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A New Imperative for Martian Law?
October 24, 2017

While you might have learned all about martial law in your history classes, a new type of mar- law is on the horizon. Here’s a closer look at the need for new laws governing Mars exploration and colonization, along with how recent simulated missions by NASA may factor into the equation.


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New Resource Helps Students Learn About Intellectual Property
October 17, 2017
The Intellectual Property Office recently published a variety of tools for educators and students to use. Why? In our age of innovation and commerce, intellectual property is now more important than ever. Let’s take a closer look.

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A Record-Breaking Swearing In Day for the UK Judiciary
October 12, 2017
The UK held a series of ceremonies on October 2nd in which the new heads of the judiciary in the UK took office. Sworn in were two particularly noteworthy figures: Lady Brenda Hale, the UK’s female supreme court president, and Sir Ian Burnett, the youngest lord chief justice in half a century....

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First Year Associate Hiring to Increase in US
October 3, 2017
More good news for law grads: First year associate hiring is set to increase, following the results of a new survey just released.  Let’s take a closer look.

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Is the Desire to Help People Sending More Students to Law School?
September 26, 2017
While many law students attribute their legal career goals to wanting to help people, the political climate in the US may be sending more students than ever into the legal profession with this reason in mind. Here’s a closer look at the phenomenon. 

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How Law Schools Are Addressing Student Well-Being
September 19, 2017
Good news for law students: a new report shows how law schools are working to help students maintain and improve their overall well-being as law students.  Let’s take a closer look at what some law schools are doing to address mental health and well-being.

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Revisiting Issue of Reporting on Law School-Funded Jobs
September 12, 2017
The American Bar Association’s Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar is currently evaluating recent revisions to the ABA law school employment questionnaire. Up for debate? Whether law-school funded jobs should be identified as “school funded” in the Employment Summa...

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Firms Lack Female Lead Counselors
September 6, 2017
A report on a recent study reveals that women comprise only 25 percent of counsel roles.  Find out other results from this study from the New York State Bar Association—and what the state recommends as a solution.  Let’s take a closer look.

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Competition Increases for Summer Law Associates
August 29, 2017
Law school is widely known for its competitive environment. And according to the results of Law.com’s Summer Associates Survey, it’s getting even more competitive -- at least when it comes to summer associate positions in Big Law. Here’s a closer look at the findings.

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California Supreme Court Makes Bar Exam Easier to Pass
August 22, 2017
In an unprecedented move, the California Supreme Court recently decided to set the passing score of the California bar lower. Learn more about why—and the effect it could have on students. Let’s take a closer look.

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October 18, 2017

Timing is critical. Knowledge is critical. Want to save time on the LSAT? Know your stuff. Let’s take a look at five strategies to save time dur...


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October 10, 2017

Approximately 450 million people around the world currently suffer from mental or neurological disorders, according to the World Health Organization (...


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September 20, 2017

Thousands of aspiring lawyers apply for limited law school spaces every year. If you’re among them, there’s one way for you to distinguish...