Jun 27, 2013

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Law school grad, seeking to practice, gets civil rights restored
TALLAHASSEE -- A law school graduate and single mother of three, Jessica Chiappone of Boca Raton wants to practice law in Florida. But nearly 15 years ago, she admitted her role in a drug conspiracy that made her a convicted felon, stripping her of her ...
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Law school head calls on SRA to focus on quality of legal practice courses
The Lawyer
"But what the SRA needs to do is have a greater focus on how those outcomes are delivered. They need to get back into law schools with greater quality assurance schemes to ensure students are getting the right quality of eduction to deliver those ...
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UMD Law School dean focused on full accreditation
A report from a recent American Bar Association visit to the UMass School of Law-Dartmouth won't be available until September but Dean Mary Lu Bilek said the school is well on its way to receiving full accreditation. Bilek told The Standard-Times ...
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Law school's management of students with disabilities rapped
Canadian Lawyer Magazine
In the report, the CEHR identified several barriers that common law students with disabilities have faced at the faculty, including difficulty with the accommodation process, the examinations committee's unwillingness to contextualize appeals, and ...
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Is legal education solely law schools' responsibility? ABA task force thinks not
ABA Journal
The task force, which met Monday for the last time before it issues its initial recommendations next month, identified several broad themes that will guide it through the drafting process, including the current system for financing a law school ...
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At Law School Graduations, Scant Talk About Job Market
The American Lawyer
What do you say to an audience of would-be lawyers who just spent thousands of dollars—much, if not all, of it borrowed—to earn a degree that only two-thirds of them will even use in their first postgraduation job? That was the challenge facing law ...
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Russian law school grads lack constitutional knowledge - official
MOSCOW, June 27 (RAPSI, Maria Petrova) - Most law school graduates have poor knowledge of the Constitution, Russia's highest legal act, Mikhail Krotov, Presidential Envoy to the Constitutional Court, said during a national conference of constitutional ...
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Harvard, let everyone have access to the Bluebook!
Boing Boing
One of the most important books in the U.S. legal profession is known as the Bluebook®: A Uniform System of Legal Citation®. The Bluebook® has all the rules about how you talk about law: the proper way to cite sources and format footnotes in legal ...
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First, let's kill all the law schools: Students taking far fewer LSATs, data shows
The Birmingham News - al.com
Applications to graduate programs, including those administered by law schools, peaked during the great recession, as fewer job opportunities became available to recent college graduates. However, applications to law schools have fallen since then.
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Employment rate falters for new law school grads
Dayton Business Journal (blog)
Staff Dayton Business Journal. The employment rate for the law school class of 2012 fell to its lowest point in nearly 20 years, with 84.7 percent finding work within nine months of graduation, according to the Association for Legal Career ...
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Ousted Dean Might Sue Former Boss for Defamation
Above the Law
There's a lot of SCOTUS attention today, but there's still some doings in the law school world. Specifically, an ousted dean of a top law school is threatening a lawsuit against a regent. Apparently, the former dean feels he was defamed when the regent ...
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Following Trend, Cincinnati Law Lowers Tuition for Some
A second Ohio law school is significantly lowering its out-of-state tuition in hopes of attracting students. Trustees at the University of Cincinnati on June 25 approved cutting nonresident tuition at its College of Law by 30 percent, bringing it ...
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Radnor goes next door for its new school superintendent
He was a special-education teacher and supervisor in the West Chester School District before moving to Lower Merion, and he holds a law degree from Widener University School of Law. "I didn't go to law school intending to become a lawyer," said Kelly ...
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Rule of Law
"It took more than two years to identify a suitable location for the law school," Markovitz says. "A suburban big-box or office plaza didn't quite convey the character of our vision for the law school. When the Candler property became available, we all ...
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Ashish Nanda set to take over as IIM-A director
Times of India
AHMEDABAD: The Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad is all set to get its first head from overseas. Sources said Harvard Law School's professor Ashish Nanda has accepted the offer to be the next director and has already applied for leave at ...
