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Law Firms

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Law Firm Updates for the Week of Nov 1

We’re back to update you on the latest news on the biggest and most influential law firms in Boston.

Nov 2, 2020

Law Schools

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2020 Survey Shows $165K Average Law Student Debt at Graduation

One in four recent law graduates have over $200,000 in student loan debt, and at least half have at least $100,000 in student loan debt.

Oct 30, 2020

Law Student Guides

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1Ls: Self-Care and Your Health During A Pandemic

We’ve tirelessly put together this guide to remind 1Ls to be mindful of their safety and health during the pandemic.

Oct 29, 2020

Government

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Kimberly S. Budd Nominated as Chief Justice of MA SJC

Justice Kimberly S. Budd will replace the late Ralph D. Gants as the first black Chief Justice of the Supreme Judicial Court in the court’s 328-year history.

Oct 28, 2020

Law Student Guides

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The 2020 Law School Guide to Success for Rising 1Ls

We’ve put together the most important tips to help lead you to success in your 1L year.

Oct 28, 2020

Government

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Senate Confirms Amy Coney Barrett as 103rd Supreme Court Justice

In a 52-48 vote, the senate has confirmed that Amy Coney Barrett will replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Monday, October 26th.

Oct 27, 2020

Law Firms

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Law Firm Updates for the Week of Oct 25

Many major law firms are making moves as the recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic continues onward,

Oct 26, 2020

Recruiting Events

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Networking Event: The BLG Annual Diversity Job Fair

Calling all law students, you can’t miss this important annual event! This a chance to interview virtually with most of the top law firms in Boston.

Oct 24, 2020

Law Student Guides

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Answering the Question: “Why BigLaw?”

OCIs are coming up. Here's some interview tips on landing your dream BigLaw job and on how to answer the most common trap question recruiters like to ask.

Oct 24, 2020

The Bar Exam

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A Whopping Total of 8 Examinees Passed the 2020 Idaho Bar Exam

You read it right. Eight examinees. Although depending on how you look at it, it can be a good thing.

Oct 23, 2020

Law Firms

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This Week in Law Firm News: Oct 18 Edition

Good news for a change for many major Massachusetts law firms since the pandemic in March.

Oct 21, 2020

Law Student Guides

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What’s A Gunner?

An in-depth look at the most annoying type of person you'll encounter in law school.

Oct 19, 2020

Government

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Everything You Need To Know About Amy Coney Barrett's Confirmation

The final days of Amy Coney Barrett's Supreme Court confirmation are upon us. Here's everything you need to know about her and the process.

Oct 17, 2020

The Bar Exam

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The Drama of the Online Bar Exam, the NCBE, and 2020 Bar Examinees

The remote Bar Exam was a complete and utter train wreck. What's worse, we could all see it coming and there was nothing we could do but watch.

Oct 7, 2020

Law Schools

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America’s Oldest Law School Selects A. Benjamin Spencer As The New Dean

The College of William & Mary has selected its first African American dean in the school’s 241-year history.

May 19, 2020

Lawwly Law Review

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When Technology Outpaces Law: Evaluating the Rapid Evolution of Media

Never before in the history of the United States have we experienced such a rapid expansion of new technologies. We summarize the history and overview of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act and provide a case study as well as recommendations for reform to catch up the law to technology.

May 11, 2020

Government

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MA BBO Announces Paltry Plan for Remote Bar Exam

2020 graduates face an egregious eight-week postponement to their careers.

Apr 25, 2020

Government

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Why ‘Stay At Home’ Orders Are Not Martial Law

Coronavirus isn't likely to lead to martial law in the United States, but the issue does raise an important lesson for us to learn.

Apr 19, 2020

Law Firms

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Ropes & Gray Provides COVID Pro Bono Support

A coalition of law firms, nonprofits, and government agencies led by Ropes & Gray launches a COVID Relief program to provide pro bono legal support.

Apr 14, 2020

Government

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US Supreme Court Hears Oral Arguments Via Telephone

In an extraordinary turn of events, the Justices said on Monday that they would adopt procedures to allow remote participation.

Apr 13, 2020

Law Firms

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Big Law Firms Adopt Drastic Pay Cuts Due to Pandemic

More pay cuts pile on as law firms struggle to stay afloat.

Apr 13, 2020

Law Firms

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Goulston & Storrs Announces New Real Estate Director

Rhian Cull joins Goulston as a new director of real estate.

Apr 12, 2020

Government

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Florida Judge Suspended for 5 Days After Inappropriate Footnotes

Judge Van Laningham is known for his lengthy and sharply written footnotes, but he may have gone too far this time.

Apr 10, 2020

Law Schools

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BCLS Cancels Commencement

Commencement for 2020 BCLS graduates has been cancelled indefinitely.

Apr 7, 2020

Law Schools

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ABA Approves Limited Practice for Law School Graduates

The ABA approved a resolution on Tuesday urging states to authorize limited practice for recent law graduates.

Apr 7, 2020

Technology

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Lawwly Developer Update: The FRE Learning Portal

We are very proud to announce our first web module release: The Federal Rules of Evidence Interactive Learning Portal.

Apr 2, 2020