May 16, 2013

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Harvard Law School to accept college juniors
Harvard Law School announced that it will accept students in the Harvard College Class of 2015 for its deferred admissions program for juniors. Jessica Soban, assistant dean and chief admissions officer for the law school, said today that the program ...
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'US News' Top Law Schools Fall Short on Diversity
The National Law Journal
Brathwaite and Young noted that the longstanding argument that law schools aren't producing enough minority law graduates to create a robust pipeline into academia is growing less credible as law school classes slowly become more diverse. "Prospective ...
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As law schools face declining enrollment, law grads face tough job market
If you think shelling out the big bucks for law school is a fast-track to success (or at least a hefty salary) you may need to think again. Prospective law students in Arizona face a big bill and a rough job search, and law schools nationwide are ...
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Law Student Sues Law School For Implying He's Litigious
Above the Law
Law schools have been sued before. Often, we here at ATL, applaud those efforts. It's a David and Goliath undertaking to bring a school literally filled with lawyers to court. But this lawsuit has a little less "heroic struggle" to it. Suing because a ...
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Birmingham Law School Dean Considered for Jefferson County Attorney
It is very common for law school faculty members to make the leap into government positions, and Birmingham School of Law Dean James Bushnell may be the latest to make that transition. Though he has not been confirmed for the position of county ...
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Professor Has A Ridiculous Proposal To Inflate Grades In Every Law School
Business Insider
Some top law schools inflate their students' grades because it gives them an edge when they apply for jobs in their final year. Silverstein says this policy puts students at a disadvantage in less prestigious schools, where students graduate with lower ...
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KU law school honors three graduates with Distinguished Alumni Awards
Lawrence Journal World
Beier, who graduated from KU with a bachelor's degree in journalism in 1981 and a law degree in 1985, became the first female KU law school graduate to serve on the state's highest court when she was appointed in 2003. She's also a member of the KU ...
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Law schools are choosing substance over LSATs, admissions dean says
ABA Journal
The Careerist asked the admissions dean at the University of Michigan Law School whether the rumor is true. Sarah Zearfoss, the school's dean for admissions, financial aid and career planning, acknowledges that more options are available to would-be ...
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IRS official backs out of WNEU Law school commencement
Report. Published on May 16, 2013. IRS official, Lois Lerner, was supposed to be the formal speaker at Western New England University's Law School commencement. However she backed out 3 days before graduation, citing the IRS scandal going on down ...
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Day zeros: NLU Delhi RCC confirms 12 jobs, 3 vac schemes; Jindal on 8 and 2 ...
Legally India
12 NLU Delhi fourth-year students, out of a class of 72, were recruited last weekend to start work in 2014, while neighbouring Jindal Global Law School (JGLS) in Haryana placed seven LLB students.
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Stetson law student Kimberly Clark dies at 44
Kimberly Clark showed up at law school 20 years older than her classmates, and looked upward at most of them. Friends and family can't quite say she stood 5 feet tall, and append a "maybe" before guessing her weight at 100 pounds. The second-career ...
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Mayo man appointed head of NUIG's law school -
Galway Advertiser
Mayo man Donncha O'Connell is the newly-appointed head of the School of Law at NUI Galway. Professor O'Connell (45) who grew up in Swinford, is also a part-time commissioner of the Law Reform Commission, the statutory body charged with advising the ...
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North Meck alum graduates from NC State; going on to law school
Huntersville Herald
HUNTERSVILLE – Alexis Nicole Reynolds, a 2009 International Baccalaureate graduate of North Meck High School, graduated summa cum laude from North Carolina State University in the University Honors Program with Bachelor of Arts degrees in Political ...
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Ellen Aprill is the John E. Anderson professor of tax law at Loyola Law School ...
New York Times
Organizations exempt from paying taxes under Section 501(c)(4) can lobby without limit and engage in political campaign activities as long as it is not their primary activity. This definition is too broad. We should have a new section for organizations ...
