University of Akron Law student Henna Schafer selected co-chair for university’s Inclusive Excellence Action Team

5 August 2020

UNIVERSITY OF AKRON — Third-year (3L) University of Akron (UA) School of Law student Henna Schafer has been named the graduate school co-chair of the University’s newly created Inclusive Excellence Action Team. Schafer worked as a legal intern at the Ohio Civil Rights Commission in the summer of 2019 and was a law clerk earlier….

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College students consider pros and cons of sitting out the fall semester due to the pandemic

5 August 2020

INSIDE HIGHER ED — Students considering sitting out the fall semester because of the pandemic risk losing guaranteed on-campus housing when they return to colleges with strict leave-of-absence policies.

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Students unsure what to expect from college this fall

5 August 2020

THE WASHINGTON POST — As the middle of July approached, Callie Rice was itching to head southwest from her home in Boise, Idaho, to Los Angeles, where she was to begin freshman year at Occidental College on Aug. 24.

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Federal guidance bars new international students from entering US if taking online-only classes

4 August 2020

INSIDE HIGHER ED — New U.S. immigration guidance clarifies that new international students — unlike continuing international students — cannot come to American colleges to take a “100 percent” online course load this fall.

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University of Akron Law student Christopher Elko co-authors article on labor law during the pandemic

4 August 2020

UNIVERSITY OF AKRON — University of Akron School of Law third-year student Christopher Elko has co-authored a law review article with former Akron Law Visiting Professor Rick Bales that will be published this fall in Cumberland Law Review.

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Arizona State University Law students describe summer law firm experiences

4 August 2020

ASU NOW — Students in the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University not only gain an exceptional experience at the nation’s No. 24-best law school, they have numerous opportunities to stay and work for prestigious firms right here in the Valley of the Sun.

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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 student Elias Wright wins UNC Center for Media Law and Policy competition

4 August 2020

FORDHAM LAW NEWS — Recent graduate Elias Wright ’20 was awarded first place and a prize of $1,000 in the UNC Center for Media Law and Policy’s second annual James R. Cleary Prize competition for his student note, “The Future of Facial Recognition Is Not Fully Known: Developing Privacy and Security Regulatory Mechanisms for Facial….

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Fordham Law student Christina John wins LSAC DEI Writing Competition

4 August 2020

FORDHAM LAW NEWS — Rising 3L Christina John ’21 won LSAC’s 2020 Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Writing Competition in the second-year law student category with her essay, “It’s Your Choice: Diversity and Inclusion or Irrelevance and Extinction (PDF).”

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Harvard Law faculty and students discuss experiences in online classes

4 August 2020

HARVARD LAW TODAY — In March, as the COVID-19 pandemic was rapidly escalating and an increasing number of businesses, schools, and other institutions were closing their doors to stop the spread of the virus, 1L Marisa Skillings headed to Cape Cod to spend spring break at her mother’s home. Just days before, Harvard President Larry….

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