May 25, 2013

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Law school students sentenced in Las Vegas bird beheading
Los Angeles Times
Hazhir Kargaran, 26, a recent law school graduate, pleaded no contest this week to misdemeanor charges of instigating an act of animal cruelty, malicious destruction of property and trespassing, the San Francisco Chronicle reported. Kargaran was ...
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UF law school unveils environmental fellowship
Gainesville Sun
Each of the fellowships allows law students to travel from Gainesville to bigger metropolitan areas to do public interest work and cover living expenses, said Debbie Amirin, communications director at the law school. Students may be assigned to a ...
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Geu named USD law school dean
Prairie Business
As a professor, his teaching areas included organizational, transactional, and capital formation courses as well as business organization law. He is a two-time winner of the Law School's John Wesley Jackson Award for teaching (1997 and 2010), and as an ...
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Law graduates urged to protect the future of the legal system
In a Commencement ceremony on Friday afternoon at Matthews Arena, peers, professors, and public figures challenged more than 200 graduating students from the School of Law to shape the future of the legal system and take professional risks for the sake ...
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Schwab to step down as Law School dean
Cornell Chronicle
After a decade as the Allan R. Tessler Dean of Cornell Law School, Stewart J. Schwab will step down in June 2014. Schwab's second term as dean ends in December, and he will stay on for the spring term. A nationwide search to fill the deanship will soon ...
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Commendable Conduct Award
The American Lawyer
George Washington University Law School, Albany Law School, Creighton University School of Law, and Loyola University Chicago School of Law have reduced the size of their entering classes, too. And in March, Northwestern Law School Dean Daniel ...
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Poll: 2/3 of Wis. voters back more school funding
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- A new Marquette University law school poll says two-thirds of Wisconsin voters favor increasing funding for public schools. The poll released Tuesday found 67 percent support boosting funding by 1.5 percent or more, while 22 percent ...
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Cowan gives BC grads key to success
Boston Globe
Marathon bombing victim Brittany Loring accepted her law degree from dean Vincent D. Rougeau at the Boston College Law School commencement, where interim Senator William "Mo" Cowan offered his insight on net worth and self-worth. Interim US ...
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Law School Offers Second Chance For Rejected Students
Daily Report (registration)
The Lincoln Memorial University Duncan School of Law has introduced "Admission Through Performance," allowing rejected applicants to enroll in a free, four-week course on the Federal Rules of Evidence taught by Duncan faculty. If the applicants do well ...
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New law dean: Rural law part of mission
Sioux Falls Argus Leader
The new dean at South Dakota's only law school always saw himself as a teacher. When his predecessor, Barry Vickrey, stepped down in 2011, however, 24-year faculty member Thomas Geu saw an opportunity to give back to a school he'd come to love by ...
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Beating the buzzer: Trivia lands Boca lawyer big bucks, national spotlight
Mastering trivia has helped Boca Raton lawyer Scott Singer clean up on not one, but two brain-busting TV game shows — to the tune of $100,000. Singer recently banked about $42,000 during a two-night stint on "Jeopardy!" And he helped pay for law ...
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Brambleton residents file lawsuit against Loudoun County School Board
Loudoun Times-Mirror
Kelsey is the assistant dean for management and planning at George Mason University Law School. The dispute stems from a boundary process for HS-6, slated to open in fall of 2014 in Loudoun Valley Estates. Both the Broadlands and Brambleton ...
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In Showing Undue Hardship, Court Is Not Allowed To Come Into Your House ...
Above the Law
Hedlund graduated from the University of Oregon and then Willamette Law School in 1997. He then failed the bar twice, missed a third opportunity to sit for the bar when he locked his keys in his car, and ended up as a juvenile counselor. He owed $85 ...
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Justice Theis Offers John Marshall Graduates Three Tenents for Professional ...
PR Web (press release)
Illinois Supreme Court Justice Mary Jane Theis gave graduates of The John Marshall Law School in Chicago three tenents to follow during their legal careers: competency, civility and service. Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Share on Google+ Share on ...
