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New High-Tech Way to Choose a Law School Debuts

The program from AccessLex Institute uses an in-depth questionnaire to help aspiring law students identify the law schools that align most closely with their career goals, their financial priorities, and their preferred locale and lifestyle.

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Utah Supreme Court Justice Deno Himonas

Momentum is building to fix our legal system. Let’s seize it.

We like to say we are all equal under the law. And in terms of our rights, that may be true, but it’s flat wrong when it comes to access to justice. What unites people, from poor to upper-middle class, is the fact that the vast majority muddle through all of this without any legal help.

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The Highest Court in the Land

Supreme Court Enjoys Majority Approval at Start of New Term

54% of Americans approve of job Supreme Court is doing. 73% of Republicans, 38% of Democrats approve. 47% satisfied with court's ideology, 33% say it's too conservative.

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Wrongly Convicted

Wrongly Convicted, They Had to Choose: Freedom or Restitution

Prosecutors are adopting strategies to keep from having to pay for mistakes.

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Breyer, Walk With Me

At the Supreme Court, Where Are the Women Advocates?

“General counsels are afraid of their boards. They’re big cases, right? You’re not going to get yelled at if you pick a former solicitor general," one appellate advocate says.

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What's A Lawyer Now? Law's Shift From Practice To Skill

I asked a first-year student what being a lawyer meant to him. His response: “I regard law as a skill. I plan to leverage my legal training and meld it with my passion for business, technology, and policy. For me, law is not about practice.”

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