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The Law Deans: Angela Felecia Epps, Florida A&M University College of Law
Adam Banner - Wednesday, November 30, 2016

The Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University College of Law is a recently re-established law school that has enjoyed tremendous growth and success since it was re-established in 2002. Florida A&M University College of Law is recognized as a tremendous value in legal education, with one of the lowest in-state and out-of-state tuition rates in Florida. But lower cost tuition does not equal value without the significant offerings the law school provides. The diversity efforts of the Florida A&M College of Law are recognized by . including U.S. News & World Report, National Jurist and On Being A Black Lawyer. The school offers both full-time and part-time scheduling, and prospective students may apply for either or both programs.
 The College of Law provides traditional curriculum that integrates intellectual and practical skills training and clinical and practical experiences. Read More

New Oklahoma Law Gives District Attorneys Discretion in Filing Felonies as Misdemeanors
Adam Banner - Thursday, November 24, 2016

The Oklahoma legislature passed a number of criminal justice reform bills which were subsequently signed into law last spring by Governor Mary Fallin. Many of the laws became effective on November 1 of this year. Read More

The Law Deans: Erin O'Hara O'Connor, Florida State University College of Law
Adam Banner - Thursday, November 17, 2016

The Florida State University College of Law is a nationally recognized law school, consistently ranked number one in the state and in the top 50 in the nation by entities including U.S. News & World Report, Business Insider, and Brian Leiter's Law School Reports. The FSU College of Law boasts ranking among the top law schools in the United States in terms of job placement. One reason for success in this area is the school's emphasis on a broad range of classroom and clinical experiences, including clinical externship programs and three "live-client" clinics. Read More

Despite Critical Audit, OK County Sheriff Re-Elected, Avoids Suspension
Adam Banner - Thursday, November 10, 2016

Last month, the results of an investigative audit into the financial dealings of Sheriff John Whetsel and the Oklahoma County Sheriff's Office were released. The audit showed several instances of what appear to be financial mismanagement and wrongdoing by Whetsel. Yet despite the calls of Whetsel's critics asking the sheriff to suspend himself, and despite one Oklahoma County Commissioner's vote to request Whetsel's suspension, the incumbent Sheriff not only kept his job, but he was re-elected as Oklahoma County sheriff. Read More


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