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Give Commencement Podiums to Losers
Wall Street Journal
The other night I went to my son's graduation from Hofstra University Law School. It was a lovely affair. The speaker was a judge so successful it took several minutes to list all his accomplishments. He told the graduates that even though the job ...
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Diabetes in California schools: State's high court to hear legal battle over ...
San Jose Mercury News
In a legal showdown set to be heard Wednesday, the California Supreme Court will consider arguments from the nurses' union and other allies, including the state's teachers' union, who contend that under state law only licensed school employees can give ...
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Lee County School Board Sunshine Law violation alleged
The News-Press
Some are questioning whether school board members violated Sunshine Law when a slate of names was suggested last week to replace Lee's chief administrator. In a letter, dated May 16, to the state attorney's office for the 20th Judicial Circuit, Lee ...
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Indiana lawyer suspended over porn film email, unwanted advances
The Courier-Journal
They developed a social relationship that continued after she completed the internship and returned to law school. In late 2006 and 2007, the lawsuit says, the pair "continued to correspond via email and periodically met for lunch and dinner depending ...
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The IRS Scandal and Donors
Wall Street Journal
"The same $50,000 advertisement could be permitted or not depending on its timing and how central the issue is in an election," says Ellen Aprill, a professor at Loyola Law School in Los Angeles. Two recent court decisions freed corporations, unions ...
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ACLU: School Board May Have Violated Open Meetings Law
A private citizen has filed a complaint with the state attorney general's office accusing the school board of violating open meetings law. The actual agenda item to hire interim superintendent Pat Skorkowsky as the new superintendent was never publicly ...
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Parkland Community Library board threatens legal challenge to school board's ...
Allentown Morning Call
Karl Siebert, president of the library board, argued against the district interpretation of the law. "We are not part of the school's budget, not run by the Parkland School District and not subject to Act 1," he said in the library's statement. But ...
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From the Career Files: Summer Reading List — Tomorrow's Lawyers
Above the Law
Whether you're considering applying to law school, you're starting soon, you're currently in law school, or you've already graduated, Tomorrow's Lawyers is a must-read. So, pretty much, it's a must-read for anyone who's in the legal profession ...
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Kim disputes Greenwood's account of pressure
Honolulu Star-Advertiser
State Senate President Donna Mercado Kim acknowledged Tuesday that she called University of Hawaii President M.R.C. Greenwood last spring to ask about the status of her son's application to law school, but she denied that she was angry or claimed law ...
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Judge John F. Lakin to Speak at School of Law Commencement
"I was one of the original Commonwealth School of Law students who transferred to Massachusetts School of Law in 1988," said Judge Lakin, who was elected (unopposed) in 2012 to the 12th Judicial Circuit Court for Sarasota, Manatee and DeSoto Counties ...
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State bans new online charter schools for 1 year
Chicago Tribune
The Illinois State Charter School Commission had previously scheduled appeal hearings for June. In the wake of the moratorium becoming law Friday, Executive Director Jeanne Nowaczewski said the commission's legal counsel is looking at how to proceed ...
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Senate Confirms Brooklyn Law Prof., Commerce Atty To CIT
Law360 (subscription)
Law360, New York (May 24, 2013, 5:40 PM ET) -- The U.S. Senate on Thursday confirmed Brooklyn Law School professor Claire R. Kelly and U.S. Department of Commerce deputy chief counsel Mark A. Barnett to judgeships on the U.S. Court of International ...
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Hickenlooper Visits Ouray School to Sign School Safety Bill Into Law
The Watch
SAFETY FIRST – Surrounded by students, Gov. Hickenlooper signed a bill into law at Ouray School on Thursday afternoon that seeks to enhance school safety across Colorado by providing support at the state level to hire more school resource officers.
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Six Alabama Entities Receive Nearly $4M to Help Families Facing Foreclosure
"The Tornado Relief Assistance Program that the University of Alabama School of Law created after the April 2011 tornadoes demonstrates the Law School's success in aiding low-income and rural communities during a time of crisis," said the Attorney ...
