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WMU ending partnership with Cooley Law School

Nov. 7, 2020 7:29 AM EST

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Western Michigan University is ending its partnership with Cooley Law School. Trustees voted Thursday to end the collaboration and wind things down over three years. The school won't have WMU in its name. The association began in 2013. “The affiliation with Cooley made sense...

West Virginia law students will staff voter hotline

Nov. 2, 2020 7:39 AM EST

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Students at the West Virginia University College of Law will help staff an election protection hotline this Election Day. The students will work with the West Virginia American Civil Liberties Union to help citizens overcome any roadblocks as they exercise their right to vote on...

Email error: Law school dean sends private bar exam results

Oct. 14, 2020 1:53 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The dean of South Carolina's largest law school is apologizing for forwarding an email that contained the names of students who failed the exam to become a lawyer and the confidential bar exam grades of every student. University of South Carolina School of Law Dean William Hubbard...

Fund created in memory of UGA law school's first Black grad

Oct. 10, 2020 6:00 PM EDT

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — The University of Georgia has established an endowment in memory of the law school's first Black graduate, who died in August. The Chester C. Davenport Memorial Endowment Fund will support scholarships and fellowships for incoming students in the School of Law who have graduated from...

Law school graduates worry amid delays in Florida Bar exam

Oct. 4, 2020 3:01 AM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — After Ivonne Antonian graduated from Florida A&M University’s law school in Orlando, she lined up a job at the Orange-Osceola Public Defender’s Office and was eager to begin her career as an attorney. But then the Florida Bar exam was delayed several times —...