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Brisbane lawyer named 2012 UQ Law Mentor of the Year
UQ News
The Honorable Justice Patrick Keane of the High Court of Australia presented the prestigious award to Ms Mahoney at the Law School Awards Ceremony on May 15. Ms Mahoney graduated from UQ in 2009 and was nominated for the award by first year ...
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Q&A: Jason Kravitt on securitization and frequent flying
Thomson Reuters News & Insight
Kravitt received his J.D. from Harvard Law School and a comparative law diploma from Cambridge University. He teaches at NYU Law School and is on the faculties of Northwestern University Law School and Kellogg Graduate School of Management.
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NLU Delhi's AILET admissions competition increases to 1 vs 182, similar to ...
Legally India
The law school yesterday declared the results of the sixth edition of AILET that was held on 28 April 2013 and was taken by 12,820 LLB aspirants. 52 candidates cleared the general category cut-off. 11 students made it in the scheduled caste category, ...
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Rutgers Law–Camden Student Upgrades Family Alumni Tradition
News from Rutgers
The long haul of law school ends with those final steps to receive the J.D. degree. When Rutgers Law–Camden student Matt Wizmur walks across the Susquehanna Bank Center Stage on May 23 during commencement, he will recognize some familiar faces.
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German family DENIED asylum in US to home-school their children despite ...
Daily Mail
Professor David Abraham of the University of Miami Law School played the devil's advocate last month on Fox when he argued that home-schooling isn't a basic human right, and that the Romeike family isn't entitled to stay in the United States.
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Class of 2013: Andraya Pulaski, Future Attorney
UConn Advance (blog)
Because of those varying interests, Pulaski wanted to make sure her time at the Law School included experiencing the law, not just studying it. She says one of the "coolest" things she did was participate in the school's Criminal Clinic, a year-long ...
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The Gay & Lesbian Lawyers Network $1200 Prize to First Year Law Student
The runner up was Daniel Owen Blackman, a first year law student at the Florida International University College of Law. The contest was open to all students enrolled in any South Florida Law school. Essay submissions had to be 1,000 to 1,200 words.
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Chicago parents file lawsuits over school closures
San Francisco Chronicle
... McDaniel, Marshetta Ross, Frances Newman and Alphonso Newman. Representing the parents are the law firms of Despres, Schwartz and Geoghegan and Robin Potter and Associates, with help from the University of Chicago Law School's legal aid clinic.
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The Forty-Year Fight
The Chicago Weekly
Ruth Bader Ginsburg's diminutive stature was dwarfed by the marshals that surrounded her as she made her way down the main aisle of the University of Chicago Law School auditorium Saturday afternoon. But when she ascended the stage, the significance ...
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Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Helps DePaul Celebrate Centennials
eNews Park Forest
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg combined two of her passions–law and opera–to help DePaul's Driehaus College of Business, College of Law and School of Music celebrate their centennial anniversaries. Ginsburg stepped away from ...
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Lois Lerner, IRS administrator at center of scandal, bows out of Western New ...
SPRINGFIELD - Western New England University Law School students walking across the stage at Symphony Hall in Springfield this coming Saturday were supposed to hear an inspiring speech by a successful woman who walked the stage before them.
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A Reporter's Privilege Would Allow Crimes to Go Unpunished
U.S. News & World Report
Randall Eliason a former federal prosecutor and professorial lecturer in Law at George Washington University Law School. Imagine the Department of Homeland Security prepares a top secret report highlighting security vulnerabilities around the nation's ...
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Outstanding Students in Law and Entrepreneurship announced
"[Kala's] passion and intelligence have gotten her through law school, earned her a job at KPMG, and (last, but most definitely not least) made her a fantastic mother," the classmate said. "In whatever she does, she makes the Law and Entrepreneurship ...
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Montco judge candidates vie for opposing party's nominations
Weilheimer, a former Philadelphia prosecutor who earned her law degree from Hofstra University School of Law, is senior counsel for the Wisler Pearlstine law firm where she is a member of the firm's education and municipal law groups. She also served ...
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Federal Court slams the door on DC students, teachers
... development and two notable area law professors who recently joined Attorney Barnes in arguing the case on Friday. They are Constitutional Law Professor Jamin Raskin of American University and Education Law expert John Brittain of UDC Law School.
