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“Girls under Trees” and Law School Websites


This was hilarious (thus, good for a Friday late afternoon), but also instructive – or it should be instructive to any of us who think we know anything about websites. (Most of us admit to being amateurs – but even the pros make mistakes.)

Law school Web sites judged; some found wanting,” by Karen Sloan, The National Law Journal, January 26, 2011:

There are a lot of law students happily lounging under trees out there — if law school Web sites are to be believed.

A recent empirical study and ranking of the home pages for all 200 American Bar Association-accredited law schools found that 65 included photos of students in or around trees, a phenomenon the authors dubbed “Girls Under Trees.”….’ (Link to full article.)

Thank you to Law in the News, which always keeps one informed, with and without Lewis & Clark’s “Girls under Trees.

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