District of Columbia court considers diploma privilege for recent law graduates

24 September 2020

LAW360 — Washington, D.C.’s highest court will expand provisions allowing law school graduates to temporarily practice under supervision and potentially grant emergency exam-waiver admission to the D.C. bar “for qualifying applicants” by the end of the month, according to an order issued Tuesday.

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Law graduates share tips for success on Indiana’s online bar exam

24 September 2020

ABA JOURNAL — Marisa Vaglica wasn’t sure that the Indiana bar exam would take place this summer. And if it did, she had some doubts about whether her 2017 MacBook would work.

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Federal judiciary stresses need for greater diversity among clerkships

23 September 2020

BLOOMBERG LAW — The federal judiciary is stressing the need for greater diversity within its ranks amid a nationwide push for racial equality and fairness.

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BYU Law and Utah State Bar help first-responders with estate planning

23 September 2020

STANDARD-EXAMINER — After a week-long effort from the J. Rueben Clark Law School at Brigham Young University and the Utah State Bar Association, more than 130 first responders around the state received help to complete their basic estate planning documents.

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Gift to Case Western Reserve Law to support student scholarships

23 September 2020

CASE WESTERN RESERVE UNIVERSITY — Just days after revealing the first gift to a scholarship campaign in recognition of outgoing President Barbara R. Snyder, Case Western Reserve has announced its second: $2.5 million to support law students.

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Cleveland-Marshall Law honors legal educators and lawyers in school’s 2020 Hall of Fame class

23 September 2020

CLEVELAND JEWISH NEWS — Cleveland State University’s Cleveland-Marshall College of Law announced its 2020 alumni hall of fame honorees. They will be honored at a celebration at 5:30 p.m. Nov. 6, which most likely will be held off-campus or virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic, instead of in the law school’s Moot Court Room.

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University of Oklahoma Law praises teaching and academic support after recent bar exam results

23 September 2020

OU DAILY — The OU College of Law issued a press release on Sept. 11 announcing its students’ “strong pass rate” for the Oklahoma Bar Exam.

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Penn Law associate dean John Hollway named to Prosecutor Wellbeing Task Force

23 September 2020

UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA CAREY LAW SCHOOL — Associate Dean and Executive Director of the Quattrone Center for the Fair Administration of Justice John Hollway C’92, MAPP ’18 has been named to the Prosecutor Wellbeing Task Force of the National District Attorneys Association (NDAA).

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Penn Law students share experiences in school’s Transnational Legal Clinic

23 September 2020

UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA CAREY LAW SCHOOL — Passing through the gate of the double-barbed-wire fence surrounding the Stewart Detention Center in Lumpkin, Georgia, Meroua Zouai L’20 thought about the Trump Administration’s anti-immigration policies and the people who bore the brunt of their cruelty — her clients.

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Penn Law Criminal Defense Clinic students protect rights of accused

23 September 2020

UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA CAREY LAW SCHOOL — When one of his classmates fell ill the morning of her client’s preliminary hearing, Evan Frohman L’20 was handed the client’s file and was told to be ready to face the prosecutor in court in under an hour.

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