Friday, November 22, 2013

Leading Law Blogger Recognizes The Red Velvet Lawyer



Appreciate the Recognition for ASL's Mission!


I got back from some restorative massage to find a nice email from ADR colleague, Art Hinshaw, a blogger on ADR Prof Blog. He congratulated me for getting recognition from Brian Leiter's ABA Top 100 Blawg for my recent posting on job prospects for future graduates.

Here's Prof. Leiter's posting:
Thursday, November 21, 2013 
We are on track for there to be more new jobs for lawyers than there are new law school graduates...
By Brian Leiter

...by 2016 or 2017. Hopefully this will help some of those currently unemployed, but it is also probably quite good news for those starting law school now or next year. (I commend Professor Young for taking the time to run the numbers, which in the current toxic cyber-environment where facts are never welcome [recall the irrational reception in cyberspace of the Simkovic & McIntyre study, even though it completely altered the terms of debate in the real world], requires considerable courage. I also commend to the attention of readers Professor Young's profiles of graduates of the Appalachian School of Law, a nice snapshot of the important role legal education plays in communities throughout the nation.)
I am very happy to see this leading blogger, from one of the top-ranked law schools, appreciating the mission of my law school.

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