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Law School Applications Up By Eight Percent
August 22, 2018
Despite the declining number of law jobs, law school applications saw an increase over eight percent this year. Let's take a closer look.

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Is Access to Literacy a Constitutional Right?
August 20, 2018
In September of 2016, Detroit students filed a class-action lawsuit alleging that they’d been denied “access to literacy” at their schools. Now comes news that a Michigan Federal District Court judge has dismissed the case against the state.

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Will a Canadian Law Firm Spur Diversity By Making This Change?
August 16, 2018
A Toronto law firm is hoping to promote more diversity among its summer interns by removing names from applications. Why is this 'name-blind screening' necessary and will it work?

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Law Schools See Increased Interest in Immigration Law
August 1, 2018
According to the American Bar Association Journal, student interest in immigration law has skyrocketed in the past few years, with student membership in the American Immigration Lawyers Association doubling in the past 18 months. Let's take a closer look.

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Will More States Adopt the Uniform Bar Exam?
July 10, 2018
In less than two weeks, thousands of law school grads will sit for the bar exam. Many will enjoy better career opportunities thanks to the increased adoption of the Uniform Bar Exam (UBE), which allows test-takers to easily transfer their scores to reciprocal states. The good news? More states have ...

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Big Law Firms Raise Starting Salaries
July 3, 2018
Good news for recent law grads looking to land an associate's position at a large, national firm. You may be able to pay back those loans sooner than you think, with a big bonus from some of the US's top firms.

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Checking In on Social Mobility in the UK Judiciary
June 26, 2018
The UK’s judiciary has long been plagued by issues pertaining to elitism and social mobility. Now comes news that a reversal may be underway. But is progress happening fast enough and at all levels? Here’s a closer look at the situation.

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Single Mother Law Graduate Story Goes Viral
June 14, 2018
Law school is hard. Parenting is hard. Both at the same time? Even harder. Try being a single parent on top of all of that. Meet Briana Williams, the 24-year old internet sensation who just got her law degree from Harvard.

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ABA Grows Closer to Allowing More Online Credits for Law Students
May 29, 2018
Law students have until now been limited in terms of the availability of online coursework due to American Bar Association (ABA) restrictions. Now, the organization has taken a step closer to eliminating these obstacles in order to help law students enjoy more of the benefits associated with online ...

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UK Students Call for New Brexit Referendum
May 23, 2018
Amid growing fears that Brexit could irrevocably harm students in the UK, over a million students at UK universities demand a new referendum. Let's take a closer look at the student voice.

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August 17, 2018

Whether you have just returned from a whirlwind bar trip or you have spent the summer working to get a jump start on your career, the fun (or work) ha...


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July 27, 2018

Bar trips are a beloved rite of passage within the law school community. During these multi-week vacations, law grads celebrate completing the bar exa...


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July 16, 2018

If you’ve been following the news in recent months, you’re probably familiar with the GDPR. Wondering about about its impact, and whether data law...