August 31, 2010

UnemployedJD' Reveals Real Name, Says Hunger Strike Continues, August 24, 2010

UnemployedJD' Says He's on Hunger Strike to Spur Law School Reform, August 9, 2010

New Nonprofit Asks Law Schools for Detailed Salary, Job Information, July 13, 2010

How Law Schools Can Help Next Gen Lawyers Take Gamble Out of Hefty Tuition, June 7, 2010

Law Students Push for Transparency, More Info re Law School Employment Stats, April 21, 2010

National Law Journal (67)

NYU Drops Med School Tuition. Will Law Schools Follow Suit?, August 20, 2018

Ahead of the Curve: The LSAT Prophet | Gender at Chicago Law | So Long, Summer Associate Arbitration, May 21, 2018

A Better Way to Test? | Riding the Anti-Trump Wave | The ABA Goes for Youth, May 7, 2018

ABA's Law School Oversight Needs Younger Perspectives, Report Finds, January 31, 2018

Amid Criticism, ABA Pulls Back on Change to How Law Schools Report Jobs, August 7, 2017

Purdue Buys Kaplan's Online-Only JD Program in Education Milestone, May 3, 2017

Whittier Law School's Collapse Won't Be the Last: Experts, April 20, 2017

ABA Rejects Stricter Bar-Pass Rule for Law Schools, February 6, 2017

Tighter Bar-Pass Rule Adopted by ABA Accrediting Body, October 21, 2016

For Law Grads, Are the Big Bucks in Smallville?, September 21, 2016

Diversity, Consumer Groups at Odds over Tougher Bar-Pass Rule Proposed for Law Schools, August 2, 2016

California Dreamin' On Law Jobs?, March 13, 2016

Minimize School Debt While Drinking Those Lattes, March 7, 2016

ABA Delegates Endorse Transparency in Law School Loans, August 4, 2015

ABA Tackles Law School Debt, July 29, 2015

No 'L.A. Law' in This Podcast, April 13, 2015

Yales Remains Atop U.S. News List of Best Schools, March 9, 2015

An Elite Education's Going to Cost You, March 2, 2015

Top law schools place their graduates, but elsewhere "the future remains grim.", April 21, 2014

Once Again, U.S. News Ranks Yale No. 1 Law School, April 10, 2014

The Avoidable Sticker Shock of Student Loan Repayment, October 18, 2013

ABA Changes Graduate Data Collection Timeline, August 9, 2013

Group Offers to Certify Law Schools' Honesty, August 2, 2013

Late Bar Exam Results May Crimp Law Schools' Jobs Numbers, June 5, 2013

Website Allows Comparison Shopping for Law Schools, May 8, 2013

How well do you know your legal powerbrokers?, May 8, 2013

Alums' bellwether fraud suit against New York Law School fails on appeal, March 28, 2013

The 100 Most Influential Lawyers in America, March 25, 2013

Problems persist with law school jobs data, watchdog says, March 4, 2013

Avoiding law school in droves, January 28, 2013

The year law schools woke up to reality, December 24, 2012

Tool designed to help student choose the right school for them, November 1, 2012

Big guns gathering to discuss future of law schools, October 26, 2012

Ex-staffer says she was ordered to pad law school's job numbers, October 23, 2012

Law School: still a good investment for African-Americans, September 3, 2012

Law school defeats fraud suit by graduates, July 23, 2012

ABA: Only 55 percent of law grads found full-time law jobs, June 18, 2012

A dismal job market for law grads got even worse for class of 2011, June 7, 2012

It gets worse: organization underestimated law school debt, May 4, 2012

Database computes the real costs, opportunities of law school, April 30, 2012

ABA backs off making law schools report graduates' salaries, March 19, 2012

ABA panel would require law schools to get specific about jobs data, January 18, 2012

Study of law schools' job placement disclosures raises a 'red flag', January 17, 2012

The year the chickens came home to roost, December 26, 2011

Law School Transparency hopes the second time's the charm on data, December 14, 2011

ABA gives ground on law schools' graduate jobs data reporting, December 5, 2011

Waking Up Law Professors, November 3, 2011

Council bends on auditing law schools' reports about student test scores, October 11, 2011

Boxer increases pressure on ABA over law school jobs reporting, October 6, 2011

Another 15 law schools targeted over jobs data, October 5, 2011

ABA stalls on honing law schools' jobs placements reports, September 26, 2011

Second law school admits inflating scores, September 22, 2011

Law schools credibility at issue, September 19, 2011

Battle Between NALP, ABA Surprises Educators, August 10, 2011

ABA takes first formal step toward improving law school transparency, June 13, 2011

Getting Grad Responses May Be Challenge to Law School Transparency, June 3, 2011

Law School Sued Over 'False' Employment Statistics, May 27, 2011

Boxer has more questions for ABA about law school transparency, May 20, 2011

Students Try to Draw Congress Into Law School Transparency Movement, May 19, 2011

Law schools may be forced to disclose scholarship retention rates, May 2, 2011

Law school accreditation proposal would boost job placement transparency, March 21, 2011

Ave Maria Law School to Transparency Project: Never Mind, February 25, 2011

'U.S. News' agrees to provide more guidance on job prospects, December 13, 2010

Law School Agrees to Cooperate With Transparency Project, September 23, 2010

Law Schools Give Cold Shoulder to Transparency Project, September 16, 2010

Law School Hunger Striker Revealed: He Is a She, August 25, 2010

Law Students Push Schools for Better Employment Numbers, April 21, 2010

National Jurist (28)

Enrollment up at some schools, but is that good or bad?, September 4, 2018

Why the ABA is warning more law schools about bar exam performance, November 8, 2017

Most Influential in Legal Education 2016, January 16, 2017

Arizona Summit's Epic Challenge, January 15, 2017

Charlotte Law loses access to federal loans which could force closure, December 20, 2016

Report identifies gender gaps in law school, November 30, 2016

Most Influential People in Legal Education, January 20, 2016

Are more law students at risk of failing?, January 20, 2016

Law schools admitting more at-risk students, study says , November 16, 2015

2014 Most Influential People in Legal Education, January 7, 2015

4 New Faces Join List of Most Influential People in Legal Education, November 10, 2014

More law grads land jobs as market slowly rebounds, April 16, 2014

2013 Most Influential People in Legal Education, January 8, 2014

St. Louis interim dean resigns; Law School Transparency works with schools, March 4, 2013

Most Influential People in Legal Education, January 3, 2013

25 Finalists Named to Most Influential in Legal Education, November 28, 2012

Law profs overwhelmingly choose Obama; new data source on law school, November 4, 2012

Former Thomas Jefferson Employee Admits Reporting Inaccurate Employment Data, October 26, 2012

LSAC to Verify LSAT Medians, July 16, 2012

Employment rate at 85.6%, but 25% of 2011 grads still looking, July 9, 2012

Dean should resign over misleading job data, policy group claims, May 25, 2012

Legal education costs more than $200,000, study finds, May 11, 2012

Law School Transparency collects detailed employment data from 32 schools, March 5, 2012

Law schools get poor marks for employment transparency, January 17, 2012

Vanderbilt embezzlement, Law school transparency grades schools, January 16, 2012

15 law schools threatened with lawsuits over employment data, October 11, 2011

The Problem with Law School Employment Data, March 29, 2011

Law grads are angry, October 5, 2010

Above The Law (156)

You Should Have Gone To Law School 30 Years Ago, September 13, 2018

The Law Schools In Trouble With The ABA, September 10, 2018

As Hard As It's Ever Been To Get Into Law School, September 5, 2018

The Law School With The Worst Attrition Rate, September 4, 2018

The Real High Water Mark For Law Schools, August 31, 2018

This Law School Knows: Once A Texan, Always A Texan, August 29, 2018

This Law School Is Downright Cheap—Provided You're A Resident, August 28, 2018

The Law School That Will Prime You For Public Service, August 27, 2018

This Law School Knows How To Get You The Job Of Your Dreams — Assuming That Dream Is Biglaw, August 23, 2018

Want A Job (As A Lawyer) When You Graduate? Check Out This Law School, August 22, 2018

Harvard Law Can Afford To Eliminate Tuition, But Will It? Or Should It?, August 21, 2018

University Tries To Give Away Troubled Law School As 'Gift', June 27, 2018

Good Law Schools Are All Alike; Every Bad Law School Is Bad In Its Own Way, June 8, 2018

Law School Sues ABA For 'Attacking Diversity' And, Like, Doing Its Job, May 10, 2018

Thomas Cooley Law School Campaign To Defend Its Reputation Ends In Backfire So Epic The Quote 'Minstrelsy Was Fun' Comes Up, May 4, 2018

ABA Is Still Cracking Down On Law Schools That Admit Students Who Seem Incapable Of Graduating, Passing Bar Exam, April 11, 2018

Law School Will Slash Faculty By 25 Percent To Free Up Funds For Recruiting Better Students, March 12, 2018

Raising The Bar: Law School Takes Bold Stance — No LSAT Scores Below 142!, February 28, 2018

Affordability And Access In Legal Education...There Are Some Problems Here, February 27, 2018

The 10 Worst Law Schools In The Country (2017), December 18, 2017

Law School Gets Slapped With Negative Outlook By Credit Rating Agency, December 13, 2017

Major University With Top 50 Law School In Talks To Take Over Unranked Law School, November 21, 2017

Valparaiso Law School Will Close Its Doors Thanks To Low Enrollment, November 16, 2017

ABA Finally Puts Law School Poster Child For Piss-Poor Bar Pass And Employment Rates On Probation, November 15, 2017

ABA Continues To Crack Down On Law Schools That Admit Students Who Can't Pass The Bar Exam, October 27, 2017

First Monday Musings By Dean Vik Amar: A Guided Tour Through The Debate Over Changing The ABA Employment Data Form, August 8, 2017

Uh-Oh . . . Law School Tuition Hikes Are Back, May 11, 2017

Whittier Law School Will Close, Leaving Disaster In Its Wake, April 20, 2017

The 5 Most Expensive Law Schools In America (2017), March 30, 2017

Arizona Summit: Now Counting On Black People Not Knowing How To Use Google, March 10, 2017

Charlotte Administration Pens Lame Response To Alumni Demands, February 8, 2017

Guy Tries, Fails To Defend Charlotte School Of Law, January 13, 2017

Stat of the Week: A Milestone for Women in Legal Education, December 16, 2016

Dean Resigns After Abysmal Bar Passage Numbers, November 30, 2016

Law School Blames Lazy Graduates With Low GPAs For Abysmal Performance On Bar Exam, November 4, 2016

After Years Of Terrible Bar Passage Rates, Another Law School Makes Bar Prep Courses A Graduation Requirement, October 28, 2016

Bad Bar Exam Results Prompts Law School To Write Long Letter About Diversity, September 29, 2016

Law School Celebrates Worst Bar Exam Results In Nearly 10 Years, September 7, 2016

Biglaw Firm Ponies Up Cold, Hard Cash To Help Associates Repay Law School Loans, July 18, 2016

Just How Much Student Debt Do We Really Want To Forgive?, June 30, 2016

Arizona Law School Preying On Low-Information Prospective Law Students, June 20, 2016

Vivisection Of A Dying Law School, June 17, 2016

Non-Sequiters 6-16-2016, June 16, 2016

Law School Completely Derails State's Bar Exam Passage Rate, May 20, 2016

Formerly Drowning Law School Sees Enrollment Bonanza On Horizon, May 9, 2016

State of the Week: Job Outlook Looking Up For Lower-Tier NYC Schools, May 6, 2016

Back In The Race: Are Average Student Loan Debt Figures Misleading?, April 20, 2016

The Decision: Plunging Back In, March 26, 2016

State Supreme Court Lowers Bar Exam Standards Due To Declining Pass Rates, March 8, 2016

Law School Offers Buyouts To Tenured Faculty Thanks To Sharp Decline In Enrollment, February 29, 2016

The Law Schools That Have Gotten Rid Of The Most Full-Time Faculty Since 2010, January 15, 2016

Don't Go To Law School For Stupid Reasons, January 14, 2016

Amid Stark Enrollment Decline, Law School Offers Buyouts To All Tenured Faculty, November 23, 2015

Law School Reveals How Poorly Graduates With Low GPAs Fared On July 2015 Bar Exam, November 20, 2015

Senators Are Tired Of Law Students Flushing Loan Dollars Down The Toilet For 'Worthless' Degrees, October 30, 2015

Non-Sequiters 10-6-2015, October 6, 2015

Law Grad Drowning In Debt Tries To Sell Law Degree On Craigslist, August 24, 2015

Think You're Going To Get Lots Of Tail As A Video Game Lawyer?, July 24, 2015

Bloomberg's 'The 10 Most Underrated Law Schools' Is A Terribly Stupid List, July 1, 2015

Stop Saying Lawyers Need To Become Entrepreneurs, May 14, 2015

U.S. News Gives 0L's Law School Advice, Fails, May 11, 2015

Law School Cuts Graduation Events To Protect Profits, May 6, 2015

The Decision: Two Full Rides Or A Generous Scholarship?, April 3, 2015

Which Law School Is On The ED's Financial Monitoring List?, April 1, 2015

The Most Expensive Law Schools In The United States, March 24, 2015

Who Should And Should Not Pay Attention To The U.S. News Law School Rankings, March 12, 2015

Formerly Top 30 Law School Enters Full-On Meltdown, February 25, 2015

Above the Law's 2014 Lawyer of the Year: Nominations Needed, December 26, 2014

Student Loan Calculator Is Brutally Honest About Law School, October 27, 2014

These Tweets From1Ls Are The Saddest Thing You'll Read Today, August 20, 2014

That Time The Boston Bar Association Denounced Me, July 25, 2014

God Told Her That YOU Should Pay For Her Law Degree, July 21, 2014

This Law School Is Looking For The Dumbest Possible Students, July 8, 2014

The Brutally Honest Markup Of Slate's 'Apply To Law School Now!' Article, June 26, 2014

ATL vs. Law Dean vs. Common Sense, June 17, 2014

Law School Announces 30 Percent Tuition Cut, May 27, 2014

Morning Docket: 05.01.14, May 1, 2014

Law School Gets Caught Lying About Its Above The Law Ranking, April 24, 2014

School Threatens To Call Security When Dean Candidate Suggests It's A Crappy Law School, April 23, 2014

Law Professor Outraged By Plan To Use His Raise To Fund Jobs For Unemployed Graduates, April 15, 2014

Yet Another Defense of Law Schools (Yawn), April 15, 2014

ABA Job Numbers Are Out — Market Still Sucks, April 9, 2014

Morning Docket: 04.07.14, April 7, 2014

The REAL Best Law Schools For Making Money , March 31, 2014

The Attorney@Blog Conference: A Photo Essay , March 17, 2014

ATL March Madness: The Worst Law School In America, March 14, 2014

Blogs As Agents Of Change: Choose Your Weapon , February 7, 2014

Would-Be Law Student Weasels Acceptance Out Of Law School After Being Rejected — By Suggesting He'll Sue , February 7, 2014

Above the Law's 2013 Lawyer of the Year Competition: The Winner! , January 6, 2014

Above the Law's 2013 Lawyer of the Year Contest: Nominations Needed , December 19, 2013

Thomas Jefferson Law School Almost Accepts Responsibility… Almost , December 17, 2013

Lawsuit Accuses Prominent Law School Dean Of Sexual Harassment (And More) , October 23, 2013

Law Schools With The Most Profligate Spending Will Still Be Favored By U.S. News , October 11, 2013

Infographic on Law School, October 1, 2013

Is business school a better bet than law school?, September 26, 2013

The Private Law Schools With The 'Best Value' (2013) , September 5, 2013

How Law Schools are Enticing Applicants and How Applicants Should Take Full Advantage , August 22, 2013

Blaming The Media Didn't Work, So A Law Dean Is Going To Change Everything, Except Tuition , August 21, 2013

Morning Docket: 08.02.2013, August 2, 2013

Law Professor Defends Law Schools; Blames Media, Students, Advisors, Everybody But Himself , July 26, 2013

Law School's Guerrilla Campaign To Inflate Its U.S. News Rank Turns Out To Be Too Dumb To Inflate Its U.S. News Rank , June 28, 2013

Non-Sequiturs: 05.23.13 , May 23, 2013

Are Law Schools Too Logical?, May 22, 2013

The More Law Schools Change, The More Law Faculty Will Start Pitching A Fit , May 14, 2013

The ATL Top 50: Roundup of Criticism, May 7, 2013

Five Defenses Used By Law Schools for Poor Graduate Employment Outcomes, April 25, 2013

The Decision: Tempted By The T14?, April 15, 2013

Which Top Law School Has the Highest Percentage of Underemployed Graduates?, April 10, 2013

Entry-Level Job Market Is Still Terrible, But The Class Of 2012 Really Should Have Seen That Coming, April 1, 2013

