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Singapore Calls on Law Schools to Innovate
April 11, 2017

While the law sector may be relatively late to the disruption party, it’s not immune to the phenomenon. In an effort to ensure that its law students are equipped with future-ready skills, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong called for law schools to revise their curricula in order to accommodate changing times and the changing needs of the profession. Here’s a closer look at what PM Lee had to say, along with what it means for law students in Singapore.


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The Bright Side of Brexit for Law Students
April 4, 2017
Not many members of the academic community came down on the side of Brexit. However, there may be an upside for law students, according to a recent Financial Times article. Here’s a closer look at why the UK’s withdrawal from the EU may mean new opportunities for law students.

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Indian University Expands International Law School Enrollment
March 30, 2017
India’s only IIT law school just announced plans to attract India-bound international student traffic.  Find out why—and find out who’s already a partner.

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Liberia Admits 37 New Lawyers to Supreme Court
March 21, 2017
Liberia’s 37 new lawyers admitted to its Supreme Court faced a strict warning when they were sworn in.  Learn more about Liberia’s newest lawyers on the Supreme Court. 

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Will More Law Schools Eschew the LSAT?
March 14, 2017
Harvard Law School made news recently by announcing that it will now accept both LSAT and GRE scores as part of its admissions process. The goal? To break down barriers to admission while attracting the best and brightest talent from diverse backgrounds. Will more law schools follow suit? Here&rsquo...

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Law Students Angle for Politics
March 7, 2017
Are you in law school because you want to go into politics?  You’re not alone—in fact, 53 percent of your classmates are in law school for the same reason.  Why wouldn’t they be?  Law is a natural subject of interest for any aspiring politician.  Let’s tak...

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New Research Reveals Recipients of Law School Merit Scholarships
March 1, 2017
Merit scholarships for law school students are on the rise, but the results of 2016’s Law School Survey of Student Engagement (LSSSE) reveal that this funding source may be benefiting one particular group of students: privileged offspring of college-educated parents. Here’s a closer look...

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Top Law Firms Got Richer in 2016
February 21, 2017
The top 50 law firms got richer in 2016, while the rest muddled through.  Why?  Let’s take a closer look at law firm performance in 2016.

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ABA Passes on Proposal to Raise Bar-Pass Standards for Law Schools
February 14, 2017
Earlier this year we reported on a controversial proposal by the council of the ABA Section of Legal and Admissions to the Bar to tighten the accreditation requirements for law schools based on bar passage rates. Last week, however, the ABA House of Delegates voted down the proposed rule. Here&rsquo...

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US Law Students Get First-Hand Practice Providing Immigration Help
February 7, 2017
Law students throughout the United States are being called upon to help other students and university employees impacted by the recent executive order banning citizens from certain countries from entering the U.S., according to a recent report from The National Law Journal. Here’s a closer loo...

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April 10, 2017

Abortion. Animal testing. Gun control. Climate change. The death penalty. Immigration. Euthanasia. Gay marriage. The LSAT? On the very long list of ho...


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March 29, 2017

You know why June is a good time for taking the LSAT, but you may be wondering if it’s even possible given that it’s already nearly April?...


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March 15, 2017

Thinking of skipping out on applying for summer associate positions this summer and dedicating yourself to the pursuit of fun? Not so fast. Not only a...