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Jefferson would have approved

Work on the new Thomas Jefferson School of Law in California has come to a temporary halt with discovery of the remains of an ancient mammoth.  The creature died some 500,000 years ago at a site in what is now ...

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Prof. Martin picked for Homeland Security post

The Obama administration has tabbed U.Va. law professor David A. Martin for principal deputy general counsel of the Department of Homeland Security. Martin will be the second-highest ranking lawyer among the 1,700 attorneys at the department, according to the U.Va. ...

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UR law students win mock trial competition

A University of Richmond law school team took top prize at the National Labor and Employment Mock Trial Competition in Chicago last weekend, the school reports.  Sixty-nine teams competed. Team members Jeannine Panzera, Scott Jones, Kristen Wright and Hank Gates ...

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Regent moot team returns with honors

The strong appellate advocacy program at Regent’s law school has struck again, returning from a national competition with a second place trophy and a best oralist honor for one of its participants. Law students Lindsey Powdrell and Elizabeth Fabick carried ...

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Alito, Grisham to speak at U.Va. conference

The 10th Annual Conference on Public Service and the Law will be held Jan. 30 and 31 at the University of Virginia law school. The program will feature both U.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel A. Alito Jr. and author John ...

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Law school to host radio talk show

A radio studio at Liberty University’s law school will be the headquarters for a one-hour daily talk show hosted by law school dean Mat Staver. In addition to running the law school in Lynchburg, Staver serves as chairman of Liberty ...

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Clerkship blog launches

The University of Virginia law school is hosting a blog just for law students hoping to land a judicial clerkship.  Much of the advice on the first post at The ‘Shipping News would be well taken by anyone looking for ...

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Recipe for a happy law career: avoid big firms

The U.Va. law school class of 1990 has been under a microscope, of sorts.  Now we get the lab report. A newly-released study of job and life satisfaction for the law class showed that both career satisfaction and life satisfaction ...

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Reveley is the man

W. Taylor Reveley III is no longer interim president at the College of William and Mary. The college’s board of visitors decided yesterday to forego a national search to fill the position and named Reveley to head the school for ...

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UR law professor wins Fulbright scholarship

University of Richmond law professor Joel B. Eisen will be a Fulbright Scholar at the China University of Political Science and Law in Beijing next spring. A graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology andStanford University law school, Eisen has ...

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