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The University at Buffalo School of Law, the State University of New York's only law school, offers a revolutionary cross-border curriculum within its academic framework. This New York State institution invites applicants with a first degree in law to enroll in its new and innovative Cross-Border Legal ...
WACO, Texas (April 3, 2018) - One-hundred percent of Baylor Law's 2015 graduates passed the bar exam within two years of graduation, the highest rate of all 204 ABA-approved law schools, according to the Managing Director's Office of the ABA Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar.

At Indiana University Maurer School of Law, dean Austen Parrish sees the ABA's proposal as a way to foster innovation in distance learning, but he does not expect online content to become dominant in legal education. If the rule is changed, he anticipates only a small number of law schools to ...
Vayer had acknowledged he failed to renew his registration and stopped meeting requirements for continuing legal education around 2001, according to the court opinion. At that time, Vayer said, he was engaged in major litigation and was facing stress both in his personal and professional life. As ...
ACA International has created six new legal education teleseminars focused on issues and ongoing trends for attorney members including credit reporting disputes, robocalls, contracts, disclosures and more. The Sigma 6 Compliance legal education Series, recently announced by the ACA ...
The Kenya School of Law graduates Mwesigwa Asaba Norman (left) Sandra Mutuma and Charlenne Onyango Obbo on December 14, 2016. They were among the 349 students who were awarded postgraduate diplomas in law. PHOTO

The Kenya School of Law graduates Mwesigwa Asaba Norman (left) Sandra Mutuma and Charlenne Onyango Obbo on December 14, 2016. They were among the 349 students who were awarded postgraduate diplomas in law. PHOTO
But a lot about legal education is not working to prepare new lawyers for the realities of modern-day practice. A number of law schools spend too much time teaching to the bar exam, even though, thanks to technology, memorization is rarely useful in the practice of law today. Even where the focus is on ...
Savannah Law School, a law school that began as a promise for a new vision for legal education, passed away recently. While there is debate as to why it passed, my opinion is that it was prematurely killed due to short-sightedness. Throughout its brief period of time here on earth, Savannah promised to ...
When the American Bar Association (ABA) was founded in the late 19th century, advancing legal education was one of its organizing principles—and it remains a core focus to this day. Underpinning the ABA's commitment to legal education was the belief that building a high-quality, well-trained legal profession went ...
A goal is reporting timely data to potential students, says Barry Currier, managing director of accreditation and legal education. “This report is not a compliance report for ABA Standard 316, which sets the standard for bar passage. That is a separate and distinct matter. But these reports provide important ...
Cover of Lewis Burke’s book Image courtesy of Cecil Williams. Cover of Lewis Burke's book Image courtesy of Cecil Williams. To commemorate the 150th anniversary of the University of South Carolina's School of Law, Historic Columbia invites you to join W. Lewis Burke, distinguished professor ...
It is with sadness and trepidation that I write in support and defense of the admission practices and quality of the legal education provided by faculty and staff at the law school at N.C. Central University. I am honored to have had the opportunity to be trained and consequently make a living as a result of the ...
"Truly experimentation in legal education is critical to the long-term future of the field and lawyers," said Chapman. "This could allow for the development of better pedagogy and allow for scaling where schools may be able to eventually lower their price point." Despite the potential benefits, however, there ...
The 3+3 Legal Education Admissions Program will allow students to complete their undergraduate educations and their law degree training in six years instead of the normally required seven. Students in this program pursue their fourth year of college at the ONU College of Law, and this will count ...
In its February report of attorney grievance activities released Wednesday, the committee reprimanded Robert J. Weber III and ordered him to take a continuing legal education course in ethics at his own expense. The course consists of a minimum of three credit hours and must be taken within nine months.
Although I would have done some things differently, I would definitely borrow money all over again in order to finance my legal education. One of the reasons why I would borrow student loans all over again is because student debt is a necessary evil in order to become an attorney. Although it may sound ...

