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Law grads have grown skeptical of a JD's value

The so-called “Great Recession” is over, but law graduates are still feeling the negative effects of that economic downturn.

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Fulton County Jail

Bail was $500, money he didn't have. Atlanta faces calls for change.

In 2016, at least 890 people were transferred from the city of Atlanta to the Fulton County jail after failing to make bail, the Southern Center for Human Rights found.

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Tension in the ecosystem: will the practice of law ever be the same?

There is an undisputable tension in the legal ecosystem. How do you explain it?

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James Duff

After Kozinski scandal, Federal judiciary to review courthouse conduct rules

At the request of Chief Justice Roberts, James Duff will head up a group of judges and court employees to evaluate the judiciary's codes of conduct and procedures for investigating inappropriate behavior.

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Lawyers and technology: frenemies or collaborators?

The relationship between lawyers and technology is complicated.

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In the U.K., female law students outnumber males two-to-one for the first time ever

The number of women who have accepted a place to study law this academic year is more than double the number of men who have done the same.

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