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Innovative Program Empowers Sex Trafficking Survivors with Law Degrees
May 9, 2017

India is considered a “major hub” in the international sex trade. And while the government is working to enact change, the reality is that sex trafficking is still a massive problem in India thanks to extremely low investigations, prosecutions and convictions into human trafficking crimes. Now, a new program not only offers hope to survivors, but empowers them to join in the fight against sex trafficking. Here’s a closer look.


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What Happened to Hiring Summer Associates in 2016?
May 2, 2017
Hiring summer associates came to a near standstill in 2016—but New York showed a vibrant market for the best and brightest law students.  Let’s take a closer look at summer associate hiring and what it means for you.

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Kenya Law School Keeps Door Open to International Students
April 25, 2017
Last November the Kenya School of Law made news when it announced that it would no longer admit international students to its Advocates Training Programme (ATP) beginning in January of 2017. Now comes news that the Kenya High Court in Nairobi has reversed that decision. Here’s a closer look at...

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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 ch...

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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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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 ...