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New Partners 2013: Missouri roots

Many new partners at law firms in Missouri have at least this much in common: A degree from one of the state’s four law schools.

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Looking for an alternative lifestyle in the law

There’s something slightly countercultural about the notion of alternative careers in the law. It would appear that people who choose such a path could be part of a neo-hippie group working to subvert the buttoned-down, corporate model of the traditional ...

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Harvard Law to suspend program for public service

Harvard University’s law school will stop offering free third-year tuition to students who go into public service after graduation because of endowment losses. Harvard Law School, in Cambridge, Mass., will restructure the program, called the Public Service Initiative, and focus ...

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Out-of-luck lawyers

Call it the desperation index. It gives a sense of the job market by measuring how desperate law firms think job hunters are. And that is desperate indeed, judging by some jobs listed recently.

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The price of prestige

A recent federal report on the rising cost of law school placed part of the blame on the glossy magazine rankings that appear on newsstands each April. U.S. News & World Report, which publishes the rankings, claimed the October report ...

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