University of Georgia Law launches First-Start Scholars Program for first-generation college graduates

19 February 2019

UGA TODAY — Thanks to a $3 million gift—the largest outright donation in school history—the University of Georgia School of Law will be able to continue transforming the legal education experience for many of its first-generation college graduates.

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Columbia Law student leaders launch social impact projects

19 February 2019

COLUMBIA LAW — Six inaugural Davis Polk Leadership Fellows initiated projects in fall 2018 to address social justice issues locally and internationally. Now, the program has expanded, and applications are open to students, faculty, and staff for Innovation Grants.

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CUNY Law partners with New York Bar on law technology course

19 February 2019

QUEENS DAILY EAGLE — CUNY Law School in Long Island City has partnered with the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) to introduce a first-of-its-kind course on technology and the law, featuring experts on cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, blockchain, privacy, social media, eDiscovery, biometrics and algorithms.

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UCLA students win scholarships for excellence from Langston Bar Association

19 February 2019

UCLA LAW — UCLA School of Law students David Griffith ’19 and Ajwang Rading ’20 have been awarded prestigious Langston Bar Association Scholarships for their excellence and leadership in law school.

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BYU Law takes match-making approach to mentorship

19 February 2019

ABA JOURNAL — Do people think you have traditional values, and what are your hobbies? These are some questions asked by a pilot program to build mentoring relationships between first-year law students and alumni at Brigham Young University’s J. Reuben Clark Law School.

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Students in University of Virginia Law’s Human Rights Study Project explore legal reform in Nepal

19 February 2019

UVA LAW — Students in the Human Rights Study Project at the University of Virginia School of Law took part in a once-in-a-lifetime trip to Nepal in January, opening their eyes to the state of reforms since the country’s 10-year civil war ended in 2006

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University of Virginia Law hosts ‘shaping justice’ conference

19 February 2019

NBC 29 — Students at the University of Virginia School of Law learn and sharing ideas to improve Charlottesville at the ‘Shaping Justice’ conference.

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Penn State Dickinson students participate in International Justice program

19 February 2019

PENN STATE NEWS — Many lawyers dream of one day working on a high-profile international criminal case. For two Penn State Dickinson Law students, that dream became reality last fall.

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American University Washington College of Law students win first place at IP moot court competition

19 February 2019

AMERICAN UNIVERSITY — Congratulations to American University Washington College of Law 3L Moot Court Honor Society members Lauren Mattioni and Elliot LaParne, who are the 2019 Mid-Atlantic Regional Champions for the Saul Lefkowitz Intellectual Property Moot Court Competition.

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University of Akron Law graduates father and daughter together in December 2018

19 February 2019

AKRON LEGAL NEWS — Two recent graduates of The University of Akron School of Law are giving new meaning to the phrase “following in your parents’ footsteps.” Father and daughter Tim and Sarah Smith graduated from Akron Law last December after spending their entire time in law school together.

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