Vanderbilt Law launches new certificate in law and innovation

3 December 2018

BUSINESSWIRE — Vanderbilt Law School and its Program on Law and Innovation (PoLI) officially launched the PoLI Institute and a new Certificate in Law and Innovation program. The PoLI Institute introduces a practical educational opportunity for both practicing attorneys and legal professionals.

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University of Kansas Law’s legal analytics class explores technology and the law

3 December 2018

KU NEWS —  A new class at the University of Kansas is teaching future lawyers to understand statistics, data analysis, artificial intelligence and how they can challenge the very foundation of American justice.

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Campbell Law partners with North Carolina State University to train law students in design thinking

3 December 2018

CAMPBELL UNIVERSITY NEWS — Campbell Law School and N.C. State University are again partnering to offer a unique course aimed at training 21st-century lawyers to be more innovative and empathetic, and ultimately more successful.

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University at Buffalo Law introduces a minor in law program for undergraduates

3 December 2018

UNIVERSITY AT BUFFALO — More than ever, the world needs the guidance of skilled, compassionate advocates. UB School of Law has responded to that need with a series of new undergraduate initiatives to encourage a legal career.

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Cornell Law students develop AI-powered apps for legal aid efforts

3 December 2018

LEGAL TECH NEWS — The upcoming final for a Cornell Law School course won’t include writing an exam or filling bubble answer sheets. Instead students are presenting apps they created to solve challenges facing today’s legal aid organizations.

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George Mason Scalia Law launches Juris Master program for non-lawyers

19 November 2018

GEORGE MASON LAW — George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School is excited to announce the launch of its Juris Master (JM) Degree Program. The JM Degree is designed for professionals who interact with lawyers and legal issues regularly in the course of their careers.

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Hofstra Law partners with med school for innovative medical-legal trial competition

13 November 2018

HOFSTRA LAW NEWS — The Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University and the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell are hosting a new national Medical-Legal Trial Competition on Nov. 16-18, 2018.

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UCLA Law introduces new fellows program for leaders in public interest law

12 November 2018

UCLA LAW — The David J. Epstein Program in Public Interest Law and Policy is launching a new public interest fellows program, bringing two eminent legal leaders to UCLA School of Law each year for public lectures and residencies in which they will work closely with students.

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Duke Law supports first-generation college students through new program

29 October 2018

DUKE CHRONICLE — Jennifer Caplan—assistant director for professional development programming and advising for Duke Law School—began First Generation Professionals to combat the disadvantage of Law School students who are the first in their families to graduate from college.

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University at Buffalo Law clinic project examines ethics of using AI in the criminal justice system

29 October 2018

UB NOW — An ambitious new project spearheaded by Jonathan Manes, assistant clinical professor of law and director of the School of Law’s Civil Liberties and Transparency Clinic, along with five UB colleagues, will examine ethical and social concerns raised by the increasing use of artificial intelligence, or AI.

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