ABA’s section on legal education’s Standards Review Committee makes recommendations for admissions test rule

16 October 2017

ABA JOURNAL – The section’s Standards Review Committee recommends that the council reject the earlier proposal, and consider three options.

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Aspiring law school applicants should factor LSAT changes into testing strategy

16 October 2017

U.S. NEWS – For individuals thinking about applying to law school next year or thereafter, consider these two key changes as you think about when to take the LSAT and whether to retake it.

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What role should business managers play at law firms?

16 October 2017

BIG LAW BUSINESS – To what degree should business executives oversee operations at law firms as opposed to lawyers who do what they do best — practice the law?

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Analysts predict Texas law firms are on the verge of dramatic consolidation over the next three years

16 October 2017

HOUSTON CHRONICLE – Legal industry insiders say the Texas business law market has quietly witnessed a significant increase in merger activity during the past three years.

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Nonprofit organization provides support to military veterans pursuing law school

16 October 2017

ABA FOR LAW STUDENTS – Service to School is a non-profit organization that provides “free application counseling to military veterans” with a goal to help veterans maximize their education benefits by gaining admissions to the best university possible.

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Oregon Law Dean Marcilynn Burke’s background, career helps shape new role

16 October 2017

EUGENE WEEKLY – Burke last summer took over as dean of the University of Oregon School of Law — drawn, she says, by the school’s environmental and natural resources law program along with its overall reputation as a law school.

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Hofstra Law to host Supreme Court Justice Sotomayor for talk on career

16 October 2017

LONG ISLAND BUSINESS NEWS – U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor is slated to visit Hofstra University’s Maurice A. Deane School of Law on Oct. 16.

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Toledo Law hosts former acting U.S. Solicitor General for talk on current Constitutional issues

16 October 2017

TOLEDO BLADE – Neal Katyal discussed his successful work in challenging military trials at Guantanamo Bay and his ongoing work in challenging the President’s travel bans.

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Harvard Law’s International Human Rights Clinic assisted with work of Nobel Peace Prize-winning International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons

16 October 2017

HARVARD CRIMSON – A team at the Law School chipped in on the work of the Nobel Peace Prize-winning campaign, providing legal advice as the group negotiated an unprecedented disarmament treaty.

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