“Why Columbia Did the Right Thing When It Offered to Defer Exams” (The National Jurist)

Findings from the 2014 administration of the Law School Survey of Student Engagement (LSSSE) illustrate this trend. Students who reported that their law school provided the support they needed to cope with non-academic responsibilities were more likely to feel their law school aided their acquisition of job-related skills and knowledge, including improving their writing, speaking, and critical thinking skills.

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3rd Annual Educating Tomorrow’s Lawyers Conference, day 2, pm session 2

Next up, Aaron N. Taylor, on Using Existing data, He’s Director of the Law School Survey of Student Engagement (LSSSE). Aaron asked some key questions about ethics , and whether we are fostering environments that enhance respect and democratic engagement. Existing data, he said, is key, and we should use it as much as possible.

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Speaker Series Begins with Director of Global Legal Profession

Indiana University Maurer School of Law William D. Henderson visited Texas A&M University School of Law to speak to students and faculty about the legal employment market Sept. 3 and 4. Henderson was named one of the most influential people in legal education by National Jurist magazine.

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William Henderson at Elon Law shares new research on value of experiential learning for students

At the Second National Symposium on Experiential Education in Law, held June 13-15 at Elon Law, William Henderson, one of the most influential people in American legal education, presented research linking enhanced student outcomes to a coordinated, sequenced and experience-based model of legal education.

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Satisfied Law Students

Landing a job right out of law school is a challenge many recent graduates experience. Despite the gradual decline in the overall employment rate for those students, 92 percent in 2007, and 85 percent in 2012, law students in their final year still said they are satisfied with the overall law school experience, according to a new survey.

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