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Law Schools Confront Student Mental Health

Law school ranks high among the most stressful times in a lawyer’s career. Students must navigate intense competition, high expectations, and incessant deadlines on top of the stressors of everyday life. It’s no wonder that law students are nearly four…
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4 Tips for Law Students in Our Virtual World

“The good news is you’re all so smart and so capable. The bad news is you’re all so smart and so capable.” Professor Rachael Andersen-Watts of Vanderbilt Law School shares this with her first-year legal writing law students each year….
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Supreme Court Cancels September Illinois Bar Exam, Schedules Remote Exam for October

The Illinois Supreme Court announced today that, given continuing public health concerns related to COVID-19, the in-person Illinois bar exam scheduled for Sept. 9-10, 2020, has been canceled. Instead, the Illinois Board of Admissions to the Bar (IBAB) will administer the exam remotely on October 5-6, 2020, using questions prepared by the National Conference…
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Illinois Supreme Court Reschedules July Bar Exam

The Illinois Supreme Court announced today that due to COVID-19, the Illinois bar exam, originally scheduled for July 28-29, 2020, has been postponed to September 9-10, 2020. The Court also entered an order to relax the rules for administering the…
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