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Stanford students play role in historic same-sex marriage case
Stanford Report
The Supreme Court Litigation Clinic at Stanford Law School was part of the legal team representing Edith Windsor, a New York woman who challenged the federal Defense of Marriage Act – and won. By Brooke Donald. Carolyn Kaster/AP. Edith Windsor ...
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Legal Expert Weighs In On Same Sex Marriage In Tennessee
(Memphis) From the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court to those in front of the Cecil B. Humpreys Law School at the University of Memphis, law students and legal experts are weighing in on the ruling on same-sex marriage. Nigel Mitchell-Thornton is a ...
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Vanderbilt legal, education experts: Not the end of affirmative action
Vanderbilt University News
Vanderbilt Law School professor and one of the nation's top scholars on constitutional law Suzanna Sherry said the seven-to-one ruling is as narrow as the Court could have made, and it in no way portends the end of affirmative action. "Those who would ...
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Constitutional law expert's opinion on Supreme Court's same-sex marriage ...
Vanderbilt University News
One of the nation's top scholars on constitutional law, Vanderbilt law school professor Suzanna Sherry, the Herman O. Loewenstein Professor of Law and Harvie Branscomb Distinguished University Professor, wrote the following opinion piece for The ...
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Joint meeting on school funding is first step in legal process
Salisbury Post
SALISBURY — County officials say they're working to set up a joint meeting Monday with the school board to resolve a budget dispute. The Rowan County Board of Commissioners is already set to meet at 3 p.m. Monday. County Manager Gary Page said the ...
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Gonski funding deal is now law
Australian Teacher Magazine
"It is now the law of this country," she told parliament. "A plan for school improvement and a plan for better funding of Australian schools." Federal Education Minister Peter Garrett said it was a "very big, very important" day for Australian education.
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Law Enforcement Practices School Shooting Response
1- different law enforcement agencies came to Montgomery County High School, training for an active shooter. Police methodically moved from room to room looking for a gunman. They moved past the injured. "Triage comes second, because we must ...
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Thousands View John Marshall Law School Faculty Scholarly Works Using New ...
DigitalJournal.com (press release)
The outstanding scholarship of faculty at The John Marshall Law School in Chicago has been downloaded more than 3,000 times since it was made available through the new John Marshall institutional repository, hosted on the Digital Commons platform.
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WATCH: New TN Law Could Harm Consumers, Students and Schools
A bill was passed into law in Tennessee that cuts the time cosmetology school students have to spend in school (1500 hours) in half by allowing them to do an apprenticeship. The Cosmetology Board of Tennessee didn't know about the legislation as it ...
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School law ok'd
Baltic Times
TALLINN - Riigikogu has managed to approve the controversial basic school and high school law at the second additional session of the Riigikogu in the evening of June 20, after having been in session for nearly a day and a half, reports Public ...
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Yale grad recognized for work in human rights law
IndUS Business Journal
Yale grad recognized for work in human rights law. Yale Law School graduate and prominent legal activist Amrit Singh was honored for her work in the field of human rights law with the prestigious "India Abroad Publisher's Special Award for Excellence 2012.
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Gov. Markell signs charter school reform into law
WDDE 91.1 FM | Delaware's NPR News station
Governor Jack Markell (D) signed the bill Wednesday, fulfilling another promise he made in his State of the State address in January. Markell calls the bill the result of a successful collaboration between all parties, including the state public school ...
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New Texas Law Enables School Bus Drivers To Discipline Kids
CBS 42
A new law allowing school bus drivers to discipline unruly kids is making Texas bus drivers happy. Bus drivers from across Texas lobbied for the bill last month. The governor signed it into law last week. Houston Independent School District bus driver ...
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Immigration reform a boon for lawyers
San Jose Mercury News
And while most law school graduates don't choose the immigration practice if a big salary is their aim, the bipartisan immigration bill is like a "permanent pension plan for immigration lawyers," said New York attorney Sam Udani. It is not just the ...
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Local attorney tapped as YSU trustee
Roberts is a principle of the law firm Roth, Blair, Roberts, Strasfeld & Lodge in downtown Youngstown, with a concentration in public and private sector labor and employment law, school law, and counseling clients in real estate matters. He received ...
