Karen Sloan

Florida Coastal, Charleston Flunk Student Debt Test

Karen Sloan

Two law schools have landed on the U.S. Department of Education's list of college programs with extremely high student loan debt compared with graduates' earnings.

Obama Publishes Piece in Harvard Law Review, a Presidential First

Karen Sloan

President Barack Obama has taken to the pages of the Harvard Law Review — which he edited as a student — to defend his record of criminal justice reform.

Top 10 Quotes of the Year, Courtesy of Yale Law School's Librarian

Karen Sloan

Donald Trump uttered the most notable quote of 2016 when he told attendees at a campaign rally in Sioux City, Iowa, that he could shoot someone in the middle of New York City's Fifth Avenue and not lose any votes. That's according to Fred Shapiro, the associate director for collections at Yale Law S

Flat Enrollment Overall Masks Wide Swings Among Programs

Karen Sloan and Jeff Storey

The number of first-year law students nationwide and at New York's 15 law schools increased this fall—albeit slightly—for the first time since 2010, when word of a bleak entry-level job market and skyrocketing tuition turned off many potential applicants.

Trump's Election Inspires New Law School Course

Karen Sloan

As soon as Donald Trump won the election, students at the University of Washington School of Law began querying their instructors. They wanted to know what his presidency could mean and how the law can both empower and rein in the president-elect as he moves to implement his political agenda.

Prudenti Is Set to Become Interim Law Dean at Hofstra

Karen Sloan

A. Gail Prudenti is set to become the interim dean at Hofstra University Maurice A. Deane School of Law when Eric Lane steps down on Jan. 1 after four years at the helm. Lane will remain on the law faculty.

ABA Delays Accreditation Decision for UNT College of Law


That decision leaves current third-year students in limbo as to whether they will be eligible to sit for the July 2017 bar exam.

'I'm Not Getting a Lot of Sleep,' Says Election Law Prof Rick Hasen

Karen Sloan, The National Law Journal

Rick Hasen's Election Law Blog typically draws about 3,000 visitors a day, but traffic has tripled and even quadrupled in the final two weeks of the 2016 presidential election.

Where Are the Women in Big Law?

Karen Sloan

Almost half of Fragomen's partnership is female, but it's an anomaly. Women remain scarce in law firm partnership ranks.

Women Lawyers Face a Steep Climb to Partner

Karen Sloan

Only 1 in 5 claim title among responding NLJ 500 firms. Those that beat the average credit leadership.

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