No, this isn't another bypoll. It is the election to India's powerful legal regulator — the Bar Council of India (BCI). But why should you care? The BCI regulates legal practice and legal education — the pool that is supposedly the last defender of rights in the country. The bar councils are power centres in courts ...
The accreditation committee of the ABA's Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar in September 2017 found that Cooley was not in compliance with Standard 501(b), which states that law schools should only admit candidates who appear capable of completing a legal education program and ...
Law schools must improve their students' selection criteria and teach the law with commitment, avoiding the common lie of having full-time teachers who are also fulltime practitioners. Law will remain as the stability element that allows the rule of law to be predictable and fair, but law practice and law firms ...
The Minister of Justice and Attorney-General Gloria Akuffo is expected to address the JoyFm Thought Leadership Forum on the controversial subject of legal education in Ghana. She faces the hurdle convincing younger Ghanaians that the 'hurdles' put in place to select the next batch of lawyers is unfair ...
The five are: Sam Harper, the general counsel of Deliveroo; Leeds University professor of law Andrew Francis; Birmingham University legal academic Linden Thomas, who is part of her institution's Solicitors Qualifying Exam (SQE) working group; Pinsent Masons director of knowledge and innovation ...
Professor Andrew Chukwuemerie (SAN) has called for the restructuring of legal education in Nigeria to emphasize vocational training rather than mere academics. In this piece, STEPHEN UBIMAGO reflects on his submissions as recently conveyed in the Nigerian Journal of Contemporary Law…
Government is in the process of drafting two new bills expected to reform legal education in Ghana, Parliament's Subsidiary Legislation Committee Chairman has revealed. Mahama Ayariga said the "far-reaching" action will address concerns raised about the General Legal Council (GLC)'s Legislative ...
Back in April of last year, I wrote about how our current legal education is failing lawyers. We need some innovative thinking on how we are teaching lawyers the skills to understand and leverage technology in the delivery of legal services. The truth is that a solo practitioner can deliver top-notch legal ...
Subject: Higher Education, Career Training, Workforce Development, Disadvantaged Students, Minority Students | Deadline: Mar. 31, 2018 (letters of inquiry) | Amount: $25,000 - $125,000 . . . Hey! Thanks for being a part of the Youth Today community. Can't see the content you wish to view? Click here to ...
While the common perception is that lawyers make a ton of money, most are still haunted by the student debt left behind by their legal education. In this report from On The Road at ABA Midyear Meeting 2018, host Laurence Colletti talks to Kyle McEntee, Rachel Van Cleave, and CJ Ryan about the rising ...
“It's every lawyers' dream to help shape the law, not just react to it.” – Alan Dershowitz. Law might be regarded as one of the most difficult programmes of study, but it is also one of the most intellectually stimulating and professionally rewarding. Whether it's working in the charity sector to help those without a ...
Tucked away in the heart of the Southern University Law Center (SULC) lies the story of a man named Charles Hatfield. He never got quite the fame nor notoriety as some other Civil Rights pioneers, but the sacrifice he made not only gave birth to the school, but changed the very fabric of legal education in ...
First-year Texas Southern University law students plan to negotiate a property sale in a simulation Thursday, the latest effort at TSU and in legal education broadly to incorporate experiential activities into students' early courses. "Employers are increasingly demanding that law students be able to practice ...
Suspend your disbelief. That's the first thing constitutional law expert Donald Scarinci tells the room of attorneys gathered at the New Jersey Law Center for a recent continuing legal education (CLE) seminar. A few moments later, the two speakers sweep into the room. They are dressed in waistcoats, knee ...
The possible factors behind the skyrocketing cost of attending law school and the large sums borrowed by many law students in pursuit of a JD are constantly in the spotlight. Out of the spotlight are thousands of law students, all of whom either borrowed money to pay for law school, received scholarships or ...
The possible factors behind the skyrocketing cost of attending law school and the large sums borrowed by many law students in pursuit of a JD are constantly in the spotlight. Out of the spotlight are thousands of law students, all of whom either borrowed money to pay for law school, received scholarships or ...
Accounting and legal services are among the 12 'champion' sectors the government plans to promote through a Rs 50-billion fund. In recent years, significant global convergence on accounting and reporting standards has thrown open huge opportunities for Indian businesses and professionals to provide ...
