Jun 15, 2013

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Law Schools: Get Back to Basics
The National Law Journal
We would not expect someone to learn how to ride a bike merely by watching someone else ride one. Many law schools, however, seem to accept the notion that students can learn how to practice law without spending significant time engaged in legal work.
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Law School Tries To Pressure Students Into Snap Decision With 'Buy Now' Sales ...
Above the Law
It really bothers me when law schools resort to used car salesmen tactics to try to induce law students to sign up for school. Say what you will about the value of legal education, but it's not like buying a Sham-Wow. Students can't be influenced by ...
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UND law marks a first with tribal court externship
The Republic
Rachel Egstad, who has finished her first year at the law school, will assist in the prosecution of crimes at the reservation, which straddles the North Dakota-South Dakota border. "This is a big step," said Tim Purdon, U.S. attorney for North Dakota ...
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Minority Law School Diversity Program/Anthony Williams/Kean Miller
Anne Cutler talks to Anthony Williams about the Baton Rouge law firm's free program designed to educate women and minorities in college about opportunities in the law profession. Interested in going to law school? Wondering what it's like? Want to ...
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Mary Skyler Walker of Tryon graduates from Wake Forest University School of Law
Tryon Daily Bulletin
Mary Skyler Walker of Tryon was among the 183 graduates the school conferred hoods on Sunday, May 19, in Wait Chapel. The law school's 39th annual hooding speaker, Thomas L. Sager ('76), Dupont Legal vice president and general counsel, told the ...
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Legal Clinic Gives 'Voice' to Homeless Teens
The National Law Journal
The project is part of UConn law school's Center for Children's Advocacy. And the staff does more than help the homeless. Violante Cote and her crew advocate for a wide range of low-income teens, including those who are victims of abuse, neglect and ...
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Fox's Megyn Kelly Stands Up For Sen. Cruz's Red-Baiting
Media Matters for America (blog)
Harvard Law School Professor Charles Fried, a Republican who served as Ronald Reagan's Solicitor General from 1985 to 1989, and who subsequently taught Cruz at the law school, suggests that his former student has his facts wrong. "I can right offhand ...
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From the Career Files: Interview With Kenneth Kleinrock, Associate Dean for ...
Above the Law
Today, AdmissionsDean helps prospective law students better get to know the Associate Dean of Admissions at New York University Law School. This is the first in a series of interviews with admissions deans at the top 10 schools per ATL's Law School ...
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'Merry Christmas' law allows schools to use religious symbols
Gov. Perry signed the "Merry Christmas" bill into law on Thursday, but how should it be interpreted and how can it exist and still uphold the separation of church and state? "It's a state law that protects school districts and allows them to use ...
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Remington Reimer, Valedictorian Whose Speech Was Cut Off, Says School ...
Huffington Post
Remington Reimer, the Texas high school valedictorian who had his graduation speech cut off last week, is now arguing that the school violated federal and state law in censoring him. Reimer's microphone was silenced during his valedictorian speech last ...
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WATCH: How Computer Coders Can Protect Our Privacy
Huffington Post
Lawrence Lessig, director of the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics at Harvard University and founder of Stanford Law School's Center for Internet and Society, explains how our government -- given all the ways it can spy on us -- should just as ...
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Judge Edith Jones' 'racist' remarks: What others are saying
Edith Jones.jpeg. Judge Edith Jones of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans, shown here during a tour of Iraq in 2010, is accused of making discriminatory remarks in a speech at the University of Pennsylvania Law School. (uscourts.gov ...
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Two receive the Gary Bellow Public Service Award
Harvard Law School News
Each year, the Harvard Law School student body selects a student and alumnus/a whose commitment to social justice best demonstrates how lawyers can litigate, educate, advocate and organize to promote justice. This year's awards were presented at an ...
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Black Lawyers Association honors Kamala Harris, Jackie Lacey, Ron Brown and ...
Los Angeles Wave Newspapers
The tribute was given by the Black Prosecutors Association of Los Angeles at its 2nd Annual Alfred Jenkins Scholarship Awards Dinner and Reception, which also honored two high school seniors and two graduating law students. The high school recipients ...
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Lewenza receives honourary law degree
Windsor Star
The longtime Windsor union boss - currently CAW national president - worked up a sweat in delivering an emotional 25-minute speech to 181 graduates of the university's law school. He reflected on his family background as a middle child among eight ...
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Southland College Prep Charter high School Students Will Maintain the ...
Chicago Tribune
Another Southland College Prep junior, Elijah Calloway of Matteson, will attend a six-week international Business Summit in Costa Rica. Last summer, Elijah attended a summer legal institute at the John Marshall Law School and an advertising and ...
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Primary school considers legal challenge to closure
Radio New Zealand
A Christchurch school is seeking legal advice about whether it can challenge the Government's decision to merge it with another school. Phillipstown School is one of three primary schools which will close as part of mergers with other schools in ...
