Harvard Law to keep classes online-only through academic year

28 October 2020

REUTERS —  Harvard Law School, which moved its fall classes to an online only format as the coronavirus pandemic made in-person learning a health risk, has now told students it will stay remote for the rest of the academic year as case numbers rise in its home state of Massachusetts.

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Law graduates share online bar exam experiences

28 October 2020

ABA JOURNAL — Approximately 30,000 people took the exam, and it’s believed to have been the first professional licensing exam administered remotely, according to Judith Gundersen, president of the NCBE. In an email to the ABA Journal, she said it appears that more than 98% of applicants had no software issues.

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Students push universities to cancel classes on election day

28 October 2020

INSIDE HIGHER ED — Work or class obligations are among the top barriers to voting faced by students or young people in general, said Campbell Streator, the executive director of EVC National. Student government leaders and national get-out-the-vote organizations want a designated holiday instead and classes replaced with voter engagement efforts.

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A look at American University Washington College of Law’s Community and Economic Development Law Clinic and Entrepreneurship Law Clinic

28 October 2020

AMERICAN UNIVERSITY WASHINGTON COLLEGE OF LAW — The student attorneys in the Community and Economic Development Law Clinic and the new Entrepreneurship Law Clinic assist small businesses and nonprofit organizations in the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia in the areas of corporate, commercial, and general transactional law.

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UCLA Law student Jack Eyers wins Summit Cup trivial advocacy competition

28 October 2020

UCLA SCHOOL OF LAW — In its first competition since earning the No. 1 national ranking, UCLA School of Law’s A. Barry Cappello Trial Team on Oct. 4 won the Summit Cup, a trial advocacy competition hosted by University of Denver Sturm College of Law that is considered among the most prestigious and difficult trial competitions.

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Fordham Law student Arman Borazjani interviewed by dean Matthew Diller on first-year experience

28 October 2020

FORDHAM LAW NEWS — Dean Matthew Diller sits down with first-year law student Arman Borazjani for a discussion about the first-year experience during the pandemic.

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Lewis & Clark Law students attend Portland protests as legal observers

27 October 2020

LEWIS & CLARK LAW SCHOOL — Lewis & Clark law students were highlighted in the October 2020 issue of Multnomah Lawyer for their work as Legal Observers (LO) during the protests that have been happening every night since May 25 in downtown Portland. The article also discusses the students’ personal experiences at the protests.

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New York Law School student Michael Burten awarded scholarship for veterans

27 October 2020

STAMFORD ADVOCATE — Chisholm Chisholm & Kilpatrick LTD is delighted to name Michael Burten as the winner of the 2020 Law School Scholarship for Veterans. Burten completed an internship this summer with the Criminal Division of the United States Attorney’s Office, and is now preparing for his second year at New York Law School.

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Richmond Law students support virtual election protection efforts

27 October 2020

UNIVERSITY OF RICHMOND SCHOOL OF LAW — Amidst this year’s pandemic, most of the Election Protection efforts are taking place virtually, and an influx of calls are coming in to the hotline in advance of Election Day as citizens navigate early and absentee voting processes. Students are connecting with service opportunities surrounding the voting process.

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Texas A&M Law students present at World Intellectual Property Organization workshop

27 October 2020

TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW — Texas A&M Law students Chloe Barker, Katie Kruisselbrink and Madison Kuczynski, under the guidance of Professor Irene Calboli, present at a workshop coordinated by the  World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) in October. The presentation addresses intellectual property protection for Louboutin.

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