2274 ABA Journal Law Students articles.
For the July 2021 Multistate Bar Examination, which had 45,872 test-takers, the national mean scaled score was 140.4, according to a Wednesday news release
from the National Conference of Bar Examiners.
Sep 15, 2021 2:54 PM CDT
A prosecutor’s closing argument about sadomasochistic “trickster lovers” made a 1993 sexual assault trial so fundamentally unfair that the conviction should be reversed, a federal appeals court has ruled.
Sep 10, 2021 10:04 AM CDT
New attorneys, like other professionals across the country, are struggling under the weight of their student loan debt. They need our help to urge Congress and the Administration to provide much-needed relief.
Sep 9, 2021 4:25 PM CDT
Many Harvard Law School students knew of classmate Rehan Staton through a July 2020 video
that went viral, which featured him opening a Harvard Law School acceptance email. There’s a lot more to him than the video, and Staton wanted to connect with classmates more significantly while they attended remote classes over the past year.
Aug 30, 2021 9:08 AM CDT
Only three Vault Law 100 law firms received an A grade in a new report by Law Students for Climate Accountability, while three dozen received a failing grade of F.
Aug 19, 2021 11:56 AM CDT
The House of Delegates passed a resolution at the ABA Hybrid Annual Meeting on Tuesday urging Congress to amend the U.S. Bankruptcy Code to allow borrowers to discharge student loans without proving that repayment of the debt imposes an “undue hardship” on them or their dependents.
Aug 10, 2021 1:44 PM CDT
A law student in Tennessee is the winner of the 2021 ABA Journal/Ross Writing Contest for Legal Short Fiction.
Aug 10, 2021 10:03 AM CDT
Law school applicants jump, along with high LSAT scores
The number of law school applicants jumped by 13% this year, the biggest hike since 2002. The data from the Law…
Aug 6, 2021 11:27 AM CDT
Following various technical issues candidates faced with the remote October 2020 bar exam, the July 2021 online administration had problems as well, according to some test-takers. They reject software provider ExamSoft’s assertion that the complications were related to hardware.
Aug 5, 2021 11:27 AM CDT
Students at many higher-education schools are facing an unhappy truth: Their student debt dwarfs their salaries two years after graduation.
Aug 4, 2021 11:59 AM CDT
A federal appeals court has rejected an injunction request by eight Indiana University students who claim that COVID-19 vaccine requirements violate their 14th Amendment right to “personal autonomy” and “bodily integrity.”
Aug 3, 2021 10:39 AM CDT
Katie Jenifer decided someone had to fight for her transgender daughter and decided she was the person for the job.
Jul 29, 2021 9:13 AM CDT
Fifty-six percent of law firms reported making fewer offers for summer 2021 programs compared with summer 2020, according to data released Wednesday by the National Association for Law Placement.
Jul 21, 2021 10:34 AM CDT
A federal judge in South Bend, Indiana, has refused to block Indiana University’s COVID-19 vaccine requirement for faculty and students in an opinion that said the plaintiffs' 14th Amendment claim was unlikely to succeed.
Jul 20, 2021 9:55 AM CDT
Privately issued student loans may be discharged in bankruptcy, a federal appeals court has ruled.
Jul 16, 2021 3:20 PM CDT
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