Who Are the 100 Most Influential Lawyers in America? (ATL's Top 10), March 25, 2013

Open Thread: 2014 U.S. News Law School Rankings (The Second Tier), March 21, 2013

The Dean's Office: Why The ABA Is Resistant To Change, March 7, 2013

When Even Members of the T14 Don't Comply With ABA Standards, Will Law Schools Ever Be Truly Transparent?, March 5, 2013

Columbia Con Law Debacle Creates 200-Person Class That Angers Students, February 13, 2013

Duke Law Students Plan Preemptive Strike Against Duke Law's Regular Tuition Increase, January 10, 2013

Ex-Law Student Auctions Off His Name to Pay Off Loan Debt, January 5, 2013

Who Are the 25 Most Influential People in Legal Education, December 10, 2012

Rankings That Actually Matter: Law School Transparency Uses Employment Outcomes to Rate Schools, November 6, 2012

Former Thomas Jefferson School of Law Employee Alleges Falsification of Employment Statistics, October 23, 2012

ABA Employment Stats Are Just As Dire As We Expected, June 18, 2012

A 'Teaching Law Firm' Like a Teaching Hospital? Why the Hell Not?, June 5, 2012

Now That's Transparency: 'Most Honest Law School' Admits a Graduate Is Employed as a 'Sheep Farmer', April 16, 2012

Which Law Schools Are Trying to Be Honest About Their Employment Information?, February 17, 2012

Twelve More Law Schools Slapped with Class Action Lawsuits Over Employment Data, February 1, 2012

Law School Transparency: Who's Naughty and Who's Nice?, January 18, 2012

ATL's 2011 Lawyer of the Year: The Winner!, January 5, 2012

Duncan Law School Sues ABA for Antitrust Violation, December 22, 2011

The University of Chicago Law School Offers Detailed Employment Data; Will Other Schools Follow Suit?, December 14, 2011

Is a Senate Hearing on the Way for Law School Transparency?, November 14, 2011

Law School Accreditation: What Is To Be Done?, November 13, 2011

Another Senator Wants to Hop on the Occupy the ABA Bandwagon, October 14, 2011

Fifteen More Law Schools to Be Hit with Class Action Lawsuits Over Post-Grad Employment Rates, October 5, 2011

The ABA Focuses on Losing the 'Lost Generation,' One Statistic at a Time, September 23, 2011

Two Petitions of Possible Interest, September 15, 2011

Cooley Law and NYLS Hit With Class Action Lawsuits, August 10, 2011

The ABA Will Work With NALP On Law School Transparency, June 13, 2011

Class Action Filed Against Thomas Jefferson School of Law, May 31, 2011

Enough With The ABA; Law Students Appeal to the DOE To Force Law School Transparency, May 17, 2011

It's On Now: U.S. News Tells Law Schools To Take Some Responsibility, May 5, 2011

Are Law School 'Merit Scholarships' A Big Racket?, May 2, 2011

NALP 2011: Law Firm Transparency , April 28, 2011

ABA Law School Accreditation Committee Makes Strong Proposals, March 22, 2011

Ave Maria Goes Back Into Hiding From Law School Transparency, February 23, 2011

Ladies: A J.D. Will NOT Prevent You From Fulfilling Your Stripper Dreams, February 10, 2011

ATL's Lawyer of the Year (2010): The Winner!, January 11, 2011

ATL Lawyer of the Year: The Finalists!, January 6, 2011

U.S. News to Disclose ALL the Job Info It Collects: But Let's Not Lick Each Other's Popsicles Just Yet., December 14, 2010

Potential President of Binghamton University Makes Sense When Asked About Founding a New Law School, December 9, 2010

The Secret To Inflating Employment Rates? Only Survey Law Grads Who Are Employed, November 17, 2010

Quick Question: Does Almost Every 2010 Columbia Student Have a Job?, October 21, 2010

Ave Maria Becomes First Law School to Agree to Transparency Project: Is That a Good Thing?, September 17, 2010

Most Schools Would Like Law School Transparency to Just Go Away, September 15, 2010

Duke Law Turns to Craigslist to Fill Key Administrative Role, September 13, 2010

Scamblogs Get Some Mainstream Media Attention, August 16, 2010

Law School Transparency Group Seeks Data from Law Schools, July 21, 2010

Increasing Transparency in Employment Reporting by Law Schools: What Is To Be Done?, April 21, 2010

Other Notable Citations

Slate, A Law School is Finally Closing, April 20, 2017

Boston Globe, Harvard Law is now accepting the GRE. Could other schools follow?, March 20, 2017

Chicago Tribune, Valparaiso University's law school might face bleak choices, December 3, 2016

Financial Times, How to bring out every lawyer's inner entrepreneur, November 20, 2016

Associated Press, More South Dakota law graduates flunk bar, October 8, 2016

Buzzfeed, Law School Grads Could Be Next To Have Student Loans Cancelled, June 28, 2016

Associated Press, Lawsuits part of call for more transparency at law schools , December 7, 2015

Financial Times, Law schools overturn admissions for tough era, November 30, 2015

Slate, Harvard Professor Explains Why It's Totally OK For Law Schools to Suck Money Out of Unqualified Students, November 4, 2015

Slate, Desperate Law Schools Are Admitting Way Too Many Poorly Qualified Students, October 29, 2015

Atlantic, The Law School Scam Continues, October 25, 2015

Reuters, U.S. compliance education expands as demand increases — Part One: Law schools, December 3, 2014

New Yorker, The Legal One Percent, November 6, 2014

Slate, Apply to Law School Now!, June 25, 2014

Atlantic, The Jobs Crisis at Our Best Law Schools Is Much, Much Worse Than You Think, April 9, 2013

Businessweek, Howrey's Bankruptcy and Big Law Firms' Small Future, April 2, 2013

NBC News, Caught cheating: Colleges falsify admissions data for higher rankings, March 20, 2013

Atlantic, Law School Applications Are Collapsing (As They Should Be), January 31, 2013

Reuters, Group claims Rutgers-Camden Law used misleading employment data, December 31, 2012

Businessweek, Gen Y's Career Dreams Turn Into Dead Ends, December 21, 2012

Reuters, Law school enrollment drops significantly, November 28, 2012

Associated Press, Tough choices for law schools amid jobs crisis, August 7, 2012

NBC News, Law degree loses luster amid weak economy, globalization, June 14, 2012

Reuters, Law schools hand over job placement data, February 16, 2012

Chicago Tribune, American Bar Association taking steps to ensure integrity of employment data from law schools, October 21, 2011

The New Republic, Served: How Law Schools Completely Misrepresent Their Jobs Numbers, April 25, 2011

Economist, Trouble with the law, November 11, 2010

Academic Citations

Book, Amitai Etzioni, Happiness is the Wrong Metric, 2018

Journal of Legal Education, William C. Whitford, Law School-Administered Financial Aid: The Good News and the Bad News , November 2017

University of New Hampshire Law Review, Michael Cicchini, Law Review Publishing: Thoughts on Mass Submissions, Expedited Review, and Potential Reform, November 2017

Book, Christopher P. Banks, The American Legal Profession: The Myths and Realities of Practicing Law, 2017

Seton Hall Law Review, Paul Campos, The Extraordinary Rise and Sudden Decline of Law School Tuition: A Case Study of Veblen Effects in Higher Education, October 2017

Marquette Law Review, Jeremiah A. Ho, Law as Instrumentality, October 2017

Journal of Legal Education, Jerome M. Organ, Net Tuition Trends by LSAT Category from 2010 to 2014 with Thoughts on Variable Return on Investment, September 2017

Journal of Legal Education, Deborah Jones Merritt and Andrew Merritt, Agreements to Improve Student Aid: An Antitrust Perspective, August 2017

Book, Katrina Lee, The Legal Career: Knowing the Business, Thriving in Practice, 2017

University of Pennsylvania ScholarlyCommons , Mona E. Robbins, Race and Higher Education: Is the LSAT systemic of racial differences in education attainment?, August 2017

Report, Ohio State Bar Futures Commission, Futures Commission Report 2017, July 2017

Book, Riaz Tejani, Law Mart: Justice, Access, and For-Profit Law Schools, 2017

Florida International University Legal Studies Research Paper, Scott Norberg, The Case for an ABA Accreditation Standard on Employment Outcomes, July 2017

The Greenbag, Andrew P. Morriss, Legal Education Through the Blurry Lens of US News Law School Rankings, July 2017

SSRN Working Paper, Frank O. Bowman III, Days of Future Past: A Plea for More Useful and More Local Legal Scholarship, May 2017

Book, Ron Formisano, American Oligarchy: The Permanent Political Class, 2017

SSRN Working Paper, Jane C. Murphy and Solangel Maldonado, Reproducing Gender and Race Inequality in the Blawgosphere, April 2017

Louisville Law Review, Kamina Aliya Pinder, Do As I Teach Not As I Do: For Whom Are Law School Trustees?, April 2017

Buffalo Law Review, Kevin R. Johnson, Some Thoughts on the Future of Legal Education: Why Diversity and Student Wellness Should Matter in a Time of Economic ""Crisis"", April 2017

International Journal of Arts and Humanities, Laura Padilla , Whoosh - Declining Law School Applications and Entering Credentials: Responding with Pivot Pedagogy, April 2017

Journal of Legal Education, Dmitry Maleshin, The Crisis of Russian Legal Education in Comparative Perspective, March 2017

Rutgers Law Record, Lynne F. Maxwell, The Emperor's New Law Library: The Decline and Fall of Academic Law Libraries or a New Chapter?, December 2016

Book, Edward W. Miles, The Past, Present, and Future of the Business School, 2016

Journal of Legal Education, Frank Wu, The End(s) of Legal Education, September 2016

SIT Digital Commons, Yana Kraychinskaya, Internationalization in American Legal Education: A Short-term Embedded Study Abroad program for University of Connecticut Law Students, May 2016

Northcentral University Dissertations, Alison Becker, Online Legal Studies Graduate Programs' Capacity to Improve Legal Accessibility Disparities in the United States, May 2016

Wisconsin Law Review, Richard E. Redding, The Counterintuitive Costs and Benefits of Clinical Legal Education, April 2016

Texas Review of Law & Politics , Robert Steinbuch and Kim Love, Color-Blind-Spot: The Intersection of Freeom of Information Law and Affirmative Action in Law School Admissions, April 2016

Journal of Research on Leadership Education, Alexandra Pavlakis and Carolyn Kelley, Accreditation in the Professions: Implications for Educational Leadership Preparation Programs, April 2016

Capital University Law Review, Philip L. Merkel, Scholarship or Practitioner? Rethinking Qualifications for Entry-Level Tenure-Track Professors at Fourth-Tier Law Schools, March 2016

Book, Kirk Junker, Legal Culture in the United States, 2016

Wisconsin Law Review, Jason Webb Yackee, Does Experiential Learning Improve JD Employment Outcomes?, November 2015

University of Toledo Law Review, George Critchlow, Beyond Elitism: Legal Education for the Public Good, August 2015

Wisconsin Law Review, Robert Kuehn, Measuring Clinical Legal Education's Employment Outcomes, August 2015

Utah Law Review, Abigail Patthoff, This is Your Brain on Law School: The Impact of Fear-Based Narratives on Law Students, July 2015

Report, Minnesota State Bar Association Task Force on the Future of Legal Education, Report and Recommendations, June 2015

Indiana Law Journal, Alfred Brophy, Ranking Law Schools with LSATs, Employment Outcomes, and Law Review Citations, May 2015

Catholic University Law Review, Richard Redding, The Legal Academy Under Erasure, May 2015

Southern Journal of Business and Ethics, Marty Ludlum and Jennifer Barger Johnson, Ethics and Law School Marketing Practices, April 2015

Michigan State Law Review , Deborah J. Merritt , What Happened to the Class of 2010? Empirical Evidence of Structural Change in the Legal Profession, March 2015

Seton Hall Law Review, James E. Moliterno, And Now a Crisis in Legal Education, October 2014

University of Illinois Law Review, Daniel Martin Katz, The MIT School of Law? A Perspective on Legal Education in the 21st Century, October 2014

Suffolk University Law Review, MS Barron, Planned Parenthood, Nonprofit Marketization, and Law School Employment-Placement Statistics: How Three Seemingly Unrelated Topics Could Potentially Expand the Scope of Chapter 93A of the Massachusetts General Laws , October 2014

Southern Methodist University Law Review, Gregory Crespi, Will the Income-Based Repayment Program Enable Law Schools to Continue to Provide 'Harvard-Style' Legal Education?, September 2014

American Bankruptcy Institute Journal, Harlin D. Hale and Conrad C. Steele, A Little Education about Student Loan Dischargeability, August 2014

Seton Hall Law Review, Paula Franzese, Law Teaching for the Conceptual Age, July 2014

St. Mary's Journal of Legal Malpractice & Ethics, Jan L. Jacobwitz and Scott L. Rogers, Mindful Ethics - A Pedagogical and Practical Approach to Teaching Legal Ethics, Developing Professional Identity, and Encouraging Civility, July 2014

Law Library Journal, Michael Whiteman, Book Burning in the Twenty-First Century: ABA Standard 606 and the Future of Academic Law Libraries as the Smoke Clears, June 2014

International Review of Law and Economics, Benjamin H.Barton, A glass half full look at the changes in the American legal market, June 2014

Washington University Journal of Law & Policy, Annie Legomsky, Law student debt + public interest career = character and fitness fail, June 2014

Florida State Law Review, Bernard A. Burk, What's New About the New Normal: The Evolving Market for New Lawyers in the 21st Century, May 2014

Radical Teacher, Paul Campos, Candor and the Politics of Law Teaching, May 2014

Journal of College and University Law, Kaela Raedel Munster, A Double-Edged Sword: Student Loan Debt Provides Access to a Law Degree but May Ultimately Deny a Bar License, April 2014

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Tracey George and Albert Yoon, The Labor Market for New Law Professors, March 2014

Georgetown University Law Center Working Paper, Kelsey Webber, Which Law Schools Make Rational Economic Sense to Attend, February 2014

Harvard Law Review, Sixth Circuit Finds Law School Applicants Could Not Reasonably Rely on School-Provided Employment Statistics — MacDonald v. Thomas M. Cooley Law School, 724 F.3d 654 (6th Cir. 2013), January 2014

H-Law, Steve Sheppard, The Self-Fulfilling Prophecy of Law School Crisis, December 2013

Michigan Law Review, Paul Horwitz, What Ails the Law Schools?, November 2013

, Sarah C. Zearfoss, Joseph D. Pollk, and Lorraine Lamey, A Magic Mirror for Student Loans, November 2013

Washington University Journal of Law & Policy, Todd A. Berger, New Ideas in Law and Legal Education: Three Generations and Two Tiers: How Participation in Law School Clinics and the Demand for ""Practice-Ready"" Graduates Will Impact the Faculty Status of Clinical Law Professors, November 2013

Journal of Law and Society, Sally Wheeler, Dangerously, Outrageously, Elitist' — A Solution to Law Graduate Unemployment?, November 2013

Buffalo Law Review, Alfred S. Konefsky & Barry Sullivan, In This, the Winter of Our Discontent: Legal Practice, Legal Education, and the Culture of Distrust, October 2013

Indiana Law Journal, Bill Henderson, Andrew Morriss, and Olufunmilayo Arewa, Enduring Hierarchies in American Legal Education, October 2013

Book, Transparency International, Global Corruption Report: Education, 2013

Nebraska Law Review , Ben Trachtenberg, Law School Marketing and Legal Ethics, October 2013

Book, Robin L. West, Teaching Law: Justice, Politics, and the Demands of Professionalism, 2013

Ohio Northern University Law Review, Kevin P. Lee, The Citizen Lawyer in the Coming Era: Technology is Changing the Practice of Law, but Legal Education Must Remain Committed to Humanistic Learning, October 2013

U of St. Thomas (Minnesota) Legal Studies Research, Jerry Organ, Better Understanding the Scope of Conditional Scholarship Programs Among American Law Schools , September 2013

Journal of Legal Education, Luz E. Herrera, Educating Mainstreet Lawyers, September 2013

Ohio State Journal on Dispute Resolution, Kristen M. Blankley, Adding by Subtracting: How Limited Scope Agreements for Dispute Resolution Representation Can Increase Access to Attorney Services, September 2013

Journal of Business & Technology Law, Kamille Wolff Dean, Teaching Business Law in the New Economy; Strategies for Success, September 2013

Nebraska Law Review, Ben Trachtenberg, Regulators, Mount Up, August 2013

Widener Law School Legal Studies Research Paper Series, Benjamin Barros, Reconsidering the Conventional Wisdom on the Legal Job Market, August 2013

Law Library Journal, Genevieve Blake Tung, Academic Law Libraries and the Crisis in Legal Education, June 2013

