This Law Week 2014 chapter highlights education and legal services.

  • Law schools ready to host graduation ceremonies

    The three local law schools are preparing for commencement ceremonies this month.

  • Affirmative Action defenders ignore facts

    Critics of the recent Supreme Court decision upholding the ban on affirmative action in admissions to the University of Michigan argue that it will hurt underrepresented minorities and result in a less diverse student body. The evidence from California says that argument is wrong.

  • State college funding fails to rise above pre-recession levels

    Forty-eight states are spending less on colleges and universities than before the recession, as recent funding increases haven’t made up for years of cuts that pushed tuition higher, according to a report.

  • Deans take issue with law school rankings

    A lot rides on the publication's yearly rankings, including where students choose to go, what kind of faculty a school can attract and how a school's resources are spent.

  • Bar Service Award recognizes California Western alumni affairs director

    The San Diego County Bar Association this month recognizes California Western School of Law Alumni Affairs Director Lori K. Boyle with its 2014 Distinguished Citizen Award, in recognition of her many contributions to San Diego’s legal community.

  • SD courts continue to hurt from years of cutbacks

    The numbers are stark and tell a troubling story.

  • Loan-forgiveness programs a threat to education

    We hear a lot about how health care in the United States costs more than it does in than any other country. We hear less about the fact that higher education also costs more here than in any other country, and for many of the same reasons: We provide a very high-quality product to those who can pay, funded through a combination of public and private funds, and unlike many other countries, we do not send in the heavy hand of the state to control costs and prices by fiat. Instead, we subsidize pretty much whatever consumers decide to consume and producers decide to give them.

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