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Aspen Advisor Week in Review for September 20th, 2019

Aspen Advisor Week in Review for September 20th, 2019 random
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Check out this week’s collection of interesting articles related to distance learning, law professors, legal education and other recent legal news.

Bar Exam

Only Florida international students out-performed the gators, with nearly 96 percent passing.

 

Diversity

Nearly 165 years after the University of Mississippi School of Law first opened its doors, the school will have a female majority in the incoming class — for the first time in school history.

 

Law Professors

Emory remains committed to upholding the principles of equity, inclusion and respect that all members of our community embrace and value."

 

The number of law professors using Twitter has increased more than 500% since 2012, according to a new census.

 

Law School Students

Don’t let this article convince you that law school can be completely gamed with the right strategy.

 

Discussing the importance of doing practice questions and getting feedback on your writing in preparation for exams.

 

Legal Edcuation

Complaint alleges school developed a plan to artificially inflate its Bar exam passage rate.

 

Chicago now has its first and only public law school. John Marshall Law School has officially merged with the University of Illinois at Chicago.

 

ABA Journal News roundup

 

UF Law has partnered with international eDiscovery company Consilio to offer graduates unique opportunities to learn the business of eDiscovery and practice law.

 

Thomas Geraghty, Bluhm Legal Clinic director from 1976-2017, shares the history of the Clinic and its important role in legal education.

 

Other Legal News

Ari Kaplan recently spoke with David Schnurman, the founder and CEO of Lawline, a leading provider of continuing legal education, and the author of The Fast Forward Mindset: How to Be Fearless & Focused to Accelerate Your Success, published in 2019 by Highpoint Executive Publishing.

 

Prelaw

Beginning Sept. 21, the LSAT will be administered entirely digitally. This is a landmark moment for the test, which has been given on paper since its beginnings in 1948.