Everything is new and scary, and the self-doubt can be overwhelming. But if you made it through law school, you can make it through anything. There are a million places your legal education can take you in life. Maybe it is the practice of law, maybe it is opening your own business, or maybe it is something ...
However, with the entry becoming increasingly competitive and with limited space at the Ghana School of Law, the authorities at the General Legal Council, the supervisory body for legal education in Ghana decided in 2012 to include the entry examination as well as the interview sessions as part of the ...
Government is in the process of drafting two new bills expected to reform legal education in Ghana, Parliament's Subsidiary Legislation Committee Chairman has revealed. Mahama Ayariga said the "far-reaching" action will address concerns raised about the General Legal Council (GLC)'s Legislative ...
Abu Dhabi: Over 100,000 workers will be provided legal education this year by the Abu Dhabi Judicial Department, said officials. The workers will be offered lessons about their rights and privileges under the Year of Zayed 2018 initiative. Recently, the department gave training to 400 workers of different ...
This includes not only the way the law is taught to aspiring lawyers enrolled in the Bachelor of Laws or the Juris Doctor, but also the way legal practitioners broaden their education and deepen their expertise by engaging in postgraduate legal education. Traditionally, law graduates had a limited range of ...
Subject: Higher Education, Career Training, Workforce Development, Disadvantaged Students, Minority Students | Deadline: Mar. 31, 2018 (letters of inquiry) | Amount: $25,000 - $125,000 . . . Hey! Thanks for being a part of the Youth Today community. Can't see the content you wish to view? Click here to ...
While the common perception is that lawyers make a ton of money, most are still haunted by the student debt left behind by their legal education. In this report from On The Road at ABA Midyear Meeting 2018, host Laurence Colletti talks to Kyle McEntee, Rachel Van Cleave, and CJ Ryan about the rising ...
“We all agreed that Ghana has reached that critical point where we need to carry out far reaching reforms in the system of legal education but as you can see in the law it is the GLC that is vested with the authority and the power to determine the design of the system of legal education in Ghana” he stated.
Tucked away in the heart of the Southern University Law Center (SULC) lies the story of a man named Charles Hatfield. He never got quite the fame nor notoriety as some other Civil Rights pioneers, but the sacrifice he made not only gave birth to the school, but changed the very fabric of legal education in ...
“It's every lawyers' dream to help shape the law, not just react to it.” – Alan Dershowitz. Law might be regarded as one of the most difficult programmes of study, but it is also one of the most intellectually stimulating and professionally rewarding. Whether it's working in the charity sector to help those without a ...
The long-serving Council of Legal Education (CLE) chief executive officer Kulundu Bitonye has finally retired after several failed attempts to kick him out. Prof Bitonye, who left office late last month, has since been replaced by Dr J.K. Gakeri in an acting capacity. Prof Bitonye confirmed toNation that he had ...
First-year Texas Southern University law students plan to negotiate a property sale in a simulation Thursday, the latest effort at TSU and in legal education broadly to incorporate experiential activities into students' early courses. "Employers are increasingly demanding that law students be able to practice ...
The possible factors behind the skyrocketing cost of attending law school and the large sums borrowed by many law students in pursuit of a JD are constantly in the spotlight. Out of the spotlight are thousands of law students, all of whom either borrowed money to pay for law school, received scholarships or ...
I asked my friend if he had any student loans, and after taking a few seconds to respond, he conveyed that his parents paid for his legal education. This attorney seemed really uncomfortable conveying this fact, and I got the sense that he might have been a little embarrassed admitting that he did not pay for ...
Olivas, who said he's known Sotomayor personally and professionally for a long time, said that the main topic of discussion will be the role of legal education, but he's planning to ask general questions about the Supreme Court such as whether justices are more impressed by oral arguments or by lawyers' ...
NASHUA – Legal education is being provided at the Nashua Senior Activity Center through seminars delivered by local Attorney Bob Bartis. Initially, the intention was to deliver just one seminar, but after a strong contingent of attendees showed interest and asked questions, Bartis came back to the center ...


 

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