May 29, 2013

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Law school clinics touted to help vets
The Star Democrat
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Legal clinics run by law schools are being touted as a possible way to help reduce the significant backlog of veterans' disability benefits claims in the country. The Veterans Administration has said that of the nearly 900,000 ...
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Mixed response to proposal for third law school
Channel News Asia
SINGAPORE: A proposal to set up a third law school in Singapore to address the shortage of community lawyers has received mixed response from the Association of Criminal Lawyers. Its president Subhas Anandan believes the problem can be addressed ...
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Ninth Circuit reduces one man's law-school debt, after 10 year odyssey
San Francisco Chronicle (blog)
The case involved Michael Hedlund of Klamath Falls, Ore., who graduated from Willamette Law School in 1997 with more than $100,000 in student debt. That amount is now average for law-school graduates. After failing the bar exam twice and missing it a ...
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Basu: Sotomayor tells law school grads to follow passion
The Republic
By REKHA BASU — A murmur and then a cheer went through the graduating class at the Yale University Law School. Someone had just joined faculty and administrators on the podium. Sonia Sotomayor, U.S. Supreme Court justice and 1979 Yale Law ...
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Elite law schools are letting down their students because of 'intellectual ...
ABA Journal
Elite law schools are "bastions of liberalism" that are failing their students because of their "intellectual homogeneity," according to an op-ed by a Harvard law student. Joel Alicea, organizer of a Federalist Society conference on intellectual ...
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Teaching Compliance: How Law Schools Can Fight Unemployment
Corporate Counsel
This year I began teaching a corporate compliance class to law students at the University of Houston Law Center (UHLC). For four years, I have taught Criminal Procedure at UHLC, guiding students through criminal cases from the investigation process to ...
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LAW STUDENTS: Don't Be Afraid To Think About Dropping Out Of School
Business Insider Australia
If you're not happy with your grades, and you found law school tolerable but not enjoyable, it's time to spend some serious time thinking about what to do. (Personally, I'd suggest enlisting help from a career coach or other expert who can provide an ...
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Morgan and Helen Chu commit $5 Million to Harvard Law School
Harvard Law School News
Morgan Chu, one of the nation's preeminent intellectual property lawyers, and his wife, Helen Chu, have given $5 million to Harvard Law School to establish in perpetuity the dean's chair held by the Dean of the Faculty at Harvard Law School. The ...
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Former Brooklyn Law School Dorm Reborn As Luxury Rentals
Curbed NY (blog)
While the East Village continues to be dormified, the opposite has happened in Brooklyn Heights. A former Brooklyn Law School dorm at 184 Joralemon Street has been reborn as a 24-unit rental building by United American Land. The marketing team at Ideal ...
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LIVE WEBCAST: Harvard Law School Class Day 2013
Harvard Law School News
Harvard Law School's Class Day program will be held on Wednesday, May 29, on Holmes Field, in front of Langdell Library, beginning at 2:30 p.m. Author and legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin '86 has been chosen as Class Day speaker. Professor Benjamin ...
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Pennsville grad earns degree from University of Pennsylvania Law School
On Monday, May 13, Bonnie White, daughter of Rick and Jackie White of Pennsville, graduated cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania Law School. Bonnie was a Senior Editor on the University of Pennsylvania Law Review and received the George ...
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Former Brooklyn Law School Dorm On Joralemon Hits Market As 24-Unit Rental
Brooklyn Heights Blog (blog)
It was January 2011 when BHB first reported that a Brooklyn Law School dorm at 184 Joralemon Street had been sold and was being converted to a residential property. And now that project is complete. Curbed shows pics and floorplans of a model in the ...
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Banker Quattrone Gives $15 Million to Penn Law to Study Justice
San Francisco Chronicle
May 29 (Bloomberg) -- Frank Quattrone, the investment banker who spent five years battling security regulators in court, gave $15 million to the University of Pennsylvania Law School to study the U.S. criminal justice system. The Quattrone Center for ...
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Law student fights for guest workers' rights
Gharakhanian, who graduated from Northeastern's School of Law on Friday, received a fellowship from the law school's Program on Human Rights and the Global Economy to participate in the experiential-learning opportunity. The PHRGE fellowships ...
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Broad Changes Are Needed
New York Times
Eugene R. Fidell teaches military justice at Yale Law School. He served as a judge advocate in the U.S. Coast Guard. Updated May 28, 2013, 8:56 PM. Congress should give our fighting forces the 21st century military justice system they deserve. While ...
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Author and legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin '86 named this year's Class Day speaker
Harvard Law School News
Author and legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin '86 named this year's Class Day speaker. Jeffrey Toobin '86. May 28, 2013. Author, lawyer and Emmy Award-winning legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin '86 will serve as Class Day speaker on May 29 at Harvard Law School.
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Shavell to receive award from American Law and Economics Association
Harvard Law School News
Shavell is the Samuel R. Rosenthal Professor of Law and Economics and director of the John M. Olin Center for Law, Economics and Business at Harvard Law School. The medal, established by the American Law and Economics Association in 2010, ...
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Professor Ray Brescia To Lead Government Law Center At Albany Law School
Wall Street Journal (press release)
Professor Brescia spent the 2011-2012 academic year as a visiting professor at Yale Law School, his alma mater, where he helped lead a team to measure and rate New Haven banks on their responsiveness to consumer needs, with a focus on home loans.
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Research on Slavery and Prison Policies Earns Rutgers Law Professor a Hurst ...
