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2014-09-09 12:34:23

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In perfect step with cicayda's premium delivery of software and services in eDiscovery, cicayda announces the opening of the eDiscovery Institute & Review Center at Samford University's Cumberland School of Law in Birmingham, Alabama. The eDiscovery Institute & Review Center marks an historic, immediate step into the future of legal education and a better managed review opportunity for corporations and law firms needing outsourced...

2014-04-08 23:02:50

The founders of TestMax, in collaboration with The Law School 100, have recently re-launched Law School Top 100, a free iOS app that prospective law students can use to compare and evaluate the top law schools in the nation. Venice, CA (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 Law School Top 100 is a free iOS app that has been redesigned and re-launched by the founders of TestMax and The Law School 100. The newest version of Law School Top 100 provides prospective law students with an alternative to more...

2012-02-13 08:00:00

Abraham Lincoln University will attend the Council of College and Military Educators Symposium from February 13-16 in Orlando, FL. ALU will be getting the word out about the military friendly online JD degree program. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) February 13, 2012 Abraham Lincoln University, a military friendly online distance learning law school, nationally accredited by the Distance Education and Training Council (DETC), will attend the Council of College and Military Educators (CCME) annual...

2011-05-04 07:25:00

NEW YORK, May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Adam Smith, Esq., a management consulting firm to the global legal industry, today announced the launch of JD Match (http://JDMatch.com), the first-ever online recruiting service designed to address the dysfunctional law student hiring process. The service is membership based, open to all law students, law firms and law schools in the U.S. The new online solution uses a proprietary matching algorithm and other features to pair firms' preferred...

2011-04-25 14:59:09

Dire predictions of impending doom for the future of legal education should be taken with a healthy dose of skepticism, says a University of Illinois business law expert. Law professor Larry E. Ribstein says both law schools and the legal profession are going through a period of change that will be rough for some, but will also open the door to new opportunities for others. "I think the horizon for what you can do with a legal education hasn't shrunk, but has actually expanded," said...

2011-04-20 00:00:28

Six law school deans have agreed to begin a joint conversation on how law schools can collaborate to use technology more effectively and expansively in legal education. New York, NY (Vocus/PRWEB) April 18, 2011 The deans of the Australian National University College of Law, IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law, the University of Miami School of Law, New York Law School, the University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law, and Southwestern Law School have agreed to begin a joint conversation on...

2011-02-17 13:00:00

NOIDA, India, Feb. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- IIT Kharagpur, the first of the world-renowned IITs (Indian Institute of Technology) and one of the most coveted higher education Institutes in India, has decided to accept LSAT scores for international students (and LSAT--India scores for candidates from India) for admissions to its 3 year LL. B. Program in Intellectual Property Laws. LSAT® is the standardized test designed for law school admissions by the Law School Admission...

2009-02-02 09:39:14

Law schools trapped by rankings, according to new sociological researchEducational rankings such as those produced by U.S. News & World Report have an inescapable impact on law schools, according to research published in the February issue of the American Sociological Review, the flagship journal of the American Sociological Association."Rankings have become deeply embedded in law schools, commanding attention, resources and interventions," said Michael Sauder, assistant professor of...

2008-09-12 18:15:00

By WALTER E. WILLIAMS Last week's column demonstrated the harm, suffered by black students, that results from law school race-based admission policies. The bottom line was that black students who might have done well at lower-tier law schools were recruited to more highly competitive law schools and turned into failures. One might be tempted to place the full blame for such callousness on deans of law schools, but the true villain is the American Bar Association. The American Bar...

2008-09-10 09:00:37

By Walter Williams Last week's column demonstrated the harm, suffered by black students, that results from law school race-based admission policies. The bottom line was that black students who might have done well at lower-tier law schools were recruited to more highly competitive law schools and turned into failures. One might be tempted to place the full blame for such callousness on deans of law schools, but the true villain is the American Bar Association. The American Bar Association...


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  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
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