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Will You Have to Sign an Arbitration Agreement?
July 17, 2018
Employers often ask employees--and in this case, summer associates--to sign arbitration agreements in which they give up their rights to sue the company or firm over job-related issues such as wrongful conduct or sexual harassment. Some big law firms still require summer associates to sign mandatory arbitration agreements. Will you have to sign one?

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Single Mother Law Graduate Story Goes Viral
June 14, 2018
Law school is hard. Parenting is hard. Both at the same time? Even harder. Try being a single parent on top of all of that. Meet Briana Williams, the 24-year old internet sensation who just got her law degree from Harvard.

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Why are Fewer Connecticut Students Passing the Bar Exam?
June 5, 2018
For the first time since 2000, Connecticut's pass rate for the bar exam fell below 50 percent, to just 38 percent this year. Let's take a closer look.

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ABA Grows Closer to Allowing More Online Credits for Law Students
May 29, 2018
Law students have until now been limited in terms of the availability of online coursework due to American Bar Association (ABA) restrictions. Now, the organization has taken a step closer to eliminating these obstacles in order to help law students enjoy more of the benefits associated with online ...

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UK Students Call for New Brexit Referendum
May 23, 2018
Amid growing fears that Brexit could irrevocably harm students in the UK, over a million students at UK universities demand a new referendum. Let's take a closer look at the student voice.

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Law Schools See Surge in Applicants with High LSAT Scores
April 24, 2018
Top up those LSAT scores if you plan to apply to law school this year. Exam scores have increased exponentially so far. Let's take a closer look.

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Netflix Documentary Inspires Law Coursework
April 10, 2018
The Netflix documentary, "Making a Murderer," is giving some law students in Utah insight into ethics, DNA, juvenile rights, and other legal issues. Let's take a closer look.

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Is There a Secret to Law Firm Diversity?
March 27, 2018
While diversity is the imperative in the legal sector, it often remains elusive. However, some midsize law firms have had more success than others when it comes to diversity-minded programming. Here’s a closer look at their “secrets."

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Law Students Brainstorm Tech Solutions for Law
March 20, 2018
Last month, the first global law school hackathon revealed some truly innovative etch strategies for lawyers. Let's take a closer look at how lawyers use technology to solve legal problems.

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Gallup Poll Asks: Are Law Degrees Worth It?
March 13, 2018
The results of a recent Gallup poll offer new insights into how professional school graduates view the value of their education. How did law degrees stack up, and what does it mean? Here’s a closer look.

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July 17, 2018

Employers often ask employees--and in this case, summer associates--to sign arbitration agreements in which they give up their rights to sue the compa...


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July 10, 2018

In less than two weeks, thousands of law school grads will sit for the bar exam. Many will enjoy better career opportunities thanks to the increased a...


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July 3, 2018

Good news for recent law grads looking to land an associate's position at a large, national firm. You may be able to pay back those loans sooner than ...