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Kutcher and Moore Take on Sex Trafficking with Technology
January 10, 2019
Ashton Kutcher and Demi Moore may no longer be married, but their partnership left behind a powerful legacy thanks to the non-profit organization they co-founded, Thorn: Digital Defenders of Children. According to the organization’s most recent impact report, it’s identified nearly 6,000 child sex trafficking victims and saved 103 of them from sexually abusive situations. Here’s a closer look at their work.

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Does Your Law School Need a Wellness Room?
January 4, 2019
A growing body of evidence points to “pervasive mental health issues” within the legal profession, including on campus. Enter wellness rooms, areas where students can focus on themselves instead of on the rigors of law school. Here’s a closer look at the trend.

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American Students Sue for Civics Studies
December 18, 2018
After taking two social studies classes during her four years of high school in Rhode Island, 17-year-old Aleita Cook had never taken civics, government or economics. While it’s easy to construe this as an injustice, a group of public school students and parents are asserting that it’s something...

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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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January 17, 2019

Attending law school is a pivotal step on the journey to becoming a legal professional. But the reality is it's not all sunshine and roses. In additio...


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January 1, 2019

Today is not just New Year’s Day, it’s also Copyright Law Day. And while it may not be as well-known as its shared holiday, it’s still important...


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December 19, 2018

Whether you’re a law student or a law graduate, you have probably got a lot of commitments in your life. Adding another item to your to-do list may ...