Law Schools

Law School Rankings Released by US News

Law school rankings released by US News show some changes from last year. Reading them is a great way to keep your mind busy for a period of time. See where your law school stacks…


Legal Professionals Struggle Economically

Legal professionals struggle economically, according to a new report from across the pond. Does it hold water for legal professionals in the United States? If it does, the good news is that nothing seems to…


Law Students Among Least Hardworking Students

Law students have apparently been found (again!) to be among the least hardworking of students in a study from the UK. Obviously, there must be some statistical flaws in the research or geographic issues involved…


Number of US Lawyers Increases 14.5% In Decade

The number of US lawyers is robust and growing steadily as the economy continues to boom. It makes one wonder what the oft-reported lawyer shortage is all about. States are licensing non-lawyer “legal technicians”, but…




USNews Law School Rankings Have Been Released

Yes, it’s that time of year again.  US News has released its vaunted and sometimes maligned law school rankings.  Find out where your law school ranks this year before your better-ranked colleagues come into your…


Milestone: More Women Than Men in Law School

A milestone has been achieved – there are more women than men in law school for the first time: “For the first time ever, women make up a slight majority of students enrolled at American…



New survey of the ideological views of lawyers

According to a recent survey on the ideological views of lawyers, the legal profession leans left: “Paul Caron at TaxProf summarizes (with table) a landmark survey of ‘The Political Ideologies of American Lawyers’ by Adam…


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