Congressman Sam Farr to host program on “The Blue Economy” at Monterey College of Law
U.S. Congressman Sam Farr, 20th district, will join a group of marine scientists and trade promotion… [more]
Monterey College of Law to Co-Host Judicial Election Forum
The League of Women Voters of Monterey County, Monterey College of Law, and Monterey County Bar Association… [more]
MCL law student going to Moscow to represent U.S.
Congratulations to Monterey College of Law recent graduate Daniel Tapia. Taking on the "marathon" California… [more]
MCL graduate Paul Bieber published in California Attorneys for Criminal Justice magazine
Paul Bieber is an excellent example of what can be accomplished with a Master of Legal Studies degree… [more]
Monterey College of Law Announces New Advisory Workshops to Help Individuals Who Cannot Afford a Lawyer
Monterey College of Law recently announced several new advisory workshops in which law students under… [more]
U.S. Congressman Sam Farr, 20th district, will join a group of marine
scientists and trade promotion service providers who will discuss some of the
major marine science issues, sectors and global business opportunities that
exist or are now emerging, which are placing Monterey Bay as one of the
major, global 'players' in the 'blue economy' on April 25th at Monterey College of Law.
A special afternoon session will feature interactive Q …
The League of Women Voters of Monterey County, Monterey College of Law,
and Monterey County Bar Association are presenting a Monterey County JUDICIAL ELECTION FORUM, Wednesday, May 7 at 7:00 p.m. Community members are invited to meet judicial candidates in the contested races, Andrew Liu, Heidi Whilden, Steve Somers, and Luma Serrano Williams. MCL Alumna Stephanie Hulsey is also a judicial candidate, but is running unopposed. …
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 relatively small number of people set to graduate with J.D.s in 2017 will mean better job …
Recent reports from the Law School Admissions Council (LSAC) indicate that law school applications for Fall 2014 have decreased for more than 86% of the traditional ABA law schools across the country. These numbers are following a trend that was seen nationally for the two previous academic years. It is too early to know how MCL will fare this year, because our admission cycle starts, and ends, about two-months later than the traditional ABA law …
It is easy to get confused by the "alphabet soup" that describes law degrees. The following will help you understand which degree program fits your needs.
"J.D." is the abbreviation for "Juris Doctor" or "Doctor of Jurisprudence". The J.D. degree is the graduate law degree that is required in order to take the bar exam and practice law. Although most applicants to the J.D. program will have completed their undergraduate Bachelors degree, …