lawyer regulation

ABA Resolution Encourages Innovation in Lawyer Regulation

A new American Bar Association resolution encourages U.S. jurisdictions to consider innovative approaches to lawyer regulation to increase access to affordable and quality legal services. If approved by the ABA House of Delegates, the resolution would support the revision of…
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Women Leaving BigLaw

Why Women are Leaving BigLaw

Why are women leaving BigLaw? Because they’re more likely than men to be denied business development prospects, promotions and other career advancement opportunities, according to a survey from the American Bar Association (ABA) and ALM Intelligence. The Walking Out The…
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University of Illinois College of Law

University of Illinois College of Law Joins Jumpstart

The Illinois Supreme Court Commission on Professionalism is thrilled to announce that the University of Illinois College of Law has joined the Jumpstart law school preparation program. The University of Illinois is the first law school outside of Chicago to…
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better bar exam

New IAALS Effort Aims to Build a Better Bar Exam

In the U.S., the bar exam has determined the fate of eager would-be lawyers since 1738. The exam is aimed at sorting out those who have the skills to practice law from those who don’t. However, state regulators haven’t agreed…
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