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Lawsuits Aim to Make Universities Comply With Disability Laws
October 31, 2017
A blind student recently tried to find information about colleges on the internet and couldn’t—because the websites weren’t accessible. The student is suing the universities. Let’s take a closer look.

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What Is the Future of Global Education?
March 22, 2016
The Association of International Education Administrators (AIEA) gathered together delegates from all over the world last month at its annual conference in Montreal. At the top of the agenda, according to a recent report from The Pie News? The need to promote civic engagement, social responsibility,...

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2015 Summer Law Clerks See 95% Hiring Rate
February 9, 2016
Here's some excellent news for American law students – last year, summer law clerks received a collective A! A staggering majority of students who spent the summer working as law clerks in firms around the country were offered full-time positions after graduation. Let's take a closer look at t...

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Why Law Students Are Driven by Social-Responsibility and Altruism
December 29, 2015
It's the time of year when many people think about how they can help to make the world a better place. But the results of a new survey show that law students don't limit their concerns about social-responsibility to the holidays. Despite countless jokes about greedy, heartless lawyers, statistics in...

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When Celebrating Christmas was Against the Law
December 22, 2015
There's a lot of talk about a 'War on Christmas' in the US, but what you may not realize is that banning Christmas is just about as American as the Coca Cola Santa. And no, we're not just talking about wishing people 'Happy Holidays,' and hanging a dreidle and kinara alongside an angel in school caf...

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Low LSATs Are Not A Problem Anymore
December 15, 2015
With law school enrollment rates on the decline and schools angling to fill spaces, more and more applicants with previously unacceptable LSAT scores and GSAT scores are gaining admittance, according to nonprofit watchdog agency Law School Transparency. Let’s take a closer look at these findin...

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New Study Reveals Academic Backgrounds of Law Professors
November 24, 2015
Do you aspire to be a professor of law? These super-prestigious appointments are hard to come by, but a new study has identified some of the key factors to landing a tenure-track position. Read on to find out what you should be doing if your legal career goals are leading you into academia.

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Law School Applications On the Rise
October 20, 2015
After an extraordinary period of decline in applications, law schools in America are expecting the number of applicants to increase dramatically in the coming years. While schools and students are pleased with the upswing, the upturn could be a double-edged sword for applicants. Let's look at the re...

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Law Grad Employment Rates Rise With a Twist
October 14, 2015
A recent report freveals an interesting development: for the first time in eight years, employment rates for law school graduates rose. Let’s take a closer look at the NALP report, its context, and what it all means for today’s job-seeking law students.

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Of Political Mind? Think Law School
May 6, 2015
Many people think of law school as the first step to a life of arguing court cases. The truth is that a law degree can position you for a number of different career choices. One perfect fit? Public service.

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November 21, 2017

Students choose law careers for a variety of reasons, including everything from wanting to change the world to the desire for a high salary. Now comes...


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November 14, 2017

Supporters and critics alike have their reasons when it comes to the American Bar Association’s proposal on passing the bar. Let’s take a ...


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November 9, 2017

Harvard Law School is not exactly known for blindly following the example of others. In fact, the top law school has recently been recognized for its ...