Law Schools

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Association of American Law Schools: Conservatives Not Welcome

Oct 20, 2015 by George W. Dent |

The Association of American Law Schools tilts the deck against conservatives.

What Should We Do About Law Schools?

Jul 09, 2014 by George Leef |

Not long ago, law school was a growth industry. Over the past decade, enrollments have plummeted.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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?

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.

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,…

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. 

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…

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.

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…

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.

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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