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NAACP Legal Defense Fund Names Inaugural Marshall-Motley Scholars

On the anniversary of the landmark Brown v. Board of Education decision in May, the NAACP Legal Defense Fund (LDF) announced the names of...

Upcoming Bar Exam Changes Could Boost Diversity in the Legal...

In January 2021, the National Conference of Bar Examiners’ (NCBE) Board of Trustees approved proposed reforms to the bar exam that include using an...

Law Schools Commit to Furthering Anti-Racist Training, Addressing Inequity

Law schools, perhaps more than any other institutions in higher education, are in a unique position to address structural racism and effect meaningful societal...

Advocating for America’s Overlooked Areas

Lisa Pruitt, JD, PhD, the Martin Luther King Jr. Professor of Law at the University of California, Davis (UC Davis) School of Law, has...

Advocates for Native American Rights Push Law Schools to Expand Indigenous...

On June 1, the U.S. Supreme Court announced a unanimous landmark decision on tribal sovereignty by granting tribal police the right to investigate and...

Law Schools Support Criminal Justice Reform by Empowering Inmates

May 2020 marked the first time in the Law School Admission Test’s (LSAT) 73-year history that law school hopefuls could complete the exam from...

Law Students Learn to Represent the Underrepresented

Gaining hands-on experience is a critical part of becoming an effective lawyer, which is why many law schools around the nation offer clinical programs...

Cornell Law School Makes Innovative Website Accessible to All

The Cornell University Law School’s Legal Information Institute (LII) is a nonprofit that promotes open access to legal documents and research and is based...

Law Students Serve as the Frontline of Protection for the Undocumented

Kathryn Redmond, JD, spent spring break of her final year of law school in a San Antonio bus station. As a student volunteer with...