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Impact of Recent Legislation on Law Schools

Law schools across the United States are grappling with the effects of recent anti-DEI laws, which challenge the foundations of…

Donna Wilson Re-elected to Lead Manatt Phelps & Phillips

New Term Focuses on Expansion and Growth Donna Wilson has been re-elected to serve another five-year term at the helm…

ABA Council Examines Standards for Online Law Schools Accreditation

The American Bar Association's Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar recently convened in Chicago on May 17,…

Big Law’s Rush for Summer Associates

The accelerated recruiting process in Big Law is creating challenges for diverse students, putting pressure on them to make career-defining…

Federal Judges Boycott Columbia University Graduates Over Handling of Campus Protests

Background Thirteen federal judges, all appointed by former President Donald Trump, have declared they will no longer hire clerks who…

Law Firm Hiring and Expansion

Expansion of von Briesen & Roper, s.c. in Milwaukee New Additions: Steven R. Beckham and Alexandra N. Don join the…

Call for Practical Legal Skills in Law Schools

A recent study sheds light on the perspectives of junior associates regarding the preparedness provided by law schools for the…

State Department’s New Promotion Policy Raises Controversy

The State Department, by President Biden's executive order, has introduced a policy that links eligibility for promotions to an employee's…

Allen & Overy and Shearman & Sterling Elect New Partners Ahead of Merger

Ahead of their anticipated merger set to finalize on May 1, Allen & Overy and Shearman & Sterling have announced…

The Shifting Landscape of DEI Initiatives at UT Austin

The University of Texas at Austin finds itself at the epicenter of a nationwide debate surrounding Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion…

Harvard University’s 2024 Commencement to Feature Diverse Affinity Celebrations

Harvard University is gearing up for its 2024 commencement ceremonies, and this year's celebrations promise to be more diverse and…

The Changing Landscape of Legal Education: Outsourcing Trends and Rising Tuition Costs

In recent years, the landscape of legal education in the United States has witnessed remarkable transformations. As the cost of…