News from Rutgers
NEWARK, NJ – Taja-Nia Y. Henderson, Assistant Professor of Law at Rutgers School of Law–Newark, has been selected as one of 12 distinguished rising scholars from around the world to participate in the J. Willard Hurst Summer Institute in Legal History.
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Law Students Help Speed Up Backlogged Veterans Benefits Claims
Thousands of veterans whose benefits claims have become backlogged may have a new solution: a new partnership between the William & Mary Law School and the Veteran's Administration is using law students to handle veteran benefits claims more ...
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Sen. Shaheen Introduces Bill to Support University Law School Programs ...
Targeted News Service (subscription)
WASHINGTON, May 29 -- Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., has introduced legislation (S. 1042) to "authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to provide support to university law school programs that are designed to provide legal assistance to veterans." ...
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Law students begin new internship in Solicitor's Office
Hilton Head Island Packet
0 Comments E-mail Print. Advertisement. Bill Dunker Jr., left, and Brian Hollen -- Charleston School of Law students interning with the 14th Judicial Circuit Solicitor's Office -- listen during a training session on their first day with the solicitor's ...
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New Penn center to study justice system's fairness
The University of Pennsylvania's law school will launch a center focused on improving the country's criminal justice system with a $15 million gift from a banker and alumnus who spent several years fighting charges in the criminal justice system, the ...
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'Quota only one aspect of RTE Act, implement others'
The Hindu
At a seminar on the RTE Act here on Tuesday, Kumar Sringeri, assistant project coordinator, Centre for Child and the Law, National Law School of India University, said: "The reservation provision is only one section of the entire Act. Other aspects of ...
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Committee to study how non-lawyers can offer legal services to poor
Thomson Reuters News & Insight
The new 22-member committee includes representatives from the court system, legal service providers, the bar, law schools and community service organizations. Roger Maldonado, a partner at Balber Pickard Maldonado & Van Der Tuin, and Fern Schair, ...
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Silver Springs native retires from post at Wisconsin university
The Daily News Online
The Silver Springs native originally attended college to study English literature and psychology, as a way to get into law school. He wound up getting sidetracked into the then-up-and-coming field of criminal justice. And nearly 40 years later, he's ...
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Supreme Court expected to issue rulings on high-profile cases soon
Suffolk Law School Professor Renee Landers joins NECN from our Suffolk University studio in downtown Boston. She says Justice Elena Kagan has recused herself from the case because she presumably had some involvement as the case was making its ...
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Four seek school board seat
Martinsville Bulletin
By law, school board appointments cannot be made until at least seven days after the hearing. Therefore, the council is expected to appoint the new board member during its next regular meeting on June 11. Whoever is appointed will succeed Bill Manning ...
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Activists blame govt, schools for poor RTE implementation
Deccan Herald
Not much has been said about implementation of the other aspects of RTE at all," said Kumar Sringeri, Assistant Project Coordinator, Centre for Child and the Law at National Law School of India University. Sringeri also pointed out that community ...
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Furniture Trends: Productive Provisions
At Boston College Law School, this room is configured to facilitate conversation and study. (Photo: Creative Office Pavilion). By Greg Nemchick and Cheryl O'Neil From the May 2013 issue of Today's Facility Manager. Choosing office furniture has never ...
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Five Questions for May 29, 2013: Jen Corcoran
Troy Record
Click to enlarge. Jen Corcoran grew up in Batavia, a small city between Buffalo and Rochester. A graduate of Wells College and Albany Law School, she now lives in Delmar with her husband, Tim Conway, their son Aedan and dog Bailey. She is a partner at ...
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Charter school support could cost Connolly
Boston Herald
A graduate of Harvard College and Boston College Law School who once worked as a teacher for three years, including at stint at a charter school, Connolly has made reforming Boston schools the cornerstone of his campaign. He voted against the latest ...
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TaxProf blogger is now sole owner of Law Professor Blogs Network
ABA Journal
The law professor who writes TaxProf Blog is also an entrepreneur who is now sole owner of the Law Professor Blogs Network. Paul Caron, a visiting professor at Pepperdine law school, launched the network with Joe Hodnicki about nine years ago.
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Parkland School District official says law requires tax change that prompted ...
The Express Times -
The school board voted May 21 to reduce the library tax rate from 0.3 to 0.1 mills. The decision was motivated not by Parkland's financial position, but by its obligation to treat the district's taxpayers fairly and in keeping with state law, Sniscak ...
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Law, Initiatives Combat Concussions In Arizona High School Sports
Payson Roundup
PHOENIX – Mary Shannon suffered her first concussion during North High School soccer tryouts in 2011, colliding with the goalie and hitting her head on the ground. Under a state law signed earlier that year, she had to receive written medical clearance ...
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Brooks Kushman Further Expands Patent Prosecution Practice with Two New ...
Sacramento Bee
He earned a Juris Doctor degree from Thomas M. Cooley Law School in Auburn Hills, Mich., a Master of Business Administration degree from the The University of Akron in Ohio, a Master of Science degree in electrical engineering from The Ohio State ...
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New RI law requires criminal background checks on school volunteers
Fall River Herald News
School volunteers who work with students must undergo criminal background checks as the result of a new state law signed Friday by Gov. Lincoln Chafee. The law, passed by the General Assembly last week, requires anyone with direct, unmonitored contact ...
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Robert Bentley has signed a new law that gives school systems the option to hire armed security officers. Now, the Mobile County school board has the summer break to decide if they'll authorize weapons on their campuses.
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Current News. Law School Graduates Celebrate 2013 Convocation. Saturday, May 18, marked the day the long journey through law school ended and the ...
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The Benjamin A. Cardozo School of Law, New York University School of Law, Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University, Cornell Law School, Touro ...
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