LSAC awards five law schools with grant to support first- and second-year college students

11 December 2017

LSAC – The University of Akron School of Law, The University of Alabama School of Law, Duke University School of Law, University of Houston Law Center, and St. John’s University School of Law will have the resources to assist first- and second-year college students.

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Moody’s rates financial outlook for higher education as negative

11 December 2017

INSIDE HIGHER ED – The credit ratings agency predicted that the growth of the industry’s expenses will outpace revenue growth for the next 12-18 months.

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A week-by-week guide to completing law school applications before the new year

11 December 2017

U.S. NEWS – Prospective law students should prioritize schools and submit applications as they complete them.

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A look at the public perception of higher education

11 December 2017

HUFFINGTON POST – There are a number of reasons why higher education no longer enjoys the level of status and prestige that it once did in American society.

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Report finds California bar exam content lines up with lawyer jobs data

11 December 2017

ABA JOURNAL – The content validation study relied on a panel of practicing attorneys to evaluate California bar exam questions and compare the findings to both a job analysis survey from the NCBE.

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Mississippi College Law names Patricia Bennett as Dean from interim role

11 December 2017

MISSISSIPPI COLLEGE – Patricia Bennett will serve as the new dean at the Mississippi College School of Law following a successful year as its interim leader.

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Brooklyn Law School to accept GRE for admissions in Fall 2018

11 December 2017

BROOKLYN LAW SCHOOL – Brooklyn Law School will accept Graduate Record Exam scores beginning with applications for fall 2018 admission to its J.D. programs.

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George Washington Law to accept GRE as admissions test

11 December 2017

GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY LAW SCHOOL – The Law School will begin accepting the Graduate Record Exam, in addition to the LSAT, for applicants to the 2018 JD entering class.

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Drake Law students help pass rule banning routine shackling of children in juvenile court

11 December 2017

DRAKE UNIVERSITY LAW SCHOOL – Drake University Law School faculty and students were instrumental in a new Juvenile Court Rule banning the routine shackling of children in juvenile court.

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Stetson Law students help disaster victims through legal hotline

11 December 2017

STETSON UNIVERSITY – Stetson Law students working with the project conduct legal research for attorney volunteers helping the victims of weather disasters through the hotline.

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