Recap of the Summit on the Future of Legal Education and Entry to the Profession at FIU Law

22 May 2018

FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW — On April 12th and 13th, leaders from legal education and the legal profession from across the country gathered at FIU College of Law for a Summit on the Future of Legal Education and Entry to the Profession.

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ABA to vote on admissions test requirement for law schools in August

22 May 2018

LAW.COM — Despite the proposed change, most law schools will continue to use the LSAT in admissions even if the ABA’s House of Delegates in August signs off on eliminating the LSAT’s required use, experts said.

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Law schools ask firms to disclose harassment policies

22 May 2018

INSIDE HIGHER ED — Yale Law School and other top legal education programs on Monday asked law firms recruiting on their campuses to disclose their workplace harassment policies for summer associates.

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Yale Law Ethics Bureau wins U.S. Supreme Court Sixth Amendment case

21 May 2018

YALE LAW SCHOOL — On May 14, 2018, The Ethics Bureau at Yale Law School won a U.S. Supreme Court case in which the justices threw out a Louisiana death row inmate’s conviction for a 2008 murder after finding the defendant’s Sixth Amendment right to legal representation at trial was violated.      

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Yale Law’s Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy debuts podcast

21 May 2018

YALE LAW SCHOOL — The Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy at Yale Law School has launched a podcast series featuring leading experts in health care law and policy.

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William and Mary Law student wins environmental law writing competition

21 May 2018

ENVIRONMENTAL LAW INSTITUTE — William & Mary Law 2L student Kristin McCarthy has been named the winner of the Environmental Law Institute’s 2017–2018 Henry L. Diamond Constitutional Environmental Law Writing Competition.

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William and Mary Law Professor and AALS Past President Paul Marcus honored by school for teaching excellence

21 May 2018

COLLEGE OF WILLIAM & MARY — William & Mary Law School Dean and AALS Past President Paul Marcus was honored with the Graves Award for teaching excellence at the university’s commencement on May 12.

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Wayne State University Law School celebrates commencement

21 May 2018

WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY — Wayne State University Law School’s 2018 Commencement ceremony on May 14 honored 149 recipients of degrees for December 2017 and candidates for degrees in May 2018 and August 2018.

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University of Virginia Law celebrates 2018 graduates

21 May 2018

UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA SCHOOL OF LAW — Virginia Law student Nimrah Khan ’18 pursued an education far away from home that was not typical among young women in her Pakistani-immigrant community. She hopes to continue to help other young women and students strive for cultural inclusion in the legal profession.

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Vermont Law School to help expunge marijuana related misdemeanors

21 May 2018

WCAX — The Vermont Law School plans to help those with misdemeanor marijuana charges in Windsor County expunge their record.

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