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Another Law School Downsizes

Valparaiso Law announces major faculty buyouts as enrollment wanes. Can top law schools weather the storm?

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Signs of a Law School Turnaround

Applications to law school may be creeping back up, but the legal profession will likely never be the automatic ticket to a middle class life it once was.

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Law Schools Fight over Shrinking Pool of Students

As the whole structure of the legal industry changes around them and pool of students shrink, law schools are fighting over the transfer students who remain.

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The Shady Dealings of For-Profit Law Schools

For-profit law schools often leave their students with enormous debt and few if any job prospects, and they use deceit to keep profiting off of the unsuspecting. But we shouldn’t let more respectable schools off the hook either.

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Lawyer-in-Chief Warns Against Law School

In a chat with 20-somethings who use Tumblr, President Obama warned them from entering the legal profession. Maybe this will finally get the attention of the law school presidents.

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College Grads Wise Up, Pass on Law School

America still has far more would-be lawyers than the legal profession can employ, but college grads seem to have taken note: fewer and fewer are applying to law school.

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Asia's Game of Thrones

The Trump Administration is likely to comply.

demographic transformation

The millennial urban boom may be coming to a close. This could have major consequences for America’s politics and geography.

A Heavy Lift

No, probably not. But President Trump may have trouble lifting them in the first place.

Delivering on Promises

TPP, NAFTA, and a special deal with the UK: Trump’s first week will be a busy one.

WRM in the WSJ

Eliot Cohen’s new book presents a nuanced and compelling defense of hard power.


Regular readers know the answer: not very effective at all.

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