Journal of Law and Education, Drew Eckman, Rethinking Lawsuits Against Law Schools: Graduates Must Overcome Significant Hurdles to Prevail Against Alma Maters, June 2013

Stanford Law & Policy Review, Bryant G. Garth, Crises, Crisis Rhetoric, and Competition in Legal Education: A Sociological Perspective on the Crisis of the Legal Profession and Legal Education, June 2013

Washington University Journal of Law & Policy, Brian Z. Tamanaha, Legal Educators Defending the Status Quo, June 2013

UCLA Law Review, Paul Campos, Self-Congratulation and Scholarship, May 2013

Virginia Journal of Social Policy & the Law, Ogechi Achuko, The Blame Game: Law Student Sue Their Law Schools for Deceptive Employment Reporting Practices, April 2013

Journal of Legal Education, Ronit Dinovitzer, Bryant G. Garth and Joyce S. Sterling, Buyers' Remorse? An Empirical Assessment of the Desirability of a Lawyer Career, April 2013

Saskatchewan Law Review, Harry W. Arthurs, Valour rather than Prudence: Hard Times and Hard Choices for Canada's Legal Academy, April 2013

Pepperdine Law Review, Bill Henderson, A Blueprint for Change, January 2013

Book, Steven Alan Childress, Hot Topics in the Legal Profession, 2012

Compromiso y Transparencia (Madrid, Spain), Esther Barrio and Javier Martin Cavanna, Examen de transparencia Informe de transparencia en la web de las universidades espanolas, October 2012

South Carolina Law Review, Brent E. Newton, The Ninety-Five Theses: Systemic Reforms of American Legal Education and Licensure, September 2012

Denver University Law Review, Luz E. Herrera, Training Lawyer-Entrepreneurs, September 2012

Indiana Law Journal, Andrew S. Murphy, Redeeming a Lost Generation: 'The Year of Law School Litigation' and the Future of the Law School Transparency Movement, August 2012

Book, Paul Campos, Don't Go to Law School (unless), 2012

Michigan Journal of Law Reform, Paul Campos, The Crisis of the American Law School, July 2012

Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics, Daniel Park, A Nudge, Push, and a Shove: Where Duty Must Meet Deceptive Law School Marketing, June 2012

Penn State Law Review, Christopher Polchin, Raising The "Bar" On Law School Data , June 2012

Book, Russ Falconer and Drew Johnson, McGraw-Hill's LSAT, 2013 Edition, 2012

Book, Brian Z. Tamanaha, Failing Law Schools, 2012

South Carolina Law Review, Brent Evan Newton, The Ninety-Five Theses: Systemic Reforms of American Legal Education and Licensure, January 2012

Indiana Law Review, Lauren Carasik, Renaissance or Retrenchment: Legal Education at a Crossroads, December 2011

William Mitchell Law Review, Mary A. Lynch, An Evaluation of Ten Concerns About Using Outcomes in Legal Education, December 2011

Journal of the Legal Writing Institute, Carole Silver, Amy Garver, & Lindsay Watkins, Unpacking the Apprenticeship of Professional Identity and Purpose: Insights from the Law School Survey of Student Engagement, September 2011

Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics, Daniel S. Harawa, A Numbers Game: The Ethicality of Law School Reporting Practices, June 2011

Academic Questions, Michael Krauss, The Coming Law School Bubble, June 2011

University of Northern Iowa Department of Economics, Matt Peterson, Major Themes in Economics, May 2011

Minnesota Journal of Law, Science & Technology, Lucille Jewel, You're Doing It Wrong: How the Anti-Law School Scam Blogging Movement Can Shape the Legal Profession, April 2011

Journal of Consumer and Commercial Law, Joel F. Murray, Do U.S. Law Schools That Report False or Misleading Employment Statistics Violate Consumer Protection Laws?, March 2011

Cornell Journal of Law and Public Policy, Michael C. Macchiarola & Arun Abraham, Options for Student Borrowers: A Derivatives-Based Proposal to Protect Students and Control Debt-Fueled Inflation in the Higher Education Market, October 2010

All Citations

September

20th Inside Higher Ed, Emma Whitford How Undergrads Think About Law School

Inside Higher Ed, Emma Whitford How Undergrads Think About Law School

13th Above the Law, Kathryn Rubino You Should Have Gone To Law School 30 Years Ago

12th Law 360, Natalie Rodriguez Law Schools Struggle To Find Themselves In Post-Recession Market

10th Above the Law, Kathryn Rubino The Law Schools In Trouble With The ABA

5th Above the Law, Kathryn Rubino As Hard As It's Ever Been To Get Into Law School

4th National Jurist, Mike Stetz Enrollment up at some schools, but is that good or bad?

Above the Law, Kathryn Rubino The Law School With The Worst Attrition Rate

August
July
June
May
April
March
February
January

31st ABA Journal, Stephanie Francis Ward Cooley Law School complaint demands 'fair and transparent' ABA accreditation proceedings

National Law Journal, Karen Sloan ABA's Law School Oversight Needs Younger Perspectives, Report Finds

23rd Real Clear Education, Alex Caro Public Service Loan Forgiveness Must Go

16th Inside Higher Ed, Rick Seltzer Law Schools Under the Microscope

Greensboro News and Record, John Newsom The Syllabus: All's still not well with law schools

9th Book, Amitai Etzioni (Scholarship) Happiness is the Wrong Metric

December

25th Bloomberg Big Law Business Bloomberg Big Law Business Top Stories

Opening Arguments Podcast, Thomas Smith and Andrew Torrez (Audio) So You Want to Go to Law School?

21st ABA Journal, Stephanie Francis Ward New bar pass rate questionnaire will yield better information but create more work for law schools

18th Above the Law, Staci Zaretsky The 10 Worst Law Schools In The Country (2017)

13th Above the Law, Staci Zaretsky Law School Gets Slapped With Negative Outlook By Credit Rating Agency

5th The Careerist, Vivia Chen Are lawyers that thick?

1st Condemned to Debt, Richard Fossey The Rooster Bar: Why Won't the ABA Shut Down Bottom-Tier For-Profit Law Schools ?

The Careerist, Vivia Chen Does Your Law Firm Have a Matt Lauer?

November

27th Condemned to Debt, Richard Fossey Representative Alma Adams urges limited loan forgiveness for Charlotte Law School Students: Adams' plea does not go far enough

24th Wall Street Journal, Josh Mitchell The Rise and Fall of a Law-School Empire Fueled by Federal Loans

Toledo Blaze, Sarah Elms University of Toledo aims to boost law school performance

21st Above the Law, Staci Zaretsky Major University With Top 50 Law School In Talks To Take Over Unranked Law School

20th Condemned to Debt, Richard Fossey Law schools give most financial aid to students who need it least: Legal education is "rolling downhill like a snowball headed for hell"

The Odyssey, Karim Adnane Analysis : Lawyers And Law Graduates In The United States. The Misconceptions People Have.

16th Above the Law, Staci Zaretsky Valparaiso Law School Will Close Its Doors Thanks To Low Enrollment

15th Above the Law, Staci Zaretsky ABA Finally Puts Law School Poster Child For Piss-Poor Bar Pass And Employment Rates On Probation

Inside Higher Ed, Andrew Kreighbaum Calls for Tougher Oversight of For-Profit Law School

10th Journal of Legal Education, William C. Whitford (Scholarship) Law School-Administered Financial Aid: The Good News and the Bad News

9th BDaily (UK), Helen Hepburn To Study Effectively: Brilliant Podcasts for Law Students

8th National Jurist, Tyler Roberts Why the ABA is warning more law schools about bar exam performance

6th University of New Hampshire Law Review, Michael Cicchini (Scholarship) Law Review Publishing: Thoughts on Mass Submissions, Expedited Review, and Potential Reform

4th JD Advising, Ashley Heidemann JD Advising is Donating 10% of its Book Sale Profits in November to Law School Transparency

1st ABA Journal, Stephanie Francis Ward How can the ABA improve law school compliance after CSL closure?

ABA Journal, Stephanie Francis Ward Newer lawyers are needed on Legal Ed council, says Young Lawyers Division recommendation

Book, Christopher P. Banks (Scholarship) The American Legal Profession: The Myths and Realities of Practicing Law

October
September

27th Greedy Associates, William Vogeler What's wrong with legal education in Mississippi?

23rd NYU Law Alumni Magazine, Jill Filipovic A Woman's Place

18th The Clarion-Ledger, Jimmie Gates Mississippi bar exam passage rate dropping

11th Journal of Legal Education, Jerome M. Organ (Scholarship) Net Tuition Trends by LSAT Category from 2010 to 2014 with Thoughts on Variable Return on Investment

August

30th Journal of Legal Education, Deborah Jones Merritt and Andrew Merritt (Scholarship) Agreements to Improve Student Aid: An Antitrust Perspective

25th Inside Higher Ed, Andrew Kreighbaum Department Lays Out Options for Charlotte Students

24th NC Lawyers Weekly, David Donovan Charlotte Law was unique in its trouble, but hardly alone

23rd Indiana Lawyer, Marilyn Odendahl Law students studying up on borrowing

The James G. Martin Center for Academic Renewal, Allen Mendenhall How to Fight the ABA's Anticompetitive and Discriminatory Practices

16th Inside Higher Ed, Andrew Kreighbaum The Slow Death of a For-Profit Law School

15th New York Times, Elizabeth Olson For-Profit Charlotte School of Law Closes

8th Above the Law, Vikram Amar First Monday Musings By Dean Vik Amar: A Guided Tour Through The Debate Over Changing The ABA Employment Data Form

The Irreverent Lawyer, Mauricio R. Hernandez Guess which bar associations ignore the lawyer financial crisis and which do not?

7th National Law Journal, Karen Sloan Amid Criticism, ABA Pulls Back on Change to How Law Schools Report Jobs

ABA Journal, Stephanie Francis Ward Council will talk more about how to report law school-funded jobs on employment questionnaire

4th Book, Katrina Lee (Scholarship) The Legal Career: Knowing the Business, Thriving in Practice

1st University of Pennsylvania ScholarlyCommons , Mona E. Robbins (Scholarship) Race and Higher Education: Is the LSAT systemic of racial differences in education attainment?

July

31st Bloomberg Big Law Business, Stephanie Russell-Kraft Today's Law Degree Takes on a Broader Meaning

27th Harvard Law Record, Daniel Morales Why Dean Manning Should Be Welcomed

21st Report, Ohio State Bar Futures Commission (Scholarship) Futures Commission Report 2017

18th Book, Riaz Tejani (Scholarship) Law Mart: Justice, Access, and For-Profit Law Schools

17th Cleveland Plain Dealer, Karen Farkas Ohio law school grads face debt of nearly $100,000 and few job prospects, report says

14th Inside Higher Ed, Nick Roll Debating the Value of Full-Time Professors

13th Insight into Diversity, Mariah Bohanon Women Are Being Prepared to Overcome Barriers in an Unequal Profession

11th Florida International University Legal Studies Research Paper, Scott Norberg (Scholarship) The Case for an ABA Accreditation Standard on Employment Outcomes

6th FIU Working Paper, Scott Norburg The Case for an ABA Accreditation Standard on Employment Outcomes

1st The Greenbag, Andrew P. Morriss (Scholarship) Legal Education Through the Blurry Lens of US News Law School Rankings

June
May

30th SSRN Working Paper, Frank O. Bowman III (Scholarship) Days of Future Past: A Plea for More Useful and More Local Legal Scholarship

22nd Accepted Blog, Jessica Pishko Review of Law School Transparency's LST Reports

11th Above the Law, Staci Zaretsky Uh-Oh . . . Law School Tuition Hikes Are Back

3rd National Law Journal, Karen Sloan Purdue Buys Kaplan's Online-Only JD Program in Education Milestone

1st Book, Ron Formisano (Scholarship) American Oligarchy: The Permanent Political Class

April

25th Inside Higher Ed, Rick Seltzer What Comes After Whittier Shutdown?

24th Bloomberg Big Law Business, Rick Mitchell Wake Up Call: Foley & Lardner Said to Mull New York Tie-Up

21st Bloomberg Big Law Business, Stephanie Russell-Kraft Whittier Law School Closing: The First of Many?

20th Above the Law, Staci Zaretsky Whittier Law School Will Close, Leaving Disaster In Its Wake

Most Strongly Supported, Aaron Cohn Some Real Talk on Student Loans

LA Times, Sonali Kohli , Rosanna Xia and Teresa Watanabe Whittier Law School is closing, due in part to low student achievement

National Law Journal, Karen Sloan Whittier Law School's Collapse Won't Be the Last: Experts

Slate, Jordan Weissman A Law School is Finally Closing

19th New York Times, Elizabeth Olson Whittier Law School Says It Will Shut Down

6th Inside Higher Ed, Ashley Smith Crackdown on For-Profit Law Schools

SSRN Working Paper, Jane C. Murphy and Solangel Maldonado (Scholarship) Reproducing Gender and Race Inequality in the Blawgosphere

4th Yale Daily News, Jingyi Cui Experts, students divided on Harvard Law's move to accept GRE

2nd Northern California Record, Glenn Minnis California lawmakers lobby to lower bar-exam standards

1st ABA Journal, Stephanie Francis Ward ABA House rejects bar exam proposal

Louisville Law Review, Kamina Aliya Pinder (Scholarship) Do As I Teach Not As I Do: For Whom Are Law School Trustees?

Buffalo Law Review, Kevin R. Johnson (Scholarship) Some Thoughts on the Future of Legal Education: Why Diversity and Student Wellness Should Matter in a Time of Economic ""Crisis""

International Journal of Arts and Humanities, Laura Padilla (Scholarship) Whoosh - Declining Law School Applications and Entering Credentials: Responding with Pivot Pedagogy

March

31st JD Journal, Teresa Lo The 12 Most Expensive Law Schools in 2017

Greedy Associates, William Vogeler The ABA Wants to Open Door to More Adjuncts

30th Above the Law, Staci Zaretsky The 5 Most Expensive Law Schools In America (2017)

New York Times, Elizabeth Olson For-Profit Law School in Arizona Is Put on Probation

29th Inside Higher Ed, Paul Fain More Law School Courses For Adjuncts?

23rd Most Strongly Supported, Yuko Sin Put the U.S. News Rankings in Perspective

22nd Greedy Associates, William Vogeler Most Expensive Law Schools in 2017

ABA Journal, Stephanie Francis Ward With Harvard Law taking the GRE as admissions test, what does that mean for other schools?

21st Spivey Consulting Blog, Mike Spivey 5 Scholarship Negotiation Necessities

20th Boston Globe, Michael Levenson Harvard Law is now accepting the GRE. Could other schools follow?

17th Forbes, Karsten Strauss America's Most Expensive Law Schools, 2017

10th University Herald, Emily Marks Harvard Law School Changes Admissions Process, Makes LSAT Optional

Bloomberg, Shahien Nasiripour Here's Why It Just Got Easier to Apply to Harvard Law

Above the Law, Elie Mystal Arizona Summit: Now Counting On Black People Not Knowing How To Use Google

9th The Week Harvard Law School will no longer require the LSAT

8th Washington Post, Susan Svrluga Harvard Law School will no longer require the LSAT for admission

6th Law School Toolbox, Lee Burgess (Audio) Podcast Episode 87: Affordable Bar Prep & Social Entrepreneurship

1st Journal of Legal Education, Dmitry Maleshin (Scholarship) The Crisis of Russian Legal Education in Comparative Perspective

February
January
December

22nd American Lawyer, Vivia Chen Women Now Dominate Law School Classes: So What?

21st Bloomberg Big Law Business, Deborah Merritt If Women Dominate Men in Diplomas, Why Not JDs?

20th NPR (NC), Lisa Worf (Audio) Charlotte School Of Law Loses Federal Loan Money

Greensboro News and Record, John Newsom The Syllabus: Boom goes Charlotte Law

Bloomberg Big Law Business, Rick Mitchell Wake Up Call

National Jurist Charlotte Law loses access to federal loans which could force closure

Condemned to Debt, Richard Fossey Charlotte School of Law loses access to federal student aid money: The beginning of the end for bottom-tier law schools?

19th ABA Journal, Stephanie Francis Ward Women outnumber men in law schools for first time, newly updated data show

JD Journal, Teresa Lo Forbes Ranks America's Most Expensive Law Schools

17th Her Campus, Bonnie Lin A New Milestone for Women: First Time >50% In Law School

16th Bloomberg Big Law Business, Timothy Pratt More Women Than Men in Law School For First Time Ever

New York Times, Elizabeth Olson Women Make Up Majority of U.S. Law Students for First Time

Above the Law, Brian Dalton Stat of the Week: A Milestone for Women in Legal Education

14th The Faculty Lounge, David Frakt Some Thoughts on the California Bar Exam

Indiana Lawyer, Marilyn Odendahl Study: Gender inequality begins before classes start

Most Strongly Supported, Philip Mayer What makes a "good" law school? And what makes a "good" job?

