Law Schools

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Think Twice Before Entering Law School

Jan 08, 2014 by George Leef |

A law school graduate shares the story of his path into legal education.

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Law Professor Argues for More Grade Inflation

Sep 18, 2013 by George Leef |

The "kindler and gentler" approach to grading may not be the best approach, counters George Leef.

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Obama’s One Good Idea – Shorten Law School

Aug 27, 2013 by George Leef |

The third year of law school and, sometimes, law school itself are unnecessary, says George Leef.

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A Blackballed Conservative Gets Her Day in Court

Feb 23, 2012 by Peter Wood |

Peter Wood reviews the First Amendment lawsuit brought by a conservative lawyer who was turned down for a teaching position at the University of Iowa College of Law.

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Law Schools Under Critical Scrutiny

Jan 20, 2012 by Glenn Ricketts |

Ideology has pervaded law schools to the detriment of student preparation for practice.  Are law degrees therefore still necessary?

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A Law Professor Takes On the Victimhood Industry

Jan 04, 2012 by Hans Bader |

Hans Bader describes the Byzantine case of law professor Lawrence Connell, who's in big trouble for actually defending himself against preposterous harassment charges.

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What Do They Teach You At Law School? Not How to Be a Lawyer

Nov 21, 2011 by Glenn Ricketts |

The substance of a legal education, especially at top-tier law schools is worse than bad, it's pretty awful. You'll apparently read lots of high theology about critical legal theory, feminist theory, Marxist theory,… Continue Reading | 1 Comment >

Law Schools Getting Sued

Oct 07, 2011 by George Leef |

A large and growing number of law schools are being sued for misrepresenting data about the employment and earnings prospects of students who enroll. 

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Widener Law Professor Wins, Still Loses

Aug 12, 2011 by Glenn Ricketts |

As Ashley Thorne reported earlier this week, Widener University law professor Lawrence Connell can't seem to get a break. Although he was vindicated of the frivolous charges of racial and sexual harassment lodged against him… Continue Reading | Leave a Comment >

Ammons Retaliates Against Exonerated Law Professor

Aug 08, 2011 by Ashley Thorne |

Widener University law school dean has professor Lawrence Connell suspended and banned from campus - after a hearing committee exonerated him from charges of sexual and racial discrimination.

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NYT’s Room for Debate Considers Law School

Jul 25, 2011 by George Leef |

The latest Room for Debate feature in the Times is about law school, a topic that paper has taken a surprisingly strong interest in this year. I’m among the contributors; my argument is that the bar exam should be… Continue Reading | Leave a Comment >

Widener Law Professor Exonerated

Jul 21, 2011 by John Irving |

A Widener University faculty and administrative commmittee unanimously cleared law professor Lawrence Connell of racism, sexism, and charges that he was a danger to students.

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Are In-House Law School Clinics Useful? No

Jun 30, 2011 by Charles E. Rounds |

Law Professor Charles E. Rounds, Jr. argues that maintaining in-house clinics is impractical and cuts into time that would be better devoted to additional study of the basics.

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Are In-House Law School Clinics Useful? Yes

Jun 30, 2011 by David French |

Attorney David French argues that although these clinics aren't perfect, they nevertheless provide helpful experience for law school students.

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Video: The Triumph of Judicial Conservatism

Jun 28, 2011 by |

Ed Whelan joins Andy Nash for a conversation on “judicial conservatism” and the state of law school education, civics, and the relationship between the law, Western Civilization, and the Christian tradition.

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