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New U.S. News ranking category?

Law students at Regent University’s law school blow off steam playing intramural flag football. Not so weird, you might say, but these people really take this stuff seriously. There’s even a website where the team rankings are listed (the 3L ...

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U.Va. law students compare their tattoos

When Virginia Lawyers Weekly published its Dress Code Survey results back in July, a resounding 89 percent of poll-takers shook their heads at showing off tattoos. But a handful of University of Virginia law students recently dared to bare their ...

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Onward, Christian lawyers (access required)

Lynchburg’s Liberty University law school wants to be known not just as a law school with a Christian mission, but also as a law school producing lawyers who are ready to go to work. Celebrating the school’s full accreditation by ...

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Need a letter of recommendation? Watch who you ask.

College seniors working on their applications to law school should choose wisely when deciding who to ask for a letter of recommendation. With all the detail work needed for the rest of the application, the requests for recommendations might seem ...

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Law librarian at UR assumes national post (access required)

Law librarian Joyce Manna Janto knows where to keep her focus. As Deputy Director of the Law Library at the University of Richmond, Janto juggles all kinds of print and electronic resources. But she never forgets the end user who ...

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From One-L to 20-L: U.Va. law, 20 years on (access required)

How do you feel about your job today? How about yesterday? Last year? Surveys on lawyer job satisfaction tend to be snapshots of a particular moment. But a new study looks at one group of 360 lawyers, starting with the ...

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Liberty law school wins full accreditation

Six years after opening, Liberty University’s law school has been awarded full accreditation by the American Bar Association. Approval came Aug. 5 from the ABA Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar at the ABA’s ...

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Rotunda-GMU case settled

Former George Mason University law professor Kyndra Rotunda has settled the remaining claims in her sexual harassment lawsuit against the school and her former supervisor, Prof. Joseph Zengerle, reports the ABA Journal. Alexandria U.S. District Judge Leonie Brinkema dismissed most ...

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Rotunda lawsuit dismissed, almost

The only remaining claim in the wide-ranging sexual assault lawsuit filed by law professor Kyndra Rotunda against George Mason University is a state law count of assault and battery against her former supervisor, Prof. Joseph Zengerle. Alexandria U.S. District Judge ...

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UR student wins LeClairRyan Oliver Hill law scholarship (access required)

LeClairRyan has awarded its second annual LeClairRyan-Oliver W. Hill Scholarship to Qasim Rashid, a first-year law student at the University of Richmond. The $5,000 scholarship was established to recognize a student of color at a Virginia or Washington law school ...

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