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What All Law Students Need to Know about Disability Rights
April 26, 2017

Approximately 15 percent of the world’s population -- more than one billion people -- have some form of disability, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Unfortunately, many people with disabilities have unmet needs -- making disability rights a highly relevant issue for today’s law students as future legal professionals. Not only that, but many law students have disabilities themselves and therefore face challenges of their own when navigating life in the law. Here’s a closer look at the issue of law students and disability rights.


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Everything You’ve Always Wanted to Know About the LSAT Debate
April 10, 2017
Abortion. Animal testing. Gun control. Climate change. The death penalty. Immigration. Euthanasia. Gay marriage. The LSAT? On the very long list of hotly debated topics, the LSAT may seem out of place. But the truth is that there’s a fierce battle raging right now over this notorious test -- s...

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Are You Ready for the June LSAT?
March 29, 2017
You know why June is a good time for taking the LSAT, but you may be wondering if it’s even possible given that it’s already nearly April? Here’s a countdown of five things you need to to do get ready.

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6 Steps to Landing the Best Summer Associate Position
March 15, 2017
Thinking of skipping out on applying for summer associate positions this summer and dedicating yourself to the pursuit of fun? Not so fast. Not only are associateships an important part of boosting your skillset (not to mention career options) during law school, but the two -- work and fun -- are no...

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Why Black History Month is an Opportunity for All Law Students to Make a Difference
February 28, 2017
 People all over the world rejoiced as Moonlight claimed “Best Picture” honors earlier this week during the Academy Awards. Making the victory even sweeter? That it occurred during the US’s Black History Month. But the reality is that the vital importance of Black History Mont...

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5 Bar Exam Preparation Tips
February 15, 2017
While graduating from law school is a huge accomplishment, most law students barely have time to breath before facing another significant milestone on the path to becoming a practicing lawyer: Passing the bar exam. Indeed, the bar exam is an important test -- perhaps the most important you’ll ...

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Four Ways for Law Grads to Find Government Jobs
February 1, 2017
The number of private practice jobs recently dropped to a 20-year low, according to a report from Above the Law.  The explanation? “In the law firm environment, for law firms of every size, growing efficiencies created by technology and business systems and increased competition from non-...

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Apprenticeships Offer a New Route into the Legal World
January 18, 2017
Did you know that the route to a career in law doesn’t necessarily have to involve attending law school? In the UK as well as in certain US states, legal apprenticeship offer a lesser-known approach aimed at supporting social mobility and improving diversity within the profession. Whether you&...

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Four Reasons to Study Law as a “Mature” Student
January 4, 2017
Thinking of going back for your law degree after some time off from your undergraduate studies? The idea can be a daunting one, but you’re hardly alone. In fact, you may be surprised to learn that even at that ripe young age of 21, students are categorized as “mature” by many law s...

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What Do Law Students Need to Know About Technology?
December 21, 2016
Think you can get by in the contemporary legal world as a Luddite? Think again. What might appear charmingly eccentric on television shows does not translate to success in our techno-centric reality. Because of this, more law schools are aiming to help students develop solid foundations in this incr...

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April 25, 2017

Last November the Kenya School of Law made news when it announced that it would no longer admit international students to its Advocates Training Progr...


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April 11, 2017

While the law sector may be relatively late to the disruption party, it’s not immune to the phenomenon. In an effort to ensure that its law stud...


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April 4, 2017

Not many members of the academic community came down on the side of Brexit. However, there may be an upside for law students, according to a recent Fi...