173 posts categorized "Law Students/Law Schools"

Yes, White Men Can Apply Too

Brown Rudnick opens its diversity fellowship to white law students. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 12:03 PM on June 18, 2018 in Diversity, Law Students/Law Schools | Comments (0)

Tiger Cubs Grow Up; Angry White Man Repents + More News

News, gossip and other essentials. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 11:53 AM on May 25, 2018 in Law Students/Law Schools, Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers, Web Briefs | Comments (0)

Law Schools: Where the Girls Are

Women represent more than 50 percent of law students, but are they going to decent law schools? Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 6:12 PM on April 13, 2018 in Law Students/Law Schools, Women | Comments (2)

Number of LSAT Takers Is Way Up, But Most Grads Think J.D. Isn't Worth the Money

Why is law school hot again? Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 11:23 AM on February 26, 2018 in Law Students/Law Schools, Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers | Comments (0)

Go to B-School Instead!

Some compelling reasons not to go to law school. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 8:12 PM on January 25, 2018 in Alternative Careers/Straying Off Track, Law Students/Law Schools, Money/Power, Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers, Web Briefs, Women | Comments (0)

Let's Talk about Judge Kozinski's Victim: Heidi Bond

What Kozinki's clerk Heidi Bond went through is shocking, sad and life-altering. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 11:27 AM on December 15, 2017 in Law Students/Law Schools, Money/Power, Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers, Women | Comments (3)

Lawyers for Public Office + More News

Lawyers for public office; law school is back in vogue; and Edie Windsor's lawyer goes after a mini-Harvey. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 7:18 AM on November 17, 2017 in Alternative Careers/Straying Off Track, Diversity, Law Students/Law Schools, Money/Power, Women | Comments (0)

BakerHostetler Partners Give Trump Reckless Advice (+ Other News)

Two BigLaw partners tell Trump that he has awesome powers to wreck and destroy—and that he ought to use them. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 7:32 AM on November 10, 2017 in Law Students/Law Schools, Money/Power | Comments (0)

Amal Clooney's #Me-Too Moment (Sort Of) + Other News

Amal, extortion, bargains and more. Continue Reading

Posted by The Careerist at 10:07 PM on November 1, 2017 in Fashion/Style/Etiquette, Law Students/Law Schools, Money/Power | Comments (1)

Are Black Alums of Harvard Law Doing Better?

Law school pedigree matters for everyone, but it might matter even more for blacks. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 7:17 AM on October 31, 2017 in Diversity, Law Students/Law Schools, Money/Power | Comments (0)

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