Jun 3, 2013

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U of L law school is ranked as the most efficient in the country
The Courier-Journal
The University of Louisville's Brandeis School of Law is the 68th best in the country but offers the best education for the least amount of money, according to a new U.S. News & World Report ranking. The survey released Thursday ranks 25 law schools ...
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The Absolute Worst States for Job Hunting Law School Grads
The Atlantic
By now, even law schools themselves acknowledge that they've been churning out too many graduates for too few available jobs. Less widely appreciated, however, is that the lawyer glut appears to be much more severe in some parts of the country than in ...
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U of L law school efficiency is leader in news magazine's ranking; UK, UT also ...
The Republic
LOUISVILLE, Kentucky — The University of Louisville Louis D. Brandeis School of Law has landed atop a list of law school rankings. U.S. News & World Report says the school offers the best education for the least money. The news magazine determined the ...
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2013 CLAT law school prefs: Oldies top ranking as Nuals drops below RMLNLU ...
Legally India
Age & tradition continue to trump (generally) Nuals Kochi has dropped behind RMLNLU Lucknow and CNLU Patna in the preferences of Common Law Admissions Test (CLAT) takers, as the seven oldest national law schools pecking order remained ...
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Law schools cut size of entering classes as applications, enrollment decline
Washington Business Journal (blog)
Law school applications and enrollment are trending down, The Washington Post reported, with 13.4 percent fewer applicants in 2013 and 7 percent fewer enrollments in 2011, the most recent year enrollment data has become available. As of mid-May, about ...
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Law schools roundup
... as a committed-Left law school at a state university [Fordham Urban Law Journal via Steele] Thoughts from Elizabeth Warren '76 [Rutgers via @LegInsurrection]; "Assignment: defend the opponent's viewpoint…." A dying art in the ideologized law school?
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Tenn. schools slow to embrace armed teachers
NASHVILLE -- The Middle Tennessee school systems with their own resource officers aren't showing any interest in a new Tennessee law allowing teachers with police training to carry guns, but the small districts touted as beneficiaries of the plan aren ...
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Law Exam Criticized For Hypothetically Raping Frat Boys
Above the Law
I guess we live in a world where people get offended by law school exam hypotheticals. In my day, back when we had to walk to law school uphill, both ways, you spotted legal issues, not moral turpitude, in your final exams. But we covered the Widener ...
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Prince George's County school reform law takes effect
Washington Post
After the Maryland General Assembly approved legislation to overhaul the Prince George's County public schools two months ago, residents were left wondering what changes would be in store for the 123,000-student system. County Executive Rushern L.
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Widener University considers separate schools for Susquehanna Township and ...
Widener University School of Law is considering a proposal to divide its Susquehanna Township and Wilmington, Del., campuses into separately accredited law schools, said Mary Allen, Widener's spokeswoman. The plan has administrative support, ...
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Therapy Dogs ease stress for students
Longview Daily News
The law school is three years of study, with up to two weeks of finals each year for some students. The typical first-year law student will have around five exams, one every other day for the course of a one- to two-week period. Each exam is about ...
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Harvard Alumni, Faculty and Law Students Join Campaign to Ditch Fossil Fuel ...
Open Media Boston
The campaign to pull Harvard's stock holdings out of the fossil fuel industry has graduated from primarily a baccalaureate effort, to one that includes law students, faculty, and some of the school's distinguished and well-heeled alumni. This week, as ...
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New law revamps school choice program
WDDE 91.1 FM | Delaware's NPR News station
Governor Markell was at Newark's Forest Oak Elementary School Monday to sign a bill streamlining the process students use to apply to a school different than the one they are assigned. The new law standardizes School Choice applications and deadlines ...
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CNN Anchor Compares Catholic School Policy with Sharia Law Execution
The Cardinal Newman Society
"Well if it's an Islamic school and they decide to go with Sharia Law and they decide to stone me for this, they can't do that either," argued Banfield, comparing the termination to segregation. "Then don't sign up to be the teacher," responded ...
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High court to weigh in on DeKalb school board case
Seattle Post Intelligencer
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia's highest court is set to consider the constitutionality of a state law allowing the governor to remove school board members. The Supreme Court of Georgia will hear arguments Monday from lawyers for the state and for former ...
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3L Becomes Interim Director of Admissions — Or Not?
Above the Law
Late Friday afternoon, we got multiple tips that a major law school had axed its admissions director and turned over the whole department to a 3L. Why would the school fire a long-time admissions director while still chasing down prospective students?
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Harvey L. Koizim, 86, Former Westport Resident, Municipal Judge
The Daily Voice
He graduated from Colby College and the Yale Law School, and is a veteran of the United States Merchant Marine. He practiced law in the Westport area, served as a municipal judge and founded County Federal Savings & Loan Associates. Following his ...
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Charter schools law set to finally pass
Newstalk ZB
Controversial legislation allowing the establishment of charter schools is expected to finally pass this week. The move is part of an agreement between National and ACT, and will allow sponsors to create schools that are largely run separately from the ...
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New law lays out punishments for trespassing on a bus
Alabaster Reporter
A new law sponsored in the Alabama Senate by state Sen. Cam Ward, R-Alabaster, makes it a Class A misdemeanor and lays out possible jail time for those convicted of trespassing on a school bus. The law, which is named in honor of slain Dale County ...
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Social media a new dilemma for law enforcers
