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Cleveland-Marshall’s Convertible JD Option
Cleveland Marshall's risk-free convertible JD option spares students the expense of pursuing three-year J.D. degrees and gives them knowledge valued in many other careers, including dealing with healthcare regulation, law enforcement, compliance and contracts.

Faculty Highlights

St. Thomas Professor's Career a Model for Those Committed to Justice
Professor Mark Osleris one of the country’s most active advocates for criminal justice reform. He founded the nation’s first Federal Commutation Clinic, where he works alongside students to advocate for presidential pardons or commutations of sentences for federal prisoners.

Current Issues in Legal Education

Financing a Legal Education
It pays for students who borrow to finance their legal education to familiarize themselves with all the tools available to manage debt, including a wide variety of repayment plans and loan forgiveness programs.

Legal Education News

  • More online law programs in the works

    CNBC — The William Mitchell College of Law applied to the ABA for permission to design a hybrid online program to students. In an unprecedented move, the ABA approved it.

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  • South Texas College of Law launches immigration law clinic

    HOUSTON CHRONICLE –Thanks to a nearly $200,000 grant from the Houston Endowment, South Texas College of Law is starting a new immigration clinic, in addition to the other clinics they already have going. This one will be designed to offer free legal service to unaccompanied minors, adults, and families, and to build on an existing….

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  • William & Mary receives state grant to expand veterans legal clinic

    WILLIAMSBURG YORKTOWN DAILY — A legal clinic at the William & Mary Law School is expanding its efforts with the help of a state grant. The Lewis B. Puller Jr. Veterans Benefit Clinic is slated to receive $245,000 from the commonwealth of Virginia to increase its services to veterans. The grant will fund the addition….

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