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Northwestern University Law School Receives $5 Million Gift

Northwestern University Law School Receives $5 Million Gift The Kirkland & Ellis Foundation has gifted $5 million to Northwestern University School of Law, according to a press release from the school. The gift is also from 31 of the senior partners from the law firm who are alumni…>read more

No Comment October 3, 2012

November 6 Dilemma over Illegal Immigrant’s Law License

November 6 Dilemma over Illegal Immigrant’s Law License On Tuesday, Florida’s Supreme Court considered the implications of issuing a law license to an undocumented immigrant and law school graduate who had passed the Florida bar. When asked about the grounds on how Godinez-Samperio, who was an illegal immigrant,…>read more

No Comment October 3, 2012

Kansas University School of Law Experiences Increase in Applications

Kansas University School of Law Experiences Increase in Applications It was announced on Monday that the Kansas University School of Law saw a 19 percent increase in applications for 2012. In 2011, the school received 819 applications and in 2012 the school received 973 applications. In 2010, there were…>read more

No Comment October 2, 2012

John Donald Cody, Accused of Fraud, A Harvard Law Grad

John Donald Cody, Accused of Fraud, A Harvard Law Grad A fugitive known as Bobby Thompson, accused of running a $100 million scam that collected donations for veterans of the Navy, has been identified as John Donald Cody. Cody would sign legal documents using the name Mr. X. “John Donald…>read more

No Comment October 2, 2012

UC Irvine Planning Certificate Course for In-house Counsel

UC Irvine Planning Certificate Course for In-house Counsel The University of California, Irvine School of Law is planning to start  a Center for Corporate Law from next summer to offer training for in-house counsel, and students who aspire to become in-house attorneys after graduation. While, such programs in…>read more

No Comment October 2, 2012

University of Washington Law School Has Former Bank Robber as Law Student

University of Washington Law School Has Former Bank Robber as Law Student One of the most interesting students at the University of Washington law school is that of Shon Hopwood. Hopwood is a former bank robber who served 10 years in prison for his crimes, according to the Seattle Times. “People that…>read more

No Comment October 1, 2012

Former Southern Illinois University Law Librarian Survives Motion to Dismiss

Former Southern Illinois University Law Librarian Survives Motion to Dismiss Donald Jason Raymond, a former law librarian at Southern Illinois University, filed a lawsuit in 2011 against Southern Illinois University after being terminated in 2009.  His lawsuit survived a motion to dismiss, according to The National Law Journal. In a…>read more

No Comment September 27, 2012

Florida A&M Law School Lags Behind in Certain Areas

Florida A&M Law School Lags Behind in Certain Areas The American Bar Association released a report that says the law school for Florida A&M University in Orlando falls short in the quality of academics it offers. According to the report, close to 30 percent of students who enter the…>read more

No Comment September 26, 2012

Kevin Washburn to Head Bureau of Indian Affairs

Kevin Washburn to Head Bureau of Indian Affairs The U.S. Senate has confirmed Kevin Washburn, a member of the Chickasaw Nation of Oklahoma, to head the Bureau of Indian Affairs. Washburn is the current dean of the University of New Mexico Law School. The Bureau of Indian Affairs…>read more

No Comment September 25, 2012

Justice Thomas Speaks Out Against Law School Rankings

Justice Thomas Speaks Out Against Law School Rankings On Friday, while speaking at the University of Florida law school, Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas came down heavily on U.S. News law school rankings and the pseudo-classes created by it. Criticizing the rankings he said, “Suddenly we’ve created this…>read more

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