Yeah, lawyers need love too. That’s why the University of Minnesota has dogs at the law school as part of Pet Therapy Day. Nick Thompson, first-year law student representative for the U’s Law Council, tells the interviewer that students can pet and play with the dogs as a way to relax between classes: “They’re just a Read more →
As I’ve posted before, some recent law school grads are furious over their student loan debts, claiming their law schools lured them in by exaggerating their job prospects. Now the nonprofit Law School Transparency Project is trying to help by producing better data on the schools so prospective students can make better-informed decisions about whether Read more →
Another animated, voice-synthesized video, which was mentioned in the Chronicle’s blog Tweed. In this one, a burned-out attorney gives an idealistic intern all the reasons not to pursue a career in law. Especially timely considering the news articles about how difficult it has been for law-school grads to find jobs — and what some students Read more →
I’d like to propose a solution to this problem: I am willing to leave law school, without a degree, at the end of this semester. In return, I would like a full refund of the tuition I’ve paid over the last two and a half years. … This will help BC Law go up in Read more →
TommieMedia reports how demonstrators hit St. Thomas School of Law yesterday to criticize two participants in a panel discussion — St. Thomas law professor Robert Delahunty, and University of California-Berkeley law professor John Yoo — whose legal memos to the Bush Administration they say condoned torture and facilitated its use during the War on Terror.