UCLA Law to host new jury-trial competition

October 19, 2021

UCLA LAW — When UCLA School of Law hosts a new tournament called the Verdict, starting on Oct. 16, it will be presenting a first-of-its kind law school jury-trial competition. While most trial advocacy competitions ask lawyers or judges to score students on their courtroom performances as a proxy for what lay jurors would find persuasive, the….

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Fordham Law hosts Family Day

October 19, 2021

FORDHAM LAW NEWS — On September 19, Fordham Law students along with their parents, spouses, grandparents and other family members, attended a virtual Family Day. The annual event is an opportunity for “first-year students to share their law school experiences with friends and family,” says Susan Kalicharan-Garcia, associate director of Student Affairs. “Through various presentations given by….

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University of Iowa Law hosts annual Supreme Court Day

October 19, 2021

IOWA COLLEGE OF LAW — After going virtual in 2020, the University of Iowa College of Law’s long-standing tradition of Supreme Court Day was back in person today. Ever since the inaugural Supreme Court Day was held in 1928, talented Iowa Law students have argued in front of Iowa Supreme Court Justices during Supreme Court Day. The event, originally….

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Lewis & Clark Law professor Tom Buchele works to protect natural resources in Oregon

October 19, 2021

LEWIS & CLARK LAW SCHOOL — After a 30 minute in-person oral argument on September 29, Professor Tom Bucheleand co-counsel Earthrise alum Jesse Buss ’12 obtained a preliminary injunction against the commercial logging of hundreds of large and old-growth trees in the Ochoco National Forest’s Walton Lake Recreation Area. Buchele is a Clinical Professor of Law….

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University of Mississippi Law hosts prospective students on HBCU Preview Day

October 19, 2021

UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI NEWS — Students from four of the state’s historically black colleges and universities recently visited the University of Mississippi School of Law to see what the school offers and introduce them to the many resources, including faculty and staff, available to assist in the law school application process. The preview day is part of….

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Northwestern Law students Tommy Hoyt, Jennifer Aronsohn, and Lauren Peterson receive national recognition for scholarship

October 18, 2021

NORTHWESTERN PRITZKER SCHOOL OF LAW — Being a law student is challenging. Your days are full of lectures, your nights are full of studying, but for some students, one of the most crucial aspects are the student research papers. Many hope that the long hours put into structuring, writing and presenting their papers will culminate in….

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Penn Law hosts Professionalism Day to prepare students for legal careers

October 18, 2021

PENN LAW — Each fall, the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School’s Center on Professionalism (COP) hosts “Professionalism Day,” an event that introduces students to the foundational skills they will need for successful lawyering careers. Though Professionalism Day has traditionally been geared exclusively toward incoming 1Ls, this year, COP expanded its Professionalism Day offerings to upper-level students….

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Southern University Law Center hosts symposium on sports and entertainment law

October 18, 2021

WAFB 9 — If you’ve ever been interested in learning more about how topics like technology, animation, law, sports, and entertainment are connected, the Southern University is hosting an event towards the end of October that may help to get your creative juices flowing. In an effort to engage students with industry leaders, Southern University Law Center,….

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New University of Virginia Law course prepares students for work with Spanish-speaking clients

October 18, 2021

UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA SCHOOL OF LAW — A new course to be offered by the University of Virginia School of Law in the spring will help students improve their skills as advocates for Spanish-speaking clients. Spanish for Public Service Lawyers will introduce eight students who already have some proficiency in speaking Spanish to real-world clients who are….

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Yale Law clinic connects research to practical law enforcement reforms

October 18, 2021

YALE DAILY NEWS — In its first year of in-person work, the Police, Law, and Policy Clinic at Yale Law School is allowing students to translate empirical evidence on policing and reform programs into real and actionable justice-oriented policy measures. The clinic, which is now in its second year of existence, partners closely with the Law School’s….

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