BYU Law announces seminars in Geneva and London

October 19, 2021

DAILY HERALD — A handful of lucky Brigham Young University law students are going to be the first to embark on overseas studies that will parallel  internships in legal and financial institutions in Europe. On Wednesday, BYU announced two new programs focused on preparing the next generation of leaders in the legal practice. BYU will offer Law….

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Fordham Law student Cristel Taveras named to Ruth Bader Ginsburg-inspired scholarship project

October 19, 2021

FORDHAM LAW NEWS — Cristel Taveras FCLC ’14, LAW ’25 has been named a member of the inaugural class of scholars in the When There Are Nine Scholarship Project. The project was named in memory of the response that the late U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg gave in 2015 when people asked her when….

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Northwestern Law clinic launches online program to help mortgage fraud victims

October 19, 2021

NORTHWESTERN PRITZKER SCHOOL OF LAW — Last Fall, the Foundation of Federal Bar Association (FBA) awarded the association’s Chicago Chapter a grant for the “Legal Education in the Community: The Rights and Responsibilities of the Family Home” program, which was presented to the Bluhm Legal Clinic and Northwestern Pritzker School of Law professors Juliet Sorensen and….

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Duke University pre-law fraternity offers resources and community to aspiring law students

October 14, 2021

THE CHRONICLE — This fall, Duke will officially become home to a chapter of Phi Alpha Delta, a national law and pre-law fraternity. Co-founders Chinmay Amin and Max Wyatt, both sophomores, recognized the lack of a strong and active pre-law organization at Duke and hoped to form a community for their pre-law peers. “Nobody knows the struggles of….

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Lawyer Derek Bolka reflects on ABA internship for law students with disabilities

October 14, 2021

ABA JOURNAL — Lawyer Derek Bolka credits an American Bar Association internship for kick-starting his career at Accenture, an information technology services company, where he is now an inaugural fellow of a legal program for lawyers with disabilities. Bolka, 37, was attending the Chicago-Kent College of Law at the Illinois Institute of Technology when he applied to….

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University at Buffalo Law ‘Discover Law’ program mentors prospective law students from underrepresented backgrounds

October 13, 2021

UNIVERSITY AT BUFFALO SCHOOL OF LAW — Johnniel Morales has a clear, powerful statement about how UB’s Discover Law Undergraduate Scholars Program, an immersive summer program for promising underrepresented students, changed his life. It’s about “admiring the value of my potential and the diversity that surrounds me as an opportunity to reflect and rebuild over the….

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Northeastern Law welcomes first hybrid JD class

October 12, 2021

NORTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW — Northeastern University School of Law—one of the most prestigious law schools to offer an innovative part-time hybrid JD program—welcomed its inaugural FlexJD class on September 1. With an emphasis on access and social justice, Northeastern Law developed this blended legal experience to provide an opportunity for those who prefer or need….

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Large gift to Villanova Law supports student leadership development and faculty research

October 12, 2021

VILLANOVA UNIVERSITY MEDIA ROOM — Villanova University President the Rev. Peter M. Donohue, OSA, PhD, today announced a $13 million gift from Charles Widger, Esq., ’73 JD and Barbara Widger that will propel the Charles Widger School of Law to the forefront of professional development and leadership programming in legal education. In 2016, the Law School….

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American University Washington College of Law receives funding to launch New Global Toxics and Human Rights Project

October 5, 2021

AMERICAN UNIVERSITY WASHINGTON COLLEGE OF LAW — The Center for Human Rights & Humanitarian Law is pleased to announce the start of its newest initiative, the Global Toxics and Human Rights Project.  The Project will advance a rights-based approach to the sound management of toxics, while leveraging its partnerships with a broad coalition of stakeholders to….

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A look at the Penn Carey Law Master of Law program

October 4, 2021

PENN LAW — Over the first five years of its existence, the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School’s Master in Law (ML)Program graduated 66 scholars, faculty, and staff from throughout the University of Pennsylvania. Now, at the start of its eighth year, the ML Program is comprised of an impressive 117 alumnae and 118 degree candidates….

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