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Law School Admissions Officers Guardedly Optimistic

By Amanda Bronstad |

Nearly half of law school admissions officers expect applications to increase next year, according to a survey released Tuesday.

Jocelyn Benson.

Wayne Law Freezing Tuition, Boosting Scholarships

By Amanda Bronstad |

Wayne State University Law School plans to freeze tuition next year and offer more scholarships to both incoming and already enrolled students.

Caren Ulrich Stacy.

Award-Winning Innovative Projects Address Law Firm Culture

By Katelyn Polantz |

The most innovative projects in legal business this year help firms understand how they work and diversify their staffs.

Luke Bierman.

Elon School of Law Placing Practical Training ‘On Steroids’

By Amanda Bronstad |

Elon University School of Law is launching a J.D. program next year that offers full-time residencies led by faculty and allows students to graduate in less than three years at less cost.

Kevin Colangelo presents an idea to improve access to low-cost legal services at the College of Law Practice Management conference at Suffolk University Law School Friday.

In Boston, Ideas Pitched for Improving Access to Justice

By Katelyn Polantz |

Nearly everyone who develops legal business plans think improving access to justice would require technological innovation. How they plan to accomplish that is another question entirely.

Craig Nard.

Grant Allows Case Western to Expand IP Law Clinic

By Amanda Bronstad |

Case Western Reserve University School of Law has received $679,400 from the Burton D. Morgan Foundation to expand its intellectual property law clinic.

Albany Law School.

Albany Law School Master Plan Might Include Affiliation

By Amanda Bronstad |

Albany Law School’s board of trustees will decide next month whether to move forward with a proposal to affiliate with the University at Albany.

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Professor Kingsfield Couldn't Cut It Today

By Karen Sloan |

A four-year study discovers a blueprint for teaching in a fast-changing environment.

DePaul University College of Law.

Dismissal of Fraud Claims Against Law Schools Affirmed

By Karen Sloan |

Graduates of Chicago law schools who claimed administrators duped them with exaggerated job-placement statistics have found no relief from an Illinois appeals court.

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How to Build a Better Law Professor

A good legal education offers more than an understanding of case law. In this special report, we look at a new book that identifies the top law teachers in the country and spotlight how some of those honorees approach teaching.