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2015 Summer Law Clerks See 95% Hiring Rate
February 9, 2016

Here's some excellent news for American law students – last year, summer law clerks received a collective A! A staggering majority of students who spent the summer working as law clerks in firms around the country were offered full-time positions after graduation. Let's take a closer look at the numbers because they indicate some very positive developments for law students and the legal sector in the USA.


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US International Enrollment Growth Rate Reaches 35-Year High
February 2, 2016
Recently released data from the Institute of International Education’s (IIE) annual Open Doors survey reveals that the student mobility trend is going strong in the U.S. with both inbound and outbound numbers showing growth. Let’s take a closer look at the report, along with where law st...

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Cuba and the US Want to Build an Academic Relationship
January 26, 2016
Just over one year ago, US President Barack Obama announced that after more than fifty years of trade embargoes and travel prohibitions, the United States and Cuba would begin working towards a normal international relationship. The two countries have yet to restore communication and trade completel...

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Removing International Students From the UK’s Net Migration Tallies?
January 19, 2016
While the UK government aiming to reducing migration, should international students be counted in the tally? According to standing UK policy, they should and they do.  However, this opinion is far from the consensus. George Osborne, Chancellor of the Exchequer, recently indicated his alignment ...

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New Report Says India Will Have the Largest Student Population in 2025
January 12, 2016
The last few years have seen some major increases in global student mobility and the trend looks likely to continue. A new report from the UK offers a positive forecast for international students in the coming decade, with some surprising front-runners.  Let's take a closer look at the report t...

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International Students Due For Improved Resident Rights in France
January 5, 2016
France recently announced a 35-point plan aimed at improving student life in France. If approved by parliament, the Plan National de Vie Étudiante (PNVE) will yield numerous benefits for international students thanks to improved residence rights and enhanced welcoming measures. What, specific...

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Why Law Students Are Driven by Social-Responsibility and Altruism
December 29, 2015
It's the time of year when many people think about how they can help to make the world a better place. But the results of a new survey show that law students don't limit their concerns about social-responsibility to the holidays. Despite countless jokes about greedy, heartless lawyers, statistics in...

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When Celebrating Christmas was Against the Law
December 22, 2015
There's a lot of talk about a 'War on Christmas' in the US, but what you may not realize is that banning Christmas is just about as American as the Coca Cola Santa. And no, we're not just talking about wishing people 'Happy Holidays,' and hanging a dreidle and kinara alongside an angel in school caf...

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Low LSATs Are Not A Problem Anymore
December 15, 2015
With law school enrollment rates on the decline and schools angling to fill spaces, more and more applicants with previously unacceptable LSAT scores and GSAT scores are gaining admittance, according to nonprofit watchdog agency Law School Transparency. Let’s take a closer look at these findin...

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Korea Plans to Lower Private Law School Tuition
December 8, 2015
There is good news for Korean law students! The Ministry of Education is working to lower tuition rates in an effort to make law studies more accessible. Here's what the Ministry plans and how it will help Korean students in the coming years.

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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 ...