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Law profs seek to overturn New York law requiring their

Law professors who posted grievances that they filed against 21 prosecutors are challenging a New York law that requires lawyer disciplinary proceedings and related papers to …

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Judge exonerates Missouri prisoner after 43 years in

(5 days ago) Before lawmakers passed the law, the Missouri Supreme Court had ruled in a different case that trial and appeals courts could not consider a motion for a …

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Law grad's petition blames software crash for bar exam

(9 days ago) Represented by his former law professor, a graduate of Arizona State University’s Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law is seeking admission to the bar, despite a bar exam score that was five

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Can your law firm afford not to redesign its website

(5 days ago) Mind Your Business is a series of columns written by lawyers, legal professionals and others within the legal industry. The purpose of these columns is to …

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DOJ suit claims voting law in Texas harms those who need

(5 days ago) The law also requires voters’ mail-in ballots to use the same identification number as the one on their application for voter registration. The number may be from a driver’s license, an

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Can real estate disclosure laws protect buyers from the

(7 days ago) The result was a groundbreaking state supreme court ruling that has been taught in law schools. The court found that the Ackley house was legally haunted.

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Why are many firms still reluctant to implement legal

(1 days ago) Most law firms in the U.S. are partner-owned and driven by billable hours. This business model tends to create a drive to maximize short-term profits …

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Vermont Law School can cover artist's slavery murals

(1 days ago) The Vermont Law School’s plan to conceal an artist’s murals behind a wall of acoustic panels does not amount to a destruction or modification banned under the Visual Artists Rights Act, a

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Disbarred lawyer who fought Chevron gets prison time for

(Just Now) The ABA Journal is read by half of the nation's 1 million lawyers every month. It covers the trends, people and finances of the legal profession …

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When most of law school faculty were straight white men

(6 days ago) In the late 1980s, law school groups for gay and lesbian students met off campus in case members didn’t want the school community to know their …

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Organization that prepares law students for corporate work

(Just Now) The Law School Admission Council has acquired the Institute for the Future of Law Practice, a nonprofit founded by lawyers and academics, to …

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Laws said to encourage vigilante justice still in effect

(1 days ago) Laws said to encourage vigilante justice still in effect in most states. By Debra Cassens Weiss. November 9, 2021, 3:40 pm CST. Tweet. Image …

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Top 50 law firms are 'cannibalizing' an increasing share

(2 days ago) Law.com illustrates the trend with information from ALM Intelligence. In 2000, firms in the Am Law 50 accounted for 52% of the total revenue in the Am Law 200, compared to …

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How a law prof is training paraprofessionals to represent

(3 days ago) Michele Pistone is a professor at the Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law. In August 2020, she launched the first-ever online certificate …

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How law firms can gain a competitive advantage with

(7 days ago) How law firms can gain a competitive advantage with financial intelligence. By Ari Kaplan. November 19, 2021, 9:30 am CST

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2 students sue Yale and law school administrators

(2 days ago) November 19, 2021, 11:58 am CST. Tweet. Yale Law School. Photo from Shutterstock. In a federal court complaint that includes allegations of …

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Law prof sees uphill climb for admission of EyeDetect lie

(8 days ago) Law prof sees uphill climb for admission of EyeDetect lie-detecting technology in court. By Debra Cassens Weiss. November 18, 2021, 12:34 pm CST

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Some law firms are promoting record numbers of associates

(2 days ago) Several law firms have announced their largest new partner classes on record amid a push to reward lawyers and create an incentive for associates …

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UC Hastings law school will advocate for name change

(9 days ago) The law school’s board of directors on Tuesday authorized David Faigman, the chancellor and dean, to work with the California legislature and other stakeholders to change the school name.

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New York sees decrease in pass rate for July bar exam

(5 days ago) The overall pass rate for the July bar exam in New York is 63%, the New York State Board of Law Examiners announced Oct. 28. A total of 9,227 …

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Some law firms try to keep their lawyers under the radar

(9 days ago) Some law firms trying to hold on to their lawyers are offering special bonuses and perks, making counteroffers, offering more interesting work, and promoting on a shortened timeline.

