Jun 26, 2013

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New law school grads see employment rate slip again
The Business Journal of the Greater Triad Area
... for new law school graduates continued to drop, with 84.7 percent of. Enlarge. Nikolay Mamluke. The employment rate for new law school graduates continued to drop, with 84.7 percent of the Class of 2012 finding a job within nine months of graduation.
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ABA Proposal Alarms Law School Diversity Advocates
The Society of American Law Teachers (SALT) and the Clinical Legal Education Association (CLEA) sent a joint letter to the committee warning the changes would have "dire consequences on law schools with racially diverse student populations."
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Former UT Law School dean hints at legal action in statement
UT The Daily Texan (blog)
In a statement to the Texas Tribune, former UT Law School dean and current law professor Lawrence Sager hinted at taking legal action against UT System Regent Wallace Hall. Earlier on Tuesday, the Texas Tribune published an interview with Hall that ...
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Gonski school funding reforms now law
Sydney Morning Herald
The Gonski education bills have passed the Senate, enshrining one of Prime Minister Julia Gillard's signature policies in law. The passage of the legislation on Wednesday – at the height of the latest Labor leadership drama – came despite opposition ...
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Supreme Court Gene Patent Ruling, With David C. Berry, Professor at Thomas M ...
Legal Broadcast Network (blog)
Professor David Berry, of the Thomas M. Cooley Law School, says that in earlier cases, the Supreme Court has had a difficult time drawing a line as to what things should be eligible for patenting and what shouldn't. In this case, he says, the Supreme ...
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Letter: Western Michigan University should use East Campus for Cooley Law ...
Mlive Kalamazoo
I noted with great interest that WMU has forged a link with Cooley Law School. This will be a great benefit to WMU and Kalamazoo. I would like to point out to the WMU trustees that Cooley's first building was the Masonic Temple building in downtown ...
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Wendy Davis: From teen mom to Harvard Law to famous filibuster
CNN (blog)
Wendy Davis -- the 50-year-old Democrat who stood and spoke for 13 hours Tuesday at the Texas Capitol -- went from being a teen mom to a Harvard Law School grad. She began working after school at age 14 to help support her single mother and three ...
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Ad group blasts cookie-privacy project from Mozilla, Stanford
CNET (blog)
Cookie Clearinghouse logo. The Center for Internet and Society at Stanford Law School is working with Mozilla on a project called the Cookie Clearinghouse to try to improve Internet privacy controls. The Interactive Advertising Bureau, a group that ...
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Bill Would Let Schools Change Start Date - WBAY
Under current state law schools can't start the school year any earlier than September 1st, but there are state legislators who want to change that. Every summer, students fill a big part of the Wisconsin tourism industry's seasonal staffing needs ...
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Schools get new law to beat class bullies
The Sun
Sun Justice Campaigner Shy Keenan is pushing for an "Ayden's Law" to stop bullying after her 14-year-old son took his own life in March. Shy said last night: "This has signalled the beginning of the end for school bullies. I wish my boy was here to see ...
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Mississippi charter school advocates form association with law going into effect
Mississippi Press (blog)
Forest Thigpen, executive director of the Mississippi Center for Public Policy, provides an overview of the various facets of the Mississippi Charter Schools Act of 2013 at a forum in Jackson, Miss., Tuesday June 25, 2013. Groups that pushed the ...
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Fisher v. Texas: A Legal Expert Explains
The Alcalde
We asked Harvard Law School professor Lani Guinier, who studies constitutional law and race, to break it down. In plain English, what did the Supreme Court do? They sent the case back to a lower court, and they said to that court, you need to use a ...
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State probe questions legal counsel payments in Freehold Regional
Asbury Park Press
TRENTON — The Freehold Regional High School District's outside counsel exceeded the contractual cap on legal fees by around $89,000 without the district taking any formal action to authorize the additional payment, the state comptroller said in a new ...
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Corbett, Pa. lawmakers are pressed for school aid
Greenwich Time
A woman attending a rally to support public schools on the steps of the Pennsylvania Capitol wears a sign protesting the layoffs of Philadelphia school employees, Tuesday, June 25, 2013 in Harrisburg, Pa. Speakers ... transportation funding bill passed ...
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Lauren Charles named Oregon law assistant director of admissions
Charles is assistant director of Admissions in the law school. The University of Oregon School of Law recently named Lauren Charles to be assistant director of Admissions. She began her new position June 17. Charles is a 2011 graduate of the law school.
