How the pandemic has affected legal education and law school admissions

July 1, 2021

WTOP NEWS — American law schools, typically traditionalist and resistant to change, have adapted with rare urgency to the continuing coronavirus pandemic. In the spring of 2020, most law schools — like other educational institutions — moved classes online, canceled campus activities and events, and restricted libraries and other facilities.

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Survey explores law student opinions of remote classes during the pandemic

June 29, 2021

ABA JOURNAL — First-year law students are more satisfied with online learning than those who started law school before the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a survey released Wednesday by the AccessLex Institute and Gallup.

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Fordham Law to return to in-person classes this fall

June 29, 2021

FORDHAM LAW NEWS — For the Law School, these policies mean that we are moving ahead with our plan to hold almost all courses and programming in person. A few courses will be offered online, and some programming will be held virtually, especially on Fridays, but this coming semester will otherwise be back to normal.

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Northern Kentucky University Law professor Jennifer Kinsley launches online course on remote legal representation

June 28, 2021

NORTHERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY — The pandemic disruption of courts and law practices turned into more than a teachable moment at Northern Kentucky University Chase College of Law; Professor Jennifer Kinsley made it a teachable semester.

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Remote work leads to interest in multi-state licensing for lawyers

June 8, 2021

THE NATIONAL LAW REVIEW — Many people have been wondering about how to be a multi-state lawyer, especially now that so many lawyers are working from home. While it’s difficult, and there are significant costs involved, there are many benefits to being a lawyer and being able to practice law in multiple jurisdictions.

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Study looks at comfort with technology and online classes among law faculty

June 8, 2021

LAW 360 — A new study of law school faculty across the United States found that the COVID-19 pandemic has fundamentally changed how these educators see their responsibilities and continues to shape legal education’s future.

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Harvard Law again offers online law student orientation course to other law schools for free

May 27, 2021

HARVARD LAW TODAY — Harvard Law School today announced plans to make its online, pre-term course for incoming law students, Zero-L, available to other U.S. law schools for free again for a second year as law schools emerge from the pandemic. Beginning in the summer of 2022, HLS will return to its pre-pandemic plan to offer Zero-L….

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Penn Law collaborate with international universities on global law courses

May 27, 2021

UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA CAREY LAW SCHOOL — The University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School prides itself in offering students a wealth of opportunities to tailor their educational experiences toward their unique professional goals and academic curiosities.

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Colleges evaluate pre-pandemic remote work policies

May 10, 2021

THE CHRONICLE OF HIGHER EDUCATION — Committees at colleges and universities across the country are evaluating the future of work, asking to what extent staff and some faculty members could remain virtual and what that would mean for life on campus and off. There are broad implications, for example, for recruiting and campus density.

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Harvard Law students reflect on graduating from entirely remote LLM program amid pandemic

May 3, 2021

THE HARVARD CRIMSON — Harvard Law School’s LL.M. program is a one-year degree program for individuals hailing from a diverse range of backgrounds and ages-97 percent of the current cohort is composed of international students. With the pandemic LL.M. students have experienced a one-year education many said they never anticipated.

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