Law Schools


Law School in Two Years?

Wednesday, September 04, 2013


President Obama has called for law schools to shorten their programs to two years, and New York Law School is pledging to do just that.



Trayvon Martin as Case Study in Law School

Monday, July 15, 2013

Law professors say they plan to include lessons learned from the trial of George Zimmerman in the death of Trayvon Martin when classes resume later this summer.


The Brian Lehrer Show

Too Many Lawyers?

Friday, April 05, 2013

Steven J. Harper, an adjunct professor at Northwestern University and a regular contributor to "The American Lawyer" as well as the author of The Lawyer Bubble: A Profession in Crisis, offers an indictment of the profession for the current oversupply of lawyers.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Open Phones: To Be Or Not To Be A Lawyer

Thursday, January 24, 2013

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sotomayor offered advice to people considering becoming a lawyer. If you're considering going to law school, call us. The phone lines are open for you at 212-433-WNYC, 212-433-9692 -- or you can leave a comment below.

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Law Grads Sue Law Schools over Skewed Employment Figures

Sunday, February 05, 2012

Law school alums facing a tough job market are suing their alma maters. At least 15 individual class action law suits have been filed by a total of 73 law school grads who allege that the schools falsely inflated graduate employment rates. 

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