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Are Lawyers Making the Most of Tech Opportunities?
June 27, 2017

From the call to code to a push from technology firms to fill summer internship positions with lawyers, law and technology are becoming increasingly interlinked. However, according to a recent survey from Deloitte targeted at Chief Legal Officers (CLOs) from leading law firms, the legal sector has been slow to make tech a top priority. Here’s a closer look at the findings.


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Canadian Cartoon Helps Kids Learn How to Testify in Court
June 20, 2017
An Edmonton-area non-profit has a new resource for kids who need to testify in court: a cartoon.  Join Radiant as Muskwa the Bear helps her learn how to testify in court—without being afraid.  Let’s take a closer look.

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Employment Rates on the Rise for Law Grads
June 13, 2017
The American Bar Association (ABA) recently released its latest employment data for the graduating law class of 2016, and the news is encouraging. How do this year’s figures compare to last year’s, and what other insights can be gleaned from the report? Here’s a closer look.

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Croatian Law Students Offer Free Legal Services for Animals
June 6, 2017
Abused animals in Croatia have a new voice—law students.  A group of students in Zagreb recently formed a group to offer everyday citizens the opportunity to report animal abuses—and see their victims earn justice.  Learn more.

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First Amendment Taking Center Stage on US College Campuses
May 30, 2017
Campus activism is having a major moment as more students step up to stand up for important causes. Now, some US states are taking measures to make sure that their rights are protected when it comes to free speech. Here’s a closer look at bills underway aimed at protecting student speech right...

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New Study Shows Changes in Junior Associate Career Outlook
May 23, 2017
Firm culture is super important to junior associates when they consider their career outlook, according to a new survey.  Learn more about what junior legal associate value—and what’s important to them in their careers.  Let’s take a closer look.

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Is the LSAT Going Digital?
May 16, 2017
Digital has infiltrated nearly every corner of the world -- except for the Law School Admission Test (LSAT), which has been a pencil-and-paper test for its entire life spanning just under seven decades. But that’s about to change, according to a recent report from Above the Law. Here’s a...

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Innovative Program Empowers Sex Trafficking Survivors with Law Degrees
May 9, 2017
India is considered a “major hub” in the international sex trade. And while the government is working to enact change, the reality is that sex trafficking is still a massive problem in India thanks to extremely low investigations, prosecutions and convictions into human trafficking crime...

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What Happened to Hiring Summer Associates in 2016?
May 2, 2017
Hiring summer associates came to a near standstill in 2016—but New York showed a vibrant market for the best and brightest law students.  Let’s take a closer look at summer associate hiring and what it means for you.

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Kenya Law School Keeps Door Open to International Students
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 Programme (ATP) beginning in January of 2017. Now comes news that the Kenya High Court in Nairobi has reversed that decision. Here’s a closer look at...

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June 27, 2017

From the call to code to a push from technology firms to fill summer internship positions with lawyers, law and technology are becoming increasingly i...


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June 20, 2017

An Edmonton-area non-profit has a new resource for kids who need to testify in court: a cartoon.  Join Radiant as Muskwa the Bear helps her learn...


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June 13, 2017

The American Bar Association (ABA) recently released its latest employment data for the graduating law class of 2016, and the news is encouraging. How...