The new law, which will take effect July 1, creates the crime of intimidation for using Internet social media sites to post threats. It makes the crime a D felony if the threat is lodged against an employee of a school, hospital or church. The crime ...
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LETTER: Young Need Second Chance
Hartford Courant
I went to community college and to Yale Law School. I became a law professor. My aim has been to teach that law is about heeding the angels of our better nature, the lesson the store owner and others taught me. House Bill 6581 is before the state Senate.
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National Park Community College in Hot Springs becomes latest school to opt ...
The Republic
HOT SPRINGS, Arkansas — National Park Community College is the latest school to say no to concealed handguns on campus. The board of trustees for the Hot Springs community college decided last month to opt out of the state law, though the official ...
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Long-neglected law on teacher evaluations rises to forefront
The Hechinger Report
The law was amended in 1999 under Gov. Gray Davis, requiring school boards to evaluate teachers based on state test scores as they "reasonably relate" to a teacher's classroom performance, a vague term that effectively made it easy for districts to ...
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Bradley Manning Trial Presents 'Danger' to Journalists, Everyone
The Epoch Times
Bradley Manning's trial presents a unique interpretation of a military law that, if it stands and Manning is convicted, would have dire consequences for both whistleblowers and the freedom of the press, according to a Harvard Law School professor who ...
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Hoffman graduates from DePauw
Hoffman, a 2009 Angola High School graduate and Lilly Scholar, graduated in the top 10 percent of his class sigma cum laude (3.7-3.8 grade point average). Hoffman will attend Indiana University's Law School in Bloomington this fall. Discuss; Print ...
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Law student Yasmene Mumby already is a veteran education reformer
Christian Science Monitor
A graduate of The McDonogh School, The Johns Hopkins University, and now a student at The University of Maryland's Francis King Carey School of Law, she is using her excellent education to ensure that "all children in Baltimore City receive an ...
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Branstad signs education reform package into law (AUDIO)
Radio Iowa
With a few dozen students from Des Moines North High School standing behind him and a group of legislators and educators who worked on the bill standing to his left, Branstad signed the education reform package into law. "I'm honored to have worked ...
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Two compete for school board seat
Belton Journal
I am a graduate of Temple College (formerly Temple Junior College) and the University of Mary-Hardin Baylor. I was away from Belton while attending law school at SMU in Dallas. Upon graduation from law school, I was offered an opportunity to practice ...
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School bond campaign reform sought
Los Angeles Times
State law bars school districts from spending money to influence the outcome of elections, but not brokers such as George K. Baum & Co. The firm gave $35,000 in political contributions and, in accordance with its contract, polled voters, wrote the ...
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David M. Schraver of Rochester Takes Office as New York State Bar Association ...
ReadMedia (press release)
Schraver will focus much of his one-year term on the future of legal education and the profession at a time when many law school graduates are shouldering six-figure student loans and facing uncertain job prospects. In response to the situation ...
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MBA Program Offers Doctors Business Background Amid Health Law Changes
Kaiser Health News
As health care reform starts upending the economics of medicine, the Kelley School -- a top-20 MBA program, based in Indiana -- is looking to cash in by launching an online MBA for just doctors (Shahani, 6/3). Also, in the news about doctors and their ...
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Keeping up with Jones
Yvonne Jones could just as easily be preparing for law school right now as preparing for Parliament, but she's happy with how things worked out. "I was in the process of making applications to law school when Peter Penashue resigned," says Jones. She ...
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IE and Northwestern Offering Executive LL.M. Scholarships
IE Law School, in collaboration with Northwestern University, is offering scholarships covering up to 30 percent of tuition for the IE-Northwestern Executive LL.M. program. In addition to this, IE and Northwestern have recently launched a special ...
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Lehigh Valley schools factoring Obamacare into their budgets
Allentown Morning Call
As they hash out the final details of their budgets for 2013-14 this month, Lehigh Valley school districts are providing a first look into full implementation of President Barack Obama's health care law. The early results look rather like the pre ...
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Operating levy on Genoa schools' radar
Press Publications Inc.
By law, school district treasurers must submit five-year forecasts in May. "My statement will stand in June. It's as useful as it can be for now. We cannot do a lot right now. We're kind of in a holding pattern. Fifty-five percent of our budget comes ...
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New law extends foster age to 21
Daytona Beach News-Journal
State law previously required the state Department of Children & Families to provide clearance for youths to visit friends or participate in after-school activities. Starting Jan. 1, permission can be granted by foster parents or staff members at group ...
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Blogs2 new results for Law School
Visiting Professors at the Top Law School, 2013-14, 1st draft
By Brian Leiter
As I've done in the past, I'm posting a list of the visiting professors (who hold university appointments elsewhere) at the top six law schools,...
Brian Leiter's Law School Reports
Myth-Busting | cooleylawschoolblog
By cooleylawschoolblog
Cooley's President and Dean, Don LeDuc, is publishing commentaries on the Law School, legal education, and related topics. In this commentary, President LeDuc takes on a variety of misstatements about legal education that abound across ...

Web2 new results for Law School
U of L ranked as most efficient law school | Cincinnati.com ...
The University of Louisville Louis D. Brandeis School of Law has landed atop a list of law school rankings.
TaxProf Blog: U.S. News Law School Efficiency Rankings
U.S. News has developed a new, exclusive list showing which law schools are able to produce the highest educational quality, as determined by their place in ...

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