(Photo: Freepik Images) The fifth annual National HBCU Pre-Law Summit & Law Expo 2018, sponsored by AccessLex Institute, is scheduled Friday and Saturday at the Emory University School of Law. The summit is the only major national outreach event of its kind in the entire country focused on empowering and supporting students and alumni of historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) interested in pursuing the rigorous, demanding and obstacle-laden path of going to law school and becoming lawyers. “Our goal is that every attendee leave not just with critical information and resources, but, just as importantly, with a circle of support—peer accountability partners, and law student and lawyer contacts that they can start to build relationships with after the event to support them and help them navigate this challenging road ahead,” explained Attorney Evangeline Mitchell, the summit’s founder. “We will stress and constantly reiterate the … [Read more...] about Emory University School of Law to host fifth HBCU pre-law summit
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NEWS & NOTESOU College of Law to start online master’s degrees in AugustThe University of Oklahoma College of Law will offer its master of laws degrees in energy and natural resources and indigenous people’s law online in August, school officials announced.The master’s degree, or LL.M., is an advanced law certification that has global credibility. They are offered by United States and Canadian law schools for international students who wish to gain global credentials and for J.D. graduates who desire advanced legal study.OU Law’s master’s degree in energy and natural resources is designed for lawyers seeking more knowledge in the field of oil and gas and energy law. The LL.M. in indigenous people’s law delivers a comprehensive study of Indian law and focuses on natural resources, criminal jurisdiction, tribal courts, gaming law and the Indian Child Welfare Act.PSO awards grants to state, Tulsa-area robotics programsPublic Service Company of … [Read more...] about Business FYI: OU College of Law to offer online master’s degrees
Tamara Mukai Mazzei is hoping to have her family back together after her identical twin grandsons, Ryan and Ronald, were separated by the court when the siblings were a year old because of Ryan's special needs. Now 23, Ryan's two aunts and twin brother are hoping to get conservatorship. (Photo by Mindy Schauer, Orange County Register/SCNG) The Spicer mobile home in Romoland is where Sean and his husband Ryan live when Sean is not away as a truck driver. (Photo by Mindy Schauer, Orange County Register/SCNG) Ryan Morris and his grandmother, Tamara Mukai Mazzei, embrace after seeing each for the first time in 13 years during a July 2015 court hearing. (Photo courtesy of Monica Mukai) Ryan Morris and his grandmother, Tamara Mukai Mazzei, embrace after seeing each for the first time in 13 years during a July 2015 court hearing. (Photo courtesy of Monica Mukai) Ryan Morris with his aunt Monica Mazzei during a Christmas tree lighting in San Juan Capistrano. (Photo … [Read more...] about Part 1: Twins, divided: Is one man happily married or a victim of sexual abuse?
Nick Anderson, The Washington Post Published 10:52 am, Tuesday, February 20, 2018 Photo: Handout Photo Courtesy Of William & Mary By Stephen Salpukas Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 Katherine Rowe has been chosen to be the 28th president of the College of William & Mary. Katherine Rowe has been chosen to be the 28th president of the College of William & Mary. Photo: Handout Photo Courtesy Of William & Mary By Stephen Salpukas After 325 years, College of William & Mary names its first female president 1 / 1 Back to Gallery The College of William & Mary on Tuesday named an English literature scholar and senior administrator of a prominent women's college to become the first female president in the school's 325-year history. Katherine Rowe, provost and dean of faculty at Smith … [Read more...] about After 325 years, College of William & Mary names its first female president
Later this month, Supreme Court justices will hear a case involving Microsoft’s heated dispute with federal prosecutors over whether it must turn over data currently hosted in a storage facility in Ireland. At the heart of the legal dispute is whether U.S. courts can compel a company to turn over an individual’s data when it is held overseas. The case has drawn intense global interest, including more than a dozen legal briefs to the Supreme Court from abroad, in a sign that some parties believe a ruling may offer a future road map for the internet. The showdown is unfolding on several fronts. Bills put forth in both chambers of Congress this week would partially resolve disputes over law enforcement access to private data held across borders. The bipartisan bills would obligate service providers in “possession, custody, or control” of data to turn it over to prosecutors under certain conditions regardless of where in the world the material is stored. Still, … [Read more...] about As court weighs Microsoft case, rest of world feels a big stake in privacy ruling