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What’s a Diversity Statement and How Do You Make Yours Stand Out?
April 18, 2018
Good law schools want to create rich learning environments with a variety of perspectives. One gauge? The diversity statement. The goal? To highlight your past experiences and show how they make you a diverse law school candidate with a fresh perspective. Let's take a closer look at diversity statements and how to write a stand-out one.

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How Online LLMs Are Tailor-made For African Students
April 11, 2018
An internationally recognized postgraduate law degree, the LLM (Master of Laws) imparts expertise in specialized fields of the Law. Here’s a closer look at why LLM degrees are an ideal fit for aspiring legal professionals in Africa, and how one particular Master’s program is helping students mak...

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What Is the Difference Between Politics and Law?
March 28, 2018
Many people with law degrees pursue careers in politics. At the same time, many people who major in political science end up in law school. While these two fields are interconnected, they’re not the same thing. Here’s a closer look at politics and law, why they’re different, and how they fit t...

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You Don’t Need to Go to Law School to Practice Law
March 16, 2018
That headline probably caught your attention, didn’t it? After all, when you think about becoming a lawyer someday, going to law school seems like a pretty big piece of the puzzle. But the truth is that there is one way to practice law in the United States without attending law school. Here’s wh...

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4 Soft Skills for Law and Politics Students
February 28, 2018
Lawyers and politicians share a common set of “hard” skills, including analytical ability, negotiating and public speaking. However, the also share a set of “soft” skills which, while not as well-known, can make all the difference when it comes to achieving career success. If you’re attend...

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How to Get an English LLB Anywhere in the World
February 27, 2018
Most people are familiar with undergraduate Bachelor of Arts (BA) and the Bachelor of Science (BS or BSc) degrees, but another undergraduate degree is lesser known yet well worth knowing more about: the Bachelor of Laws (LLB). Find out how you can earn an LLB and why one program is setting the sta...

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Seven Must-Read Books for Law Students
February 14, 2018
British lawyer and renowned civil liberties advocate Shami Chakrabarti once wrote that To Kill a Mockingbird inspired her to become a lawyer. While the beloved Harper Lee novel may be the most well-known books centered around the courtroom, it’s far from the only one of its kind. Read on for a rou...

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How to Move On After a Bar Exam Failure
January 30, 2018
Welcome to the club of really smart people who've also failed the bar exam. Don't worry--you're not alone, you can still be a lawyer, and yes--you need to take the bar exam again. Here's how. Let's take a closer look.

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Why Business Graduates Should Go To Law School – And Why Modern Law Schools Are Happy To Have Them
January 19, 2018
All businesses exist within a complex legal framework. Accordingly, employees with legal knowledge and skills have a valuable edge in a wide range of industries. Are you wondering how an understanding of legal concepts can help you succeed in your career? Read on to learn more about the many applic...

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The Case for Ex-Convict Lawyers
January 17, 2018
It’s not surprising that so many ex-convicts are drawn to law, but the journey to becoming a practicing lawyer after incarceration is fraught with obstacles. Let’s take a closer look at the case for ex-convict lawyers.

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April 20, 2018

There's a hiring boom in the US for lawyers from the UK. Let's take a closer look at the trend.


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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. L...


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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 whe...