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Alli Gerkman
State courts, which carry millions of cases per year across the country, are increasingly being targeted by state legislatures looking to make cuts. Click here to read the article.
Alli Gerkman
In a segment on experiential legal education (beginning on page 16 at the link), the National Jurist featured the work of Educating Tomorrow's Lawyers and one of its consortium schools, Washington and Lee University . Click here to read the article.
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Through its foundation, Kirkland & Ellis is donating $2.75 million to Stanford Law School to support expanded clinic programs, new student awards and a series of discussions about the legal profession. Click here to read the article.
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Jordan Furlong, who wrote last week about what he called " the decline and fall of law school ," came back to the topic of legal education. This time he focused on new lawyer training and looked at, among other ideas, the "teaching law firm." Click here to read the article.
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Law schools saw a decrease in applications this year and some believe prospective students are becoming more skeptical about the value of a law degree. Click here to read the article.
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The authors suggest that, though the Supreme Court of the United States has in recent years struck down campaign finance laws, it may be willing to tolerate limits on spending in judicial elections. Click here to read the article.
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In a move prompting widespread criticism, the American Bar Association's 2010 law school questionnaire will not require schools to report the percentage of graduates in part-time jobs or in jobs that do not require a license. Click here to read the article.
Alli Gerkman
This article recognizes that there is no shortage of debate about the best way to seat judges. Some states, like Tenessee, are considering moving from a judicial appointment system to an election system, while others, like Pennsylvania, are attempting to move their system in the other direction. Click here to read the...

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