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Tharp Hangs Law Shingle
Dalles Chronicle
Bill Tharp, a longtime attorney who brings with him decades of legal experience, including significant jury awards in several areas of civil law, has hung his shingle in The Dalles. He is sharing office space with his law school classmate, Jim ...
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Frederic Byrne, 49
After returning home and graduating from Grand Valley State University, Fred served as a police officer for the City of Dowagiac, and later after graduating from Thomas M. Cooley Law School, he served as the Assistant to the City Attorney for Big Rapids.
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Law enforcement taking part in active shooter drill
WJAC Johnstown
Federal, state, and local law enforcement officers, even school district officials were being taught how to react to different scenarios involving an active shooter. "It is life-saving. We never know when anyone may encounter an active shooter," said ...
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Q+A: Law professor Jane Schacter on Supreme Court's landmark DOMA, Prop. 8 ...
The Stanford Daily
Jane Schacter is the William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law at Stanford Law School and a leading expert on constitutional and sexual orientation law. After two historic Supreme Court rulings on same-sex marriage were handed down this morning, ...
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NH gets waiver under No Child Left Behind law
San Francisco Chronicle
John Lynch wrote Duncan, saying that New Hampshire school districts are increasingly hampered by inflexible provisions in the law. Education officials said Under No Child Left Behind, about 75 percent of the state's schools would have been labeled as ...
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Ex-teen mom heads filibuster versus Texas abortion limit
Shreveport Times
By 19, she was already married and divorced with a child of her own. After community college, she graduated from Texas Christian University before being accepted to Harvard Law School. According to her website, Davis graduated Harvard Law with honors.
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Opinion: The Supreme Court embraces human dignity
Cass R. Sunstein teaches law at Harvard Law School and writes for Bloomberg News. He is the former administrator of the White House Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, the co-author of "Nudge" and author of "Simpler: The Future of Government.".
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Detroit EM to strip council president's pay, title
Fresno Bee
FILE - In this June 10, 2013 file photo, Detroit Emergency Financial Manager Kevyn Orr addresses attendees of a public informational meeting at Wayne State University's Law School in Detroit. On Wednesday, June 26, 2013, Orr announced he was moving ...
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Gay couple challenging Michigan ban find hope in today's Supreme Court ruling
Detroit Free Press
At a news conference at Wayne State University Law School today, April DeBoer and Jayne Rowse said the Supreme Court's decision could have a positive impact on their lawsuit challenging Michigan's 2004 voter-approved constitutional ban against gay ...
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How the LSAT Relates to Law School | Manhattan LSAT Blog
By Emily Dugan
lsat law school The official position of Law School Admission Counsel (LSAC) is that the LSAT is designed to measure skills that are essential for a legal career. As students approach the test, however, many of them view this test as a hurdle ...
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What Do Lawyers Do? They Represent Clients | Philly Law Blog
By Jordan Rushie
Last week I wrote some actual questions prospective law students should ask themselves before deciding to go to law school. One question is "Do you really want to be a lawyer?" This is probably the most important question any prospective ...
Philly Law Blog
LETR II: Employability may not be what employers really want ...
By Richard Moorhead
Imagine a law school takes serious steps to persuade the profession that it takes its needs seriously, marking itself out as distinctive in the market. That law school might expect to reap the rewards in terms of its students employability. And this ...
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Web3 new results for Law School
Creating a Law School e-Curriculum (7/9) | Berkman Center
Creating a Law School e-Curriculum. Tuesday, July 9, 12:30pm ET, Berkman Center for Internet & Society, 23 Everett St. This event will be webcast live.
Law Schools Are Changing, But How and Why? (Part 2)
How, exactly, are law schools changing? How will they change in the next 5 years or so? It's tempting to conclude, given the legal job market and the intense  ...
Consider Law Schools With In-House Firms, Incubators - Yahoo! News
From Yahoo! News: After Nicholas Edelson graduated from law school in 2003, it took him years to find his niche as an attorney working with subprime ...

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