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Students Ask Female Professors For More Favors Than Male Ones, According to Study
January 16, 2018
A new study shows the subtler, nuanced edge of gender discrimination: asking for favors. The study found that female professors receive more requests for favors and exceptions than their male counterparts. Let’s take a closer look.

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A Victory for Mother Tongue Education in South Africa
January 9, 2018
A recent court ruling in the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria is being celebrated as a victory for advocates of mother tongue education in rural areas of South Africa. Here’s a closer look at this development, along with why insiders say it’s important.

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What Degree do EU Leaders Have in Common?
December 26, 2017
Forty percent of all EU leaders share one common trait—the degree they earned. Let’s take a closer look at what it is and how it will serve them in politics.

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Understanding the Push for Diversity in Law in Ontario
December 19, 2017
The push for diversity in the law profession is of great importance in many countries. In Canada, the call to ensure diversity has bumped up against issues surrounding freedom of expression. Here's a closer look a the issue.

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While Legal Field Diversifies, Leadership Does Not
December 11, 2017
Despite more diversity in the legal profession, leadership at the top remains stagnant. Let’s take a look at a recent report—and some goals for the future.

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What Would a Net Neutrality Repeal Mean for College Students?
December 11, 2017
On December 14, the Federal Communications Commission will vote on repealing net neutrality. The expected vote will overturn regulations on cable and communications companies and will allow broadband companies to slow or block sites, and apps, deciding which content gets to users faster. The potent...

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Will Covering Student Loans Send More Lawyers to Rural Counties?
December 6, 2017
A bill in Wisconsin proposes innovative measures to motivate more lawyers to practice in rural areas: In exchange for agreeing to represent poor defendants in the state’s smaller counties, lawyers will see their student loans paid off -- up to $20,000 annually. Here’s a closer look at the new in...

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US Court To Decide on a University’s Responsibility for Well-Being
November 28, 2017
Is a college or university responsible for a student who commits suicide? The highest court in Massachusetts is about to decide, and schools around the country are anxious to hear the decision. Let’s take a closer look.

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One Surprising Influence Leading Women to Law Careers
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 news of a lesser-discussed but powerful motivator for many female law students: Elle Woods in Legally Blonde. Here’s a closer look at the impact of...

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ABA Wants to Make Sure Law Students Pass the Bar
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 look at round two of the debate.

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January 16, 2018

A new study shows the subtler, nuanced edge of gender discrimination: asking for favors. The study found that female professors receive more requests ...


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January 9, 2018

A recent court ruling in the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria is being celebrated as a victory for advocates of mother tongue education in rural a...


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December 26, 2017

Forty percent of all EU leaders share one common trait—the degree they earned. Let’s take a closer look at what it is and how it will serv...