“Law School Sues Law Firm and Bloggers for Criticizing its Placement Data”

by Walter Olson on July 16, 2011

Watch what you say about lawyers — and now it seems about law schools as well, specifically Michigan’s Thomas M. Cooley Law School. [TaxProf, Above the Law]

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1 VMS 07.16.11 at 8:26 am

Although named after a distinguished Michigan jurist, Thomas Cooley has a poor reputation.

At least one of the articles said that this is a preemptive lawsuit because of a Craigslist ad that was trolling for potential plaintiffs to sue the school for alleged false placement numbers.

2 Bob Lipton 07.16.11 at 8:28 am

I hope there are lots of follow ups. As a non-lawyer, it’s tremendous fun to watch them spending their own money.


3 VMS 07.16.11 at 8:29 am

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