Welcome back to Ahead of the Curve. I’m Karen Sloan, legal education editor at Law.com, and I’ll be your host for this weekly look at innovation and notable developments in legal education.

What happens when a law dean gets the call to step up and become a top university official? The job comes with its challenges, as former law deans leading Syracuse University and Indiana University-Bloomington, learned last month amid controversies involving racism and free speech. I’m also checking in on Harvard Law School’s overdue move to develop a new seal, after the previous one was cast off in 2016. Plus, the LSAT had a rough month due to myriad problems with the November test, and the Skadden Foundation has released its latest round of fellows. Read on!


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