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Medlock Takes Talents From Soccer Field to Courtroom
Memphis Daily News
After his first year in law school, he was dead set on completing the U.S. Navy's Judge Advocate General programs. He got deep into the interview process, down from 1,700 applicants to the last 200 before getting cut. By the time Medlock graduated in ...
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Lawyers are everywhere
Daily Record (subscription)
I don't "practice" law. I don't work in a firm or prepare briefs, nor do I have any desire to ever set foot in a courtroom. In fact, I often tell people it was never my intention to become a lawyer when I went to law school. But I am a lawyer; I'm an ...
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New Harper Student Trustee Takes Seat at Board Table
Chicago Tribune
Lietzow spent four years with the Marines, performing anti-piracy operations overseas before enrolling at Harper with an eye on keeping tuition costs down and saving money for law school later. He is now state chairman of Young Americans for Liberty, ...
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Kane County law librarian loved to help others
Chicago Daily Herald
... super patient, loved working with the attorneys," said Cox, who Wolff hired in the early 1990s. "A lot of the judges and local attorneys she helped shepherd them through law school in terms of the research. They spent many, many hours working with ...
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Sherwood High School pulled controversial article from school newspaper
Sherwood High School administrators axed a controversial article from the high school newspaper last month, raising questions about the scope of Oregon's student expression law. Administrators feared the op-ed, which criticized the school board for not ...
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Ex-Beckley city attorney named acting W.Va. tax commissioner
Beckley Register-Herald
CHARLESTON — Mark Matkovich arrived in Beckley after law school to land a job as an assistant public defender. As of Wednesday, the Ames, Iowa, native began serving as acting West Virginia tax commissioner, a job given him by Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin ...
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Snow days: Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder signs law allowing longer school days ...
Michigan law requires districts to provide 170 days and 1,098 hours of student instruction to qualify for funding. Districts are allowed to cancel up to six school days a year due to inclement weather, power outages and other unusual circumstances, but ...
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Nick Offerman Reads Tweets From Katy Perry, Miranda Cosgrove & More (VIDEO)
Huffington Post (satire)
Demetri Martin. Martin graduated from Yale in 1995 and then went on to attend NYU Law School (one of the best law schools in the nation) on a full scholarship. He dropped out after two years to pursue comedy full-time.
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Brian Leiter's Law School Reports: In Memoriam: Richard Coulson
By Dan Filler
Richard Coulson, professor emeritus at Oklahoma City University School of Law, passed away last week. He was 70. Coulson joined the OCU faculty in 1969...
Brian Leiter's Law School Reports
Sex-filled Hillary Clinton biopic taking shape | The Daily Caller
By Eric Owens
In the draft, which opens at some point in the early 1970s, a young Hillary Clinton is introduced as a law student sporting an "awful haircut." She is tutoring Robert Reich inside the Yale Law School library in an early scene, explains The Daily ...
The Daily Caller

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'U.S. News' Top Law Schools Fall Short on Diversity -
If you want to find the most racially diverse law faculties, look outside U.S. News and World Reports top-ranked schools—way outside.
Law School To Launch New Deferred Admission Program for ...
Harvard Law School will accept members of the Harvard College Class of 2015 next year in the pilot stage of a new deferred admission program for college ...
Is Law School Sexist? | National Review Online
Is law school sexist? Or, to pose the question another way, is the Socratic method employed in many law-school classrooms sexist? Some folks are making that ...
Special Assistant to the Dean, Stanford Law School -
The Special Assistant to the Dean is a key, strategic position within the Dean's Office at Stanford Law School, reporting directly to the Dean. The Special.
American Bar Association Past President to Speak at UM Law ...
Contact: Carla Caballero-Jackson, director of external relations, UM School of Law, ... This is a return to UM for Robinson, who was a speaker at the law school's ...
NYTimes Editor's Blog on Justice Ginsburg's Talk at the Law School ...
During a "public conversation" at the University of Chicago Law School on Saturday, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg yet again expressed her well-known ...

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