UK law schools

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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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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Former Commissioner Gwen Rowan Passes Away

Gwen Rowan, former Commissioner of the Illinois Supreme Court Commission on Professionalism has passed. Regrettably, on April 27, 2017, Gwen succumbed to her long battle with colon cancer. She leaves behind her only daughter Alexandria McChristen. In 2005, Gwen accepted the…
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Mark Your Calendars For The Upcoming Vanguard Awards

Each year, the Chicago Bar Association and a number of other Illinois bar associations honor legal professionals for their work in diversity and inclusion. This year, the 2017 Vanguard Awards will recognize 15 lawyers, judges, and legal organizations who help…
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IU Maurer Receives $1 Million Donation For Ethics Curriculum

The Illinois Supreme Court Commission on Professionalism firmly believes that professionalism education begins in law school. Stephen Burns, 1968 IU Maurer graduate and former CEO of Wheaton Van Lines, shares the same mindset. Earlier this month, the IU alum donated $1 million…
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