What Do These Two Trends Have in Common?

Here are two things we know: First, the rise of the Legal Process Outsourcers–and other nontraditional ways of accomplishing legal work–has not only arrived for keeps, but is accelerating.   Consider that all of the conceivable possibilities for...

What Would You Say to a 0L?

If you’re going to criticize a behavior pattern as economically irrational–but it continues in the face of seemingly incontrovertible evidence that it’s self-defeating, even borderline delusional–you need to come up with a theory to explain why...

LawProf, Me, and Larry Ribstein

Larry Ribstein (who I consider a friend, and it’s mutual) has written “A response to LawProf and MacEwen” and LawProf has in turn written “Markets and failure:  A response to Larry Ribstein.” This pretty much makes it incumbent...

A Disruptive Voice From Within The Academy

If you haven’t heard of Inside the Law School Scam, you’re in for a surprise. The site is written by a “tenured mid-career faculty member at a Tier One school,” and apparently there’s actually reason to believe he’s who he says...

Same Song, Second Verse

I wrote elsewhere about Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA) writing to the President  of the ABA, Stephen Zack, asking some quite pointed questions about just how rigorous their law school accreditation standards are.  And on a related note I analyzed New York Law...

The Market Made Me Do It

By this time everyone and their cousin has probably read The New York Times‘ “Law School Economics:  Ka-Ching!,” which graced the front page of the website and the print Business section in today’s Sunday paper. This won’t be...
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