A look at law school LLM programs

June 21, 2022

THE NATIONAL JURIST — Who wants to go back to law school? Who wants to return to the classroom, listen to professors, take copious notes, study for exams and then take said exams … That’s what it takes to land an advanced law degree, the LL.M. Oh, it also requires about a year of your time, as….

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Advice for prospective students reapplying to law school

June 21, 2022

U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT — Welcome to the latest installment of Law Admissions Q&A, a feature that provides law school admissions advice to readers who send in inquiries.

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Advice for students with disabilities applying to law schools

June 21, 2022

U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT — While applying to and attending law school are difficult for anyone, people with disabilities often face extra hurdles on the path to practicing law. Depending on an applicant’s specific disabilities, those burdens can take many forms, from stress and time burdens to practical barriers.

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How law students can get the most out of their summer jobs and internships

June 21, 2022

LAW SCHOOL TOOLBOX — Are you dissatisfied with law school class discussions about legal doctrine and policy goals? Are you not sure what practice area is a good fit for you? Are you tired of reading cases and doing legal research? Working during the summer gives law students a more comprehensive understanding of what lawyers….

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Podcast: How evidence differs from other topics on the Bar Exam

June 21, 2022

BAR EXAM TOOLBOX — Today, we’re focusing on an important topic in Evidence – the Best Evidence Rule, which requires a witness to produce the document whose contents he or she is testifying about.

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Former North Carolina Chief Justice Mark Martin to serve as founding dean High Point University Law

June 21, 2022

HIGH POINT UNIVERSITY — High Point University announces that Mark Martin will serve as the founding dean of HPU’s new School of Law. Martin’s successful career includes previously serving as the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of North Carolina, as an Associate Judge on the North Carolina Court of Appeals, and most recently as….

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How cancelling student debt could help close the racial wealth gap

June 21, 2022

FIVE THIRTY EIGHT — America’s racial wealth gap is well-documented, even if many continue to underestimate its existence. Black Americans’ net worth is, on average, less than 15 percent of white Americans’, the legacy of centuries of systemic anti-Black racism. Moreover, both political parties have failed time and again to address the inequities facing Black….

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University Arkansas of Law announces Dean’s Circle Award winners

June 21, 2022

UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS NEWS — The U of A School of Law has announced the 2022 Dean’s Circle Award recipients. The awards were created to recognize faculty for their excellence in teaching and advising, research and scholarship, and public service, as well as a staff member for their commitment and dedication to students and the….

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Baylor Law students participate in legal boot camp run by local assistant district attorney

June 21, 2022

BAYLOR UNIVERSITY LAW — How does a winning trial attorney ensure that the jurors are well-suited to decide the specific case on trial? That is the objective of a successful voir dire—and the aim of ADA Ryan Calvert’s first-ever Voir Dire Boot Camp offered to Baylor Law students in May 2022.

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Grant to Boston College Law to support students pursuing public interest law

June 21, 2022

PATCH — Boston College’s Public Interest Law Foundation is one of 140 local nonprofits to receive grants of $100,000 to $500,000 each through Cummings Foundation’s $25 Million Grant Program.

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