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Renovated Interior Space at The John Marshall Law School Selected Among ...
PR Web (press release)
A major renovation project at The John Marshall Law School in Chicago has been selected for inclusion in the 2013 American School and University Educational Interiors Showcase, a premier competition honoring interiors excellence. The panel of ...
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EdWatch: Widener Law launches criminal justice program for vets
Students enrolled in the course can are also invited to come to Widener Law for some facetime. "They can come use our law library, they're more than welcomed to come to any of the functions that we offer here at the Law School," she says. Click here to ...
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Comptroller's report targets Plainfield schools over legal expenditures
The state's report noted that Plainfield's approximately 6,500-student, 15-school district spent about $425,000 in outside legal costs during the 2011 fiscal year, or about double the statewide per-pupil average. That figure actually was down from ...
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Nichols retires after 39 years with CISD
Leon County Today
Sherry's Shots After 39 years with the Centerville Independent School District, Superintendent Cathy LaGrone Nichols will retire and go home to play with her husband Ronnie. Getting some of her attention will be her son Colby, who recently graduated ...
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Group "Seriously Considering" Lawsuit Over Philadelphia School Cuts
NBC 10 Philadelphia
An education advocacy group says they are "seriously considering" filing suit against the state if Philadelphia public schools are left decimated by draconian budget cuts. Education Law Center Executive Director Rhonda Brownstein says inequities in ...
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5 Trends in In-House Counsel Compensation
"Median base salaries for in-house lawyers cross the $180,000 mark at about 20 years experience, and peak at about 30 years out of law school," the report says. The median salary for a lawyer who graduated law school in 1975 is $195,000, whereas the ...
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Somers Lawyer Receives Above The Bar Award For Elder Care Work
The Daily Voice
Attorney Richard S. Scanlan, Somers resident and attorney Anthony J. Enea and attorney George A. Sirignano Jr. of Enea, Scanlan & Sirignano pose at the Above the Bar Awards held recently at Pace Law School. Photo Credit: Courtesy Co-Communications.
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New law gives Houston bus drivers more defense against problem kids
HOUSTON—School bus drivers in Houston applauded a new law that promises to give drivers more authority to discipline kids who behave badly. "We need this law," said HISD bus driver Ruby Carter. "We're just fed up with the bullying." Last month, bus ...
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Radnor Township School Board names Michael Kelly new superintendent
Delaware County Daily Times
Kelly, who worked for 14 years in the Lower Merion School District –the last six as assistant superintendent – holds a bachelor's degree from West Chester University, a law degree from Widener University Law School, a supervisor's certificate from Penn ...
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Portrait of a Filibusterer |Wendy Davis
EOTM! Online (blog)
To lead their nearly 13-hour filibuster aimed at blocking a contentious abortion bill, Texas Democrats turned Tuesday to a 50-year-old lawmaker who pulled herself up from a tough background as a teenage mother to graduate from Harvard law school.
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Professor Peter Watts appointed QC
Scoop.co.nz (press release)
26 June 2013 Professor Peter Watts appointed QC Professor Peter Watts from the Auckland Law School has been appointed as Queens Counsel (QC). The appointment was announced by the Attorney-General on 17 May together with a further 25 new silks.
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Clarence Thomas Compares Affirmative Action to Jim Crow Laws
Atlanta Black Star
Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas got into Yale Law School thanks in part to affirmative action, according to his autobiography. But that doesn't make him a fan of the laws designed to improve the employment or educational opportunities of members ...
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Gonski funding deal is now law
The Australian
But state schools in five jurisdictions still don't come under the new arrangements, due to start from 2014. Ms Gillard said the passage of the Australian Education Bill through parliament on Wednesday was a delight. "It is now the law of this country ...
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Bloomberg Praises Speed Camera Law
The mayor and state lawmakers are praising a new law that will allow the city to place up to 20 cameras in school zones throughout the five boroughs. The city will issue fifty dollar fines to those who are caught speeding. Bloomberg says the law was a ...
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Eleven prosecutors leave Soares' office in year
Albany Times Union
The new hires include assistant district attorneys Vincent Stark, a 2011 graduate of Notre Dame Law School graduate who had been working for the Senate; David Szalda, a 2012 Albany Law grad, and Joseph Brucato, a 2011 Albany Law grad who had been ...