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Chesterfield lawyer aims to teach clearer writing
"There is a real movement in law school to get away from legalese," said Litt, who has been with Capehart Scatchard for four years. "Make everyday words count. Avoid confusion." Now Litt is taking his philosophy further with his first seminar for non ...
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Commemorating African independence
Many of the architects of African independence never got a chance to see the fruits of their labour. Last Modified: 25 May 2013 15:07. Nanjala Nyabola. Nanjala Nyabola, a writer and political analyst, is currently a graduate student at Harvard Law ...
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Three Simple Ways to Connect
The National Law Journal
The first thing is to tap into your alumni network from law school and undergraduate days. We all have relationships that we should have maintained but didn't, and now LinkedIn has developed a search tool that helps you reconnect with your classmates.
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Graduation creates regents vacancy
Daily Republic
The recent graduation of Patrick Weber from the University of South Dakota law school means Gov. Dennis Daugaard now must appoint someone else to the student seat. It will be Daugaard's second new appointment to the board. He named Bob Sutton to ...
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New RI law requires background checks for school volunteers
The Republic
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island — School volunteers in Rhode Island will have to undergo a criminal background check under legislation signed into law by Gov. Lincoln Chafee. The independent governor signed the bill Friday, a day after state lawmakers ...
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Graduation, like life, takes courage
Coos Bay World
In the months before I finished law school, when I was struggling to finish what I started, when I was living on my "bursar's card" because I literally didn't have a dime, I found a wonderful psychiatrist who told me to read a book called "Adaptation ...
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New law will give high school students choice between two diplomas
A new law is giving high schools students the opportunity to choose between two different "tracks: -- the college-bound path or the career path. For Nease High School seniors Damien Torres and Michael Stivender, going to college is a choice that has ...
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Brambleton Parents' Legal Complaint: School Board Acted In Bad Faith
Leesburg Today
The case Brambleton parents have brought against the Loudoun County School Board accuses at least three board members of several acts of "bad faith," including by forming a voting alliance to support one plan and using private Facebook discussions to ...
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How golf helped a school drop-out become son-in-law of BCCI president
Daily Bhaskar
It might be because of this that he dropped out of school at an early age. But shunning school also meant that keen albeit inexperienced Guru started showing keen interest in family business of film production. Later, the family diversified into real ...
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Wilbraham selectmen deny School Committee chairman's claim they violated ...
Wilbraham selectman Robert Bouliard, left, disputes a claim by Hampden-Wilbraham Regional School Committee chairman John McCarthy that the selectmen violated the state's open meeting law concerning discussions about Memorial School. Print ...
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Trinity Western has faith in educational abilities
Vancouver Sun
A similar storm is currently brewing over a proposed law school, which would be the first Christian law school in Canada. Last fall, the Council of Canadian Law Deans circulated a letter addressed to the Federation of Canadian Law Societies decrying ...
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Thai Immigrant Wins Law Enforcement Scholarship
Grossmont College student Thirada Kingphuang has received from the San Diego Police Foundation a Rita Olsen Memorial scholarship of $2,500 awarded to women pursuing an education preparatory to a career in law enforcement. Kingphuang left her family and ...
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Obama Passes the Buck
Foreign Affairs
JACK GOLDSMITH teaches at Harvard Law School and served as an assistant attorney general in the George W. Bush administration. He is a member of the Hoover Institution's Task Force on National Security and Law, and blogs at
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Roberts returns home
South Bend Tribune
A fourth-grader when his family moved from the state of New York to Long Beach in the Michigan City area, Roberts attended Notre Dame Elementary School in Long Beach. After LaLumiere, he attended Harvard College and Harvard Law School. His father ...
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Jackson becomes focus of Democratic attacks on GOP ticket
Daily Press
Jackson, a 61-year-old Chesapeake-based minister who holds degrees from Harvard Law School and Harvard Divinity School, gave a thundering speech at the GOP convention that electrified the party's conservative base and propelled him to the nomination ...
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