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University of Baltimore recruits top talent from historically black colleges

The University of Baltimore School of Law is aiming to increase the ranks of black lawyers.

Delany: 'Not shocked' by FBI investigation of college hoops

Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany says he wasn't shocked by FBI investigation into college basketball because of the history of federal law enforcement intersecting with the sport        

VA seeks 'narrow' exemption to for-profit college ethics law

The Department of Veterans Affairs says it will proceed with a narrow waiver to a federal ethics law banning employees from receiving benefits from for-profit colleges. The move comes after … Click to Continue »

SO THREE OF THE TOP 10 ARTICLES ON SSRN ARE FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE COLLEGE OF LAW. Hat tr…

SO THREE OF THE TOP 10 ARTICLES ON SSRN ARE FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE COLLEGE OF LAW. Hat trick!

Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan to speak in Chicago

Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan is scheduled to speak at the Chicago-Kent College of Law. An announcement says she'll speak on Monday about her time on the nation's highest court. … Click to Continue »

Threesome on Video Leads to Explicit Lawsuit Against College

Reading from the Voice Media empire: A New York-based law firm has filed suit on behalf of a student, identified by the pseudonym John Doe, who says he was never given a chance to properly defend himself against inaccurate claims that he’d taken advantage of a drunk female student during a threesome and captured and distributed a video of [...]Show More Summary

California students may get a free year of college, thanks to new law

First-time community college students up and down the Golden State can look forward to discounted -- or free -- classes during their first year on campus.

APNewsBreak: VA abruptly drops plan to suspend ethics law

The Department of Veterans Affairs has abruptly dropped plans to suspend an ethics law barring employees from receiving benefits from for-profit colleges. The move comes after harsh criticism from government … Click to Continue »

Meet the Agent: Claire Anderson-Wheeler of Regal Hoffman & Associates LLC

Born in Washington to an Irish family, Claire Anderson-Wheeler spent her formative years in Geneva, Brussels and Dublin, where she earned a law degree from Trinity College. In 2008, after getting her master’s degree in creative writing...Show More Summary

Why is it against the law to give money to recruits? Former federal prosecutors explain

Why is it illegal to give money to college basketball recruits, and who's the victim in the University of Louisville scandal?        

Students protest U.S. Attorney General speech at Georgetown

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By Sarah N. Lynch WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Students and faculty at Georgetown Law School gathered on Tuesday to protest that U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions was delivering an address about the right of free speech on college campuses to an invitation-only audience without giving critics of the Trump administration an opportunity to ask questions. Show More Summary

Jeff Sessions Decries ‘Fragile Egos’ At Colleges As DOJ Moves To Re-Try Woman Who Laughed At Him

Students and professors protested Sessions' appearance at the Georgetown University law school, accusing him of hypocrisy on free speech.

John Jay Professor, Suspended For Tweet About Teaching 'Future Dead Cops,' Lashes Out At De Blasio

The John Jay College professor and anti-fascist activist whose tweet about teaching "future dead cops" sparked an uproar from law enforcement has now set his eyes on Mayor Bill de Blasio. Michael Isaacson accused the mayor of "mess[ing] up big" by "tak[ing] a swipe" at the school's autonomy and "free speech and academic freedom." [ more › ]

Should The United States Have A National Investment Authority?

On Tuesday, Boston College Law School welcomed Professor Saule Omarova (Cornell) as the first presenter in our inaugural Regulation and Markets Workshop Series. The paper (with Robert Hockett, also of Cornell) is entitled “Private Wealth and Public Goods: A Case for a National Investment Authority.” It’s available on SSRN. In...

Texas A&M Names Jack Manhire Assistant Dean And Chief of Staff Of The I-School, And Assistant Vice President For Entrepreneurship And Economic Development

Jack Manhire, former Director of Program Development and Senior Lecturer in Law at the Texas A&M University School of Law in Fort Worth, is taking on new roles in College Station as Assistant Dean and Chief of Staff for Texas A&M’s new School of Innovation (“I-School”) and Assistant Vice President...

Brock Turner mugshot appears beside definition of 'rape' in law textbook

The mugshot of Brock Turner, a former Stanford University swimmer convicted of sexual assault last year, appears in a college textbook beside a definition of "rape."

California Accredited Law Schools Support Reducing Bar Exam Cut Score

TaxProf Blog op-ed: The California Supreme Court Should Lower The Bar Exam Cut Score, by Mitch Winick (President & Dean, Monterey College of Law): The California Accredited Law Schools filed the attached letter brief with the California Supreme Court in support of an adjustment of the minimum passing score on...

Guns on Georgia campuses: Some say changes to law are needed

Georgia students have begun carrying guns on college campuses as allowed under the state's new law. There is some consensus among supporters and critics about one aspect of Georgia's new … Click to Continue »

College football: Threatening letter is sent to the home of Sumlin

Texas A&M and law enforcement officials were investigating Thursday night after football coach Kevin Sumlin received a racist and threatening letter at his home. His wife, Charlene Sumlin, posted a picture of the letter, which had a return address in Houston, on Twitter. The handwritten letter,...

SMU Interdisciplinary Conference: “Women’s Rights in America: From Early Stirrings to Third Wave Feminism”

From colleagues at SMU’s Dedman College Interdisciplinary Institute (including Feminist Law Prof Lolita Buckner Inniss): Join us in Dallas on Sept 22, 2017 for the launch of a three-year program that connects conversations in academic communities on feminist theory and … Continue reading ?

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