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Can Law Students Learn from the Wizarding World?
November 6, 2018
Think interacting with the thrilling world of Harry Potter is reserved for books and movies? Think again. An Indian law school is giving students the chance to explore the legal aspects of the wizarding world along with the lessons that carry over to the world they live in. Here’s a closer look at the course and what its designer has to say about it.

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New York State Bar Exam Pass Rate Falls
October 30, 2018
Bar exam scores in New York State dropped have dropped five percent on the previous year. Let's take a closer look.

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Foreign Lawyers May Soon Not Be Allowed To Work In Hong Kong Anymore
October 23, 2018
In an effort to increase the ratio of local to international professionals in Hong Kong's legal sector, Hong Kong's Law Society may plug a loophole to make it more difficult for international lawyers to practice law in Hong Kong. Let's take a closer look.

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Does Money Talk When It Comes to Law Careers?
October 9, 2018
While the promise of a high paycheck is an alluring one for undergraduates considering law careers, it’s not the leading factor motivating them, according to a new study. Commissioned by the Association of American Law Schools (AALS), 'Before the JD: Undergraduate Views on Law School' reveals fres...

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Law School Students Help Restore Voting Rights
October 2, 2018
Law students and faculty at one Virginia school have taken on the challenge of educating convicted felons about their voting rights. Let's take a closer look.

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Guyanese President Calls for More Law School Spaces
September 25, 2018
With only three law schools in the region and Guyanese law students relegated to just 25 costly spots at a Trinidad institution due to zoning, Guyanese President David Granger recently made a plea to the Council of Legal Education (CLE) for increased access to legal education. Here’s a closer look...

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99-Year-Old Public Defender Setting the Bar High
September 19, 2018
Morton Katz, a 99-year old UConn Law graduate, has some words of wisdom for law students today. He has put his law degree to more than good use. Let's take a closer look.

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Common App to Drop Criminal History Questioning
September 4, 2018
Many people view college as a fresh start. Until now, however, the Common Application, created in an effort to simplify the admissions process, could also be seen as a barrier to entry for one particular segment of applicants: those who have been convicted of crimes. Now comes news that the Common A...

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Even Higher Salaries Ahead for Top Law Grads?
August 28, 2018
The promise of a high salary is one of the things that draw many people to law careers. Now comes news that top law firms are offering even higher salaries to entry-level JDs. Here’s a closer look at what to expect, including where public sector salaries stand in comparison.

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Law School Applications Up By Eight Percent
August 22, 2018
Despite the declining number of law jobs, law school applications saw an increase over eight percent this year. Let's take a closer look.

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November 13, 2018

The internet era has changed how we communicate. While there are numerous upsides to advancement, the UK's Law Commission recently highlighted a troub...


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November 6, 2018

Think interacting with the thrilling world of Harry Potter is reserved for books and movies? Think again. An Indian law school is giving students the ...


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October 30, 2018

Bar exam scores in New York State dropped have dropped five percent on the previous year. Let's take a closer look.