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What can Law Schools Learn about Bar Passage from Medical Schools’ Approach to Studying Students Who Struggle with Licensing Exams?

It’s not unusual for a provost or a colleague or a relative at Thanksgiving to ask a legal academic why law students have so much trouble passing the bar exam when the pass rates for medical students are usually in … Continue reading

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DC Schools to Give Families "Non-Binary" Option

From The Washington Post: The District’s public school system is slated to become among the first in the nation to let families select “non-binary” — rather than male or female — when indicating the gender of their child on enrollment… … Continue reading

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Best Practices: What Law Schools Might Learn from one of Basketball’s Greatest Coaches, John Wooden

By: Sara Berman Law schools are responsible for educating today’s lawyers and for reimagining themselves to also best prepare tomorrow’s lawyers—not an easy task, by any stretch. But there are lessons we may be able to learn from a perhaps … Continue reading

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On the Value of Gap Years and Non-Legal Experience to Legal Employers (and Law Schools)

Reviewing the results of the Foundations for Practice survey conducted by the Institute for the Advancement of the American Legal System (IAALS), I cannot help but note how the 24,000 responding attorneys ranked the helpfulness of various criteria for hiring … Continue reading

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MBA Apps Drop in United States: Could More of an IP Law Focus Help Some Schools?

In an article titled, “MBA Apps Take a Shocking Plunge”published at Poets & Quants,  John A. Byrne discusses how the number of MBA applications in the United States has dropped substantially.  The amount of the drop depends on the particular … Continue reading

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