Education Law

Disability Law

Suit claims painful shackling of school kids with ADHD violates Constitution and disability law

Annual Meeting

Legal ed council votes to keep ban on academic credit for paid externships

Animal Law

Judge denies habeas for chimps, suggests possible change in the future

Bar Exam

California bar exam to be one day shorter, but could be just as difficult

Civil Rights

Federal bill would ban LGBT discrimination; Boies and Olson support it

Legal Education

Educators and young lawyer take opposing sides at hearing over academic credit for paid externships

Trials & Litigation

Request for documents from the beginning of time is too broad, federal judge says

Education Law

University’s suit claims Alzheimer’s scientist conspired to take study data with him to new employer

Law Professors

Suits by law profs claim they were fired for opposing law school’s sale to InfiLaw

U.S. Supreme Court

Cert grant sends university affirmative action case back to the Supreme Court

Health Law

California lawmakers OK bill requiring parents to vaccinate their children

Trials & Litigation

Settlement saves Sweet Briar; lawyer to be at college helm, along with new board members

Legal Education

ABA task force on law school financing calls for reforms

Education Law

Transgender teen files equal-protection suit over school’s restroom policy

Law Schools

Law school applications continue to fall

Law Schools

Indiana Tech Law School denied provisional accreditation

First Amendment

Superintendent drops charges for cheering at graduation; ACLU sees First Amendment violation

Legal Education

Proposal to allow academic credit for paid externships moves forward in ABA

Judiciary

Kansas governor signs law cutting off court funding if courts strike down 2014 law

Constitutional Law

Calif. school district and student reach agreement allowing him to wear eagle feather at graduation