Only a week after the Stanford Law School launched the nation’s first Religious Liberty Clinic, students are already engaged in six legal battles offering real world practice on the subject of religious freedom.
For the first time ever, Stanford Law School will reach into its unrestricted funds to cover students’ need-based financial aid. Lower endowment returns and an increase in the number of students qualifying for financial aid has caused the school “to wipe out” the financial aid funds for this academic year, according to the University’s 2012-13 budget plan.
The third and final phase of the Stanford Law School improvement project will be a renovation of the Crown quadrangle and library, to be tentatively completed in the spring of 2014
Stanford’s Graduate School of Business (GSB) and the Stanford Law School (SLS) continue to excel in the U.S. News and World Report’s (USNWR) rankings. The GSB tied with Harvard University for first place among business schools in the publication’s 2013 rankings, while the Law School was ranked second in the nation.
No line of work has survived the recession unaffected, even the high-paying, once-booming legal industry. However, Stanford Law School (SLS) administrators remain confident in the employment prospects for their students — who are themselves generally positive about the job market.