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  Columbia Law : Academic Recognition
Established in 1923 by the Faculty of Law, in memory of James Kent who, in 1793, became the first Professor of Law at Columbia College, and was an inspiration for the establishment of legal education at Columbia.
Established in 1946 by the Faculty of Law, in memory of Harlan Fiske Stone, Law 1898, Lecturer in Law 1899-1903, Adjunct Professor of Law 1903_1905, Professor and Dean of the Faculty of Law 1910_1924, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court 1925_1941, and Chief Justice of the United States 1941_1946.
Established in 1953 by R. Leffingwell '02, in honor of Young B. Smith '12, Dean of the Faculty of Law from 1927 to 1952 and Chancellor Kent Professor of Law from 1930 to 1958.
www.law.columbia.edu /academics/registrar/Acad_Recog   (1340 words)

  
  Law (academic) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
While Law is a part of society, the academic study of law, both as a science, that is, jurisprudence, and by students preparing to be lawyers is taught in the United States at specialized postgraduate law schools.
The education of a lawyer is partly taken up with general principles of law and partly with the laws and procedures of the jurisdiction the law school is located in, that information being necessary for passing the bar in a specific jurisdiction.
Law is an undergraduate degree mainly in civil law countries.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Law_(academic)   (310 words)

  
 UHLC - Health Law Academic
Law Center students may take graduate courses in other departments of the University of Houston and are encouraged to participate in campuswide affairs.
Second- and third-year law students in good standing at an ABAaccredited law school are eligible to apply to spend a semester at the UH Law Center to enroll in a semester of health law courses and participate in the Health Law Clinic.
J.D./PH.D. The UH Law Center, in conjunction with the Institute for the Medical Humanities at The University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, gives students the opportunity to receive both a law degree (J.D.) and a doctorate in medical humanities (Ph.D.) in five to six years.
www.law.uh.edu /healthlaw/academic.html   (1401 words)

  
 Suffolk University Law School : Academic Programs : Concentrations
The Law School was one of the first schools in the country to develop academic concentrations and it continues to be innovative in its commitment to inclusion of the concentrations in its legal education program.
Suffolk's academic concentrations were created and approved by the faculty to complement and build upon the Law School's broad and basic legal curriculum.
No adverse notation is made on a graduating student's Law School transcript if the student opts not to complete the concentration or does not meet the concentration's requirements.
www.law.suffolk.edu /academic/conc.cfm   (720 words)

  
 UNL College of Law - Academic Regulations
Grade point averages are computed four times during the student's law school career in order to determine the student's eligibility to continue and to graduate.
To receive College of Law credit, a student must earn a grade of B or better in graduate courses and a grade of C or better in courses taken at other ABA-approved law schools.
A student who is academically ineligible to continue at the College of Law may apply to the College of Law faculty for readmission.
law.unl.edu /inside.asp?d=academic-regulations   (1102 words)

  
 NYU School of Law - Furman Academic Fellows
The Furman Academic Fellowship is available to graduates of the New York University School of Law who are actively pursuing an academic career.
The Fellowship is open to NYU School of Law graduates with the strongest credentials, who already have made substantial progress toward developing a scholarly agenda.
Academic Fellows receive a stipend, anticipated to be around $40,000 for the coming academic year, as well as subsidized housing, a conference and book allotment, and space to work in the Law School.
www.law.nyu.edu /programs/furman   (347 words)

  
 Law - Northumbria University, UK   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The School of Law at the University of Northumbria is the largest law department in the North of England.
With almost 70 full-time academic staff it has a strong commitment to legal teaching and research and this was reflected in the "Excellent" rating received by the School from the Higher Education Funding Council for England.
In addition, the School is authorised by both the Law Society and the Bar Council to run the only exempting Four Year LLB degree in the United Kingdom, a course exempting graduates from the need for further professional vocational training.
northumbria.ac.uk /sd/academic/law   (332 words)

  
 Pre Law - Academic Majors - Undergraduate Admissions   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Law school admission offices typically are not interested so much in specific majors as they are in having students with critical reasoning skills and excellent communication skills.
Law school may seem like a long way off to an undergraduate, but when it comes to getting into the juris doctor program of your choice, the earlier you start to plan, the better.
Annual law school open house featuring faculty from the Capital University Law School, as well as current law school students and former Capital undergraduates who were in the pre-law program.
www.capital.edu /prosp/ug/admprelawfact.htm   (1051 words)

  
 Seton Hall Law School - Academic Standards and Procedures
Each student is required to maintain satisfactory academic standing, defined in terms of both the minimum GPA required and the maximum number of D, D+, or F grades permitted.
Students at academic risk may be warned of their status by the Dean of Students, and may be required to take specific courses in addition to the requirements for graduation.
A student placed on academic probation subject to suspension or dismissal or to any other requirements, such as refraining from extracurricular activities, summer study abroad or clinics or, in the case of a full-time student, from engaging in any outside employment, may petition the Academic Credentials Committee for relief.
law.shu.edu /administration/registrar_bursar/academic_standards_and_procedures/academic_standards_and_procedures.htm   (651 words)

