Jun 12, 2013

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Law Schools Are Turning Our Kids Into Profit centres
Business Insider Australia
(Before blaming these young people for their plights, take a close look at the behaviour of many law school deans who misled them into the profession with deceptive information about post-graduate employment prospects. Meaningful transparency on that ...
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Yale Law School challenges NSA order on Verizon records
Yale Alumni Magazine (blog)
Yale law students and faculty have joined the fray over National Security Agency collection of Verizon customers' phone call data. The Law School's Media Freedom and Access Clinic, together with the American Civil Liberties Union, filed a motion Monday ...
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The ATL Top 50 Law Schools: Top Five Schools for Quality Jobs, Cost ...
Above the Law
As they wait for the scores to come in, these aspiring JDs will no doubt be doing their research and narrowing down where to apply. Law school applicants have no shortage of resources at their disposal to help them in making their decisions and ...
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School official tells of gunman's brush with law
KTVU San Francisco
Police found bomb-making materials seven years ago in the home of the gunman who killed five people last week in Santa Monica, a school board official said on Tuesday. Police discovered the materials after John Zawahri threatened fellow high school ...
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ABA Defers Vote on Proposal to Push Back Law School Graduate Employment ...
A proposal to push back the reporting of law school graduate employment rates by a month was deferred to August by the American Bar Association, according to a report by The ABA Journal. The change was advocated by a number of law school deans, who ...
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Belmont University College of Law Wins ABA Accreditation
The National Law Journal
The Nashville law school opened in 2011 and reached that milestone at the earliest opportunity, meaning its inaugural graduating class next year will be able to take the bar examination in any state. "We are extremely pleased by this recognition of the ...
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Nalsar in 14 full-time fac hiring spree plus 16 part-timers & NLS' Sid Chauhan
Legally India
The 14 new hires – six of whom are national law school graduates – include a professor, 10 assistant professors and two teaching assistants. The law school now has 35 full-time faculty members. The US-based Department for Restorative Justice's Prof ...
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Sisters credit CPS schools for academic achievements
The Beverly Review
Amanda Brown, a 2010 graduate of Harvard University, graduated in May from Harvard Law School and has been hired by the Chicago office of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher and Flom. Her sister, Rachel Brown, is a 2012 graduate of the University of Illinois ...
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Should The ABA Push Back Jobs Data Collection From Nine Months to Ten ...
Above the Law
Law deans, especially law deans of schools with underwhelming employment numbers, are convinced, convinced, that the "employed nine months after graduation" statistic vastly under-represents the value of their law degrees. Recent graduates of their ...
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Regent continues independent investigation of UT; wants Post-it notes
Houston Chronicle
David Dewhurst, all founding members of the Texas Coalition for Excellence in Higher Education, or law school foundation board members. Hall extended his request to include all communications between those individuals and Powers' assistant, Nancy ...
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Tips for the Legal Procrastinator
Wall Street Journal
That means articulating your dread or denial into sentences like, "If I don't write this memo, I'll fail the class and flunk out of law school." You're not so bad: While confronting those feelings, don't be so down on yourself, the authors advise ...
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Radnor schools committee discusses new law counsel, alumni center, traffic light
Main Line
For the last five years the school district has received legal services from various firms on an "a la carte" basis, said board President Eric Zajac, who chairs the committee. He said the committee thought it was time to see what other law firms could ...
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Mo. high court upholds school transfer law
The Missouri Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld a 20-year-old state law requiring unaccredited school districts to pay for students to attend other nearby schools, a decision that could have implications for thousands of families. The ruling focused on a ...
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Law being proposed could dissolve Pontiac schools, other struggling districts
Oakland Press
Lisa Posthumus Lyons, planned to start work again at 10:30 a.m. today on two bills for the procedures for dissolution of a school district that is in dire financial situation and unable to operate for a full year. Pontiac, Buena Vista and Inkster ...
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Oditah advocates PPP in funding legal education, as African Law Deans ...
Delivering a key note address Monday at the 2nd African Regional Conference of the International Association of Law Schools, Oditah stated, "Strengthening our legal education obviously requires putting more money into our legal education. Increased ...
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Democrats reject GOP No Child Left Behind option
U.S. News & World Report
Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, opened hearings on the 2001 education law by promising to scrap unworkable parts of that education law and give states more authority to decide how to teach students and to identify failing schools. His Republican counterpart, Sen.
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Anita L. Allen Appointed Vice Provost for Faculty at Penn
Penn: Office of University Communications
She served in 2009-2011 as deputy dean for academic affairs of the Penn Law School, where she has taught since 1998, and previously as associate dean for research and scholarship of the Georgetown University Law Center, where she taught from 1987 to ...
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Special-ed placement bill violates law, state school boards group says
The Journal News / Lohud.com
Public education advocates are moving quickly to fight an Assembly bill intended to make it easier for parents to have special-education students placed in religious schools. The legislation has echoes of a controversial bill vetoed last year by Gov ...
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School Committee Chairwoman Nancy Sykes to run for mayor of Easthampton
A native of Portsmouth, Va., Sykes taught government and U.S. history at a high school in Fairfax, Va., for 25 years before moving to Southampton and earning her law degree at Western New England University in Springfield. She worked as a criminal ...
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FRHSD board scrutinizes law bills from former legal counsel
Tri-Town News
The top brass of the Freehold Regional High School District (FRHSD) is attempting to determine whether a recently ousted law firm overbilled the district's Board of Education. In May, the board voted to replace the law firm of Schwartz, Simon ...
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School news
News Sentinel
•Indiana Tech Law School will hold an open house 6-8 p.m. Thursday in the courtroom of the new building at the west end of the main campus, 1600 E. Washington Blvd. •Indiana Tech will hold a home school visit day 11 a.m.-3 p.m. June 29 at 1600 E.
