Jul 18, 2013

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Law School Enrollment Plunges
Here And Now
Enrollment is declining at law schools nationwide. At Harvard (pictured) enrollment is steady, though it's becoming easier to get in. (Harvard). Law school enrollment is taking a nose dive, and law schools are trimming their faculty rolls. The legal ...
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Bowen Law School Gets New Dean
A new dean at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock's Bowen School of Law is settling into his job. Michael Hunter Schwartz was announced as the Law School's dean this week. Schwartz has more than 20 years of law teaching and administering ...
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Early Shutdown Seen for US Nuclear Reactors Amid Lower Demand
A handful of U.S. nuclear reactors are at risk for early retirement as aging plants face higher costs, lower demand and a drop in prices for natural gas, a competing fuel, according to a Vermont Law School report. Sites including Entergy Corp. (ETR:US ...
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Judges Refuse to Let Law Grads Discharge Student Debt
Some judges within the past year seemed to take a softer stance toward struggling law school graduates carrying tens of thousands of dollars in loans. But during this month alone, federal judges in two states slapped down attempts by law graduates to ...
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Greta Van Susteren: Zimmerman prosecutor asked Harvard Law School dean to ...
Harvard Law School Professor Alan Dershowitz has been a fierce critic of the Florida prosecutors who brought the state's case against George Zimmerman. Dershowitz has gone as far as saying Florida State Attorney Angela Corey should be disbarred, and ...
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Killing Kids at Yale Law School
By Francis A. Boyle Posted by Sherwood Ross (about the submitter) Permalink (Page 1 of 6 pages) Related Topic(s): Humanity; Law; Law_School; Murder; Yale University, Add Tags Add to My Group(s) ...
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Lafayette School Board hires law firm to investigate superintendent
Alexandria Town Talk
LAFAYETTE -- The Lafayette Parish School Board will hire a private law firm to investigate complaints about Superintendent Pat Cooper. Grant and Barrow of Gretna will be charged with looking into unspecified complaints against Cooper. Board member Rae ...
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Faculty Group Demands Wachtell's Lipton Quit NYU Post
The American Lawyer
He met his firm's three other founding partners while attending NYU's Law School in the 1950s, was first elected as a law school trustee in 1972, and became chair of the law school board in 1988. Both the university's medical school and law school have ...
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Oneida schools say federal law forced insurance cuts
(WBIR - Oneida) An East Tennessee school district says changes in federal law are forcing them to cut hours and insurance for some employees. In order to meet the Affordable Health Care Reform Act requirements, the Oneida Special School District has ...
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Bringing A Coach's Perspective
Connecticut Law Tribune
Gouvin graduated from Boston University School of Law in 1986. That summer, he started out as an associate at Bernstein, Shur, Sawyer & Nelson, a prestigious multi-service law firm based in Portland, ME. Gouvin was hired on later that year to handle ...
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New School Security Law Provides Money, But Not Much, For Districts
93.1 WIBC Indianapolis
The law sets aside $20 million in matching funds over the two-year budget period for school districts to spend on security. But the maximum amount available for each district is $50,000, which would barely pay a year's salary for a school resource ...
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Conflicts inevitable, TRU chancellor says
Kamloops Daily News
Oppal, a former B.C. attorney general who was appointed TRU chancellor two years ago, said the departure of Chris Axworthy is a loss to both the law school and university because of the former dean's excellent credentials. "At the same time, we have to ...
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Ex-USF law student can sue school for disclosing disability
San Francisco Chronicle (blog)
A federal appeals court says a former University of San Francisco law student can sue the school for letting other students know he has a learning disability. Jason Tecza, who enrolled at USF in 2006, said he was diagnosed in his first year with ...
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The Ideal Lawyer To Have A 3-Hour Summer Lunch With
Above the Law
In the annals of "reasons to become a lawyer," deciding to go to law school on a bet isn't really the worst. Thinking you need to go to make $1 million is. With summer programs in full-swing, lawyers are attending marathon lunches at high-end restaurants.
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Loeb School will host workshop 'The Constitution for Teachers' on Aug. 7
MANCHESTER – The Nackey S. Loeb School of Communications is presenting "The Constitution for Teachers," a half-day workshop to examine the document that is the primary law of the land. The workshop will be held at the school in Manchester from 8:30 ...
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Hospital deal needs work
Houma Courier
Attending LSU Law School gave me the privilege of being taught the law of contracts by Professor J. Denson Smith, a nationally recognized expert. For there to be a contract, two or more parties must have a meeting of the minds as to the substance of ...
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Liberty County school superintendent arrested
Jackson County Floridan
The Florida Department of Law Enforcement announced late Wednesday that the superintendent of Liberty County schools had been arrested. Agents with the Florida Department of Law Enforcement Tallahassee Regional Operations Center and State ...
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Why Only Justice Ginsburg Got Affirmative Action Case Right
Huffington Post
But only Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg who, as a member of the faculty at Rutgers Law School in Newark, helped institute one of the nation's first affirmative action programs in higher education seems to remember those days. In its latest rebuff to ...
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Inkster, Buena Vista schools a step closer to being dissolved under new ...
