- The New York Law Journal released the NYLJ 100, a list containing the number of attorneys employed in New York’s 100 largest private law offices as of December 2010. There are about 400 fewer attorneys employed than expected, but the numbers have not changed substantially in comparison with last year’s list.
- The National Law Journal announced that Duke Law School will be launching a master of laws program in judicial studies in the summer of 2012, tailored specifically for judges. The university will also be opening a new Center for Judicial Studies, supporting research on the judiciary.
- Above the Law looks at which law firms are ranked as being the most diverse, according to the 2011 edition of the American Lawyer’s Diversity Scorecard. American Lawyer defines the “diversity score” for each firm by the “minority percentage of all U.S. attorneys + minority percentage of all U.S. partners.” Check out the rankings to see what firms you might be interested in.
- Blueprint Prep’s blog has a humorous post on “The Five Stages of June LSAT Grief.” While they only jokingly look at the five stages of this post-LSAT syndrome—denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance—the good news is that at least the stages end with acceptance!
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