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The downturn in bar exam passage rates in California has triggered an important debate about the future of legal education. The bar passage rate in July 2016 hit a 32 […]

The Daily Journal ran a guest column by me on the closing of Whittier Law School last week.  

Confirming earlier blog posts (here and here) on the Whittier College law school closing, KPCC Radio reported yesterday that Whitter College President Sharon Herzberger stated the decision to close was […]

Chicago’s Brian Leiter weighed in today in the great Whittier Debate on the side of his north side colleague Dan Rodriguez. He endorses Rodriguez’s claim that blogging about the shutdown […]

A few years ago my wife hosted a conference on education reform here in Silicon Valley. After she gave her opening remarks she was approached by an urbanely dressed man […]

Inevitably law school critics are crowing over the recently announced closure by Whittier College of its 50 year old ABA accredited law school. The news shocked and angered students who […]

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) is out with its annual employment report and the news is, once again, very positive for lawyers. Lawyers’ incomes and employment numbers have increased […]

Here is the court order blocking the Executive Order on immigration.  

Here is the relevant text from, first, Obama’s NSC organizational memo and then from Trump’s. A compare write indicates the significant number of edits and changes between the two administrations. […]

David Frum took a shot today on KRCW at predicting what Trump’s economic policy is likely to be. Frum says it will be a heavy dose of debt financed spending […]