On Wednesday, the ABA Commission on Immigration delivered a comprehensive report on how the immigration court system should be reformed. “Our nation’s immigration system is broken,” says ABA President Bob Carlson. “Tinkering around the edges will not fix it. We need fundamental reform in every aspect of the system.”
The European Parliament is preparing to vote on a new copyright directive that will clamp down on online copyright infringement and harmonize laws across its 28 member states, according to proponents. But many think the directive will chill free speech.
After going months without federal loan money, students at Western State College of Law, which is part of the embattled Argosy University system, learned Wednesday that the receivership for their…
The AccessLex Institute, a nonprofit group that focuses on law students, plans to offer bar exam preparation courses in time for the July 2021 test, for at least $1,000 less…
Just after World War I, the U.S. Supreme Court grappled with a series of cases involving the speech of political dissidents charged with violating federal laws designed to quell criticism of the U.S. war effort, draft or policy toward foreign nations.
There’s little variation in U.S. News & World Report’s 2020 rankings among the top 20 law schools, and the top seven are identical to last year.
A teach-out plan for Valparaiso University Law School, which calls for it being accredited until the end of August 2020, has been approved by the council of the ABA’s Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar.
In late February, a federal court reversed and remanded U.S. Department of Education determinations that three out of four lawyers—two of whom worked for the American Bar Association—did not qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program. Whether they will ultimately have their student loans discharged remains to be seen, say administrative law attorneys.
To afford law school, Kyle Ingram borrowed $120,000. Saddled with this significant loan balance at age 27, he sought debt forgiveness through the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program.
Mary Beth and John Tinker remain as engaged and committed to young people’s free-expression rights as they were more than 50 years ago when they were suspended from their middle and high schools in Des Moines, Iowa, for wearing black peace armbands.