Written by: Benjamin Barton Published by: The Chronicle of Higher Education MBA News Digest Comment: There are lots of parallels between law schools and B-Schools that can be drawn from this article. Extracted Content: What’s worse than a decade of financial turmoil? Not learning from it. Click Here to Read More Via Original Source … [Read more...] about The Law School Crash
Written by: Lilah Burke Published by: Inside Higher Ed MBA News Digest Comment: None. Extracted Content: Two law schools have started American Bar Association-approved hybrid J.D. programs this fall. Here's how professors have shaped the curricula. Click Here to Read More Via Original Source … [Read more...] about Faculty and Pedagogy in the Hybrid J.D.
Content written by Sara Randazzo and published by The Wall Street Journal. MBA News Digest Comment: None. Extracted Content: The University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law used to be solely in the business of educating would-be lawyers. Now, its faculty teach 1,177 students from around the world earning degrees other than a juris doctor—more than three times the number of … [Read more...] about Law Schools Find a Way to Fill Seats (No Lawyers Required)
They are being forced to innovate or face being left behind. Since 2010, US law schools have experienced a drop in student admissions to a level not seen since 1973, when there were 53 fewer schools than today (204). The number of first-year students entering law school in 2015 dropped to just above 37,000 compared to 52,000 in 2010, according to figures released by the American Bar … [Read more...] about Law school admissions collapse continues
Legal education has been getting bad press since the start of the Great Recession, and perhaps for good reason. While tuition skyrocketed, often leaving graduates with six-figure debt loads, quality job prospects seemingly disappeared. The jobs that were left had salaries that were too low to service those graduates’ tremendous debt loads. Prospective law students began to hear about new … [Read more...] about The Future Is ‘Bleak’ For Law Students And Law School Graduates
Law school enrollment fell again this fall. Enrollment dropped nearly 7 percent from last year, according to the American Bar Association. That represents a 17.5 percent decline from the historic high enrollment in 2010, and puts enrollment at the lowest level since 1987 – a period when there were many fewer law schools. This fall, the 204 law schools accredited by the bar association had … [Read more...] about Law School Enrollment at Lowest Level Since 1987 – NYTimes.com