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Kern County College of Law – Accredited Law School Approved by State Bar

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BAKERSFIELD, CA (PRWEB) NOVEMBER 02, 2016 The State Bar of California Committee of Bar Examiners and the Board of Trustees of Monterey College of Law have approved the opening of Kern County College of Law as an accredited branch of Monterey College of Law. The new Bakersfield, California law school is scheduled to open in Summer 2017. “We are delighted…

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Why is MCL expanding at a time when many law schools are in decline?

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One of the first responses I get to MCL’s announcement of its new campus in San Luis Obispo is “how can Monterey College of Law be growing at a time when law schools across the country are reporting the lowest enrollment in more than 40 years?” The simple answer is that small communities throughout California still need good new lawyers….

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Dean Winick Presents Monterey Bay Higher Education Regional Economic Report

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The classroom-based model of higher education has changed little over the past centuries. Students have made the transition from tablets, to typewriters, and now back to tablets . . . as if that isn’t proof enough how little things change. Lectures, labs, and exams, whether delivered in person or on-line, are still the foundation of higher education. However, what is changing is the financial model of higher education.

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Monterey College of Law announces an 86% pass rate for the Class of 2014 graduates who sat for the February 2014 California Bar Exam.

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Monterey College of Law Graduates Successful on February 2014 Bar Exam . . . Monterey College of Law reports an 86% pass rate for the Class of 2014 graduates who sat for the February 2014 California Bar Exam. Sushila J. Commons, Jason Grant Gouldon, Angel L. Hess, Howard Joseph McDonald, Mohammed Kamil Murad, and Michael Christopher Sampson received notice from…

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Never Better Time to Enroll in Law School

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Excerpt from Karen Sloan’s article, April 16, 2014, National Law Journal: Is now the ideal time to enroll in law school? Steven Freedman, assistant dean for admissions at the University of Kansas School of Law, has been making the counterintuitive case that it is. In a series of posts on the law professor blog The Faculty Lounge, he argues that the…

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