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Disgruntled Grad Spreads Insane Tale Of Law School Debt Woes With Windshield Flyers

Above The Law | STACI ZARETSKY | Posted 06.24.2015 | College

According to the hopes, wishes, and dreams of law school administrators, the end is near for disastrous application and plummeting enrollment numbers....

David Lat's Supreme Ambitions Is a Fun and Entertaining Read

Thane Rosenbaum | Posted 03.07.2015 | Home
Thane Rosenbaum

In his wonderfully entertaining first novel, Supreme Ambitions, Lat offers his readers an inside baseball view of the federal judiciary from the vantage point of a catcher's mitt.

When Excellent Sheep Grow Up

Aaron Zelinsky | Posted 12.15.2014 | Home
Aaron Zelinsky

Many have identified the weaknesses in Deresiewicz's jeremiad. In his forthcoming novel, Supreme Ambitions, David Lat, founder of the legal blog Above the Law, takes a different approach. What happens, he asks, to all those excellent sheep after graduation? His answer won't surprise many: The sheep get herded to law school.

Black Student Receives Hate Mail In Response To Video On Diversity

The Huffington Post | Rhonesha Byng | Posted 02.27.2014 | Black Voices

Racial tensions between students at the UCLA School of Law appear to be growing. Following the release of a student-produced video to raise awaren...

Threat Rumor Put Prestigious Law School On High Alert

The Huffington Post | William McGuinness | Posted 04.02.2013 | College

Administrators at William and Mary Law School put the institution on high alert Monday after a student informed them of a rumor about what might have ...

Law Firm Cancels Job Opening Because Of Obama's Reelection

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 12.13.2012 | Business

Employers can choose not to hire applicants for a wide variety of reasons. But how many of them actually blame the president? That’s what one l...

University Of Miami Law School Offers Their Grads For Free

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Starting next month, graduates of the University of Miami's School of Law who have been struggling to find work will be able to participate in the sch...

'Unemployed JD' Is Actually EMPLOYED

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Support for Ethan Haines, the unemployed-lawyer-on-hunger-strike whom Huffington Post e-interviewed at the start of the strike, has backfired as USA T...

Law School Profs Lean Left: Study

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

A new study finds that law school professors are more likely to agree with Sen. Harry Reid than with Rep. John Boehner. University of California-Be...

Harvard Law Student: Possible That 'African Americans Are, On Average, Genetically Predisposed To Be Less Intelligent'

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

An email written by a third-year Harvard Law student has incited outcry at law schools across the country. The email, reported by Above the Law, ca...