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Stanford, Michigan, Duke, Northwestern law schools join wave swearing off U.S. News rankings

Higher Ed Dive

Nine of the top 15 law schools have now said they won't submit data, even though U.S. News has promised to keep ranking all accredited law schools.

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Former Governor Joins Alma Mater's Law School Faculty

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

David Beasley Beasley receives the full-time appointment, effective March 1, as Distinguished Professor of Practice and Public Service in the law school’s Department of Legal Studies. The mission of the law school is to educate lawyer leaders for their communities, our state and nation,” said William Hubbard, dean of the Joseph F.

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College Fund Offers American Indian Law School Scholarship to Attend Harvard Law

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

The American Indian College Fund has announced its third American Indian Law School Scholarship for a student entering Harvard Law School in the fall of 2024. Samantha Maltais Photo by Kris Snibbe/Harvard Staff Photographer The goal is to eliminate financial hurdles to earning a juris doctor degree at Harvard Law School.

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Law Schools Required to Adopt Free Speech Policies

Inside Higher Ed

Law schools must adopt free speech policies to maintain their accreditation under a requirement approved by the American Bar Association’s House of Delegates Monday.

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Education Department settles with 5 law schools that it said improperly distributed financial aid

Higher Ed Dive

Institutions including New England Law Boston and New York Law School were accused of expending Title IV money on students in unaccredited programs.

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Testy Appointed to Lead the Association of American Law Schools

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Testy has been appointed executive director and CEO of the Association of American Law Schools (AALS). Testy, the current president and CEO of the Law School Admission Council, begins her new role effective July 1. She also chaired the planning committee for the AALS Workshop for New Law School Teachers in 2010.

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Law Schools See Record Diversity Ahead of Affirmative Action Ban

Insight Into Diversity

The law school class of 2023, admitted before the U.S. The Law School Admission Council’s (LSAC) analysis of ABA data reveals that 40% of the current law school class are students of color, up from 39% in 2022, marking a third year of record diversity. of the first-year class.