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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 report calling for reform of laws dealing with these issues.

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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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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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Law School Students Help Restore Voting Rights
October 2, 2018
Law students and faculty at one Virginia school have taken on the challenge of educating convicted felons about their voting rights. Let's take a closer look.

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Guyanese President Calls for More Law School Spaces
September 25, 2018
With only three law schools in the region and Guyanese law students relegated to just 25 costly spots at a Trinidad institution due to zoning, Guyanese President David Granger recently made a plea to the Council of Legal Education (CLE) for increased access to legal education. Here’s a closer look...

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Irish Academics Weigh In on Hate Crimes
September 11, 2018
A series of attacks on Ireland’s LGBT community has led to a push for the Irish government to make hate crimes illegal. Here’s a closer look at the situation.

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Common App to Drop Criminal History Questioning
September 4, 2018
Many people view college as a fresh start. Until now, however, the Common Application, created in an effort to simplify the admissions process, could also be seen as a barrier to entry for one particular segment of applicants: those who have been convicted of crimes. Now comes news that the Common A...

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Even Higher Salaries Ahead for Top Law Grads?
August 28, 2018
The promise of a high salary is one of the things that draw many people to law careers. Now comes news that top law firms are offering even higher salaries to entry-level JDs. Here’s a closer look at what to expect, including where public sector salaries stand in comparison.

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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.

Articles

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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...