Law schools are seeing fewer applicants with top LSAT scores

19 June 2017

ABA JOURNAL – Law schools have been seeing fewer applicants with LSAT scores of at least 160, while there has been an increase in students with scores between 140 and 159, according to data from Paul Caron, editor of TaxProf Blog.

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Report: Low-income Americans receive inadequate legal help for civil matters

19 June 2017

ABA JOURNAL – The report, “The Justice Gap: Measuring the Unmet Civil Legal Needs of Low-income Americans,” was based in part on a survey of low-income Americans conducted for the Legal Services Corp.

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Herma Hill Kay, AALS Past President and former dean of UC Berkeley Law, passes away at 82

19 June 2017

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, BERKELEY SCHOOL OF LAW – Herma Hill Kay was the second woman to join the Berkeley Law faculty and taught for 57 years.

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Application advice for June LSAT takers

19 June 2017

U.S. NEWS – Keep rolling law school admissions in mind as you get a head start over the summer.

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A guide for engineers looking to pursue law school

19 June 2017

GINEERSNOW – The lessons and habits learned in engineering school are still critical when you enroll in law school.

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Podcast: Pursuing a career in public interest law

19 June 2017

LAW SCHOOL TOOLBOX – “[W]e’re talking with Ashley Matthews, who’s the Program Manager for Law School Engagement and Advocacy at Equal Justice Works, about preparing for a career in public interest work.”

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Study: Most underprepared students for traditional college also struggle in online courses

19 June 2017

INSIDE HIGHER ED – According to a new study from the Brookings Institution, students who are the least well prepared for traditional college also fare the worst in online courses.

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Global survey finds few male in-house lawyers believe there is a gender pay gap

19 June 2017

ABA JOURNAL – Few male lawyers working in-house for corporations believe there is a pay gap for their female counterparts, even though statistics paint a different picture.

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New Akron Law Dean C.J. Peters discusses goals for law school

19 June 2017

AKRON LEGAL NEWS – On June 15 Christopher J. (C.J.) Peters, law professor and outgoing associate dean for faculty scholarship at the University of Baltimore School of Law, will officially take the helm as dean.

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USC Gould Law’s Immigration Clinic wins asylum for Tanzanian sisters

19 June 2017

UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA GOULD SCHOOL OF LAW – Today, Bibiana and Tindi Mashamba are safe in Los Angeles, thanks to the work of USC law students.

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