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Should law school accreditation be linked to the number of students who get "real law" jobs? [ABA Journal]
How not to do reputation management [American Lawyer]
How should global law firms prepare for the GDPR? [Big Law Business]
What to look for in the NAFTA negotiations. [Herbert Smith Freehills]
Meet Marcia Hoffman, the lawyer defending the man who stopped WannaCry [Forbes]
PwC fined $6.6 million, in the largest ever sanction issued by the UK's accounting regulator. [Big Law Business]
Whose moved where in BigLaw [BigLawBusiness]
For Profit Charlotte School of Law finally shuts [NewYorkTimes]
What to avoid when funding your studies [Forbes]
Vast majority of mergers in the first half of 2017 invovled small law firms. [Law]
Squire Patton Boggs guide to the recent (and vague) US sanctions [Squirepattonboggs]
Legal profession falls short in promoting lawyer wellbeing [Abajournal]
Should BIglaw move away from fixed fees? [Americanlawyer]
Further grumbling over how jobs law schools fund are disclosed [Biglawbusiness]
Justice department plans to investigate the use of affirmative action in universities and collages [The Press-Enterprise]
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“We have several very established women partners who are very supportive." – A Cooley associate on why the firm does so well in diversity.
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