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Charter school proposal faulted
The Daily News Journal
A letter of intent was filed for The Tracey Darnell Montessori Academy earlier this year by the Learning Athletics and Wellness Foundation Sports Academy, also known as L.A.W. Foundation, to apply for a public charter school for the 2014-15 school year.
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ABA punts decision to delay law school jobs reporting
Daily Report (registration)
The American Bar Association's Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar on June 7 delayed any decision on moving back the collection of law school grads' jobs data by one month. Some law school deans have asked for the ...
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Free Film School #103: Ebert's Law
Crave Online
Welcome, my dear students, back to the 103rd week in CraveOnline's Free Film School. Warning: Reading every single one of my lectures will make your brain grow to perhaps grotesque sizes, but your intelligence will only increase your wit, wisdom, and ...
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Former ND AG to appeal judge's ruling in age bias lawsuit
FARGO – A federal judge has ruled that Georgetown University did not discriminate against former North Dakota Attorney General Nicholas Spaeth based on his age when he was passed over for a law school faculty position. By: Mike Nowatzki, INFORUM.
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Dallas truancy courts expected to face Justice Department complaint
Dallas Morning News
Three state and national law centers are expected to file a complaint with the U.S. Justice Department on Wednesday about the county's truancy courts and the Dallas, Garland, Mesquite and Richardson school districts. The three groups filing the ...
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Certain School Volunteers Need BCI Checks Under New RI Law
East Providence school volunteers who "may have direct and unmonitored contact" with students on school property must now go through a criminal background check. The BCI check for these volunteers became law in Rhode Island on May 24, said school ...
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Double lung transplant just a bump in road for Mac grad
Hamilton Spectator
After taking a year off, she wants to attend law school in the fall of 2014 and specialize in family law — that is if her mind does not become intrigued with becoming a criminal lawyer. "Right now, my goal is family law," said De Melod, a graduate of ...
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Post-Keynesian Smackdown at Columbia
AllAboutAlpha.com (blog)
Columbia Law School hosted a revealing debate June 3 between prominent advocates of two sharply opposed schools of thought on monetary and fiscal policy. The debate pitted Robert Murphy, an avowed 'Austrian,' and Associated Scholar at the Ludwig ...
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We need more lawyers, says Tacoma
KPLU News for Seattle and the Northwest
It's been twenty years since Tacoma lost its only law school. Now, civic leaders are hoping they can bring back a legal-degree program to the South Sound. They say it will help train lawyers who stay and work in Tacoma and add energy to the city's ...
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Audio surveillance cameras could be rolling on school buses
Allentown Morning Call
The Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday approved a bill that would amend the state's strict wiretap law to allow school districts, with local board approval, to add audio surveillance to security cameras already mounted in school buses. "It's an ...
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School Budget Changes: 3 Reasons to Hold the Champagne
Fox and Hounds Daily
Instead of honoring a clearly written state law, school district after school district has adopted teacher evaluation processes that routinely result in 99 percent of second-year teachers getting tenure and that conclude nearly all teachers are above ...
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Supreme Court Says Missouri School Transfer Law Is Constitutional
The Missouri Supreme Court has upheld a state law that allows students to transfer from unaccredited districts to ones that are accredited. Today's ruling unanimously overturns the May 2012 opinion of Judge David Vincent, who called the law an unfunded ...
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Supreme Court Prevents Pro-Lifers From Displaying Abortion Pictures
Professor Eugene Volokh of UCLA Law School authored the Society's petition. Volokh, a prolific legal scholar, has published a leading casebook on First Amendment law that is widely used in American law schools as well as many law review articles ...
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Medical students' prognosis unclear with 'Obamacare'; many don't understand law
Washington Times
"I would say the biggest problem with the Affordable Care Act for people entering medical school is, 'What is my life going to be like? What kind of living am I going to make?'" said Dr. Beth Haynes, executive director of the Benjamin Rush Society, a ...
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Providence school accused of violating federal law
Turn to 10
According to letters obtained by NBC 10, the Harold A. Birch Vocational Program at Mount Pleasant High School violated the civil rights of students and failed to provide them with the right kinds of services. Providence Mayor Angel Taveras told NBC 10 ...
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DeWine releases school safety report
Van Wert independent
The template directs schools to include key information and contacts, along with standardized floor plans in the beginning of the document so that law enforcement can easily access this critical information in the event of an emergency. Law enforcement ...
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Blogs1 new result for Law School
What Does the LSAT Have to do With Being a Lawyer?" -Everyone ...
By Mary Adkins
Prior to the modern-day LSAT, there wasn't one admissions test that all law schools used–there were a couple of well-known ones, but their use wasn't universal. In 1945 the admissions director at Columbia Law School, unsatisfied with the ...
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Web5 new results for Law School
Law schools shift focus for grads Page 1 of 2 | UTSanDiego.com
Facing a grim job market for graduates and the prospect of a decades-long decline in applications, some law schools are steering students toward legal areas ...
Best Majors for Law School | LawSchooli.com
In this post, we discuss the best majors for law school applicants. If you are still in undergrad and you are considering law school, this article will give you a better ...
70-year-old graduates law school - News - The News Herald
70-year-old graduates law school. ... The 70-year-old grandmother with three grown children recently graduated from law school at Faulkner University in ...
UM Law School Dean Won't Seek Contract Renewal « CBS Baltimore
The dean of the University of Maryland Carey School of Law says she will not seek to renew her contract.
7 Things You Don't Know About Law School Admissions - YouTube
June 5 (Bloomberg) -- It's easier to be admitted to law school these days because fewer ...

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