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Dallas Cowboys Jourdan Lewis Not Guily
Adam Banner - Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Well, that didn't take too long. Most people think of a long, drawn-out affair when they hear the term "jury trial" -- and this notion is most likely based on their only exposure to the situation being a result of television and pop culture.  Read More

July 1st Brings New Oklahoma Drug Laws
Adam Banner - Saturday, July 01, 2017

What are the new Oklahoma drug laws which go into effect July 1, 2017? Who do they apply to? Read on for more information. Read More

The Law Deans: Andrew M. Perlman, Suffolk University Law School
Adam Banner - Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Suffolk University Law School in Boston, Massachusetts, is a premier law school on the forefront of legal education. Law students at Suffolk receive an education that emphasizes real-world practice and experiential learning. Suffolk Law's U.S. News rankings demonstrate the school's success in areas including legal writing, legal technology, dispute resolution, and experiential learning. Clinics, pro bono opportunities, and externships give Suffolk Law students hands-on experience in the practice and application of the law. Read More

Bill Cosby Mistrial: Discussing the Defense Strategy
Adam Banner - Saturday, June 17, 2017

Many were surprised that the highly publicized jury trial regarding the sexual assault allegations against Bill Cosby ended in a mistrial. However, sex crimes trials often end this way due to the strategies usually employed by the defense team. Read More

The Law Deans: Jeremy R. Paul, Northeastern University School of Law
Adam Banner - Wednesday, June 14, 2017

One of the continuing themes as we interview law school deans around the nation is the idea that the legal profession is continually changing and evolving, and that the nature of legal education must likewise adapt to meet the needs of future lawyers and the public they serve. Northeastern University School of Law in Boston is a law school that fully embraces the idea of change and innovation. According  to its website, NUSL "seek[s] to amend traditional notions of what law can achieve." Its experiential Cooperative Legal Education Program allows law students to graduate with almost a full year of full-time legal work experience. Read More

The Law Deans: Timothy Fisher, UConn School of Law
Adam Banner - Saturday, June 10, 2017

Founded in 1921 as the Hartford College of Law, the UConn School of Law has become one of the leading law schools in the nation. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, UConn Law is considered one of the most beautiful law schools in the United States, and it boasts the largest law library in the world, listed as one of the 50 Most Amazing University Libraries in the world by Best Masters Programs. However, the school's facilities are only part of the allure. UConn School of Law offers a rich legal education. Opportunities include public service, first-year skills program, simulation courses, practice-based learning, individual and international externships, and 16 clinical programs. These clinical programs include the Asylum and Human Rights Clinic, the Center for Energy and Environmental Law, the Center for Children's Advocacy, Criminal Clinics, Intellectual Property and Entrepreneurship Law Clinic, Environmental Law Clinic, Mediation Clinic, U.S. Attorney's Clinic, State's Attorney Field Placement, and more. Read More

Uber Harassment Investigation: New Scapegoat for Silicon Valley Sexism?
Adam Banner - Friday, June 09, 2017

While Uber's firing of over twenty employees may not seem like a huge issue when you consider the company's wide-spread proliferation into almost every major city in the United States, the news could be indicative of a much larger problem Read More

The Law Deans: Vincent D. Rougeau, Boston College Law School
Adam Banner - Friday, May 26, 2017

Boston College Law School is recognized as a leading law school, being named among the top 30 law schools by US News. Established in 1929, BC Law was the first graduate program of Boston College. Since that time, it has grown to be widely recognized for providing a solid legal education that prepares lawyers for both the theory and practice of law. Experiential learning opportunities such as clinics, externships, advocacy programs, simulations, and public interest opportunities are available to provide hands-on, real-world learning experiences. Boston College Law boasts the Center for Experiential Learning, the Clough Center for the Study of Constitutional Democracy, the Curtin Center for Public Interest Law, the Rappaport Center for Law and Public Policy, and the Center for Human Rights and International Justice among its centers and initiatives available for law students. Read More

Court Compels Defendants to Reveal Passcodes in Sextortion Case
Adam Banner - Thursday, May 25, 2017

Remember when the federal government wanted to force Apple to create a backdoor that would circumvent the password protection on the iPhone of the San Bernadino shooter? Apple protested, saying that doing so would create a privacy nightmare for all of its customers. The federal government dropped the lawsuit, though, when a third party created a way to access the phone of Syed Rizwan Farook. Read More

The Law Deans: Michael T. Cahill, Rutgers Law School
Adam Banner - Wednesday, May 24, 2017

With two campuses in Newark and Camden, New Jersey, the unified Rutgers Law School is located in among the richest legal markets in the nation. New Jersey is one of the ten largest legal markets in the nation, and nearby Philadelphia and New York are two of the five largest markets. This provides law students with myriad educational and professional opportunities and real-world experience to help them thrive as practicing lawyers. Rutgers Law recognizes the evolving legal landscape and works diligently to revolutionize legal education to not only adapt to changing needs, but to create innovative solutions for equipping law students for the future of their profession. Read More

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