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Riverview Gardens parents demand information about school transfers
The two were among the parents who had heard about the Missouri Supreme Court ruling this month upholding a state law enabling their children to transfer. Because Riverview Gardens is one of two unaccredited school districts in the region, students ...
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Legal Analysis and Commentary from Justia
Justia Verdict
Maine law authorizes separate restrooms for males and females. Susan is anatomically male. Therefore, one might contend that by asking to be admitted to the girls' restroom, Susan is asking for an exemption from the school policy of separating girls ...
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Chief Justice John Roberts, Jr., teaching in New England Law | Boston ...
DigitalJournal.com (press release)
New England Law | Boston: Chief Justice of the United States John G. Roberts, Jr., is teaching in an international law school program offered this summer by New England Law | Boston, the third time in the past five years that New England Law students ...
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Faust, Experts Weigh In on Supreme Court's Affirmative Action Ruling
Harvard Crimson
"Certainly Harvard is going take a position that its program has been repeatedly ruled positively by the Supreme Court, and so it will take a position that it doesn't have to do anything, and that's almost certainly right," Law School professor Mark V ...
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Justice Thomas Likens Affirmative Action to Segregation Laws
The New American
Bollinger, finding the race-based factor in the admissions policy at the University of Michigan Law School was acceptable in advancing a "compelling state interest" in promoting a diverse educational experience. That, he said, remains a "given." What ...
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training at Randleman High School today
Greensboro News & Record
RANDLEMAN--Law enforcement and emergency workers are training at Randleman High School for most of the day today. Area rescue workers are preparing for emergency scenarios at the high school in Randolph County. The mock scenarios began at 8 ...
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UMB Team Travels to Malawi to Renew Interprofessional Work Abroad
UMB News
The 2013 team is focusing on two endeavors: working with a law school to develop a collaboration around both the Maryland and Malawi HIV legal clinics and conducting participatory research activities in a rural village in Malawi. The latter will be in ...
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Prosecutor retiring
Albany Democrat Herald
On Friday, Dinsmore will retire from the Linn County District Attorney's Office, a career he said far exceeded his expectations — especially since he did not graduate from law school at Willamette University until he was 40 years old. "I have gotten a ...
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City Opposes Recommended Fees for Fordham Law Clinic
New York Law Journal (registration)
A group of Fordham University School of law students and their professor are entitled to attorneys fees, but not more than an experienced lawyer would bill, according to a brief filed on Friday by New York City's Law Department. In M.C. v. Department ...
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Miss. charter school advocates form association
Hattiesburg American
JACKSON — Groups that pushed for the passage of Mississippi's new charter school law have formed an association to promote the schools. The Mississippi Charter School Association's creation was announced Tuesday at a meeting to encourage people ...
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LAWPRO appoints Stephen Freedman as General Counsel & Chief Privacy Officer
Canadian Underwriter
Mr. Freedman graduated from Osgoode Hall Law School in 1994, and was called to the Ontario Bar in 1996. He received an LL.M. in e-Business Law from Osgoode Hall Law School in 2005 and taught as an instructor at the Ontario Bar Admission Course.
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Zinda & Davis PLLC Law Firm Welcomes New Attorney, Rob Frazer
DigitalJournal.com (press release)
During law school, Mr. Frazer clerked for the Honorable Judge Pamela Mathy, Magistrate for the Federal District Court for the Western District of Texas. After graduating from law school, he joined his father, prominent litigation attorney, Greg Frazer ...
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Blogs2 new results for Law School
The Hamilton Project Discovers the Ecstasy of Composition Fallacies
By Matt Leichter
This means it imputed the relatively high earnings of medical, dental, optometral, etc. graduates to those of law school graduates and likewise the relatively low cost of legal education to medical education. (Note, the latter point weakens my ...
The Law School Tuition Bubble
Sobering thought | Generation J.D. - The Daily Record
By Tom Curtin
Every couple of weeks when they get to work and check phone messages, there is a voicemail from some giggling, clearly drunk law students. These people apparently go to school with the law clerk and have called several times, after ...
Generation J.D.

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UTLaw Magazine | Former Law School Dean Michael Sharlot dies
Professor Michael M. Sharlot, Wright C. Morrow Professor Emeritus in Law and dean of the Law School from 1995 to 2000, passed away June 22, 2013. He also  ...

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