SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah lawmakers hope a new, unusual law cuts down on increasingly troubling forms of cyber harassment by giving authorities the ability to send online bullies to jail for a year. Law enforcement, school officials...Show More Summary
Manhattan's former top federal prosecutor didn't criticize his ex-boss, President Donald Trump, by name in Thursday's remarks to graduates at the New York Law School. [...] Bharara cited former FBI director James Comey's willingness to challenge then-President George W. Bush when he feared an anti-terrorism measure was unconstitutional.
It appears that the law does not hand out extra credit for resourcefulness: a student at the University of Central Florida was arrested on Wednesday after investigators determined that he hacked into the school’s grading system to change one of … More » The post Student Arrested For Hacking School Computer And Changing His Grade appeared first on EveryJoe.
"Former vice president Joe Biden spoke to college graduates, and former deputy attorney general Sally Yates addressed the graduating class at Harvard Law school," and former secretary of state John F. Kerry spoke to the graduates at the Kennedy School of Government.“And the truth is – no, this is not a normal time,” Kerry said. Show More Summary
You better hope your law school isn't on this list.
Huffington Post: Is Law School Worth It?’ It Depends!: Choose Wisely, My Friend, by Frank Wu (Former Dean, UC-Hastings): I hate hyperbole. And that’s no exaggeration. It’s likely a consequence of my profession: I teach law. So my business is training advocates, and, contrary to cartoon caricatures, you are more...
Jane Byeff Korn (Dean, Gonzaga), The Dean As Introvert, 48 U. Tol. L. Rev. 298 (2017): You might be thinking about becoming a dean. You wonder about whether you have what it takes, what you could offer to a law school, and what contributions you could make to advance the...
A Nevada law will require all public and charter high schools to partner with a community college to offer dual-credit coursework beginning next year. The programs aim to prepare teenagers … Click to Continue »
A renowned strawberry researcher in California broke patent law and violated a loyalty pledge to his former university by taking his work with him to profit from it in a … Click to Continue »
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A Japanese immigrant who graduated from USC law school but could not practice because of his race received a license posthumously Wednesday from the California Supreme Court. The state’s highest court decided unanimously to grant bar admission to Sei Fujii, who died in 1954 after working for decades...
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi is denying good schools to African American students in violation of the federal law that enabled the state to rejoin the union after the Civil War, a legal group alleged Tuesday.
From memos to moot court, law school students are trained in the art of persuasion. Unfortunately, much of that art goes to seed upon graduation, or is reserved only for the biggest case filings or court appearances. While some attorneys will find the argument in anything, many more lawyers think......
Constitutional law expert and educator Erwin Chemerinsky will be the new dean at UC Berkeley School of Law, taking on economic challenges that have impacted law schools everywhere and hoping to leave behind a sexual harassment controversy that had tarnished the storied educational institution. Chermerinsky, who is currently dean......
Looks like Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren has some competition. After gaining notoriety when it was widely publicized that she faked Cherokee heritage to get jobs, including with Harvard Law School who hired
Bill Henderson (Indiana), A Measure of Overcapacity in Legal Education: Between 1971 and 2010, the average entering 1L class at an ABA-accredited law school was 246 students with a very narrow band of fluctuation. The high-water mark was 262 in 2010. Every year since 2012 has set a new historical...
Sital Kalantry, Cornell University Law School, is publishing The French Veil Ban: A Transnational Legal Feminist Approach in volume 46 of the University of Baltimore Law Review (2017). Here is the abstract. After the gruesome terrorist attack that killed eighty-four … Continue reading ?
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Black children in Mississippi schools are being denied their right to equal education, according to a lawsuit filed Tuesday. The Southern Poverty Law Center filed the lawsuit on behalf of four black mothers who say that their children’s rights have been violated. Show More Summary
Which law schools landed themselves on this unenviable list?