12th Texas Lawyer, Kathleen Wu Are the Best, Brightest Women Skipping Law School Altogether?

3rd Law Street Media, Annaliese Mahoney The Law School Gender Imbalance: Still a Problem

Chicago Tribune, David Rutter Valparaiso University's law school might face bleak choices

2nd Global Legal Post, Kathryn Higgins Aspiring women lawyers face 'leaky pipeline' into the profession, study finds

1st Australasian Lawyer, Steve Randall Half of law school students are women but prospects are lower

Bloomberg Big Law Business, Rick Mitchell Wake Up Call: Dentons, Greenberg Traurig in KWM Hunt

Rutgers Law Record, Lynne F. Maxwell (Scholarship) The Emperor's New Law Library: The Decline and Fall of Academic Law Libraries or a New Chapter?

November

30th Indiana Lawyer, Olivia Covington Valparaiso Law public censure puts admission policies to test

Inside Higher Ed, Scott Jaschik Law School Gender Gaps

New York Times, Elizabeth Olson More Law Degrees for Women, but Fewer Good Jobs

Bloomberg Big Law Business, Kyle McEntee (Audio) Gender Balance in Law & the "Leaky Pipe" Metaphor

ABA Journal, Stephanie Francis Ward More women are attending law school, but at lower-ranked schools, study finds

National Jurist Report identifies gender gaps in law school

St. Louis Business Journal, Dianna Barr Washington U among schools recruiting women law students as job gender gap persists

Time, Kastalia Medrano The Legal Industry Is Still a Boys' Club

Indiana Lawyer, Marilyn Odendahl 'Leaky pipeline' study spotlights gender inequality in law schools

Above the Law, Joe Patrice Dean Resigns After Abysmal Bar Passage Numbers

26th Condemned to Debt, Richard Fossey American Bar Association begins cracking down on mediocre law schools: Too little, too late

20th Financial Times, Rebecca Knight How to bring out every lawyer's inner entrepreneur

17th NPR (NC), Gwendolyn Glenn (Audio) Charlotte School of Law Placed on Probation

14th Gen Y Lawyer Podcast, Nicole Abboud (Audio) Buyer's Remorse

7th Florida Record, Taryn Phaneuf Individuals, attorneys benefit from a la carte legal services, one Florida attorney says

4th Above the Law, Staci Zaretsky Law School Blames Lazy Graduates With Low GPAs For Abysmal Performance On Bar Exam

1st Inside Higher Ed, Rick Seltzer Law Schools Flagged For Jobs Data

Book, Edward W. Miles (Scholarship) The Past, Present, and Future of the Business School

October
September
August

31st Inside Higher Ed, Andrew Kreighbaum ABA Tightens Up

23rd Texas Tribune, Matthew Watkins How UNT-Dallas' Grand Law School Experiment Could Be Overruled

16th TaxProf Editorial Page, Adam Chodoro A Derivative Market For U.S. News Rankings

15th Marketplace, Avi Wolfman-Arant (Audio) New paper chase: law school for non-lawyers

6th U.S. News & World Report, Max Eden A 'Trigger Warning' For College Presidents

2nd National Law Journal, Karen Sloan Diversity, Consumer Groups at Odds over Tougher Bar-Pass Rule Proposed for Law Schools

1st Most Strongly Supported, Yuko Sin Big Brother, Spare a Dime?

July
June
May

20th Above the Law, Staci Zaretsky Law School Completely Derails State's Bar Exam Passage Rate

Most Strongly Supported, Yuko Sin Feeling Minnesota :(

18th SIT Digital Commons, Yana Kraychinskaya (Scholarship) Internationalization in American Legal Education: A Short-term Embedded Study Abroad program for University of Connecticut Law Students

11th Des Moines Cityview Magazine Civic Skinny

9th Above the Law, Joe Patrice Formerly Drowning Law School Sees Enrollment Bonanza On Horizon

8th Bar Exam Stats, James Mullen 2015 ABA Employment Stats

6th Above the Law, Brian Dalton State of the Week: Job Outlook Looking Up For Lower-Tier NYC Schools

1st Northcentral University Dissertations, Alison Becker (Scholarship) Online Legal Studies Graduate Programs' Capacity to Improve Legal Accessibility Disparities in the United States

April

27th American Lawyer, Nell Gluckman More Law Firms Take Aim at Associate Student Loan Debt

Belly of the Beast, Steven J. Harper Warm Bodies

25th Greedy Associates, Jonathan R. Tung Beware of Misleading Student Loan Debt Figures

22nd Bloomberg Big Law Business, Ben Barton Perspective: Nothing Exciting Yet about the (Mostly) Online J.D. from Syracuse

20th Above the Law, Shannon Achimalbe Back In The Race: Are Average Student Loan Debt Figures Misleading?

18th Wisconsin Law Review, Richard E. Redding (Scholarship) The Counterintuitive Costs and Benefits of Clinical Legal Education

16th Condemned to Debt, Richard Fossey The Immorality of American Graduate Education: A Look At the Fields of Law and Education

4th Most Strongly Supported, Yuko Sin Caveat Scolasticus, or, in English, Student Beware

1st Texas Review of Law & Politics , Robert Steinbuch and Kim Love (Scholarship) Color-Blind-Spot: The Intersection of Freeom of Information Law and Affirmative Action in Law School Admissions

Journal of Research on Leadership Education, Alexandra Pavlakis and Carolyn Kelley (Scholarship) Accreditation in the Professions: Implications for Educational Leadership Preparation Programs

March

30th Daily Pennsylvanian, David Murrell Thomas Jefferson Law graduate sues school and loses

26th Above the Law, Elie Mystal and David Lat The Decision: Plunging Back In

25th New York Times, Elizabeth Olson Law Graduate Who Sued Her School Loses at Trial

23rd Forbes, Karsten Strauss America's Most Expensive Law Schools in 2016

Law School Toolbox, Alison Monahan and Lee Burgess (Audio) Podcast 38: Can You Really Afford Law School?

16th Bloomberg, Blake Edwards New Bar Passage Rates Could Set ABA Up for a Fight

14th JD Journal, Teresa Lo California's Unaccredited Law Schools Forced to Report High Dropout Rates

13th National Law Journal, Karen Sloan California Dreamin' On Law Jobs?

Daily Bruin, Jorge Valero UCLA School of Law instates tuition guarantee for next three years

12th LA Times, Gary Warth Trial raises questions of law school practices

LA Times, Jason Song State's 22 unaccredited law schools will be required to show dropout rates in June

9th New York Daily Record, Heath Hamacher ABA considering tougher bar passage standards

Indiana Lawyer, Marilyn Odendahl Smaller class sizes cause faculty buyout offers at Valpo Law

8th Above the Law, Staci Zaretsky State Supreme Court Lowers Bar Exam Standards Due To Declining Pass Rates

Washington Post, Yanan Wang Is a law school lying about employment data? A struggling grad sues, and an unprecedented trial begins.

7th National Law Journal, Heather Jarvis Minimize School Debt While Drinking Those Lattes

1st Capital University Law Review, Philip L. Merkel (Scholarship) Scholarship or Practitioner? Rethinking Qualifications for Entry-Level Tenure-Track Professors at Fourth-Tier Law Schools

February
January

26th American Lawyer, Nell Gluckman At Latham Associates Refinance Loans at Reduced Rates

20th National Jurist, Mike Stetz Most Influential People in Legal Education

National Jurist, Mike Stetz Are more law students at risk of failing?

15th Above the Law, Staci Zaretsky The Law Schools That Have Gotten Rid Of The Most Full-Time Faculty Since 2010

14th Above the Law, Keith Lee Don't Go To Law School For Stupid Reasons

11th Greedy Associates, Casey Sullivan How Much Does It Cost to Pass the Bar and Get a Job?

4th ABA Journal, Debra Cassens Weiss Want to attend a law school with better job and bar-exam outcomes? It will cost you

1st Harper's Magazine Harper's Index

December

25th Australia News Co., Nick Whigham Hapless graduates sue their former universities in shockingly high numbers

8th Greedy Associates, Jonathan R. Tung Law School Grads Sue for More Transparency

American Lawyer, Nell Gluckman Bonuses and the Reality of Big Law Associate Compensation

7th Witnesseth: Law, Deals, & Data, Robert Anderson LSAC fires off bizarre statement attacking Law School Transparency

American Lawyer, Nell Gluckman Cravath Kicks Off Associate Bonus Season With Familiar Scale

Voice of San Diego, Kinsee Morlan Morning Report

Medium, Shiva Bhaskar Holding Law Schools Accountable

Associated Press, Sudhin Thanawala Lawsuits part of call for more transparency at law schools

6th Legal Whiteboard, Jerry Organ The Opaqueness of Bar Passage Data and the Need for Greater Transparency

5th The Faculty Lounge, David Frakt Seeking Clarity - Some Dangerous Questions for Professor Lyke

3rd Yale Daily News, Qi Xu Less debt burden at elite law schools

November

30th FindLaw Corporate Counsel, Casey C. Sullivan How Much Experience Is Needed to Work In-House?

Greedy Associates, Jonathan R. Tung To Survive, Gonzaga Law School Offers Faculty a Buyout

Financial Times, Gina Chon Law schools overturn admissions for tough era

27th CBS Radio (SF) (Audio) CBS News Report on Falling Bar Passage Rates

25th LA Times, Jason Song Less than half pass summer California bar exam this year

AllGov California, Ken Broder The Upside in California's Worst Bar Exam Scores in 30 Years

24th Campus Reform, Peter Fricke Univ. of Arkansas prevents prof. from studying race-based admissions data

23rd Above the Law, Staci Zaretsky Amid Stark Enrollment Decline, Law School Offers Buyouts To All Tenured Faculty

The Recorder, Patience Haggin CA Bar Exam Pass Rate Hits 30-Year Low

NPR (ME), Patty Wight USM, Maine Law Partner to Offer 6-Year Undergraduate, Law Program

20th Lawyernomics, Dan Lear Lawyers, the Wall Street Journal is calling us dumb

NPR (PA), Marty Moss Coane (Audio) The State of Law Schools and the Legal Profession

Above the Law, Staci Zaretsky Law School Reveals How Poorly Graduates With Low GPAs Fared On July 2015 Bar Exam

18th Illinois Supreme Court Commission on Professionalism, Erica Kubik Is Change Ahead for Law School?

Houston Chronicle, Editorial Board Legal letdowns in Texas

16th National Jurist, Mike Stetz Law schools admitting more at-risk students, study says

Chicago Daily Law Bulletin, Roy Strom Higher bar on bar exam: Just 16 didn't make cut

14th LA Times, Jason Song As fewer Californians pass the bar, are LSAT scores an early indicator of success?

11th Admissions Straight Talk (Audio) LSAT, Debt, and Bar Passage with Law School Transparency [Episode 128] - See more at: http://blog.accepted.com/2015/11/11/lsat-debt-and-bar-passage-with-law-school-transparency-episode-128/

10th ATL's Thinking Like a Lawyer, Elie Mystal, Joe Patrice, Jordan Weissman (Audio) The Customer Is Always A Sucker: Law School Economics

9th New York Law Journal, Andrew Denney Most New York Law Schools See Decline in Bar Pass Rates

8th The Southern Illinoisan, Sarah Graham Study cites SIU law school for decline in admissions standards

7th KSCO (Audio) California Public Radio, Wagner and Winick on the Law

5th Greedy Associates, Casey C. Sullivan Someone Needs to Put Law Schools Out of Their Misery

Wall Street Journal, Joe Queenan Here Comes a National Plague of Dumb Lawyers

4th Slate, Jordan Weissman Harvard Professor Explains Why It's Totally OK For Law Schools to Suck Money Out of Unqualified Students

Minnesota Lawyer Fees awarded in campaign law challenge, bleak prognostication for law schools, and Subway settlement looms

Belly of the Beast, Steven J. Harper Legal Education's Strange Bedfellows

3rd St. Louis Business Journal, Greg Edwards New York Times: Carbondale law school admits many who don't make the grade

Voice of America (Thailand) (Audio) US law schools allegedly lenient admission standards

2nd Wisconsin Law Review, Jason Webb Yackee (Scholarship) Does Experiential Learning Improve JD Employment Outcomes?

1st American Lawyer, Steven J. Harper Game-Changer: The Legal Education Crisis Goes Public

Law Street Media, Anneliese Mahoney The Need for Law School Reform

International Finance Law Blog, William Byrnes The State of Legal Education (2015)

October

30th Manhattan Prep The law school debt crisis and what it means for you

Above the Law, Staci Zaretsky Senators Are Tired Of Law Students Flushing Loan Dollars Down The Toilet For 'Worthless' Degrees

Bloomberg, Natalie Kitroeff Senators Take on Law Schools for Failing Students

Chicago Daily Law Bulletin, Roy Strom Report: 74 law schools labeled a 'serious risk'

29th Greedy Associates, Jonathan R. Tung Law Schools Are Enrolling 'At Risk' Students, Study Says

NC Lawyers Weekly, David Donovan In limbo: How low can bar pass rates go?

Slate, Jordan Weissman Desperate Law Schools Are Admitting Way Too Many Poorly Qualified Students

Sacramento Business Journal, Kathy Robertson Is McGeorge admitting too many low-scoring students?

28th Belly of the Beast, Steven Harper Game Changer

JD Journal, Amanda Griffin Law Schools Admitting Students with Little Chance of Success

Lawyers, Guns, and Money, Paul Campos Do we really need to protect people from trying to achieve their dreams?

Lawyerist, Lisa Needham Law School Under Fire

27th Inside Higher Ed, Staff Study: Law Schools Admit Those Unlikely to Pass Bar

Fortune, Claire Groden Law schools are lowering the bar

Legal Skills Prof, Scott Fruehwald Another negative story from the NY Times

Lawyers, Guns, and Money, Paul Campos When the levee breaks

Law Deans on Legal Education Blog, David Yellen New York Times attacks legal education ... again

Bloomberg View, Noah Feldman Don't Baby Law School Applicants

Business Insider, Jeremy Berke There's a devastating new report on the state of law schools in America

Athens Banner-Herald, Lee Shearer Fewer UGA law students pass bar, but still best in state

Tipping the Scales, Nathan Allen "At Risk" Law Students: A New Norm?

Global Legal Post Law school which cut admissions standards sees 31pc pass rate

26th New York Times, Elizabeth Olson Study Cites Lower Standards in Law School Admissions

The Daily Wildcat, Maddie Pickens Debt and unemployment erode law school dreams

ABA Journal, Debra Cassens Weiss This law school had a 30% bar pass rate; do lower standards presage troubled times for law grads?

25th The Faculty Lounge, David Frakt Important New Report From Law School Transparency on Law School Admissions

New York Times, Editorial Board The Law School Debt Crisis

Excess of Democracy, Derek Muller Sifting through the data for some clarifications about law student debt figures

Legal Whiteboard, Bill Henderson Is there a right way to respond to the "Law School Debt Crisis" Editorial?

Atlantic, Paul Campos The Law School Scam Continues

19th Most Strongly Supported, Philip Mayer Jobless Law School Grads Suing Alma Maters

15th Byte of Prevention Blog (Lawyers Mutual), Jay Reeves New Lawyer Thrives in Video Game Solo Niche

6th Forbes, Susan Adams The Best Law Schools for Career Prospects

Above the Law, Kathryn Rubino Non-Sequiters 10-6-2015

September
August
July
June

30th Report, Minnesota State Bar Association Task Force on the Future of Legal Education (Scholarship) Report and Recommendations

May

29th Tipping the Scales, Jeff Schmitt How Harvard Law Beat Yale In A New Law School Ranking

21st Reporting Texas, Gloria Fan UT Law School Feeling the Squeeze of Falling Admissions

14th Above the Law, Keith Lee Stop Saying Lawyers Need To Become Entrepreneurs

11th Above the Law, Joe Patrice U.S. News Gives 0L's Law School Advice, Fails

6th Above the Law, Joe Patrice Law School Cuts Graduation Events To Protect Profits

1st Indiana Law Journal, Alfred Brophy (Scholarship) Ranking Law Schools with LSATs, Employment Outcomes, and Law Review Citations

ABA Journal, Lorelei Lard Prelaw Advising: Law School Transparency offers podcasts focusing on different legal jobs

Catholic University Law Review, Richard Redding (Scholarship) The Legal Academy Under Erasure

April

30th iSchool Guide, Hannah Sanchez 20% of 2010 Law School Graduates Settle with Non-Law Related Jobs to Pay Debt, Study Shows

29th Black Enterprise, Courtney Connley Report Shows Law School Graduates Struggle with Finding Employment

27th New York Times, Elizabeth Olson Burdened With Debt, Law School Graduates Struggle in Job Market

21st The Ivey Files, Anna Ivey Rolling the Dice on Law School

20th Washington Post, Danielle Douglas-Gabriel Why law schools are losing relevance — and how they're trying to win it back

The Faculty Lounge, Bernie Burk Heat vs. Light II: It Matters Who Counts and Who Cares

13th National Law Journal, Karen Sloan No 'L.A. Law' in This Podcast

8th Washington Post, David Lat Law school is way too expensive. And only the federal government can fix that.

