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Gimme some money

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On March 2, 2012
The most arresting thesis in Brian Tamanaha’s forthcoming book is captured by this quote: “Law schools have raised their tuition to obscene levels because they can.” What he means is that explanations for the rising cost of law school that focus on rising expenditures — more and higher-paid faculty, more and much higher paid administrators, […]

Money for nothing

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On February 21, 2012
Via Paul Caron comes this article (free registration required), detailing the grotesque and amusing spectacle in Austin, where former dean of the law school Larry Sager got fired recently for paying himself $500,000 not to quit his job. (This is unfair. It would be more accurate to say that he got fired for failing to […]

Law and law school economics

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On July 16, 2011
David Segal has written another interesting piece on the state of legal education, this time focusing on the business side of law schools. Much of the piece is taken up with a case study of New York Law School and its dean, Richard Matasar. I’ve long been an admirer of Matasar’s efforts to reform the […]
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