Brandon McReynolds seemed an ideal fit for the University of Louisville’s Brandeis School of Law. McReynolds, 23, already had undergraduate and Master’s degrees in sociology from U of L. He’d been chief justice of the student government association’s Supreme Court.
Starting this spring, students at the University of Arizona can pursue an undergraduate degree in law – the first of its kind in the country.
This is one half of a two-part story on whether graduate school is worth it. Check out the companion piece, “Is Grad School Worth It? 7 Steps To Calculating The ROI.” Lisa S.* is is 39-year-old on public assistance. She is also a law school graduate with over $300,000 in student loan debt.
This week, another batch of law students will have wasted an extra year of their lives to study for the month-long bar exam. This is in addition to four years of law school where every moment was defined by the bar.
Lawyers have suggested many reasons for changing legal education. I have another one to add to the list. I think legal education teaches inefficiency. From day one in law school, law students are taught to be inefficient in the practice of law.
Expensive universities now being called ‘money schools’ instead of ‘law schools’ By Kim Kyung-uk, staff reporter One out of every three graduates of South Korean law schools is unable to get a job, and only four out of ten graduates are finding work in the legal profession, government sta
Investors can make bad decisions, and businesses sometimes fail due to unforeseeable market conditions. But Thomas Jefferson School of Law’s impending default on $133 million in tax-exempt bonds was predictable, perhaps even inevitable.
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It is a risky proposition getting a graduate degree in the humanities these days, what with the prospect of crippling debt and high unemployment rates. But enrolling in a law program is among the riskiest of all. “Law school is a major gamble,” said Daniel A.
WikipediaThroughout the summer, Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren has been promoting legislation that would provide relief to students with educational debt.
As the American Bar Association considers lifting the ban on paid externships, a simple truth bears repeating: Money changes everything. Under the current standards, law students cannot be compensated for work they do for school credit.
Law school was once considered a ticket to prestige, job security, and career satisfaction. Not anymore. According to a new analysis by the National Law Journal, applications to U.S. law schools have declined by more than 37 percent since 2010. It’s easy to see why.
GRAND FORKS — People are struggling to pass the North Dakota bar exam and the University of North Dakota Law School is looking at how to address the problem.
The University of Toledo is slashing the price of in-state tuition for its college of law by 13 percent. The Board of Trustees unanimously approved the tuition decrease Monday for students who enter the law school in 2015. Law School Dean Daniel J.