3rd Lawyers, Guns, and Money, Paul Campos The passage of time

Above the Law, David Lat & Elie Mystal The Decision: Two Full Rides Or A Generous Scholarship?

1st Above the Law, Joe Patrice Which Law School Is On The ED's Financial Monitoring List?

Southern Journal of Business and Ethics, Marty Ludlum and Jennifer Barger Johnson (Scholarship) Ethics and Law School Marketing Practices

March

31st Law Sites, Robert Ambrogi The Rise and Fall and Rise Again of Legal Podcasts

24th Above the Law, Staci Zaretsky The Most Expensive Law Schools In The United States

20th Associate's Mind, Keith Lee Time to Cast Some Pods

17th Spivey Consulting Blog (Audio) SCG U.S. News Podcast

16th Tipping the Scales, Jeff Schmitt The Worst Law Schools for Student Debt

13th Forbes, Susan Adams America's Most Expensive Law Schools

12th Above the Law, Keith Lee Who Should And Should Not Pay Attention To The U.S. News Law School Rankings

The Careerist, Vivia Chen Michigan Bumped Out of Top 10 Law School List

10th Huffington Post, Ricky Camilleri (Video) Should Law Schools Drop the LSAT Requirement? HuffPost Live Segment

JD Journal, Daniel June The U.S. News Law School Rankings for 2016

9th National Law Journal, Karen Sloan Yales Remains Atop U.S. News List of Best Schools

IAALS Online, Allie Gerkman Five Things to Do While You're Waiting for U.S. News Law School Rankings to Hit

8th Herald Banner, John Austin Jury still out on new law school in south Texas

5th U.S. News & World Report, Delece Smith-Barrow New Podcast Shows Aspiring Lawyers What Law Is Really About

4th Vault, Nicole Weber And the winner for most expensive law school is ...

2nd National Law Journal, Karen Sloan An Elite Education's Going to Cost You

JD Journal, Noelle Price Law School Tuition Continues to Increase

1st ABA Journal, Mark Hansen As law school enrollment drops, experts disagree on whether the bottom is in sight

Michigan State Law Review , Deborah J. Merritt (Scholarship) What Happened to the Class of 2010? Empirical Evidence of Structural Change in the Legal Profession

February

28th Minneapolis Star Tribune, Lee Schafer Merging law schools was smarter than closing

25th Most Strongly Supported, Robert Seaney Choosing a law school after you're accepted

Above the Law, Joe Patrice Formerly Top 30 Law School Enters Full-On Meltdown

20th Binghamton Pipe Dream, Daniel Burns Law school costs no longer worth it for most students

19th Law Deans on Legal Education Blog, I. Richard Gershon A Clarification

18th MPR News, Tom Weber (Audio) Law School: Is It Worth It?

13th MPR News, Tim Post (Audio) Hamline, William Mitchell Law Schools to Merge

Business Law Prof Blog, Haskell Murray Law Schools and Employment Data

9th ABA Journal, Lorelei Lard Counsel young lawyers about debt, ABA policymakers urge law schools and bar groups

5th Washington Post, Orin Kerr Do law school clinics lead to more jobs for law school graduates?

January

26th Business Insider, Sara Silverstein and Alex Kuzoian (Video) Why Law School Is a Waste of Money Unless You Get Into a Top School

Excess of Democracy, Derek Muller Ranking the Law School Rankings, 2015

The Faculty Lounge, Bernie Burk New Career-Planning Information for Prospective Lawyers from Law School Transparency

22nd U.S. News & World Report, Delece Smith-Barrow 4 Ways to Pick a Cost-Efficient Law School

17th My Personal Finance Journey, Nick Practice Advice For Those Considering Law School

13th Pitt News, Eli Talbert 2015: The year of the lawsuit

7th National Jurist, Mike Stetz 2014 Most Influential People in Legal Education

December
November
October

30th Seton Hall Law Review, James E. Moliterno (Scholarship) And Now a Crisis in Legal Education

27th Above the Law, Joe Patrice Student Loan Calculator Is Brutally Honest About Law School

23rd The Faculty Lounge, David Lander Maximizing the Benefits of Adjuncts

22nd JD Journal, Noelle Price Whittier Law School Graduates Most Challenged in Finding Work

20th Orange County Register, Keegan Kyle Whittier Law School grads rank among the most challenged in the nation in finding employment

10th Greensboro News and Record, John Newsom Elon Law drops price, shortens term

9th Minding the Campus, George Leef The Canary in the Law School Coal Mine

Forbes, Susan Adams The Best Law Schools for Career Prospects – 2015

Chronicle of Higher Education, P.J. Podesta Before You Go to Law School

University of Illinois Law Review, Daniel Martin Katz (Scholarship) The MIT School of Law? A Perspective on Legal Education in the 21st Century

7th Daily Caller, Blake Neff Cooley Becomes First Casualty of Law School Crisis

Lawyernomics, Dan Lear Law school student debt resources

3rd JD Journal, Noelle Price Law Schools Reporting More Detailed Employment Data

2nd Daily Tar Heel, Lauren Kent Activists push for law school transparency

1st ABA Journal, James Podgers Law school accreditation standards get update after 6 years of effort

Suffolk University Law Review, MS Barron (Scholarship) Planned Parenthood, Nonprofit Marketization, and Law School Employment-Placement Statistics: How Three Seemingly Unrelated Topics Could Potentially Expand the Scope of Chapter 93A of the Massachusetts General Laws

September

25th New York Observer, Gary Stern Mounting Debt Makes Law School a Gamble But Students Continue to Enroll

19th Inside Higher Ed, Kaitlin Mulhere Significant Financial Pressures Weigh Thomas Jefferson School of Law

15th Corporate Counsel, Peter E. Masaitis and Evan W. Woolley How State AGs Use Surveys in False Advertising Suits

1st Southern Methodist University Law Review, Gregory Crespi (Scholarship) Will the Income-Based Repayment Program Enable Law Schools to Continue to Provide 'Harvard-Style' Legal Education?

August

21st Washington City Paper, Will Sommer Why Did American University's Law School Plunge in the Rankings?

20th Above the Law, Joe Patrice These Tweets From1Ls Are The Saddest Thing You'll Read Today

12th Lawyers, Guns, and Money, Paul Campos Supporting Law School Transparency

Legal Skills Prof, Scott Fruehwald Task Force on the Financing of Legal Education holds its first meeting

11th JD Journal, Scott ABA Holds First Public Hearing on Rising Law School Tuitions

10th ABA Journal, Molly McDonough Task force on legal-ed financing mulls causes of rising tuition at its first-ever public hearing

1st Business Law Prof Blog, Haskell Murray Questions for Prospective Law Students

American Bankruptcy Institute Journal, Harlin D. Hale and Conrad C. Steele (Scholarship) A Little Education about Student Loan Dischargeability

July

31st Greedy Associates, William Peacock Kaplan Polls Students on the Devil's Dilemma: Ranking or Cost?

25th Above the Law, Joe Patrice That Time The Boston Bar Association Denounced Me

21st Above the Law, Joe Patrice God Told Her That YOU Should Pay For Her Law Degree

11th NC Lawyers Weekly, Laurie Landsittel No slowed growth for NC law schools

10th Law Street, Brittany Alzfan If You Want to Go to Law School, Now's the Time to Apply

9th Ms. JD, Laura Bladow Pre-Law Ponderings: Law School Rankings

8th Above the Law, Joe Patrice This Law School Is Looking For The Dumbest Possible Students

3rd The Recorder, Maria Zilberman UC-Hastings Dean Fights Rankings Dive

1st Seton Hall Law Review, Paula Franzese (Scholarship) Law Teaching for the Conceptual Age

St. Mary's Journal of Legal Malpractice & Ethics, Jan L. Jacobwitz and Scott L. Rogers (Scholarship) Mindful Ethics - A Pedagogical and Practical Approach to Teaching Legal Ethics, Developing Professional Identity, and Encouraging Civility

June

26th Above the Law, Joe Patrice The Brutally Honest Markup Of Slate's 'Apply To Law School Now!' Article

25th Slate, Jordan Weissmann Apply to Law School Now!

17th Lawyers, Guns, and Money, Paul Campos The tuition puzzle

Forster Thomas, Ben Feuer Visit these websites before choosing a law school

Above the Law, Brian Dalton & Elie Mystal ATL vs. Law Dean vs. Common Sense

1st Law Library Journal, Michael Whiteman (Scholarship) Book Burning in the Twenty-First Century: ABA Standard 606 and the Future of Academic Law Libraries as the Smoke Clears

International Review of Law and Economics, Benjamin H.Barton (Scholarship) A glass half full look at the changes in the American legal market

Washington University Journal of Law & Policy, Annie Legomsky (Scholarship) Law student debt + public interest career = character and fitness fail

May

27th Above The Law, Joe Patrice Law School Announces 30 Percent Tuition Cut

20th Jobs & Hire, Petia Dimitrova Good News for Law School Graduates - University Fellowships to Support Their Career Paths

17th Daily Progress, Derek Quizon Experts: Overall success of graduates difficult to measure

7th Indiana Lawyer, Marilyn Odendahl Indiana Tech begins ABA accreditation proccess

6th The Faculty Lounge, Dan Filler Diving Into More Law School Employment Data From The WSJ

4th The Virginian-Pilot, Tim McGlone Beach law firm's novel approach: No "bill by hour" here

1st Above The Law, Staci Zaretsky Morning Docket: 05.01.14

Florida State Law Review, Bernard A. Burk (Scholarship) What's New About the New Normal: The Evolving Market for New Lawyers in the 21st Century

Radical Teacher, Paul Campos (Scholarship) Candor and the Politics of Law Teaching

April

30th Most Strongly Supported, Yuko Sin Breaking Down Above the Law's 2014 Law School Rankings

28th Most Strongly Supported, Aaron Cohn Justice Alito is Right About Law School and the LSAT...Sorta

25th CNN, Claire ZiIlman When grads are jobless, schools come to the rescue

24th Above The Law, Elie Mystal Law School Gets Caught Lying About Its Above The Law Ranking

23rd Above The Law, Joe Patrice School Threatens To Call Security When Dean Candidate Suggests It's A Crappy Law School

Excess of Democracy, Derek Muller What About "J.D. Advantage" Jobs?

22nd Legal OnRamp, Bruce MacEwen Two Law Grad Markets

21st National Law Journal, Karen Sloan Top law schools place their graduates, but elsewhere "the future remains grim."

JD Journal, Jim Vassallo Small Bright Spots in Weak Employment Outlook for Law Grads

Greedy Associates, William Peacock Law School Transparency Gets an Update, Wants More NALP Forms

16th National Jurist, Alicia Albertson More law grads land jobs as market slowly rebounds

15th Legal Broadcast Network, Scott Drake (Video) Finding the Right Law School Made Easier With LST Score Reports, With Kyle McEntee, Law School Transparency

Above The Law, Staci Zaretsky Law Professor Outraged By Plan To Use His Raise To Fund Jobs For Unemployed Graduates

Above The Law, David Lat Yet Another Defense of Law Schools (Yawn)

14th New York Law Journal, Tania Karas and Karen Sloan Most NY Law Schools See Moves in U.S. News' Annual Rankings

12th Legal Ethics Forum, John Steele Job numbers flat and sad for 2013 law grads

10th National Law Journal, Karen Sloan Once Again, U.S. News Ranks Yale No. 1 Law School

9th Above the Law, Joe Patrice ABA Job Numbers Are Out — Market Still Sucks

NPR, Planet Money (Audio) Episode 530: Marijuana, Law School, And Centuries Of Inequality

The Sports Biz Miss, Kristi Dosh What's the Job Market Like for Law School Grads?

7th Above the Law, Staci Zaretsky Morning Docket: 04.07.14

4th The Sports Biz Miss, Kristi Dosh Choosing the Right Law School: Do Rankings Matter?

3rd Wall Street Journal, Mike Vilensky National Concern About Student Debt Prompts Law School to Cut Fee by 15%

Fox Business, Christina Scotti A Law School Acts to Fix a 'Broken' System

JD Blogger, John Skiba (Audio) JDB 50: The Big Five-0 and How to Record a Podcast Interview with Skype

1st Journal of College and University Law, Kaela Raedel Munster (Scholarship) A Double-Edged Sword: Student Loan Debt Provides Access to a Law Degree but May Ultimately Deny a Bar License

March

31st Inside Higher Ed, Ry Rivard Law School Ends Discounts

Above the Law, Staci Zaretsky The REAL Best Law Schools For Making Money

JD Journal, Jim Vassallo Updated Data for Highest Starting Salaries of Law School Graduates

28th Forbes, Susan Adams Law Schools Whose Grads Make The Highest Starting Salaries

NPR, Ashley Mine-Tyte (Audio) Comparing Law School Rankings? Read The Fine Print

18th U.S. News & World Report, Delece Smith-Barrow Experts: Financial Planning Key for Law Students Despite Tuition Cuts

LawyerWrit, Matthew Employment data now being released for class of 2013

17th Above The Law, Staci Zaretsky The Attorney@Blog Conference: A Photo Essay

14th LexBlog, Colin O'Keefe Blogs As Agents of Change – Twitter Commentary from ATL's Attorney@Blog Conference

Above The Law, Joe Patrice (Audio) ATL March Madness: The Worst Law School In America

11th CNN, Elizabeth G. Olson And the U.S. News law school ranking fallout begins...

Newstex, Susan Gunelius Hear from Leading Legal Bloggers at the Above the Law Attorney@Blog Conference

6th Illinois Supreme Court Commission on Professionalism, Michelle Silverthorn The $50,000 Law School

4th Most Strongly Supported, Yuko Sin Tough Choices Await Those With Low February LSAT Scores

1st Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Tracey George and Albert Yoon (Scholarship) The Labor Market for New Law Professors

ABA Journal, Mark Hansen Legal Ed task force to lobby for change in law school programs

February

24th Greedy Associates, William Peacock Gathering Admissions Offers? Which Law School Should You Pick?

20th Law School I, Evan Jones The Best Law Schools for Your Money

12th Indiana Lawyer, Marilyn Odendahl ABA task force advises review of law school costs

7th Above The Law, Elie Mystal Blogs As Agents Of Change: Choose Your Weapon

Above The Law, Staci Zaretsky Would-Be Law Student Weasels Acceptance Out Of Law School After Being Rejected — By Suggesting He'll Sue

5th The Aspen Idea, Joseph DeMott Too Many Lawyers? We Don't Have Enough, Law Professor Says

3rd Georgetown University Law Center Working Paper, Kelsey Webber (Scholarship) Which Law Schools Make Rational Economic Sense to Attend

January
December

26th Bankrate, Christina Couch 7 ways to figure if going to law school is worth it

ABA Journal, Victor Li Most important legal stories in 2013

19th Above The Law, Staci Zaretsky Above the Law's 2013 Lawyer of the Year Contest: Nominations Needed

17th Above The Law, Elie Mystal Thomas Jefferson Law School Almost Accepts Responsibility… Almost

10th OSU Briefing Room ABA Journal Names Professor's Blog in 'Best Of' List

9th College Rules Magazine, Tina Turenne Against All Odds

1st ABA Journal 7th Annual Blawg 100

H-Law, Steve Sheppard (Scholarship) The Self-Fulfilling Prophecy of Law School Crisis

Compromiso Empresarial, La revista de la Fundacion Compromiso y Transparencia Ranking de empleo en las universidades de EEUU

November

20th Roth Staffing Blog The 3 Hottest Law School Trends 2013 and Beyond ...

7th Sensemaing, Alex Krupp 2012: My Year of Code

5th Law Deans on Legal Education Blog, I. Richard Gershon In Defense of New LL.M. Programs

PrawfsBlawg, Matt Bodie The History of the Law School Crisis: "Great Men" or Societal Factors?

1st Michigan Law Review, Paul Horwitz (Scholarship) What Ails the Law Schools?

, Sarah C. Zearfoss, Joseph D. Pollk, and Lorraine Lamey (Scholarship) A Magic Mirror for Student Loans

Washington University Journal of Law & Policy, Todd A. Berger (Scholarship) New Ideas in Law and Legal Education: Three Generations and Two Tiers: How Participation in Law School Clinics and the Demand for ""Practice-Ready"" Graduates Will Impact the Faculty Status of Clinical Law Professors

Journal of Law and Society, Sally Wheeler (Scholarship) Dangerously, Outrageously, Elitist' — A Solution to Law Graduate Unemployment?

