Feb 28th, 2012
4:52 pm
February 28th, 2012 | University
YLS does not rank first on list

Yale Law School is the top law school in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report. But when it comes to sending alumni to the nation’s top 250 law firms, YLS fell below its peers, according to a new ranking by the National Law Journal. YLS landed at 15th on the list, with […]

Feb 21st, 2012
1:15 pm
February 21st, 2012 | University
Yale admission makes Chinese girl media darling

Not all Chinese mothers are Tiger mothers, at least according to an article in the China Daily on Monday. Chen Yunyi, a 17-year-old Chinese student, has become the “latest household name” in China after scoring admission to Yale, the China Daily reported Monday. But Chen’s parents did not use “traditionally Chinese” parenting methods for raising […]

Jan 25th, 2012
10:04 pm
January 25th, 2012 | University
SOM faculty re-approve joint J.D./M.B.A.

The School of Management faculty voted Monday to re-approve the accelerated J.D./M.B.A. joint-degree, offered in conjunction with the Law School. Andrea McClure, SOM Faculty Recruiting Coordinator, said the faculty voted unanimously to continue offering the joint degree as a permanent program. Yale’s accelerated J.D./M.B.A. is one of the shortest programs of its kind nationwide. Students […]

Jan 24th, 2012
4:40 pm
January 24th, 2012 | University
Law schools see decline in applications

The American Bar Association Journal reported last week that, as of Jan. 13, law schools had received roughly 15 percent fewer applications than at the same time last year. The ABA Journal cited a thin job market as the cause for the lower numbers, though it quoted Wendy Margolis, a spokeswoman for the Law School […]

Jan 18th, 2012
1:47 am
January 18th, 2012 | University
Soundbites: Joe Miller LAW ’95 edition

Joe Miller LAW ’95 came achingly close to claiming a seat in the U.S. Senate back in the 2010 elections, but fell to incumbent Sen. Lisa Murkowski’s historic write-in campaign. Last night, he swung by the Yale Political Union to explain why he doesn’t want the federal government involved in public education. Below are a […]

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