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New law requires remediation for struggling high school students
The Statehouse File
TheStatehouseFile.com. INDIANAPOLIS – High schools will have to identify and provide extra help to high school juniors who may need to take remedial classes in college under a new law that takes effect July 1. 30 laws in 30 days_ The law compels ...
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Rick Perry Holiday Law Allows Religious Symbols, Common Sense Back In ...
The Inquisitr
The Rick Perry holiday law HB 308 called the Merry Christmas bill will allow religious symbols and traditional religious greetings in government institutions including public schools. As previously reported by The Inquisitr, the Rick Perry holiday law ...
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Messer seeks exemption for schools from health care law
Republican U.S. Rep. Luke Messer of Shelbyville, who was elected in November to represent Indiana's 6th District, met Thursday morning with Education Secretary Arne Duncan and said he will introduce legislation exempting local schools from the health ...
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Perry signs 'Merry Christmas' law for schools; says US doesn't protect ...
Toledo Blade
AUSTIN, Texas — Christmas may be six-plus months away, but it's already on the minds of Gov. Rick Perry and many in the Texas Legislature. Perry signed a bipartisan bill into law Thursday that removing any legal risks for anyone who says "Merry ...
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Religious rights organization gives Texas school sixty day deadline to admit ...
Daily Mail
They say that according to the school district's own policy, in addition to Texas and Federal law, the school needed to 'distance itself from the valedictorian's speech including not editing or drafting the speech, and printing a disclaimer in the ...
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Federal appeals court: DOE violated the law in changing autistic Maui student ...
The Republic
Since fifth grade, the state placed him at Horizons Academy, a private special education school. The law allows special-needs students to receive a free education at a private school. During a 2010 meeting, Clark's placement was changed to Maui High ...
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LATE JUNE, 1970: An Amazing Autograph, Heatwave in London, Granny Takes ...
Huffington Post
From about 2 to 5pm, four days a week, I was a file clerk for the Director of the Placement Department at Columbia Law School (finding jobs for graduates with brand new law degrees), a very Englishman named Howard. He was clearly a muckety muck.
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Another interim superintendent for Yarmouth schools
The Forecaster
Michaud, an attorney, has worked at his Portland law practice for the past four years, but comes from a background in education that spans three decades. For 19 years, Michaud served in administrative positions, including stints as a superintendent in ...
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Lawyers Scrutinize Constitutionality of Surveillance Programs
The BLT: Blog of Legal Times (blog)
Susan Freiwald, a professor at University of San Francisco School of Law, said today that two recently revealed government surveillance programs likely ran afoul of the Fourth Amendment. George Mason University School of Law Professor Nathan Sales ...
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All-Nighters Lead to Great Things (Like This Essay?)
So argues Columbia Law School adjunct Eric Epstein in his new e-book, The 24-Hour Genius: Unlocking Your Brain's Potential with Strategic All-Nighters. It's a seductive idea: Take advantage of your energy and ambition, instead of sleeping it away like ...
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Spokesman says governor will sign school merger bill into law
Brownsville Herald
A spokesman for Gov. Rick Perry said the governor intends to sign the bill that merges the University of Texas at Brownsville and UT-Pan American this weekend. A press release posted on the governor's website Friday that announced his decisions on ...
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Arbitration Bears Patina of Bias
The National Law Journal
A study by the system's leading academic critic, Gus Van Harten of Toronto's Osgoode Hall Law School, concluded that treaty arbitrators find in favor of investors on key jurisdictional issues about three-quarters of the time. The charge of bias rings ...
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Departure of President Leaves Dean in Charge at Brooklyn Law
New York Law Journal (registration)
Joan Wexler will step down at the end of this month as Brooklyn Law School president, a position she took in 2010 after serving 16 years as the school's dean, the chairman of Brooklyn Law's board of trustees announced Thursday. With her departure, the ...
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Lease-to-Own Company Aaron's Signs Up New GC
Corporate Counsel
Before he went to law school, Kamerschen spent a season pitching for a minor league affiliate of the Philadelphia Phillies. He recalls his stint as an amazing time, despite being a "struggling apprenticeship where you get paid nothing, travel on buses ...
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School safety drills bill receives first hearing
Vinton Courier
H.B. 178 allows rapid evacuation procedures during school safety drills in addition to lockdown procedures. In some cases, a lockdown may be the best response. But in some cases, getting out and away may be the best response. Current law enforcement ...
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Texas gov. signs 'Merry Christmas' bill into law
The Seattle Times
Rick Perry on Thursday signed a law protecting Christmas and other holiday celebrations in Texas public schools from legal challenges - but also stressed that freedom of religion is not the same thing as freedom from religion. By WILL WEISSERT ...
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Professional Responsibility | Courses | Columbia Law School
This is a class about the law and ethics of lawyering. It covers a survey of the laws, disciplinary rules, and principles governing the practice of lawyers and the  ...
Belmont law school moves toward full accreditation - WSMV ...
Belmont University's law school has received provisional accreditation from the American Bar Association.

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