Advocates call for more transparency and reporting options on sexual misconduct in judiciary

5 November 2018

LAW.COM — A ban on consensual romantic relationships between judges and their employees, and continued investigation and public report of judges accused of sexual misconduct even if they retire or resign were among proposals offered Tuesday during a hearing on the federal judiciary

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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 of Colorado Law to host international human rights hearings

9 October 2018

DAILY CAMERA — The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights is set to hold hearings at the University of Colorado this week, the first time the hearings have been held in the U.S. outside of Washington, D.C.

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Study: College students with young children take longer to complete degrees

9 October 2018

INSIDE HIGHER ED — College students with preschool-age children take longer to complete their degrees and are less likely to stay in college than their childless peers, according to a recent study published in the Journal of Higher Education.

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More than 2,400 law professors sign letter urging Senate not to confirm Brett Kavanaugh to U.S. Supreme Court

9 October 2018

NEW YORK TIMES — More than 2,400 law school professors from schools across the country signed their name to a letter for the Senate Judiciary Committee.

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Department of Education gets October 12 deadline to justify removing student loan borrower protections

24 September 2018

INSIDE HIGHER ED — The Department of Education has until Oct. 12 to offer a stronger justification for delaying an Obama-era student loan rule issued to help defrauded borrowers. If it can’t do so, the rule will take effect, a federal judge said.

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UNT Dallas Law granted provisional accreditation from ABA

12 June 2017

ABA JOURNAL – The University of North Texas Dallas College of Law has received provisional accreditation from the American Bar Association.

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Fordham law student wins top honors at international competition

3 October 2016

FORDHAM UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW – An international team of law students featuring Fordham Law School 2L Carolina van der Mensbrugghe claimed top honors at the global Law Without Walls ConPosium in Miami last month with a phone app designed to help public defenders better represent their clients at sentencing hearings.

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Bar passage rates at law schools may not be reflective of legal education quality

26 October 2015

U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT – Graduates’ own willingness to buckle down and study – or not – can also heavily influence their chances of passing the bar, experts say. Because so many factors influence what happens when J.D.s take the bar exam, experts say it’s not best for applicants to put too much weight….

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