LSAC launches access to justice challenge for law students

1 July 2019

LAW.COM — Known more for administering the LSAT, the Law School Admission Council is now accepting applications from U.S. law students with ideas on how to aid low-income people’s legal needs for its first Justice Innovation Challenge.

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Wayne Law students intern on Capitol Hill

24 June 2019

WAYNE LAW — The Levin Center at Wayne State University Law School has sent six law students to serve as legal interns in congressional committee offices in Washington, D.C. this summer.

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Lewis & Clark Law students share experiences in international externships

24 June 2019

LEWIS & CLARK LAW — Lewis & Clark offers a plethora of externship opportunities, including those that provide academic credits and a carefully supervised, well-crafted work experience. They are part of many law students’ practical training and can be done internationally.

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University of Houston Law Center student receives State Bar of Texas scholarship

24 June 2019

UH LAW CENTER — Austin Turman was recently awarded a $1,000 scholarship from the Aviation Section of the State Bar of Texas for writing a case brief about the federal preemption of aviation engine lawsuits.

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A new technology platform provides law students with virtual deal-making experience

24 June 2019

ABOVE THE LAW — For those of us who entered law school without any experience of the legal world beyond what we’d seen on television, it’s no real surprise that we mostly ended up as litigators.

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Study finds mindfulness training reduces stress in first-year law students

24 June 2019

ABA JOURNAL — First-year law students at the University of Missouri who volunteered for mindfulness training saw improvements in stress, well-being and mindful awareness, according to a study chronicled in a law review article.

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Law school students petition US Supreme Court to improve access to online government legal materials

19 June 2019

IP PRO — Over 100 US law students have petitioned the US Supreme Court arguing that copyright laws and private firms are restricting their access to essential legal information.

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Vermont Law starts need-based fund for students with financial challenges

17 June 2019

VALLEY NEWS — When Shirley Jefferson came to Vermont Law School in 1982 after putting herself through college working at McDonald’s and Safeway, she thought she was on her own.

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University of Mississippi Law student Mariel Spencer first to finish undergraduate studies in ‘3+3’ accelerated law program

17 June 2019

OLE MISS LAW — Mariel Spencer, of Seattle, Washington, recently made history when she completed her bachelor’s degree in general business at the University of Mississippi. What made her degree unique is that it included coursework in torts, civil procedure, legal research and writing, and constitutional law.

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