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Harvard Law Grad Sues After Failing Bar Exam Twice

Harvard Law Grad Sues After Failing Bar Exam Twice

Summary: A 2013 Harvard graduate claims the bar exam board violated the Americans With Disabilities Act by but giving her all the special accommodations she requested the first two times she took the test. A Harvard Law graduate was given special accommodations for the bar exam due to her “cognitive impairments” twice and still failed. […]

Who Are the Most Successful Harvard Law Graduates?

Who Are the Most Successful Harvard Law Graduates?

Summary: Business Insider ranked the top most famous Harvard Law graduates.  Harvard Law has topped numerous Best Of lists, and now Business Insider has created a new ranking—of the most famously successful Harvard Law alumni. From the President of the United States to the CEO of Goldman Sachs, Business Insider thinks these 14 alums are the cream of […]

No Handshakes During Harvard Law School Graduation

No Handshakes During Harvard Law School Graduation

Summary: The graduation ceremony at Harvard Law School went on this year with no handshakes allowed to account for a mumps outbreak. Harvard Law School’s graduation ceremony looked a little heartless this year. There was no congratulatory, farewell, or handshakes of any kind during the ceremony due to an outbreak of the mumps. The graduation […]

No Handshakes during Harvard Law School Graduation

No Handshakes during Harvard Law School Graduation

Summary: The graduation ceremony at Harvard Law School went on this year with no handshakes allowed to account for a mumps outbreak. Harvard Law School’s graduation ceremony looked a little heartless this year. There was no congratulatory, farewell, or handshakes of any kind during the ceremony due to an outbreak of the mumps. The graduation […]

Tulsa Law Removes Connection to Founder with KKK Ties

Tulsa Law Removes Connection to Founder with KKK Ties

Summary: One of the founders of the University of Tulsa law school with a short connection with the KKK is being removed from the school building. Another law school has discovered that a founder has ties to less-than-pleasant things. The University of Tulsa law school is removing the name of the founder from a school […]

Harvard Law Student Makes Anti-Semitic Remark

Harvard Law Student Makes Anti-Semitic Remark

Summary: A Harvard Law School student made a remark directed at a Jewish woman participating in a forum that was anti-Semitic in nature. At an event held by the Harvard Law School Program on Negotiations experienced an unexpected statement from a student. Harvard Law School student Husam el-Coulaq asked a question to one of the […]

Hidden Recording Devices Found on Harvard Campus

Hidden Recording Devices Found on Harvard Campus

Summary: Harvard Law School is on the hunt for more hidden recording devices after two were found on campus recently. Students on the Harvard University Law School have found two hidden recording devices. One device was found under a table in a lounge being used by the group Reclaim Harvard Law. The other device was […]

Harvard Law to Remove Shield

Harvard Law to Remove Shield

Summary: Harvard Law School will begin the process of removing their shield after the connection with a brutal slave owning family was discovered. After several months of debates over the controversial school shield, Harvard Law School announced they will be removing it. The family coat of arms from early donor and slaveholder Isaac Royall Jr. […]

“2016 Go-To Law Schools” List Released, Columbia Law Prevails Again

“2016 Go-To Law Schools” List Released, Columbia Law Prevails Again

Summary: On Monday, The National Law Journal published its rankings of the law schools with the most first year BigLaw associate hirings. This week, The National Law Journal released its 2016 list of law schools that send the most graduates to the 100 largest firms, and Columbia led the pack. With 220 of its 2015 graduates becoming […]

Harvard Law Moves Closer to Removing School Seal

Harvard Law Moves Closer to Removing School Seal

Summary: The seal for Harvard Law has ties to slavery, leading many to call for its removal as the official seal of the school. Since late October a student group at Harvard called “Royall Must Fall” has been demanding the removal of the school’s seal. A specially appointed committee at Harvard Law has been tasked […]

4 Things You Didn’t Know About Attorney Shannon Liss-Riordan

4 Things You Didn’t Know About Attorney Shannon Liss-Riordan

Summary: Shannon Liss-Riordan is leading a class-action lawsuit against Uber and other sharing economy businesses. One of the most talked about class-action lawsuits in recent history is the fight against transportation innovator, Uber. The suit against Uber alleges it misclassifies its drivers, and if the plaintiffs win, it could change the way the on-demand economy […]

Why Did the Number of Lawyers in Congress Plummet?

Why Did the Number of Lawyers in Congress Plummet?

Summary: A study has found that the number of lawyers in Congress has dropped significantly. A new research paper has shown that Congress has changed. It’s no longer dominated by lawyers. Instead, career politicians have taken over. ABA Journal reports that Nick Robinson, a visiting lecturer at Yale Law School and a fellow at Harvard […]

Ravel Law Offers New Way to Do Legal Research

Ravel Law Presents: Increasing Access to American Case Law Through Technology from Ravel Law on Vimeo. Summary: Ravel Law hopes to add something new in the legal research world. Can Ravel Law make a dent in the big data world dominated by Westlaw and LexisNexis? That’s an exciting question spurned on by a recent profile […]

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