  
 University of Chicago Law School > Academic counselors
The Academic Counselors are available to meet individually with students to discuss academic issues, including study methods, class preparation, outlining, and exam writing skills.
Her first summer in law school she worked at the U.N. International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda in Tanzania, and for her second summer she worked at the national Women's Rights Project at the ACLU in New York City.
In law school, Linda has been involved in BLSA, was a member of the Faculty Appointments Committee, and was a semi-finalist in the 2005 Hinton Moot Court Competition.
www.law.uchicago.edu /students/academic_counselors.html   (692 words)

  
 Wayne State University Law School - Academic Services
Whether you are coming to law school directly from college or are here after advanced graduate education and years of employment experience, the first year of legal education will be a unique journey.
Law students benefit from working and socializing with peers, participating in the planning of a panel discussion, or partaking of a workshop with current members of the bench and bar.
Although the Bar Exam is taken after completing law school, planning for application and preparation process and expense should begin after students finish their first year of legal study.
www.law.wayne.edu /current/academic_services.html   (1060 words)

  
 University of West Los Angeles School of Law | Academic Standards   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The School of Law has developed and implements academic standards which comport with the mandate and policies of the State Bar of California and its Committee of Bar Examiners and the School's accrediting agencies.
The School of Law awards the Juris Doctor Degree to students who satisfactorily complete a minimum of 85 semester units of law study, including all required courses, with a cumulative grade point average of 2.00 on the 4.00 scale and who have met all other residency and scholastic requirements.
The School of Law complies with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), which dictates how and when student records may be made available to third parties.
www.uwla.edu /law/academic-standards.html   (658 words)

  
 Law Center - Academic Policies
Changes in classification must be requested in writing to the Law Center's Associate Dean for Student Life prior to registration for the semester in which the change is to take effect.
After completing 45 semester hours of law school courses with an acceptable grade point average, a student may petition the Law Center's Associate Dean for Student Life to take up to 12 semester hours of graduate credit.
Because the practice of law consists of diverse types of activities, the Law Center maintains a program of electives available for second- and third-year students.
www.uh.edu /grad_catalog/2002/law/law_policies.html   (791 words)

  
 University of Chicago Law School > Academic culture
Learning the law at Chicago is a collaborative venture between faculty and students that begins in the classroom but extends far beyond it.
It grows out of our conviction that the law does not exist in a vacuum; we can understand the law and legal methods only if we understand both how the law affects the behavior of the society it governs and how the law reflects the values of that society.
While Law and Economics was the first interdisciplinary field for which the Law School became famous, our curriculum demonstrates that students and faculty forge ahead in many other disciplines as well.
www.law.uchicago.edu /Life/culture.html   (1293 words)

  
 Pre-Law Academic Program
Law schools seek students who excel in writing and speaking skills and who demonstrate ability to think analytically, logically and creatively.
Law schools expect students in their undergraduate work to cultivate an understanding of the cultural underpinnings of the social and political environment in which the law operates.
Students interested in international law are strongly encouraged to take an additional year of a foreign language beyond the general education requirement.
www.drury.edu /multinl/story.cfm?ID=11484&NLID=143   (193 words)

  
 University of Tennessee College of Law: Code of Academic Conduct
The Code of Academic Conduct establishes and provides a system for the enforcement of minimum standards of integrity, fairness, equal opportunity, and professionalism in the conduct of academic pursuits at The University of Tennessee College of Law.
If the student is unable to resolve the penalty with the instructor and the Dean, he/she may appeal the penalty to the Academic Review Board by notifying the Dean within seven calendar days of receipt of written notice of the penalty from the instructor.
The burden of proof rests with the University to establish by a preponderance of the evidence that the accused has committed the alleged act of academic dishonesty for which the penalty was imposed.
www.law.utk.edu /academic/classes/currstucodeacacond.htm   (3791 words)

  
 UWLS Asian Law Center - Academic Programs - Visiting Scholar Program
Visiting Scholars are expected to present their research to the Law School community near the end of their term in an oral presentation and scholarly paper.
Law Courses: Attend law courses and seminars as an observer with permission of the individual instructor.
All international Visiting Scholars are welcome to participate in the Summer Institute in Transnational Law and Practice at the University of Washington School of Law for an additional fee.
www.law.washington.edu /asianLaw/teach/visit.html   (1309 words)

  
 UWLS Asian Law Center - Academic Programs - LL.M.
This is a demanding requirement, but one that gives students an opportunity to master a comparative aspect of U.S. law and the law of their own jurisdiction.
Students who do not have a first degree in law but who have passed the bar exam and are practicing lawyers in their own country are usually deemed to have J.D. or LL.B. equivalence for the purposes of admission to this program.
Applicants to the Asian and Comparative Law LL.M. from the United States, Europe or Australasia must be proficient in an Asian language or a language in which original research on Asian law can be conducted, at a level equivalent to that received in a third-year college course.
www.law.washington.edu /asianLaw/Teach/llm.html   (975 words)

