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Legal Speak is a weekly podcast that makes sense of what's happening in the legal industry. Each episode tackles a subject that's worthy of a deep dive—from law firm profit hacks to Supreme Court showdowns to the most promising plays in legal tech. Hosted by Editor-in-Chief Zack Needles and Newsroom Innovation Director Vanessa Blum, Legal Speak offers straight talk from experts, plus an inside-the-newsroom perspective on market-shaping stories.

Mar 13, 2020

In this episode, we explore law student activism and how future attorneys attending law schools at Harvard, Yale, New York University and elsewhere are using their leverage to protest some of Big Law's policies and practices. We also dive into the major takeaways from the 2020 Go-To Law Schools report,'s annual ranking of the law schools that major firms hire from the most to fill their first-year associate positions.