Survey: Prospective law students split on GRE as law school admissions test

17 April 2018

KAPLAN TEST PREP — As momentum builds among law schools to allow applicants to submit GRE scores instead of LSAT scores, those most directly impacted by the admissions policy are largely split on the issue.

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University of Arkansas at Little Rock Law aims to address rural lawyer shortage

17 April 2018

UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT LITTLE ROCK — The UA Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law will launch the state’s first law firm incubator program. The Rural Practice Incubator is designed to help with the attorney need in these counties by supporting new attorneys to set up innovative business practices in underserved rural communities.

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ABA President Hilarie Bass stresses the importance of technology in legal practice at Stanford Law tech conference

17 April 2018

ABA JOURNAL — With technologists, entrepreneurs and lawyers gathered, the Stanford Law School CodeX FutureLaw conference attempted to break down silos yesterday. But, with a primarily legal audience, that is no small feat, according to ABA president Hilarie Bass.

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Yale Law panel addresses sexual harassment and #MeToo movement

17 April 2018

YALE DAILY NEWS — The panel, titled “Sexual Harassment Law in the Age of Trump and #Metoo,” took place on April 11 at the Yale Law School and brought together academics, social workers and students in an effort to explore the complexities of sexual harassment and its depiction in popular culture.

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Yale Law students help organize debate program for women in Connecticut correctional facility

17 April 2018

YALE LAW SCHOOL — Yale Law students help launched the York Debate Group, in which 12 female inmates take a break from prison life once a week to debate the resolution “we prefer a world where people cannot lie” at York Correctional Institute, Connecticut’s only women’s prison to develop the ability to advocate for themselves and their beliefs.

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Event at West Virginia University Law raises funds for student public interest fellowships

17 April 2018

WEST VIRGINIA RECORD — West Virginia University College of Law’s Public Interest Advocates student organization raised about $24,000 for fellowships to WVU Law students who work in public interest organizations during the summer and after graduation at its annual dinner and auction March 22.

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West Virginia University Law student wins Burton writing award for article on prison transportation

17 April 2018

WEST VIRGINIA RECORD — West Virginia University 3L student Jaden Rhea’s West Virginia Law Review article about the privatized prison transportation industry has earned her one of 15 Burton Distinguished Legal Writing Award for Law Schools for 2018.

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West Virginia University Law and Marshall University to launch joint consumer rights project

17 April 2018

THE DOMINION POST — The West Virginia University College of Law and Marshall University have each received $1 million to launch a Joint Consumer Assistance Project for West Virginians.

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William & Mary Law professor Jay Butler honored by American Society of International Law

17 April 2018

COLLEGE OF WILLIAM & MARY LAW SCHOOL — William & Mary Law professor Jay Butler was recognized on April 5 with the Francis Lieber Prize by the American Society of International Law for the most outstanding article published in 2017 in the field of law and armed conflict.

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Wayne Law hosts Georgia State Law professor for talk on diversity and inclusion in higher education

17 April 2018

WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY — Georgia State University Law professor Tanya Washington will speak on April 16 at Wayne State University on “Diversity and Inclusion in Higher Education: Bridging the Gap to Strengthen a Positive Campus Climate.”

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