October

23rd U.S. News & World Report, Isaac Bowers Draft Law School Reforms Could Have Broader Implications

Above The Law, David Lat Lawsuit Accuses Prominent Law School Dean Of Sexual Harassment (And More)

21st Buffalo Law Review, Alfred S. Konefsky & Barry Sullivan (Scholarship) In This, the Winter of Our Discontent: Legal Practice, Legal Education, and the Culture of Distrust

20th Law School I, Joshua Craven & Evan Jones Ranking the Law School Rankings 2013

18th National Law Journal, David Stern The Avoidable Sticker Shock of Student Loan Repayment

17th Manhattan Prep, Mary Adkins Ranking the Law School Rankers

11th Above The Law, Elie Mystal Law Schools With The Most Profligate Spending Will Still Be Favored By U.S. News

2nd Indiana Law Journal, Bill Henderson, Andrew Morriss, and Olufunmilayo Arewa (Scholarship) Enduring Hierarchies in American Legal Education

1st ABA Journal, Mark Hansen Legal ed council offers choice on law professors' job security

Above The Law (Infographic) Infographic on Law School

Book, Transparency International (Scholarship) Global Corruption Report: Education

Nebraska Law Review , Ben Trachtenberg (Scholarship) Law School Marketing and Legal Ethics

Book, Robin L. West (Scholarship) Teaching Law: Justice, Politics, and the Demands of Professionalism

Ohio Northern University Law Review, Kevin P. Lee (Scholarship) The Citizen Lawyer in the Coming Era: Technology is Changing the Practice of Law, but Legal Education Must Remain Committed to Humanistic Learning

September

30th Legal Skills Prof, Scott Fruehwald Should Law School Be Two or Three Years? The Debate Continues.

U.S. District Court, Western District of Michigan, Hon. Robert J. Jonker (Court Document) Opinion: Summary Judgment Motion

27th U of St. Thomas (Minnesota) Legal Studies Research, Jerry Organ (Scholarship) Better Understanding the Scope of Conditional Scholarship Programs Among American Law Schools

26th Above The Law, Elie Mystal, Joe Patrice, & David Lat (Audio) Is business school a better bet than law school?

13th Akron Beacon Journal, Carol Biliczky UA law school lags national peers in renewing student scholarships

11th CNN, Elizabeth G. Olson Law school jobs fallout approaches new low

Hungry Hungry Lawyers, Dave Brown MY LAW SCHOOL IS LYING (Part II): Why is Northeastern Law's Administration Lying to Itself

9th ABA Journal, Debra Cassens Weiss Best-value private law schools named; Brigham Young tops list with A grade

5th Above The Law, Staci Zaretsky The Private Law Schools With The 'Best Value' (2013)

3rd Her Campus, Suzzette M. Martinez Thinking About Law School?

1st Journal of Legal Education, Luz E. Herrera (Scholarship) Educating Mainstreet Lawyers

Ohio State Journal on Dispute Resolution, Kristen M. Blankley (Scholarship) Adding by Subtracting: How Limited Scope Agreements for Dispute Resolution Representation Can Increase Access to Attorney Services

Journal of Business & Technology Law, Kamille Wolff Dean (Scholarship) Teaching Business Law in the New Economy; Strategies for Success

August

29th Manhattan Prep, Mary Adkins Obama Versus Martha Nussbaum: Law School in 3 Years, or 2?

28th JD Journal, Andrew Ostler Why You Should Think Twice About Remaining in Law (or Going to Law School)

25th Global Post, Van Thompson National Ranking of Accredited Law Schools

22nd Above The Law, Blueprint Test Preparation How Law Schools are Enticing Applicants and How Applicants Should Take Full Advantage

21st Above The Law, Elie Mystal Blaming The Media Didn't Work, So A Law Dean Is Going To Change Everything, Except Tuition

AZ Attorney, AZ Attorney Law school bar-pass rate must be disclosed, says federal judge

19th Nebraska Law Review, Ben Trachtenberg (Scholarship) Regulators, Mount Up

18th Washington Post, Catherine Ho An end to tenure at law schools?

15th CNN, Elizabeth G. Olson The financial aid arms race at law schools

12th JD Journal, Daniel June ABA Changes the Way Law Schools Must Report Alumni Employment

10th ABA Journal, Mark Hansen Legal ed task force urged to address faculty salaries, federal role and core competencies

9th National Law Journal, Karen Sloan ABA Changes Graduate Data Collection Timeline

UNC Legal Studies Research, Bernie Burk What's New About the New Normal: The Evolving Market for New Lawyers in the 21st Century

6th Illinois Supreme Court Commission on Professionalism, Jayne Reardon New Roles in Legal Services

Widener Law School Legal Studies Research Paper Series, Benjamin Barros (Scholarship) Reconsidering the Conventional Wisdom on the Legal Job Market

2nd National Law Journal, Karen Sloan Group Offers to Certify Law Schools' Honesty

Above The Law, Staci Zaretsky Morning Docket: 08.02.2013

1st ABA Journal, Mark Hansen Law school financing system in need of ‘serious re-engineering,' task force says

Greenville Business Magazine, Brandy Woods Snow The Legal Outlook: Determining the New Normal

July

31st U.S. News & World Report, Isaac Bowers Law School Problems, Proposed Reforms Could Affect Colleges

26th Above The Law, Elie Mystal Law Professor Defends Law Schools; Blames Media, Students, Advisors, Everybody But Himself

Bloomberg Law, Edwards Adams Good Housekeeping Seal of Approval for Law Schools?

24th ABA Journal, Debra Cassens Weiss New website makes it easier to compare law-school jobs data

17th ABA Journal, Debra Cassens Weiss What's the value of a law degree? $1M in a lifetime, report says

Inside Higher Ed, Lauren Ingeno The Upside of Law School

New York Times, Alex Williams Torts? Pass the Sunscreen

11th American Prospect, Bryce Stucki Online LL.M.'s: A New Way to Rob Peter to Pay Paul?

Detroit Legal News, David Donovan Law Life: Law schools forced to reveal post-graduate employment data

8th Inside Higher Ed, Lauren Ingeno Act Now!

June

28th Above The Law, Elie Mystal Law School's Guerrilla Campaign To Inflate Its U.S. News Rank Turns Out To Be Too Dumb To Inflate Its U.S. News Rank

20th Lawyerist, Andy Mergendahl Law Schools Are Changing, But How and Why? (Part 2)

17th Bitter Lawyer, M Walter 5 Reasons Why Being a Lawyer is Really Not as Cool as I Thought

16th DrEducation: International Higher Education Blog, Rahul Choudaha Using recruitment agents: Transparency to move from a dirty little secret to an open-book?

10th ABA Journal, Mark Hansen Track job outcomes 9 or 10 months after graduation? ABA legal ed council to take it up in August

6th JD Journal, Andrew Ostler Bar Results Release Schedule Hurting Law School Employment Rates

5th National Law Journal, Karen Sloan Late Bar Exam Results May Crimp Law Schools' Jobs Numbers

1st ABA Journal, Mark Hansen Employment picture for law grads looks pretty much the same as a year ago—for better and worse

National Lawyers Guild (MA Chapter), "Every Law Student" A Search for Future Truth

Law Library Journal, Genevieve Blake Tung (Scholarship) Academic Law Libraries and the Crisis in Legal Education

Journal of Law and Education, Drew Eckman (Scholarship) Rethinking Lawsuits Against Law Schools: Graduates Must Overcome Significant Hurdles to Prevail Against Alma Maters

Stanford Law & Policy Review, Bryant G. Garth (Scholarship) Crises, Crisis Rhetoric, and Competition in Legal Education: A Sociological Perspective on the Crisis of the Legal Profession and Legal Education

Washington University Journal of Law & Policy, Brian Z. Tamanaha (Scholarship) Legal Educators Defending the Status Quo

May

23rd Above The Law, Joe Patrice Non-Sequiturs: 05.23.13

22nd Above The Law, Elie Mystal Are Law Schools Too Logical?

17th UCLA Law Review, Paul Campos (Scholarship) Self-Congratulation and Scholarship

14th Lawyerist, Sam Glover Build Your Own Law School Rankings

Above The Law, Elie Mystal The More Law Schools Change, The More Law Faculty Will Start Pitching A Fit

13th Sunshine State News, Allison Nielsen Are Florida's Law Schools in Trouble?

Associate's Mind, Keith Lee 2011-12 Law Grad Employment Rate Calculator

8th American Prospect, Bryce Stucki LLM: Lawyers Losing Money

National Law Journal, Karen Sloan Website Allows Comparison Shopping for Law Schools

WUFT Radio (FL), Jessica Kegu Job market improving for Florida, national law school graduates, but it's not great

National Law Journal, Leigh Jones How well do you know your legal powerbrokers?

7th Above The Law, Brian Dalton The ATL Top 50: Roundup of Criticism

6th Buffalo Law Journal, Dan Miner Law school faces down enrollment challenges

April

30th Legal Ethics Forum, John Steele Bill Henderson asks, "Is Law School Reform Going to Come Top Down or Bottom Up?"

29th GW Hatchet, Cory Weinberg Law applicants negotiate for more aid

WDEL Radio (DE), Allan Loudell (Audio) How Schools Calculate Employment Outcomes

27th Delaware News Journal, Nichole Dobo Widener law school grads cry fraud

25th Above The Law, David Lat Five Defenses Used By Law Schools for Poor Graduate Employment Outcomes

24th U.S. News & World Report, Equal Justice Works New Report Suggests Ways to Fix Legal Education

19th CQ Researcher, Kenneth Jost Is a legal education worth its costs?

15th Michigan Lawyers Weekly, Ed Wesoloski U of M tops Michigan legal job report for Class of 2012

Above The Law, David Lat The Decision: Tempted By The T14?

10th Bottom Line, Kevin Simms Law Schools Get 'Lawyered'

Above The Law, Staci Zaretsky Which Top Law School Has the Highest Percentage of Underemployed Graduates?

9th Chicago Maroon, Celia Bever Law school no. 1 for post-graduate employment

Atlantic, Jordan Weissmann The Jobs Crisis at Our Best Law Schools Is Much, Much Worse Than You Think

Greedy Associates, William Peacock Foodie Stuck on Law School Choice (Hint: Food Ain't a Factor)

5th The Careerist, Vivia Chen Newsbriefs—The Happy Meal Comes with a J.D.

Mic, Gabriel Rodriguez For Many Students, Law School is Little Better Than a Scam

4th Lawyerist, Andy Mergendahl Book Review: The Lawyer Bubble—A Profession in Crisis

2nd Businessweek, Paul Barrett Howrey's Bankruptcy and Big Law Firms' Small Future

1st Above The Law, Elie Mystal Entry-Level Job Market Is Still Terrible, But The Class Of 2012 Really Should Have Seen That Coming

ABA Journal, Mark Hansen Job market for would-be lawyers is even bleaker than it looks, analysis says

The Careerist, Vivia Chen Are You Better Off at a Regional Law School?

Virginia Journal of Social Policy & the Law, Ogechi Achuko (Scholarship) The Blame Game: Law Student Sue Their Law Schools for Deceptive Employment Reporting Practices

Journal of Legal Education, Ronit Dinovitzer, Bryant G. Garth and Joyce S. Sterling (Scholarship) Buyers' Remorse? An Empirical Assessment of the Desirability of a Lawyer Career

Saskatchewan Law Review, Harry W. Arthurs (Scholarship) Valour rather than Prudence: Hard Times and Hard Choices for Canada's Legal Academy

March

28th National Law Journal, Karen Sloan Alums' bellwether fraud suit against New York Law School fails on appeal

25th National Law Journal The 100 Most Influential Lawyers in America

Above The Law, Staci Zaretsky Who Are the 100 Most Influential Lawyers in America? (ATL's Top 10)

21st Above the Law, Staci Zaretsky Open Thread: 2014 U.S. News Law School Rankings (The Second Tier)

20th NBC News, Jon Marcus Caught cheating: Colleges falsify admissions data for higher rankings

CNN, Elizabeth G. Olson Law schools: Still hiding the sad truth from students?

19th JD Supra Law School Problems Skyrocketing, Says Watchdog Groups

Inside Higher Ed Law School Offers 'Assured Outcomes'

ABA Journal, Debra Cassens Weiss At four law schools, fewer than 40 percent of students retain their merit scholarships

18th NC Criminal Blog, Damon Chetson USNWR Rankings Out: Law School Debt Figures Climb

17th Legal Skills Prof, Louis J. Sirico, Jr. Are Law Schools Correctly Reporting Employment Data?

16th David Enzel's Weblog, David Enzel The Costs and Risks of Going to Law School

14th The Careerist, Vivia Chen Law School News—Penn, New York Law, Georgetown, + More

13th U.S. News & World Report, Isaac Bowers Explore the Role of Underemployment in the Student Debt Crisis

11th Chronicle of Higher Education, Steven J. Harper Pop Goes the Law

7th Above the Law, David Yellen The Dean's Office: Why The ABA Is Resistant To Change

Bloomberg Law, Lee Pacchia (Video) 78% of Law Schools Ignore ABA Rule

Legal Ethics Forum, John Steele More external regulation of legal education

6th ABA Journal, Debra Cassens Weiss About half of law schools post incomplete job and scholarship data, group says; Which did best?

Dayton Business Journal, Olivia Barrow Law schools deficient in posting employment outcomes

Lubbock Avalance Journal Texas Tech law school named one of nation's most transparent

Hungry Hungry Lawyers, Dave Brown Law Schools' Struggle With Counting Continues

5th Legal Ethics Forum, John Steele Law School Transparency: "Winter 2013 Transparency Index Report"

Above the Law, Staci Zaretsky When Even Members of the T14 Don't Comply With ABA Standards, Will Law Schools Ever Be Truly Transparent?

J.uris D.ebtor Law Schools receive failing grade from watchdog

4th National Law Journal, Karen Sloan Problems persist with law school jobs data, watchdog says

National Jurist, Jack Crittendon St. Louis interim dean resigns; Law School Transparency works with schools

1st DC Bar Magazine, Rick Schmitt Price and Perils of JD: Is Law School Worth It?

February

26th Most Strongly Supported, Matt Shinners The ABA Zeroes in on Law School Employment Data

22nd Deseret News, Tim Anderson Utah law school continues to innovte, better service Utah communities

20th Life of the Law, Mary Adkins How to turn the legal profession on its head

13th Above the Law, Elie Mystal Columbia Con Law Debacle Creates 200-Person Class That Angers Students

11th New York Times, Ethan Bronner A Call for Drastic Changes in Educating New Lawyers

7th GW Hatchet, Liza Dee & Cory Weinberg In dim job market, law school pays more graduates to work

5th Perspectives de la Belle It's Been a While

NPR (IN), Aaricka Washington (Audio) Law Schools Say Student Investment Worth It In Long Run

January

31st Atlantic, Jordan Weissmann Law School Applications Are Collapsing (As They Should Be)

30th Ms. JD, Bridget Sheehan & Courtney Gabbara Ms. JD's Pre-Law Prep Guide: Selective Hearing: Weighing the Pros and Cons

28th National Law Journal, Karen Sloan Avoiding law school in droves

18th Pepperdine Law Review, Bill Henderson (Scholarship) A Blueprint for Change

14th Hildebrandt Institute, Kandy Hopkins Monday Clicks: Education

10th Above the Law, Elie Mystal Duke Law Students Plan Preemptive Strike Against Duke Law's Regular Tuition Increase

NYU Law Blog, Peter Dubrowski Advice from 90 2.5Ls

9th The Belly of the Beast, Steven J. Harper The Law School Story of 2012: Deans in Denial

8th Law Librarian Blog, Joe Hodnicki To Repeat: There is no oversipply of lawyers according to Case Western Law Dean

JD Journal, Jim Law School Dropout Puts Name Up For Bid on eBay

Chronicle of Higher Education, Katherine Mangan Law Deans Confront a New Normal

Simple Justice, Scott Greenfield Fixing Law Schools: No Lawyers Needed

6th Daily Caller, Eric Owens Law School Dropout Auctions Off Own Name on eBay to Pay Student Loans

5th Above the Law, Staci Zaretsky Ex-Law Student Auctions Off His Name to Pay Off Loan Debt

4th New Jersey Law Journal, David Gialanella In-State School Update

3rd Bloomberg Law, Lee Pacchia (Video) Weekly Brief

Huffington Post, Tyler Kingkade Rutgers University Law School Used Misleading Stats In Recruitment, Group Claims

JD Journal, Jim Law School Transparency: "Rutgers-Camden Law School Misrepresented Data"

National Jurist, Jack Crittenden & Christina Thomas Most Influential People in Legal Education

NC Criminal Blog, Damon Chetson Advancing the Public Discourse

2nd Bloomberg Law (Video) Legal Education's Top 5 Most Influential

Law360, Ama Sarfo Rutgers-Camden's Recruiting Email Deserves Sanctions

1st Simple Justice, Scott Greenfield Bernie Burk: Toxic Tone v Vacuous Style

December

31st Associate's Mind, Keith Lee What is the "Law School Disaster?"

