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Law Students Help Tech Start-Ups Through Internship
Colorado Law has partnered with Bryan Cave LLP and tech company Fathym, Inc. for an internship program in which students who have completed the Tech Lawyer Accelerator Program, work with a start-up organization in its early stages.
Supreme Court of the United States Decision on Fisher v. The University of Texas at Austin
The Supreme Court of the United States ruled (4-3) in Fisher v. The University of Texas at Austin (Fisher II) that the University of Texas’ use of race as a consideration in the admissions process does not violate the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution.
BLOOMBERG LAW – Law school leaders say these one-year programs are of value in an increasingly complex world. Critics say the schools have just invented a new overpriced degree.Read More about Debate arises over the rise of juris masters program offerings at law schools
NALP – Despite a drop in the number of jobs and the graduating class size, this year’s Selected Findings describe a flat employment rate of 86.7%, the same as was measured for the Class of 2014.Read More about Salaries for new law school graduates rise, employment rate remains flat
WALL STREET JOURNAL – The number of law school graduates entering private practice after getting their degrees has shrunk to the lowest level in nearly two decades, according to a new report.Read More about NALP report finds fewer law school graduates entering private practice