After three years of law school, ten weeks of bar prep and two grueling days in the Baltimore Convention Center, I was relieved – to have the bar behind me (for now, at least- fingers crossed!). But the next emotion was one of frustration. Not at how I did, because I felt
On Saturday June 11, 2016, the Board of Governors of the ABA approved changes to the Association’s CLE Policy. For many years, the ABA had an aspirational policy which provided that all entities of the ABA, when sponsoring or co-sponsoring a program, would have diversity on its panels. Unfortunately, in
The Seattle Legal Tech Startup Weekend, a weekend-long hackathon, was premised on the idea that technological disruption to the legal industry couldn’t come fast enough.
The start of the second semester of my final year of law school well underway and my list of to-do's growing ever longer: reading for class, journal editing, document drafting for my externship, applying for graduation – and that's only in my law school bubble. But the one to-do that I've
The Law Student Division has heard you. Legal employment is still incredibly competitive for recent law graduates and third-year students, and we’re looking at how we — as your voice in the ABA — can better serve you and advocate for you. We’ve heard that you want — in fact, need
A proposal to revise or eliminate a ban on student compensation for internships—advocated by the Law Student Division for more than two years—was removed from consideration by the ABA House of Delegates at the annual meeting in August. Instead, the ABA Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar announced
Soon-to-be law school graduates are getting ready to gear up for the bar exam in just a few months, and younger law students are beginning to focus on what state or region they may want to practice in. While you do so, it’s important to note that the Uniform Bar
The Law News, published by Washington & Lee University School of Law, won the ABA Law Student Division’s Law School Newspaper Award for the second year in a row at the Annual Meeting in Boston this past August. Even though the newspaper existed for 41 years, former Editor in Chief Howard