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New Ranking Pegs Duke As World’s Top Law School

New Ranking Pegs Duke As World’s Top Law School

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Leading the list compiled by Times Higher Education is Duke University, followed by Stanford and Yale.

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Dallas Attorney Says Admissions Suit against University of Texas is Step Backward

Dallas Attorney Says Admissions Suit against University of Texas is Step Backward

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The plaintiff’s nonprofit organization, Students for Fair Admissions, says UT gives African-American and Hispanic candidates preference over white and Asian applicants.

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The Law Schools With the Lowest (And Highest) Acceptance Rates

The Law Schools With the Lowest (And Highest) Acceptance Rates

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The school with the toughest entry standards saw only 9.5 percent of its applicants gaining acceptance. At the other end of the scale, 85.8 percent were accepted.

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Which State Has the Worst Bar Exam Results?

Which State Has the Worst Bar Exam Results?

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Above the Bar reported recently that Florida’s bar passage rate was an abysmal 57.7 percent for the February exam, but now they can report that another state has taken over the uncoveted distinction of having the worst exam results in the U.S.

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‘Scalia Law School’ Sparks Faculty Feud at George Mason

‘Scalia Law School’ Sparks Faculty Feud at George Mason

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Billionaire conservative activist Charles Koch and an anonymous donor have offered the university a combined $30 million contingent on the name change.

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