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  • Top Civil Legal Issues Trial Lawyers And Their Clients Face

    According to Pew research, in approximately 3 out of 4 civil cases in America, at least one side will not have legal representation. In cases where an individual is up against an institution, the institution secures legal representation while the individual does not – almost 90% of the time. Facing countless barriers to justice, from poverty…

  • Trump’s Hush Money Trial: How Would A Verdict Affect The 2024 Election?

    Jurors hearing the first-ever criminal trial of a former U.S. president could render their verdict in Donald Trump’s hush money case as soon as next week, with potentially big implications for the 2024 White House race. Trump has pleaded not guilty to 34 counts of falsifying business records to cover up a payment that bought…

  • Elon Musk May Testify Again In SEC’s Twitter Takeover Probe

    On Thursday, a federal judge indicated a willingness to compel Elon Musk to testify again in the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s investigation into his $44 billion takeover of Twitter. Lawyers for the billionaire appeared in a San Francisco courtroom on Thursday to urge U.S. District Judge Jacqueline Scott Corley to decide against the SEC,…

  • A Lawmaker Proposed A Bill That Would Ban DEI In Medical Schools. Doctors Say It Could Roll Back Progress Toward Improving Black Maternal Health

    Dr. Versha Pleasant, a clinical assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Michigan Medical School, has dedicated her career to addressing racial health disparities affecting Black mothers. She developed a curriculum that delves into the history of racism in obstetrics and gynecology in the United States, including the unethical practices of doctors…

  • As The US Moves To Reclassify Marijuana As A Less Dangerous Drug, Could More States Legalize It?

    As the U.S. government moves toward reclassifying marijuana as a less dangerous drug, there may be little immediate impact in the dozen states that have not already legalized cannabis for widespread medical or recreational use by adults. But advocates for marijuana legalization hope a federal regulatory shift could eventually change the minds — and votes…

  • LSAT Prep Programs Offering Discounts for Fee Waiver Students

    How do you apply to law school for free or little to nothing? Applying to law school can be very expensive, and you might not realize that there are ways to get fees for your LSAT prep waived. The first step to finding discounted LSAT prep is often through getting an LSAC Fee Waiver. Make…

  • Applying to Law School with ADHD

    If you’re someone who has attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), you might be wondering how to actually stay organized in the law school application process. How do you get through this process even when you know our ADHD superpower starts superpowering?  According to Forbes, an estimated 8.7 million adults have ADHD. Approximately 366.3 million adults…

  • Do the 2024 Law School Rankings Matter?: A Conversation with Mike Spivey

    If you’re in tune with the law school admissions world, you know that when the law school rankings come out each spring, it’s a big deal. But should it be?  When it comes to law school admissions, rankings have long been a significant factor influencing applicants’ decisions. As long as I’ve been in admissions, however,…

  • Paying for Law School: Scholarships to Apply to in May 2024

    As the May scholarship deadlines rapidly approach and fresh opportunities arise, navigating the realm of financial aid can seem overwhelming. However, fear not, as we’re here to offer guidance. Especially for BIPOC and first-generation students, there are numerous resources available to alleviate the financial obstacles that may hinder their path to law school. At Barrier…

  • How A Hush Money Scandal Tied To A Porn Star Led To Trump’s First Criminal Trial

    It was the kind of tawdry tale that Donald Trump might have relished before politics: a porn actor claiming they had had sex. But on the eve of the 2016 presidential election, Trump feared the story, which he says is false, would cost him votes. So, prosecutors say, he arranged to pay Stormy Daniels to…