Education Law

ABA

ABA offers law student members free 6 months of study aid

First Amendment

Student suspended for posting rap song loses appeal; court sees blurred lines in Internet age

Contracts

University to pay $480K to remove convicted embezzler’s name from stadium scoreboard

Education Law

Allegedly fired after pointing to big legal bills, school administrator gets $300K settlement

First Amendment

Student suspended for two-word tweet may sue school district and police chief, judge rules

Law Schools

Judge is expected to block layoff of professor at Charleston School of Law

Annual Meeting

After some ado over class attendance, ABA House backs changes in law school accreditation standards

Annual Meeting

Protections against domestic and sexual violence must be extended to all, ABA leaders say

Annual Meeting

Law schools should refine debt counseling and cut education costs, says report adopted by ABA House

Annual Meeting

Restore college-funding eligibility for prisoners, ABA leaders urge Congress

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