Wallace Loh, the first Chinese-American law school dean in the US, became dean in 1990.
Notable Alumni include: several WA Supreme Court Justices, Michael McGinn (mayor of Seattle), William H. Gates Sr (father of Bill Gates, co-founder of K&L Gates), Jenny Burkan (first openly gay US Attorney).
National Jurist came out with a very interesting ranking of law schools. The publication looked at schools that helped people pass the bar despite their low LSAT scores. While poor performance on the LSAT doesn’t necessarily mean the student is dumb, it almost certainly means the students is bad at taking standardized tests. If schools have students who go from being bad at taking a relatively easy standardized test (the LSAT) to passing one of the hardest and most stressful standardized tests out there (the bar exam), it sounds a lot like they are educating people. But, should the law school get the credit for the success?
There’s a very interesting debate coming out of Washington State: Should universities do more to provide child care for students with children? On Monday, parents across the University of Washington system brought their kids to class to protest the lack of child care options in the area. It’s an important question. According to the Seattle…
Raise your hand if one of your reasons for going to law school was that somebody told you a law degree was “versatile” and that you can do a whole bunch of things with a J.D. Keep your hand up if time and the recession have proven that “versatility” thing to be a complete load…
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