State Bar of California argues against lowering bar exam pass score in letter to state supreme court

18 September 2017

ABA JOURNAL – The State Bar of California filed a data-heavy brief with the California Supreme Court taking the position that there’s scant evidence to support lowering the bar exam cut score.

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UNC board bans legal action against other government entities, effectively shuts down UNC Law’s Center for Civil Rights

18 September 2017

NEWS AND OBSERVER – The UNC Board of Governors approved a ban on litigation that will prevent the UNC Center for Civil Rights from doing legal work for low-income and minority groups.

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Ways to leverage skills learned in four college majors for law school admissions

18 September 2017

U.S. NEWS – Here’s how four different categories of undergraduate study give essential lawyering skills and ways to draw that out in law school applications.

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Suit discloses federal inquiry of Charlotte Law School

18 September 2017

NEW YORK TIMES – The whistle-blower lawsuit came to light in recent weeks, along with the disclosure that it had prompted a federal investigation.

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More on UNC’s decision to bar litigation by law school’s center

18 September 2017

INSIDE HIGHER ED – The proposal voted on is technically a ban on all centers and institutes engaging in litigation, but the only entity that litigates is the Center for Civil Rights.

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Florida lawyers weather Hurricane Irma

18 September 2017

BLOOMBERG LAW – Irma hit the Florida Keys as a Category 4 hurricane, but quickly weakened once it hit the mainland.

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Advice on succeeding in constitutional law

18 September 2017

U.S. NEWS – Strong constitutional law programs teach vital legal interpretation and communication skills, experts say.

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Kansas law schools provide legal services to individuals affected by changes to DACA

18 September 2017

TOPEKA CAPITAL-JOURNAL – The Washburn University and University of Kansas law schools will provide legal services this month to people affected by President Donald Trump’s decision to end DACA.

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Maine Law Dean Danielle Conway’s remarks during the Maine Women’s Equality Day March

18 September 2017

UNIVERSITY OF MAINE SCHOOL OF LAW – The following are Dean Conway’s remarks from the Maine Women’s Equality Day March on August 26, 2017.

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Emory Law appoints professor James B. Hughes, Jr. as interim dean

18 September 2017

EMORY UNIVERSITY – James B. Hughes, Jr., associate dean for academic affairs at Emory University School of Law, has been appointed interim dean of the school.

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