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Virginia’s law schools prep for commencement

Virginia’s eight law schools will begin a round of commencement exercises this weekend. The graduation speakers at the schools are an eclectic lot. Here’s a rundown of who will be offering comments at ceremonies across the commonwealth. Appalachian School of ...

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What’s in a name? $30 million!

The decision by the University of Maryland’s law school to change its name in exchange for a $30-million donation begs the question for law schools everywhere: what’s your name worth? The Maryland school agreed to call itself the University of ...

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No ‘caveat emptor’ for law school

The dean of one of Virginia’s eight law schools has rejected the idea that law school recruiting materials need to carry a disclaimer about job prospects. “We are going through the worst legal job market in anyone’s memory,” William & ...

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Model law school is monument to rejection

Those scamps at U.Va. law! First they embarrass the administration by wearing t-shirts mocking the employment prospects for law grads. Now, one unhappy 3L has crafted a model of the law school using rejection letters as construction materials. Above the ...

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Law professor launches radio show to teach Constitution

Reaching far beyond his classroom walls at the Appalachian School of Law – and tapping some obvious broadcasting skills – law Prof. Stewart Harris hopes to bring the U.S. Constitution to life each week on his own radio show. “Your ...

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Law school applications hit 10-year low

A lot of college grads have decided it’s not the right time to go to law school. Law school applications are off 11.5-percent from last year, down to the lowest level since 2001, according to figures from the Law School ...

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Georgetown’s Wendy Perdue is new UR law dean

The University of Richmond has named Georgetown Law Center assistant dean Wendy Perdue as dean of the UR law school, to succeed John Douglass who is stepping down to return full time to the classroom. “She was the clear first ...

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