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Law firms encourage workers to return to office with these

(4 days ago) Law firms are trying to entice employees to come back to the office with perks that include free food and a casual, fun atmosphere. Law.com has the story. “Simply showing up to the office is no

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The 25 Greatest Legal Movies

(3 days ago) The ABA Journal is read by half of the nation's 1 million lawyers every month. It covers the trends, people and finances of the legal profession …

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These 10 law schools are the choosiest

(8 days ago) Above the Law publicized the findings in a blog post last week. According to U.S. News, these 10 law schools had the lowest acceptance rates: • …

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43% of law students reported food insecurity worries

(Just Now) Out of 13,000 law students who participated in the annual Law School Survey of Student Engagement, 95% reported the COVID-19 pandemic interfered with …

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Following a 12% pay cut, UMass law professor challenges

(9 days ago) A University of Massachusetts School of Law professor is suing his union, his university and the state over a law that gives the union exclusive rights to represent him in salary negotiations and

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New findings published on law school debt

(1 days ago) Among respondents with more than $200,000 in law school debt at graduation, 56.5% reported they would still get a law degree if they had it to do over. That was also reported by 58.7% of …

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Which law firms have the youngest and oldest partners

(4 days ago) Other law firms with “an outsized share of baby boomer partners” are Duane Morris, Davis Wright Tremaine, Blank Rome, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, Steptoe & Johnson, Fox Rothschild and

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Weekly Briefs: US renews ABA status as law school

(7 days ago) Law school accreditor status of ABA recognized for another five years. The ABA was approved for renewal of recognition as the accreditor of law schools, the U.S. Department of …

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Some law schools report 'eye-popping increases' in median

(7 days ago) The 88th-ranked Lewis & Clark Law School had a 2021 median LSAT score of 162 for incoming first-year students, an increase of four points. Mimi …

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When the law teacher becomes the student

(1 days ago) If a jury senses an attorney’s lack of confidence, it can lead to doubts about trustworthiness and an adverse verdict. Equally detrimental, …

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How tech-savvy law firms stay ahead of regulatory changes

(4 days ago) How tech-savvy law firms stay ahead of regulatory changes. October 15, 2021, 10:00 am CDT. Stock photo. When government administrations …

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Run your immigration practice with this software

(2 days ago) Immigration law practice management software is custom-built for practicing lawyers and firms. In addition to the more traditional case management features discussed above, it …

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Law firm CEO discusses new book, the evolution of

(2 days ago) Ari Kaplan recently spoke with Alex Hamilton, the CEO of Radiant Law, a U.K.-based law firm focused on contracts, and the author of Sign Here: …

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Did privilege help law partner's son avoid prison in

(4 days ago) Belter’s father is a senior partner at Goldberg Segalla, a large law firm, according to the New York Times. Belter was initially charged with first-degree rape, third-degree rape and sexual

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Federal judge tosses decision erasing law grad's student

(9 days ago) Updated: A New York federal judge has overturned a decision to discharge a law grad’s student debt, citing a “constellation of evidence” that the debtor “placed himself in this predicament

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Talent wars top list of perceived threats to law firm

(1 days ago) Law firm business leaders are bullish about the future of the legal industry, but they are increasingly concerned about the impact of talent wars on profitability, according to a survey released

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2 law firms promise jobs to underserved students before

(8 days ago) 2 law firms promise jobs to underserved students before they enter law school; tuition is free. By Debra Cassens Weiss. October 22, 2021, 9:29 …

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Some law schools outside T14 still send many grads to the

(5 days ago) Two law schools outside the T14 have landed on a list of schools with the highest percentage of alumni going to the nation’s 10 highest-grossing law

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Moot court teacher claims her law school position was

(6 days ago) Law school administration assumed Lowery complained to the group and retaliated against her by offering the one-year contract instead of the standard five-year deal, according to …

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Some California law firms turn down work amid associate

(Just Now) A shortage of associates in California’s Bay Area is leading some law firms to turn down work and others to strain available lawyers with the workload, according to a report by the Recorder.

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What do law students think of remote learning during the

(5 days ago) Titled Law School in a Pandemic: Student Perspectives on Distance Learning and Lessons for the Future, the survey was conducted between February and March 2021, with a sample of 1,739 currently

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Supreme Court appears ready to allow abortion providers

(7 days ago) The Texas law relies on the general public, rather than the state, for enforcement. It authorizes lawsuits by private parties who may seek $10,000 in …

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Supreme Court will hear Texas abortion case on expedited

(7 days ago) The law, known as SB 8, prevents abortions after a fetal heartbeat is detected, typically at about six weeks of pregnancy. The law relies on the general …

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Study Finds 'Lopsided' Concentration of Socioeconomic

(3 days ago) Corrected: The vast majority of American law students come from relatively elite backgrounds, especially at top law schools, according to a study by a …

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What do lawyers think of the label 'white shoe' for law firms

(6 days ago) Law.com reported on the survey results. Among all survey respondents, 50.6% said the label should continue to be used, while 44% said it should be ditched. Those who wanted to …

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Are InfiLaw's for-profit law schools succeeding

(2 days ago) Clarified: A group created by a private equity fund now owns three private law schools, but its planned acquisition of a fourth law school has spurred objections from alumni and faculty.. The

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