  
 The University of Montana School of Law Academic Program
The joint program in law and business administration allows students to take advantage of the real world need for a combination of business and law and to complete their J.D. and M.B.A. in a shorter period of time than would be required if the degrees were taken consecutively without the joint program.
If you wish to pursue a joint degree program, please notify the Associate Dean of the School of Law as soon as you decide to do so, but in no case later than the beginning of your second year of law school.
Law students must notify the School of Law's Academic Standards Committee of which M.B.A. courses they plan to take for law credit the semester before they take the course(s).
www.umt.edu /law/acadprog/MBA.htm   (461 words)

  
 Law School Academic Support Blog
Even so, like most law students, she will hang in and graduate; and, like most law students, she'll maintain through it all a genuine desire to be a good lawyer, whatever her grades and whatever her rank.
After working in academic support for a while, I have concluded that a student’s performance in the first year legal writing class may not be an indicator of how well that student will perform on exams.
Have a law school study group to look at issues for the specific law school with members on all sides of the issue and with student, faculty and administrative input.
lawprofessors.typepad.com /academic_support   (8363 words)

  
 RWU School of Law - Academic Support   (Site not responding. Last check: )
A course summary (often referred to an "outline" by law students and professors) is a personal compilation of the essentials of a course.
Students are introduced to the concept that the higher orders of thinking associated with lawyering demand focus and concentration — and that to achieve the life/time balance essential for maximum focus and concentration, law students and lawyers need to exercise their executive management capabilities to the utmost.
If you want to develop a facility for clearly applying the law you have studied to new facts, the best way to do it is to practice at it." These November simulations provide students with opportunities to take exams under actual examination conditions — examinations questions written by their own professors.
law.rwu.edu /CurrentS/AcademicS.htm   (498 words)

  
 USC Law: Academic Support Program   (Site not responding. Last check: )
As is true for all advice regarding law school performance, if your individual faculty have recommended specific resources or approaches, you should use those resources or approaches rather than the ones listed here.
It is common for first-year law students to seek guidance in learning the new language and analytic skills that confront them as they begin law school.
This short and practical book provides helpful guidance regarding the sources of law, the stages of trial and the bases of appeal, reading cases and casebooks, and preparing for exams.
lawweb.usc.edu /asp/pages/resources.html   (669 words)

  
 GSU College of Law :: News :: Academic Enrichment Program
The College of Law is sponsoring an Academic Enrichment Program to assist students who may experience academic difficulty.
While the program is open to all law students, its purpose is to assist students who may be at risk of not remaining in good standing.
Each tutor is a second or third-year law student who performed well in the course the he or she is tutoring.
law.gsu.edu /news/view.php?id=125&version=   (216 words)

  
 Chapman University - Law - Academic Programs
The required curriculum also grounds students in corporations and federal income taxation, constitutional law, evidence and professional responsibility.
Skills training is the practical, experiential component of your education, where you begin to acquire the skills essential to the practice of law.
Through Chapman’s academic externship program, you can augment your classroom experience in real-world legal settings, giving you experience you can take with you into the job market.
www.chapman.edu /law/programs/default.asp   (306 words)

  
 American Association of Law Schools Academic Support Section
The AALS is a non-profit association of 162 law schools.
The purpose of the association is "the improvement of the legal profession through legal education." It serves as the learned society for law teachers and is legal education's principal representative to the federal government and to other national higher education organizations and learned societies.
The Academic Support Section is an interest group composed of members of the faculty and professional staff of AALS member schools and others who may join as associate members of the section.
www.law.umkc.edu /faculty/profiles/glesnerfines/asp/about.htm   (283 words)

  
 NYU School of Law - Academic Careers Program
ACP is designed to help prepare members of the New York University School of Law community for careers in law teaching.
A growing number of NYU School of Law students, alumni, and other Law School affiliates, such as NYU School of Law fellows and acting assistant professors, intend to pursue careers in academia.
Students and other current members of the law school community, such as fellows or acting assistant professors, will need their NYU Net ID and password to access the registration form.
its.law.nyu.edu /acp/content   (198 words)

  
 Stetson Law -- ACADEMIC PROBATION
A student who has attempted 30 or more credit hours will be excluded if he or she fails to maintain a cumulative grade point average of 2.0 at the end of each subsequent semester and/or summer session.
As in the past, two semesters in a row with one or more "X" grades will result in the academic exclusion of the student, regardless of his or her overall C.G.P.A. All transfer students fall under the same rules as our original students.
As has been the past interpretation, when the catalog says a student will be excluded when failing "more that one half work attempted," that means credit hours, not courses.
www.law.stetson.edu /registrar/probation.htm   (219 words)

  
 EFF: Computers & Academic Freedom   (Site not responding. Last check: )
This is an on-line collection of general academic freedom statements.
This is a directory of book references related to Computers and Academic Freedom or mentioned in the CAF discussion.
This is an on-line collection of law related to computers and academic freedom.
www.eff.org /Censorship/Academic_edu/CAF   (690 words)

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