ABA Law Student Division announces pre-law preparation program for incoming law students

4 August 2020

AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION — The American Bar Association’s Law Student Division has announced that it has collaborated with Kaplan, a leading global education provider, to offer a new course for incoming law students.

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UC Irvine Law professor Carrie Menkel-Meadow establishes Public Interest ScholarshiP

4 August 2020

UC IRVINE SCHOOL OF LAW — The University of California, Irvine School of Law (UCI Law) is delighted to announce the establishment of the, “Carrie Menkel-Meadow and Robert Meadow Endowed Public Interest Scholarship.”

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Fordham Law announces online LLM program in corporate compliance

4 August 2020

FORDHAM LAW NEWS — Fordham Law today announced a new fully online LL.M. program in Corporate Compliance, which will launch in August.

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Several universities offer free courses on contact tracing

29 July 2020

INSIDE HIGHER ED — The COVID-19 pandemic has created a need for tens of thousands of contact tracers — and some colleges are stepping in to help fill that need by offering free introductory online classes open to the public.

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University of Houston Law clinic represents service members in criminal cases

29 July 2020

UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON LAW CENTER — The University of Houston Law Center is launching the nation’s first military justice clinic in which law students, under the supervision of faculty and experienced military defense attorneys, will represent service members facing criminal charges.

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Penn State Dickinson Law launches doctor of juridical science degree

29 July 2020

PENN STATE DICKINSON LAW — Penn State Dickinson Law has expanded its law degree offerings by introducing its doctor of juridical science (S.J.D.) degree.

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Boston College Dean Vincent Rougeau details university’s new initiative on racial justice in the US

24 July 2020

AMERICA MAGAZINE: THE JESUIT REVIEW — Boston College will address structural racism through its Forum on Racial Justice in America.

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Howard Law graduates launch initiative addressing police brutality

24 July 2020

NBC WASHINGTON — Howard University School of Law graduates created an organization to eradicate police brutality. For many, the graphic and brutal killing of George Floyd was a breaking point propelling them to act, including Nadine Jones, a mother and graduate of Howard Law.

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Boston College Law details virtual orientation program for incoming students

23 July 2020

BC LAW: IMPACT — The coronavirus has changed every facet of our lives, and being a law student is no different. For incoming students, the School’s typical in-person Orientation program is just not going to work (with about 250 new students on the way, think social distancing requirements and crowd size limits).

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Podcast: A look at the Legal Technology Initiative at BYU Law

23 July 2020

LAWSITES — Here’s one that gets a bit meta. Back in November 2017, LawNext host Bob Ambrogi spoke at BYU Law School about a lawyer’s ethical duty to be technologically competent. The talk prompted the school to explore ways it could help students improve their technological abilities. What resulted was the school’s Legal Technology Initiative, a multi-pronged program….

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