Vanderbilt embezzlement, Law school transparency grades schools


It was  BAD Week for…

Cooking the books, after a former employee of Vanderbilt Law School was arrested for embezzling $600,000. Jason Hunt was hired in 2005 as an administrative services manager and fired in November after the school became aware of improprieties. The school immediately turned the matter over for criminal prosecution.

It was a GOOD Week to..

Start cleaning up the books, after Law School Transparency, which was founded by two Vanderbilt law students, published a report on how transparent each law school is on its website about employment data. Twenty-seven percent of law schools either provide no data or “demonstrate a pattern of consumer-disoriented behavior.” The report shows that law schools have a long way to go.