Articles by Law School
U.S. lawsuits against China companies face hurdles
February 14 2011 1:26 PM EST
As more Chinese companies trade on U.S. stock exchanges, investors are increasingly suing them for securities fraud in U.S. courts -- and slamming into a host of legal and bureaucratic barriers.
Harvard Law School collaborates with law firm Milbank for executive development
February 11 2011 3:54 AM EST
Harvard Law School has announced a new multi-year training program for providing executive education to mid-level associates at Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy over the course of their careers.
Colorado Secy. of State Gessler abandons plans of moonlighting for law firm to supplement income
February 02 2011 2:21 PM EST
Colorado's Secretary of State Scott Gessler has given up his plan of moonlighting at his old law firm to supplement his government salary, after it prompted widespread calls for his resignation.
Unique law program inaugurated in London
January 24 2011 9:11 AM EST
LawWithoutWalls(TM) brings together students, faculty, practitioners, and entrepreneurs from around the world to explore innovation in legal education and practice.
Palin defends use of 'blood libel' term
January 18 2011 7:58 PM EST
Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin defended her use of the term 'blood libel' on Monday, saying she meant what she said when she chided critics for accusing conservative media figures of having played a role in instigating the recent Arizona shootings.
LSAT may not be compulsory for admission to law school any more
January 17 2011 2:25 AM EST
The National Law Journal has reported that the American Bar Association (ABA) is now considering the possibility of making the LSAT optional for students wishing to enroll for graduation in law or Juris Doctor (JD)
Write your worries and test scores rise
January 16 2011 7:47 AM EST
Are you one of those people who cannot take tests?
Miss Nebraska Teresa Scanlan crowned Miss America
January 16 2011 5:57 AM EST
The aspiring politician became the youngest to wear the crown at 17
Legal sector Dec job losses indicate struggle ahead
January 14 2011 1:40 PM EST
The legal sector has lost 1,000 jobs in December, recording its third straight month of job losses, but overall, the sector has more jobs than a year ago, according to the data released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
New Changes that Actually Help Law School Applicants
January 14 2011 1:03 PM EST
Sarah Zearfoss, Assistant Dean and Director of Admissions at The University of Michigan Law School, has written in her blog, A2Z, about two new changes to the Statement of Good Admission and Financial Aid Practice from the LSAC.
Legal dramas on TV help ex-con impersonate lawyer, fool clients
January 14 2011 12:27 PM EST
Legal dramas on television helped an Illinois ex-con hone his acting skills and pass off as a hotshot lawyer, enabling him to represent paying clients for between $500 and $4500 till a court clerk recognized him and blew the whistle.
Former Pentagon official's death still a mystery to police
January 14 2011 12:19 PM EST
Federal authorities are clueless about the mysterious circumstances in which the dead body of a former Pentagon political appointee in President George W. Bush's administration had landed up in a dumpster.
Obama's Arizona memorial speech (FULL TEXT)
January 12 2011 10:14 PM EST
The following are remarks by President Barack Obama as prepared for delivery on January 12, 2010 at memorial service for the victims of the shooting in Tucson, Arizona at the University of Arizona's McKale Memorial Center in Tucson.
Deputy FCC Chief Leaves For Public TV
January 10 2011 9:07 PM EST
Yul Kwon, Deputy Chief of the Federal Communications Commission's Consumer and Governmental Bureau, is leaving government service to head for public television.
Are Law Schools doing enough to boost students’ overall professional development?
January 06 2011 8:19 AM EST
Survey suggests that a half or more of law school students feel inadequately prepared to handle the various non-academic demands of the profession
Columbia Univ. launches fast-track joint J.D./MBA program
December 21 2010 1:30 PM EST
Columbia Law School has joined Yale Law School and Northwestern Law School in offering a fast-track program that allows students to graduate with a law as well as business degrees at the end of three years.