Reuters, Daniel Wiessner Group claims Rutgers-Camden Law used misleading employment data

The Faculty Lounge, Bernie Burk Law School Transparency Jumps the Rails (Or, Why I'm Still Disappointed with LST's Latest Contribution to the Discussion on Law-School Reform)

24th National Law Journal, Karen Sloan The year law schools woke up to reality

21st Businessweek, Elliot Blair Smith Gen Y's Career Dreams Turn Into Dead Ends

19th National Conference of Bar Examiners Magazine, David Yellen Advancing Transparency in Law School Employment Data: The ABA's New Standard 509

ITLSS, Paul Campos Contributions to the Literature

18th CNN, Elizabeth G. Olson Does Law School Have a Future?

17th Impact Lab Sharp drop in law school applications

15th ITLSS, Deborah J. Merritt Picture This

14th Hildebrandt Institute, Emily Fisher Who Wants to Be a Lawyer?

13th Lawyers, Guns, and Money, Paul Campos Law school applications are collapsing

11th Lawyerist, Graham Martin National Jurist Lists 25 Most Influential People in Legal Education in 2012

10th Law School Podcaster (Audio) Changing the Law School Experience

Above the Law, Staci Zaretsky Who Are the 25 Most Influential People in Legal Education

9th Law Fuel (New Zealand) The law school rankings business has involved law schools "lying and cheating"

7th Michigan Law Blog, Sarah Zearfoss Short and Sweet, x5

6th Law Practice Tips Blog, Jim Calloway Reinventing Legal Education

5th Lawdragon, Katrina Dewey Another Delusional Law School Dean

2nd Lawdragon, Katrina Dewey Case Western Dean is Through the Rabbit Hole

November

29th Global Legal Post, Megan Malloy Dramatic fall in US law school enrolment

28th Reuters, Erin Geiger Smith Law school enrollment drops significantly

National Jurist, Jack Crittendon 25 Finalists Named to Most Influential in Legal Education

23rd Outside the Beltway, Doug Mataconis Numbers of Potential Future Lawers Hits 13 Year Low

15th Most Strongly Supported, Aaron Cohn Law School Transparency Unveils Own Law School Rankings

13th Akron Legal News, Richard Weiner Law Schools in the News

Indiana Lawyer, Jennifer Nelson Nonprofit introduces own method for choosing law school

9th Bloomberg Law (Video) McEntee: Law Schools Should Cut Enrollment 50%

Business Insider, Aleski Tzatzev Reformer Says Law Schools Need To Cut Some Students Off To Help Everybody

8th Greedy Associates, Deanne Katz New Law School 'Rankings' Focus on Jobs, Transparency

7th Business Insider, Abby Rogers New Law School Ranking Totally Upends The Old List

Law Librarian Blog, Joe Hodnicki Want to Know Your Chances of Finding a Lawyering Gig Based on Comparative Law School Data Wannabe Law Students?

6th Above the Law, Staci Zaretsky Rankings That Actually Matter: Law School Transparency Uses Employment Outcomes to Rate Schools

5th Huffington Post, Eric Goldschein The Field of Law Continues to Take Hits in This Down Economy

4th National Jurist, Jack Crittendon Law profs overwhelmingly choose Obama; new data source on law school

1st The Volokh Conspiracy, Orin Kerr Law School Transparency's "Score Reports"

Inside Higher Ed Alternative to Law School Rankings

National Law Journal, Karen Sloan Tool designed to help student choose the right school for them

Chicago Lawyer Magazine, Roy Strom Taking their destiny into their own hands and starting a firm

Book, Steven Alan Childress (Scholarship) Hot Topics in the Legal Profession

October

31st Daily Caller, Eric Owens Gulags: The 10 Worst ABA-Accredited Law Schools

PrawfsBlawg, Paul Horwitz LST's "Score Reports"

29th Daily Caller, Eric Owens The top five law school marketing failures

DePaul Law Library Blog, Walt Discovery Issues May Trump Pleadings in Law Grad Case Against TJSL

28th College Insurrection, Leslie Eastman Former Law School Administrator Admits Falsifying Student Employment Data

26th National Law Journal, Karen Sloan Big guns gathering to discuss future of law schools

National Jurist, Jack Crittendon Former Thomas Jefferson Employee Admits Reporting Inaccurate Employment Data

24th Inside Higher Ed Allegation of Intentional Misreporting of Law School's Job Data

Wall Street Journal, Joe Palazzolo Law School Falsified Jobs Data, Ex-Employee Says

Business Insider, Erin Fuchs An Ex-Staffer's Revelation Could Doom A Law School Accused Of Massive Fraud

ABA Journal, Mark Hansen Former Law School Employee Says in Sworn Statement She Was Pressured to Inflate Graduates' Job Stats

23rd Above the Law, Staci Zaretsky Former Thomas Jefferson School of Law Employee Alleges Falsification of Employment Statistics

National Law Journal, Karen Sloan Ex-staffer says she was ordered to pad law school's job numbers

San Diego Reader, Don Bauder Former Jefferson staffer testifies she was told to falsify job numbers

PrawfsBlawg, Paul Horwitz More Allegations Against Thomas Jefferson

Lawyers, Guns, and Money, Paul Campos Former law school career services employee admits to falsifying employment data, says she was ordered to do so

22nd ABA Law Practice Magazine, Sharon D. Nelson & John W. Simek Why Can't Law School Graduates Write?

19th JD Journal, Jim NYU Law School Updates Third-Year Curriculum

18th Inside Higher Ed, Alexandra Tilsley Law Schools Get a New Look

15th Washington University School of Law Magazine Becker Symposium to Examine the Law School in the New Legal Environment

10th The Careerist, Vivia Chen Columbia Ranks #1 for Job Prospects; Baylor Is Tops for Competitiveness

9th Brian Leiter's Law School Reports, Brian Leiter More Video Self-Promotion by Law Schools: John Marshall in Chicago

1st Compromiso y Transparencia (Madrid, Spain), Esther Barrio and Javier Martin Cavanna (Scholarship) Examen de transparencia Informe de transparencia en la web de las universidades espanolas

September

27th Lawyerist, Andy Mergendahl Keep Law School Transparency Alive!

20th Nerd Wallet, Amelia Should you go to law school?

19th ABA Journal, Rachel Zahorsky Kyle McEntee Challenges Law Schools to Come Clean

ABA Journal (Video) Kyle McEntee: Scourge of the Status Quo

17th Self-Published, Paul Campos (Book) Don't Go to Law School (Unless)

3rd National Law Journal, Carla D. Pratt Law School: still a good investment for African-Americans

1st ABA Journal, Stephanie Francis Ward & Rachel M. Zahorsky Legal Rebels 2012: If the Shoe Fits

South Carolina Law Review, Brent E. Newton (Scholarship) The Ninety-Five Theses: Systemic Reforms of American Legal Education and Licensure

Denver University Law Review, Luz E. Herrera (Scholarship) Training Lawyer-Entrepreneurs

August
July

27th PrawfsBlawg, Paul Horwitz Consumer Claim Against Law Schools Survives Motion to Dismiss

25th News-Gazette (IL), Christine Des Garenness Campus officials say they'll comply with ABA penalties, complain about $250,000 fine

ABC News (KGO Radio San Francisco) (Audio) Law Jobs #1

ABC News (KGO Radio San Francisco) (Audio) Law Jobs #2

Inside Higher Ed, Elise Young New Breed of Law Degree

23rd Public Citizen, Brian Wolfman NPR Story on the Job Market for New Lawyers and the Cost of Law School

NPR, Wendy Kaufman (Audio) Job, Tuition Woes a Drain on Law Schools

National Law Journal, Karen Sloan Law school defeats fraud suit by graduates

21st Fastcase Fastcase 50 of 2012

18th Bloomberg Law, Josh Block (Video) Law Starting Salaries in Free Fall

17th NPR (NH), Sheryl Rich-Kern (Audio) A Fast-Track to Law School

16th National Jurist, Jack Crittenden LSAC to Verify LSAT Medians

15th New York Times, Lincoln Caplan An Existential Crisis for Law Schools

13th Law Fuel (New Zealand) The End of the Golden Era . . For Lawyers

12th NPR (MA), Anthony Brooks & Rachel Gotbaum (Audio) How to Fix the American Legal Education System

9th National Jurist, Jack Crittenden Employment rate at 85.6%, but 25% of 2011 grads still looking

Michigan Journal of Law Reform, Paul Campos (Scholarship) The Crisis of the American Law School

5th U.S. News & World Report, Bob Morse Recent Law School News Focuses on Rankings

June

26th Inside Higher Ed, Elise Young A Residency Program for Lawyers

Bitter Lawyer, Not an Elle After Nearly Three Years, What Next?

25th Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics, Daniel Park (Scholarship) A Nudge, Push, and a Shove: Where Duty Must Meet Deceptive Law School Marketing

21st Legal Skills Prof, Scott Fruehwald Are Some Law Schools Moral Dystopias?: "Average students foot the bill for the bright ones."

19th ABA Journal, Debra Cassens Weiss Only 55 Percent of 2011 Law Grads Had Full-Time, Long-Term Legal Jobs, Analysis Shows

Out of the Jungle, Marie S. Newman More Bad News for Graduates

Penn State Law Review, Christopher Polchin (Scholarship) Raising The "Bar" On Law School Data

18th Above The Law, Elie Mystal ABA Employment Stats Are Just As Dire As We Expected

Business Insider, Alex Mikoulianitch Doomsday For Law School Graduates: More Bad News

Law 360, Maria Chutchian Half Of 2011 Law Grads Have Full-Time Legal Jobs, ABA Says

National Law Journal, Karen Sloan ABA: Only 55 percent of law grads found full-time law jobs

15th Inside Counsel, Ashley Post Cooley plaintiffs face uphill battle

14th NBC News, Allison Linn Law degree loses luster amid weak economy, globalization

12th Minnesota Bench & Bar, Brent Routman Time to Get Serious

11th CBS News, Lynn O'Shaughnessy Why law school is no longer a golden ticket

8th Public Citizen, Brian Wolfman The Market for New Lawyers is Very Bad

Wall Street Journal, Sam Favate Law School Class of 2011 Jobs Data Shows 18-Year Low

7th National Law Journal, Karen Sloan A dismal job market for law grads got even worse for class of 2011

6th Wall Street Journal, Annamaria Andriotis Smart Money: 10 Things Law Schools Won't Tell You

5th Above The Law, Elie Mystal A 'Teaching Law Firm' Like a Teaching Hospital? Why the Hell Not?

1st Book, Russ Falconer and Drew Johnson (Scholarship) McGraw-Hill's LSAT, 2013 Edition

May

27th Chronicle of Higher Education, Katherine Mangan As Top Law Schools Trim Enrollments, the Biggest One Expands

25th National Jurist, Owen Praskievicz Dean should resign over misleading job data, policy group claims

22nd ABA Journal, Debra Cassens Weiss Rutgers at Camden Law Dean Defends Marketing Pitch Touting Salaries of $130K for 'Many Top Students'

16th Am Law Daily, Matt Leichter Calculating law schools' cost is harder than you might think

13th New York Times, Ben Trachtenberg Rethinking Pro Bono

11th National Jurist, Jack Crittenden Legal education costs more than $200,000, study finds

Legal Match, John Richards Is Real Legal Education Reform Coming?

10th Daily Report (GA), Mark Niesse Site compariing law schools jolts establishment

Daily Report (GA), Mark Niesse UGA, Emory rank high in grads landing jobs

8th Inside Counsel, Ashley Post Law school debt estimates exceed $200,000 for class of 2015

7th ABA Journal, Debra Cassens Weiss Legal Education Cost Is Even Higher than First Estimated, Transparency Group Says

Wall Street Journal, Sam Favate Projected Law School Debt Figures Revised Even Higher

6th The Volokh Conspiracy, Jonathan H. Adler NLJ on Misreporting Law School Costs

5th Legal Skills Prof, James B. Levy Law school will cost the class of 2015 even more than we thought

4th National Law Journal, Karen Sloan It gets worse: organization underestimated law school debt

Tennessee Bar Association, Suzanne Robertson Group Says Incoming Law Students Face $200k+ Debt

Lawyers, Guns, and Money, Paul Campos Using the legal process to silence critics

3rd ABA Journal, Debra Cassens Weiss Transparency Group Says New Law Students Will Pay About $200K for a Law Degree

The Volokh Conspiracy, Jonathan H. Adler Misreporting the Costs of Going to (Some) Law Schools

2nd Legal Skills Prof, James B. Levy Law School Transparency Project creates database to answer question: "Will I get a job as a lawyer?"

1st ABA Journal, Mark Hansen Public Favors Proposed Law School Disclosure Requirements; Some Want School-Specific Pay Data, Too

Inside Higher Ed, Mitch Smith One Law School Reduces Admissions, Says That's the Future of Legal Education: The Shrinking Law School

Marketplace, Amy Scott (Audio) Hastings law school judges the job market

USA Today, Mitch Smith Prestigious law school reduces admissions, marks new trend

April

30th National Law Journal, Karen Sloan Database computes the real costs, opportunities of law school

It's Up to You, Tucker Max & Nils Parker Why You Shouldn't Go to Law School

19th MPR News (Audio) Is law school worth it?

16th Above The Law, Staci Zaretsky Now That's Transparency: 'Most Honest Law School' Admits a Graduate Is Employed as a 'Sheep Farmer'

4th Law School Podcaster (Audio) Beyond Thinking Like a Lawyer

Harvard Law, Dick Dahl (Video) HLS forum examines the impact of globalization on legal education

1st Book, Brian Z. Tamanaha (Scholarship) Failing Law Schools

March

26th ABA Journal, Debra Cassens Weiss Will Law School Transparency Lead to New Rankings Industry? And Will Legal Ed Retool?

24th Miami Herald, Michael Vasquez UM, St. Thomas law schools subject of fraud lawsuit

22nd Inside Higher Ed, Mitch Smith Suit Against New York Law Rejected

Legal Whiteboard, Bill Henderson Transparency on Employment Data is Like Cancer Treatment

20th ABA Journal, Mark Hansen ABA Legal Ed Section's Council Advances Law School Disclosure Requirements

Inside Higher Ed, Scott Jaschik 16% Drop in LSAT Test-Taking

Chronicle of Higher Education, Katherine Mangan As Student Interest in Law Schools Drops, ABA Moves to Tighten Accrediting Standard

19th New York Times, David Segal For 2nd Year, a Sharp Drop in Law School Entrance Tests

National Law Journal, Karen Sloan ABA backs off making law schools report graduates' salaries

17th Wall Street Journal, Carl Bialik Job Prospects for Law Grads? The Jury's Out

16th CNN, Elizabeth G. Olson Law school fuzzy grad jobs stats: A federal offense?

Wall Street Journal, Carl Bialik Law-School Jobs Data Under Review

5th National Jurist, Jack Crittenden Law School Transparency collects detailed employment data from 32 schools

1st Times Higher Education, Jon Marcus Alumni take law into own hands over jobs 'hype'

February

29th U.S. News & World Report, Equal Justice Works New Federal Initiatives Help Students Understand Loans

28th CBS News Philly, Marciene Mattleman A New Issue: Law School Placement Rates

27th The Art of Manliness, Brett FAQ: Should I Go to Law School?

24th Law Librarian Blog, Joe Hodnicki What Will It Take to Shed Sunlight on NALP Reports from Every Law School?

21st Legal Broadcast Network (Video) 15 Law Schools Named in Class Actions

17th Above The Law, Staci Zaretsky Which Law Schools Are Trying to Be Honest About Their Employment Information?

The Faculty Lounge, Dan Filler Law School Transparency Nets Employment Data From Law Schools

16th Reuters, Leigh Jones Law schools hand over job placement data

9th Non-Traditional Law Blog, Charles Cooper Building upon yesterday's post, and worrying SEO tactics

8th Non-Traditional Law Blog, Charles Cooper Sorting through email

U.S. News & World Report, Equal Justice Works Law School Transparency Weighs in on Reform

2nd Akron Legal News, Richard Weiner Law Schools still not disclosing job information

Public Citizen, Brian Wolfman Raft of New Suits Claiming That Law Schools Inflated Graduates' Job Data

1st Above The Law, Staci Zaretsky Twelve More Law Schools Slapped with Class Action Lawsuits Over Employment Data

U.S. News & World Report, Equal Justice Works Law School Student Debt Is Just Tip of the Iceberg

January

30th Am Law Daily, Matt Leichter Clever Plans to Reform Legal Education Won't Make Legal Services Any Cheaper

27th New York Law Journal Law School Roundup

South Carolina Law Review, Brent Evan Newton (Scholarship) The Ninety-Five Theses: Systemic Reforms of American Legal Education and Licensure

24th Law Librarian Blog, Joe Hodnicki Law School Transparency's Class of 2010 Placement Data Disclosure Findings Raise Red Flag on Need for Oversight

20th Chronicle of Higher Education, Katherine Mangan Law Schools Would Face Stricter Reporting Requirements Under New Proposal

18th ABA Journal, Debra Cassens Weiss Only 26% of Law Schools Report Percentage of Grads with Legal Jobs, Study Finds

Above The Law, David Lat Law School Transparency: Who's Naughty and Who's Nice?

