News and Upcoming Events

The Law School Admission Council will be sponsoring law school fairs in a number of cities around the country.  For a complete list, check   The fair will take place in Boston at the Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel on Tuesday, November 11. Workshops will be held from noon – 7 pm and representatives will be at the fair from 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm.

Is Law School in your Future? A conversation with Law School Dean Nora Demleitner ’89, Washington & Lee University, School of Law, Thursday, November 13, 2014, Noon – 1:00 pm, Commons 211. Is law school for you? Should you go right to law school or work for a while beforehand? What do law schools look for when evaluating applicants? What is the current employment outlook for lawyers? What’s new in admission trends? These topics and more will be covered in this introductory session.

Dean Demleitner graduated from Bates College and Yale Law School.  and received an LLM from Georgetown University Law Center in International and Comparative Law. She clerked for the Hon. Samuel Alito when he was on the Third Circuit Court of Appeals. She teaches and has written widely in the areas of criminal, comparative, and immigration law. Her special expertise is in sentencing and collateral sentencing consequences. She is also speaks regularly on the state of legal education.

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