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DePaul College of Law lags with bar passage, rankings as Dean faces review

DePaul College of Law lags with bar passage, rankings as Dean faces review

Shane René, Editor-in-Chief

November 18, 2019

DePaul University College of Law (COL) has gone five years under the command of Dean Jennifer Rosato Perea, over which time the school’s national ranking has fallen, distinguished professors have exited and its students have graduated less and less prepared to practice law. Now Rosato Perea, who...

Professor formerly under fire for use of ‘N-word’ in teaching exercise back at DePaul

Professor formerly under fire for use of ‘N-word’ in teaching exercise back at DePaul

Ella Lee, Arts & Life Editor

September 23, 2019

DePaul Professor Donald Hermann, who came under fire in 2018 for repeated use of the N-word in what he called a teaching exercise, has returned to the university. He is now teaching courses on law and popular culture, the legality of AIDS, the legality of medical ethics and sexuality, according to hi...

LSAT enters digital age with new test format

LSAT enters digital age with new test format

Lacey Latch, Managing Editor

September 23, 2019

Just this past weekend, prospective law students at DePaul and across the country took the Law School Admission Test on tablets in place of paper and pencil for the first time in the exam’s 71 years as the standard for law school admission. The Law School Admission Council, who administers the LSA...

Law School Admissions Test to go digital next summer

Law School Admissions Test to go digital next summer

Carina Smith, News Editor

October 22, 2018

As a final push to join the modernization of other standardized tests, the Law School Admissions Test (LSAT) will be offered online starting in July 2019. The test, which has been a pen and paper test since its inception, is the last graduate school admission standard test not to be offered online....

DePaul students discuss race inequality at Law School event

Maia Moore

February 22, 2015

On Feb. 19, DePaul’s College of Law hosted a lecture called “Ferguson 2.0: Violence, Race and Law.” This was the second part of the Elund Scholar-in-Residence Program, where students, faculty and friends heard differing perspectives from guest speakers. This particular lecture focused on the inequality...

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