Inside Higher Ed, Libby A. Nelson Law Schools Faulted on Jobs Data

Legal Skills Prof, James B. Levy NPR on the law school "scam"

Indiana Lawyer Study tackles transparency of law schools

National Law Journal, Karen Sloan ABA panel would require law schools to get specific about jobs data

17th Business Insider, Eric Goldschein Law Schools Routinely Mislead Students About Their Odds Of Finding A Job

Inside Counsel, Ashley Post Law schools hush-hush on job-placement stats

Law Librarian Blog, Mark Giangrande Reforming Law Schools And The Job Market: What To Do, If Anything?

Legal Skills Prof, Scott Fruehwald Law School Transparency Report

National Jurist, Jack Crittenden Law schools get poor marks for employment transparency

National Law Journal, Karen Sloan Study of law schools' job placement disclosures raises a 'red flag'

Non-Traditional Law Blog, Charles Cooper Please read this report

Northwestern Law Dean's Blog, Dan Rodriguez Employment Transparency and Northwestern Law

The Careerist, Vivia Chen Beg Us, Beat Us

Wall Street Journal, Joe Palazzolo Law School Still Stingy With Job-Placement Data

16th National Jurist, Jack Crittenden Vanderbilt embezzlement, Law school transparency grades schools

NPR, Larry Abramson (Audio) Do Law Schools Cook Their Employment Numbers?

8th Chronicle of Higher Education, Katherine Mangan At Meeting, Federal Judge Hands Down a Sharp Opinion About Law Schools

5th Above The Law, Staci Zaretsky ATL's 2011 Lawyer of the Year: The Winner!

Inside Higher Ed, Libby A. Nelson Elephant in the Room: Law Students in Search of Jobs

Law Librarian Blog, Joe Hodnicki Duncan Law School's Provisional Accreditation Denial: ABA Asks Court to Butt Out of Its Affairs

3rd The Daily Journal, Don J. DeBenedictis Legal education under fire from critics

December

31st Lawyers, Guns, and Money, Paul Campos The beginning of the end for the law school bubble

26th National Law Journal, Karen Sloan The year the chickens came home to roost

22nd Above The Law, Elie Mystal Duncan Law School Sues ABA for Antitrust Violation

Inside Higher Ed, Kaustuv Basu The Crisis in Legal Education: Law and Disorder

Non-Traditional Law Blog, Charles Cooper Law schools fighting back, or a law firm trying to cash in?

19th Legal Skills Prof, Louis J. Sirico, Jr. Law School Transparency Seeks Employment Data, Again

14th Above The Law, David Lat The University of Chicago Law School Offers Detailed Employment Data; Will Other Schools Follow Suit?

National Law Journal, Karen Sloan Law School Transparency hopes the second time's the charm on data

Non-Traditional Law Blog, Charles Cooper Update from Law School Transparency

11th Indiana Law Review, Lauren Carasik (Scholarship) Renaissance or Retrenchment: Legal Education at a Crossroads

8th GW Hatchet, Matt Kwiecinski Law school works to defy national trend

Chronicle of Higher Education, Katherine Mangan Bar Association Sharpens Questions for Law Schools About How Their Graduates Fare

William Mitchell Law Review, Mary A. Lynch (Scholarship) An Evaluation of Ten Concerns About Using Outcomes in Legal Education

6th Public Citizen, Brian Wolfman Law Graduate Employment Data to Become More Detailed and Available

Wall Street Journal, Sam Favate ABA Makes Changes To Data Collection Of Law School Graduates' Jobs

5th National Law Journal, Karen Sloan ABA gives ground on law schools' graduate jobs data reporting

November

23rd ABA Journal, Debra Cassens Weiss Blogger's Calculations Show Cooley Law School Benefits Most from Student Debt

22nd Am Law Daily, Matt Leichter Law School Debt Bubble: Aggregate Law School Grad Debt Grew $475 Million Between 2008 and 2010

14th ABA Journal, Debra Cassens Weiss Will Senate Hold Hearings on Law Schools? Lawmakers' Data Collection Could Be Backdrop

Above The Law, Staci Zaretsky Is a Senate Hearing on the Way for Law School Transparency?

Wall Street Journal, Joe Palazzolo Congress Gives Law Schools the Stink Eye

Wall Street Journal, Ashby Jones Lawmakers Probe Law Schools' Data

13th Above The Law, David Lat Law School Accreditation: What Is To Be Done?

3rd National Law Journal's Law Review - A Forum on Legal Education, Bill Henderson Waking Up Law Professors

2nd Law Librarian Blog, Joe Hodnicki Are Law Schools Facing a Crisis? NLJ launches new blog on legal education

1st ABA Journal, Debra Cassens Weiss A Long, Hot Summer: Section to Pose New Questions About Law Grad Employment

October

25th USA Today, Mary Beth Marklein Law schools pressed to tell the truth on job placement, debt

21st Chicago Tribune, Ameet Sachdev American Bar Association taking steps to ensure integrity of employment data from law schools

19th U.S. News & World Report, Equal Justice Works Research Job Prospects Before Investing in Your Education

16th Chronicle of Higher Education, Katherine Mangan Law Schools on the Defensive Over Job-Placement Data:

15th The Faculty Lounge, Bernie Burk Congress to Law Schools: You Can Run, But You Can't Hide

14th Above The Law, Elie Mystal Another Senator Wants to Hop on the Occupy the ABA Bandwagon

11th National Jurist, Tierney Plumb 15 law schools threatened with lawsuits over employment data

National Law Journal, Karen Sloan Council bends on auditing law schools' reports about student test scores

6th ABA Journal, Debra Cassens Weiss Sen. Barbara Boxer Accuses ABA of Taking 'Half Measures' to Collect Better Job Stats

Inside Higher Ed, Scott Jaschik New Scrutiny on Law School Data

National Law Journal, Karen Sloan Boxer increases pressure on ABA over law school jobs reporting

5th ABA Journal, Debra Cassens Weiss Law Firms Announce Plans to Sue 15 More Law Schools over Job Stats

Above The Law, Staci Zaretsky Fifteen More Law Schools to Be Hit with Class Action Lawsuits Over Post-Grad Employment Rates

Law Librarian Blog, Joe Hodnicki 15 More Law Schools Being Sued Targeted: Class Action Complaints Would Challenge Placement Stats (Updated)

National Law Journal, Karen Sloan Another 15 law schools targeted over jobs data

3rd Balkinization, Brian Tamanaha The Poor Employment Market for Law Grads Predates the Recession

September

26th National Law Journal, Karen Sloan ABA stalls on honing law schools' jobs placements reports

23rd Above The Law, Staci Zaretsky The ABA Focuses on Losing the 'Lost Generation,' One Statistic at a Time

Law Librarian Blog, Joe Hodnicki "Trust Me"? Might Be Time to Verify LSAT/GPA Stats Self-Reported to the ABA by Law Schools

22nd National Law Journal, Karen Sloan Second law school admits inflating scores

20th Concurring Opinions, David Hoffman The Price of Law School Cost Transparency, Part II: An Interview with Law School Transparency

Law Librarian Blog, Joe Hodnicki Cooley Law Wants to Set the Record Straight: Employment in the Legal Profession

19th National Law Journal, Karen Sloan Law schools credibility at issue

Journal of the Legal Writing Institute, Carole Silver, Amy Garver, & Lindsay Watkins (Scholarship) Unpacking the Apprenticeship of Professional Identity and Purpose: Insights from the Law School Survey of Student Engagement

Balkinization, Brian Tamanaha Sobering Numbers: Law Graduates Who Do Not Become Lawyers

17th The Careerist, Vivia Chen Law School News: International Rankings; Desert Law School; ABA's Wimpiness

15th Above The Law, David Lat Two Petitions of Possible Interest

PrawfsBlawg, Paul Horwitz Law School Transparency Petition

8th The Conglomerate, Brett McDonnell ScamLaw: The Role of Barriers to Entry

The Conglomerate, Usha Rodrigues ScamLaw: Paternalism or prudence?

4th Legal Skills Prof, James B. Levy Fortune/CNN runs story on the law school scam

CNN (Video) Sunday Morning With TJ Holmes

2nd Law Librarian Blog, Joe Hodnicki "Trust Me"? Might Be Time to Verify LSAT/GPA Stats Self-Reported to the ABA by Law Schools

August

31st CNN, Elizabeth G. Olson Law grads take their job frustrations to court

11th Inside Higher Ed, Scott Jaschik Suing Over Jobs

Law Librarian Blog, Joe Hodnicki Class Action Lawsuits Filed Against Thomas Cooley Law School and NYLS Yesterday

10th Above The Law, Staci Zaretsky Cooley Law and NYLS Hit With Class Action Lawsuits

National Law Journal, Karen Sloan Battle Between NALP, ABA Surprises Educators

9th The Faculty Lounge, Gary Rosin ABA, NALP and Transparency on Jobs

July

1st California Bar Journal, Diane Curtis Law schools may be forced to disclose grads' job prospects

June

20th ABA Journal, Mark Hansen US News Likely to Change Law School Ranking Methodology in Wake of ABA Action

19th Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics, Daniel S. Harawa (Scholarship) A Numbers Game: The Ethicality of Law School Reporting Practices

16th Nashville Post, Philip Nannie Local online law school transparency folks having impact on ABA

New York Daily Record, Todd Etshman ABA takes first step to improve law school data

14th The Careerist, Vivia Chen Law School Transparency Gets R-E-S-P-E-C-T

13th Above The Law, Elie Mystal The ABA Will Work With NALP On Law School Transparency

Law Librarian Blog, Victoria Szymczak An Intervention: ABA Violates 17 Department of Education Accreditation Regulations

National Law Journal, Karen Sloan ABA takes first formal step toward improving law school transparency

11th U.S. News & World Report, Bob Morse U.S. News May Change Its Law School Ranking Methodology

3rd National Law Journal, Karen Sloan Getting Grad Responses May Be Challenge to Law School Transparency

1st Academic Questions, Michael Krauss (Scholarship) The Coming Law School Bubble

May

31st Above The Law, David Lat Class Action Filed Against Thomas Jefferson School of Law

Law Librarian Blog, Joe Hodnicki Class Action Filed Against Thomas Jefferson School of Law Over Misrepresentation of Placement Data

27th Lawyerist, Staci Zaretsky Law School Transparency: Bringing About Change in Law School Employment Data

National Law Journal, Karen Sloan Law School Sued Over 'False' Employment Statistics

23rd Nashville Post, Philip Nannie Losing merit

20th National Law Journal, Karen Sloan Boxer has more questions for ABA about law school transparency

19th National Law Journal, Karen Sloan Students Try to Draw Congress Into Law School Transparency Movement

17th Above The Law, Elie Mystal Enough With The ABA; Law Students Appeal to the DOE To Force Law School Transparency

13th ABA Journal, Sarah Randag Around the Blawgosphere: Hacking Osama Bin Laden; Case Western Scholarship Shift

10th The Volokh Conspiracy, Jonathan H. Adler An End to Minimum GPAs for Merit Scholarships?

5th Above The Law, Elie Mystal It's On Now: U.S. News Tells Law Schools To Take Some Responsibility

U.S. News & World Report, Bob Morse U.S. News Looks At the Rise in Merit Aid at Law Schools

2nd ABA Journal, Debra Cassens Weiss Bait and Switch? Law Schools Gain in US News with Merit Scholarships Conditioned on High Grades

Above The Law, David Lat Are Law School 'Merit Scholarships' A Big Racket?

National Law Journal, Karen Sloan Law schools may be forced to disclose scholarship retention rates

The Faculty Lounge, Dan Filler Blogging on Law School Financial Aid & The New York Times

1st University of Northern Iowa Department of Economics, Matt Peterson (Scholarship) Major Themes in Economics

April

30th The Volokh Conspiracy, Kenneth Anderson Law School Merit Scholarships

28th Above The Law, David Lat NALP 2011: Law Firm Transparency

25th The New Republic, Paul Campos Served: How Law Schools Completely Misrepresent Their Jobs Numbers

22nd Legal Broadcast Network (Video) Law School Transparency

7th Minnesota Journal of Law, Science & Technology, Lucille Jewel (Scholarship) You're Doing It Wrong: How the Anti-Law School Scam Blogging Movement Can Shape the Legal Profession

March

29th National Jurist, Jack Crittenden The Problem with Law School Employment Data

Journal of Consumer and Commercial Law, Joel F. Murray (Scholarship) Do U.S. Law Schools That Report False or Misleading Employment Statistics Violate Consumer Protection Laws?

22nd Above The Law, Elie Mystal ABA Law School Accreditation Committee Makes Strong Proposals

21st National Law Journal, Karen Sloan Law school accreditation proposal would boost job placement transparency

U.S. News & World Report, Brian Burnsed 3 Tips to Make a Wise Investment in Law School

14th Law Librarian Blog, Joe Hodnicki The Symbiotic Relationship of Deceptive Practices

11th Wall Street Journal, Nathan Koppel U.S. News Encourages Law Schools To 'Fess Up on Employment Rates

9th U.S. News & World Report, Bob Morse U.S. News Urges Law School Deans to Improve Employment Data

February
January

24th ABA Journal, Anna Stolley Persky (Audio) Are Scambloggers Right About Law School?

14th Non-Traditional Law Blog, Charles Cooper Congratulations to Law School Transparency: ABA takes first formal step towards improving law school transparency

13th New York Daily Record, Eric Walter What should law schools disclose about graduates?

11th Above The Law, David Lat ATL's Lawyer of the Year (2010): The Winner!

6th Above The Law, David Lat ATL Lawyer of the Year: The Finalists!

5th Inside Higher Ed, Sam Petulla Law Students in Search of Jobs

3rd The Careerist, Vivia Chen Crystal Ball, Oh Crystal Ball

December
November
October

21st Above The Law, Elie Mystal Quick Question: Does Almost Every 2010 Columbia Student Have a Job?

15th AOL News, Mark Grabowski Are Law Schools Scamming Students?

11th Cornell Journal of Law and Public Policy, Michael C. Macchiarola & Arun Abraham (Scholarship) Options for Student Borrowers: A Derivatives-Based Proposal to Protect Students and Control Debt-Fueled Inflation in the Higher Education Market

5th National Jurist, Jack Crittenden Law grads are angry

2nd The Tennessean, Jennifer Brooks New lawyers stay positive despite uncertain job market

September
August

31st ABA Journal, Debra Cassens Weiss Law School Hunger Striker Ends Fast; Eyewitness Says She Is Weak, Fatigued and Thinner

27th New York Times, John Eligon Jobs Data More Vital to Her Than Food

25th Huffington Post, Not Indicated 'Unemployed JD' Actually EMPLOYED; Plight Of For Law School Transparency Continues

Inside Higher Ed, Scott Jaschik Questioning 'Unemployed J.D.'

Law Librarian Blog, Joe Hodnicki Fasting for Accurate Employment and Salary Data: Open Letter to Law School Deans and Directors on 20th Day of Hunger Strike

National Law Journal, Karen Sloan Law School Hunger Striker Revealed: He Is a She

24th ABA Journal, Debra Cassens Weiss UnemployedJD' Reveals Real Name, Says Hunger Strike Continues

The Volokh Conspiracy, David Kopel Some skepticism about "Unemployed J.D."

USA Today, Mary Beth Marklein Grads taking law schools to task for poor job market

16th Above The Law, Elie Mystal Scamblogs Get Some Mainstream Media Attention

15th The Star-Ledger , Leslie Kwoh Irate law school grads say they were misled about job prospects

9th ABA Journal, Debra Cassens Weiss UnemployedJD' Says He's on Hunger Strike to Spur Law School Reform

Inside Higher Ed, Scott Jaschik Hungry for Jobs

Washington Monthly, Daniel Luzer The Law School Problem

July

21st Above The Law, David Lat Law School Transparency Group Seeks Data from Law Schools

13th ABA Journal, Debra Cassens Weiss New Nonprofit Asks Law Schools for Detailed Salary, Job Information

AOL Daily Finance, Abigail Field Legal Briefing

June

7th ABA Journal, Stephanie Francis Ward (Audio) How Law Schools Can Help Next Gen Lawyers Take Gamble Out of Hefty Tuition

April