MCT NEWS SERVICE The state is getting close to deciding the fates of the Inkster and Buena Vista school districts — both financially struggling districts that could be dissolved under a new law. The Michigan Department of Education and the Michigan ...
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Who is Angela Corey?
Power Line (blog)
In June 2012, Alan Dershowitz, a well-known defense attorney who has been a professor at Harvard Law School for nearly half a century, criticized Corey for her affidavit in the Zimmerman case. Making use of a quirk of Florida law that gives prosecutors ...
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In New Normal, Entrepreneurship A Must
Law Week Colorado
By Dean Phil Weiser, University of Colorado Law School. The Salary & job satisfaction survey is not necessarily a wakeup call for the legal profession because most lawyers are already well aware of the relevant challenges. Nonetheless, the survey ...
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Stand Your Ground applies to school bus fight, appeals court rules
A middle school student who got into a fistfight with a girl on a Broward County school bus should have been allowed to use the Stand Your Ground law to defend his actions, an appeals court ruled Wednesday. The 4th District Court of Appeal criticized ...
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HISD board rejects both bids for high school property
Houston Chronicle
Because HISD wouldn't immediately build a new Law Enforcement High School, the district would have leased the property from the new owner for up to five years. St. Thomas proposed charging $225,000 a month, while the private group would charge ...
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Michael Satz is interim dean for U of I College of Law
Idaho Business Review
U of I will conduct a national search for a permanent College of Law dean. In this role, Satz is responsible strengthening communication and collaboration, advancing the Boise Law School initiatives, and pursuing fundraising efforts. Satz has worked ...
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Michigan Personal Injury Lawyers Announce Winner of 2013 Diversity Scholarship
PR Urgent (press release)
The buckfirelaw.com Michigan personal injury lawyers of the law firm of Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. would like to congratulate Tiffane King on being the awarded winner to their $2,000 first annual 2013 Law School Diversity Scholarship! This is the first ...
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School-law rewrite draws threat of veto
Northwest Arkansas News
School-law rewrite draws threat of veto. By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. Posted: July 18, 2013 at 5:26 a.m.. Print item · E-mail · Tweet. President Barack Obama threatened Wednesday to veto House Republicans' rewrite of the No Child Left Behind education ...
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Are JDs Really a 'Good Investment'?
National Review Online (blog)
Inside Higher Ed has a story today, "The Upside of Law School" which tries to make the case that although lots of recent law grads are unemployed or working in low-paying jobs that may or may not have anything to do with the law, things will get better ...
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Mark Yudof signs off as president of the University of California
EdSource Today
Before arriving at UC in June 2008, he served as chancellor of the University of Texas system, president of the University of Minnesota and as a law professor and dean of the University of Texas at Austin law school. When his tenure officially ends on ...
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Florida Coastal School of Law Introduces Shared Accountability Model for Legal ...
MarketWatch (press release)
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Jul 18, 2013 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Florida Coastal School of Law (Coastal Law) has introduced the Assured Outcomes Partnership, designed to support shared accountability between the school and its students for success in the areas ...
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Blogs5 new results for Law School
Balkinization: Simkovic and McIntyre on Law School Outcomes
By Frank Pasquale
Brian Tamanaha has often argued that "getting a law degree outside of top law school – and especially at bottom law schools –is a risky proposition." Fortunately, my former colleague Mike Simkovic and Frank McIntyre have now helped ...
As Goes Access to Law School, So Goes Access to Justice – Part II ...
By Jamie Maclaren
This is the second part of my two-part column pondering the relationship between access to law schools and access to justice in Canada. Part I was posted on May 15, 2013 and can be read here.
Brian Leiter's Law School Reports: Simkovic v. Tamanaha on the ...
By Brian Leiter
Simkovic v. Tamanaha on the economic value of a law degree. This round to Simkovic. Posted by Brian Leiter on July 18, 2013 at 06:57 AM in Legal Profession, Of Academic Interest, Student Advice | Permalink ...
Brian Leiter's Law School Reports
New Oregon Law Tightens School Vaccine Exemption Process ...
By Christine Vara
The culmination of these efforts came in a moment of celebratory progress last week, when Oregon's governor signed SB132 into law, making it more difficult for parents to enroll unvaccinated children in Oregon schools and daycares. The law ...
Shot of Prevention
Street Interviews: Elizabeth L. Silver | 34th Street Magazine
By 34th Street Magazine
And I'm really glad I went because I enjoyed law school so much because of that. I wasn't ... ELS: I took a class in capital punishment my final semester of law school and was introduced to the clemency petitions and that fed some of the book.
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Law School Faculty Recognized for Scholarly Work | GW Today ...
The SSRN list of 350 top law schools is led by Harvard Law School, with GW not far ... New York University School of Law, Yale Law School and the University of ...
Texas educators selected for Teachers' Law School : State Bar of ...
Nearly 30 Texas educators have been selected to attend the Fifth Annual Teachers' Law School, a three-day legal education program July 18-20 at the Te.
George Zimmerman wants to go to law school to 'help others like ...
George Zimmerman wants to go to law school reportedly to help others who have been 'wrongly accused'. Zimmerman is referring to the murder trial for 17 ...

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