Law students have leveraged their legal training to pursue relief for tenants and prisoners confined during the pandemic. While some have worked though their law schools’ clinical programs or local legal aid societies, others have teamed up directly with local attorneys engaged in pro bono
Many attorneys who want flexibility and freedom have turned to freelancing for meaningful, substantial legal work. Opportunities for freelance legal work have even increased recently as law firms suddenly needed help in both litigation and transactional work—especially as courts opened up after COVID-19-related closures.
A recently released national survey of law student perceptions and experiences on issues of diversity and inclusiveness revealed that law schools have more work to do if they want to make all of their students feel valued. This year’s
Several innovative new part-time J.D. programs have expanded distance-learning options for working professionals and parents. In addition to the new weekend-based programs at at Loyola University Chicago School of Law,
As legal education continues to evolve, several law schools have altered their part-time JD programs to expand access for working students and parents. Among the most innovative new programs are those at Loyola University Chicago School
A tweet during the pandemic resulted in law students and paralegals volunteering more than 2,500 hours of their time for others.
Abrupt law school closures in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic have resulted in both challenges and opportunities for law students. As the coronavirus began to spread in the United States, universities sent law students home, seeking to to slow the virus’s spread. I