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What does Brexit Mean for UK Law Schools?
December 13, 2016

While post-Brexit challenges loom for students in the EU and the UK, law students may have less to worry about.  Find out what you need to know about the impact of Brexit on law schools.


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Canada to Change Residency Applications for International Students
December 6, 2016
International students who succeed economically in Canada do not currently have an easy path to Canadian residency.  A new process, to be released in the coming months, will change that.  Let’s take a closer look.

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Universities Canada Approves Anti-Bias Requirement
November 29, 2016
Universities Canada, a member organization of 97 universities in Canada, recently adopted a new anti-bias requirement for its current and prospective members.  Find out more about the requirement, and what it will mean for Canadian schools.

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Is Gender a Factor in Law Student Ethics?
November 22, 2016
As it turns out, all students are not created equal -- that is, at least when it comes to ethics, according to a recently released study published in the International Journal of the Legal Profession. So which gender comes out on top and by how much? Women -- by a lot. Let’s take a closer look...

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African Virtual University Expands
November 15, 2016
In partnership with the African Development Bank, the African Virtual University will expand its online learning opportunities by launching 27 Open Distance and eLearning Centers in 21 African countries.  The focus?  Peace and conflict resolution.  Let’s take a closer look.

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Will Brexit Harm Your Legal Career?
November 8, 2016
While all eyes are on America today, people in the UK are still wrangling with a momentous political outcome of their own: The passing of the Brexit referendum. While the full magnitude of its impact can’t yet be understood, The Financial Times’ Lucy Kellaway, AKA “Dear Lucy,&rdquo...

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Opening of New Law School a First for Bhutan
October 25, 2016
As Bhutan continues it transition from absolute monarchy to democratic constitutional monarchy, it’s experiencing many firsts along the way. The latest? The imminent opening of the country’s inaugural law school. Let’s take a closer look at this fascinating development, along with ...

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American Bar Association Pushes for Stricter Deadline to Pass the Bar
October 18, 2016
The American Bar Association wants to set a two-year deadline for law school graduates to pass the bar, at the risk of law schools losing accreditation.  Find out why.

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Korean Law Schools Take Aim At Nepotism
October 13, 2016
Nepotism is hardly a new concept. In fact, it’s pretty much a part of life. But the Korean Association of Law Schools (KALS) has taken steps to prevent nepotism -- at least when it comes to the law school application process. Here’s a breakdown of the change, along with how KALS hopes it...

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South African Language Schools Sue South African Government
October 4, 2016
International students interested in learning English and studying in South Africa may have an easier time soon, if Education South Africa (EduSA), the country’s governing body of English language schools, can change the effects of the May 2014 Amendment to the Immigration Act.  The Amend...

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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 ...