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Long Island Law Schools Making Tech Leaps
December 11, 2018
New York's Long Island law schools are upping their tech standards to prepare the 1,300 law students currently there for a career in law. Let's take a closer look.

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Experts Call on Law School Hopefuls to Apply Early
December 4, 2018
Despite the rolling admissions process that many law schools use, experts in the field recommend that law school applicants apply earlier than not. Why? Let's take a closer look.

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Law School Leaders Weigh in on New York's Falling Bar Pass Rates
November 27, 2018
We recently covered the three percentage point drop in the bar pass rate across 12 ABA-accredited law school students in New York state between July of 2017 and 2018. Now, deans are speaking up about what the numbers mean, along with what they plan to do about them.

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Law Body Unveils Digital Exams
November 20, 2018
The Law School Admissions Council (LSAC) recently announced a new digital format for the LSAT, the entrance exam for law school. Let's take a closer look.

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UK’s Law Commission Calls for Criminal Law to Keep Up with Digital Age
November 13, 2018
The internet era has changed how we communicate. While there are numerous upsides to advancement, the UK's Law Commission recently highlighted a troubling issue: inadequate laws governing online communications, resulting in rampant harassment and abuse. In response, the organization has released a r...

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Can Law Students Learn from the Wizarding World?
November 6, 2018
Think interacting with the thrilling world of Harry Potter is reserved for books and movies? Think again. An Indian law school is giving students the chance to explore the legal aspects of the wizarding world along with the lessons that carry over to the world they live in. Here’s a closer look at...

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New York State Bar Exam Pass Rate Falls
October 30, 2018
Bar exam scores in New York State dropped have dropped five percent on the previous year. Let's take a closer look.

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Foreign Lawyers May Soon Not Be Allowed To Work In Hong Kong Anymore
October 23, 2018
In an effort to increase the ratio of local to international professionals in Hong Kong's legal sector, Hong Kong's Law Society may plug a loophole to make it more difficult for international lawyers to practice law in Hong Kong. Let's take a closer look.

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Free Coffee for Students -- But With a Catch
October 16, 2018
It may sound like a good deal for cash-strapped students: Free coffee in exchange for their personal information. This is exactly what happens at Shiru Cafe, a Japanese-owned business with more than 20 locations in Japan and India. Now, Shiru has made its way to the US with additional shops set to o...

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Does Money Talk When It Comes to Law Careers?
October 9, 2018
While the promise of a high paycheck is an alluring one for undergraduates considering law careers, it’s not the leading factor motivating them, according to a new study. Commissioned by the Association of American Law Schools (AALS), 'Before the JD: Undergraduate Views on Law School' reveals fres...

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November 21, 2018

The latest trend to hit the workspace, co-working, may benefit lawyers. Is it a good idea? Let's take a closer look.


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November 7, 2018

Starting anything new can be exciting and overwhelming. The key to getting through is knowing what to expect. There’s no better example of this than...


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October 24, 2018

Innovation in law is just as important as innovation anywhere. In fact, it is just as important as being a good lawyer itself. Let's take a closer loo...