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Syrian refugees to receive law school scholarships

Roger Williams University School of Law will provide two Syrian refugees full-ride scholarships… Read more in The National Law Journal.

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UT Austin

Not only elite law schools offer great returns on investment

More law school graduates, laden with six-figure debt, have been questioning whether their investment in a degree that comes with such a hefty tuition price tag pays off with a highly paid job. Read more in The New York Times.

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Idaho Legal Aid launches new communications service

Need legal advice, but can’t afford a lawyer? Idaho Legal Aid Services can help with its new interactive communication system. Read more at

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Hon. Goodwin Liu

Few Asian-Americans hold top legal jobs, study says

A new study...finds Asian Americans are well-represented among the nation’s attorneys, but still missing from leadership positions in the legal profession. Read more at The Associated Press.

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Lady Justice

With U.S. democracy in crisis, suddenly it’s “Thank God for the Lawyers”

Our democracy is in crisis. For the first time, the Economist magazine has downgraded the U.S. in its ‘Democracy Index’… Read more in Forbes.

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cold comfort

Robots could be given legal status as 'electronic persons' in Europe...

Robots could be given legal status as “electronic persons”, under new plans being considered by the European Parliament. Read more in the Daily Mirror.

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