ABA offers employee buyouts in advance of reorganization

20 February 2018

ABA JOURNAL – ABA offers employee buyouts in advance of reorganization

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ABA council considers adding ‘significant noncompliance’ to reasons for public notice of law school problems

20 February 2018

ABA JOURNAL – A proposal to add “significant noncompliance” to the list of when the ABA’s Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar may post public notice about a law school is being considered.

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ABA considers proposal to give law schools more flexibility to consider alternative admissions tests

12 February 2018

ABA JOURNAL – Under a proposal being considered by the council, Standard 503 would be removed and Standard 501—which requires admitting competent candidates—would be rewritten.

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Three “JD advantage” career avenues for law graduates

12 February 2018

U.S. NEWS – Law degrees are helpful for careers in crisis communications, politics and compliance, experts say.

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House and Senate push forward with proposals to overhaul higher education

12 February 2018

U.S. NEWS – Behind the scenes, Congress is making progress on revamping the Higher Education Act.

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Legal sector loses 1,100 jobs in January 2018

12 February 2018

ABA JOURNAL – Employment in the legal sector dropped by 1,100 jobs in January even as the country added 200,000 jobs.

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Infographic: The past, present, and future of the modern legal department

12 February 2018

THOMSON REUTERS – In a new infographic, the evolution of the modern legal department is mapped out, showing this power shift and how legal departments are striving towards their top priorities.

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Panel at ABA Midyear Meeting discusses whether federal student loan overhaul would bring down law school tuition

12 February 2018

ABA JOURNAL – The American Bar Foundation gathered a panel together to discuss “The Perennial (and Stubborn) Challenge of Cost, Affordability and Access in Legal Education: Has it Finally Hit the Fan?”

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Non-partisan budget office estimates college students would lose $15B in federal student aid under House higher education bill

12 February 2018

WASHINGTON POST – College students would lose $15 billion in federal student aid over the next decade if House Republicans succeed in turning their higher education bill into law.

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