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    We Must Understand It to Govern It: Building An Enlightened Citizenry

    “An enlightened citizenry is indispensable for the proper functioning of a republic. Self-government is not possible unless the citizens are educated sufficiently to enable them to exercise oversight. It is therefore imperative that the nation see to it that a…
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    Online Dispute Resolution

    Have you ever ordered something online and had a problem with the purchase?  A dispute about the quality, charge, etc. Did it get resolved online or did you file a complaint in a court? More than likely, you exchanged documentation…
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    Does the Constitution Protect All Americans?

    This weekend, an appointed committee of ABA members will meet to vote on the Silver Gavel Awards. We’ve written about them here before. The “Oscars of the legal profession,” the Silver Gavel Awards recognize the best work in media and the…
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    Streamline Online Content With RSS

    In this day and age, we must be increasingly selective about what and how we read. As the internet grows, so does the options for news and information delivery to our monitors, tablets, and phones. Such technological advances have forced…
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UK Will Make Law School Optional by 2020

First, the GRE became optional, and now attending law school itself might become voluntary. By 2020, legal education around the world will be radically different. The Solicitor’s Regulation Authority (SRA), the regulating arm of the legal profession in England and…
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Posted by on May 22, 2017

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Will the Law School Admissions Test Go Digital?

As the Law School Admissions Test (LSAT) approaches its 70th birthday, the entrance exam is getting a face-lift. On May 20, 2017, the Law School Admissions Council (LSAC) will administer the LSAT on tablets. Nearly 1000 students in more than…
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Posted by on May 15, 2017

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Will Law Students Ever Be Able to Repay Their Student Loans?

It’s no secret. Law School is expensive. Even after factoring in inflation, tuition sticker prices are still higher than ever before. According to the US News, the average cost for private law school tuition is about $43,000 per year. In-state…
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Posted by on May 8, 2017