2263 ABA Journal Law Students articles.
90 convictions could be vacated after detective is charged
Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez in New York says his office has lost confidence in 27 felony and 63 misdemeanor convictions…
Apr 7, 2021 4:35 PM CDT
Illinois is drawing homebuyers to the state with a $25 million SmartBuy program that helps pay off student loans and provides a loan of $5,000 for a down payment or closing costs.
Apr 7, 2021 3:21 PM CDT
Judge tosses last equal pay claim in suit against Jones Day
A federal judge on Wednesday tossed the last equal pay claim by the last plaintiff in the gender…
Apr 2, 2021 12:33 PM CDT
Selective opportunities for law students, including law review membership, judicial clerkships and large law firm association positions, are largely based on first-year grades. And the tradition leaves out many "exceptional students," according to a March 22 working paper that studied classes between 1979 and 2019 at an unnamed top 20 law school.
Mar 24, 2021 11:07 AM CDT
A law dean has revealed that her Jan. 19 retirement announcement was precipitated by her reference to herself as a “slaveholder” during a faculty meeting.
Mar 23, 2021 3:30 PM CDT
Stephen M. Rich was asked in January to teach the first required course on race, racism and the law at University of Southern California’s Gould School of Law, and he happily accepted the task. He recognizes, though, that the student makeup of the course may be different than it would be for an elective course on the same topic.
Mar 18, 2021 9:11 AM CDT
Georgetown Law Center has terminated the position of an adjunct professor who was video recorded saying, “a lot of my lower ones are Blacks” with regard to students who took a negotiations seminar she taught.
Mar 12, 2021 12:30 PM CST
Legal incubator programs providing space and support for newly admitted lawyers in exchange for representing underserved clients first gained great traction in the aftermath of the Great Recession, which left many recent law graduates seeking employment alternatives.
Mar 11, 2021 5:22 PM CST
Securing a spot at a top law school could become more difficult this year, as more people with high scores on the Law School Admission Test are submitting applications.
Mar 8, 2021 9:03 AM CST
Mar 4, 2021 10:01 AM CST
GOP lawyer gives candid answer to Justice Barrett
A lawyer for the Arizona Republican Party gave a frank answer in oral arguments Tuesday when Justice Amy Coney Barrett asked…
Mar 3, 2021 4:30 PM CST
The COVID-19 pandemic has had a disproportionate impact on many student population groups, and law students at the University of Minnesota Law School are asking that it be mentioned in the transcript for the 2020-2021 academic year.
Mar 2, 2021 3:10 PM CST
The council of the ABA’s Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar will not be granting a request to push the employment data deadline from March to June.
Feb 22, 2021 10:17 AM CST
Searching for an interview suit was frustrating for Harvard Law School student Logan Brown. Last year, she visited several shops in her quest for proper and comfortable attire for a career fair and found nothing
Feb 18, 2021 11:33 AM CST
Most jurisdictions saw bar exam pass rates increase in 2020, regardless of whether they had in-person or online exams. However, in three states that offered both types of exams, online test-takers didn’t do as well.
Feb 9, 2021 9:58 AM CST
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