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Alli Gerkman
Supreme court justice Michael Eakin, who is standing for retention in November, has so far raised $427,000 to keep his seat. Even though the race is uncontested, his campaign may be preparing for a last-minute attack. (Pennsylvania judges are first chosen in partisan elections and stand for retention for subsequent...
Alli Gerkman
Law School Transparency reports that 15 more law schools will find themselves in litigation with recent graduates who claim that the schools misrepresented job placement statistics and violated state consumer protection laws.
Alli Gerkman
A subcommittee of the judicial branch in Connecticut is reviewing whether the state's evaluation system, which includes surveys to jurors and attorneys, is achieving its goal. The subcommittee is considering ways to revise the existing questionnaire. Click here to read the article.
Alli Gerkman
State legislatures are increasingly eyeing court budgets as they try to make deep cuts into their budgets, leaving state courts woefully underfunded and causing delays and concerns about the abilities of state courts to dispense justice. Here, Mary McQueen of the National Center for State Courts discusses the impact...
Alli Gerkman
Rebecca Love Kourlis was interviewed on Colorado Public Radio about the "failing grades" she gave civil courts in Rebuilding Justice .
Alli Gerkman
Some schools, including American University Washington College of Law , are using technology--specifically, video conferencing technology--to facilitate simulated negotiations in experiential law classes. Read more.
Alli Gerkman
With the launch of Rebuilding Justice , which hit the shelves this week, Rebecca Love Kourlis wrote a guest post for Justice at Stake's Gavel Grab. We live in a world where problems are everywhere and attention spans are short. We also live in a world rampant with misconceptions about the legal system. But, I also...
Alli Gerkman
October 3 marks the first day of the U.S. Supreme Court's 2011-12 term, which is expected to steal some news headlines. But as we prepare for an eventful term in constitutional law, Rebecca Love Kourlis and Dirk Olin remind readers that the civil courts around the country that handle more than 30 million cases every...

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