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For some, a cause for celebration
Still reeling from the controversy over its scrutiny of nonprofits, the Internal Revenue Service has decided it will no longer screen approximately 80 percent of the organizations seeking tax-exempt status, TIME reports. Read more at Philanthropy News Digest…

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Nebraska State Bar Association

Bar Association program steers law students to rural Nebraska jobs
The Nebraska State Bar Association has received a grant for its program that tries to attract law students to small towns across the state. The $15,000 from the American Bar Association will offset some of the costs of placing 10 law clerks in rural communities for five weeks in 2015. Read more at Omaha.com…

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State Court Budgets Cope With Demand for Interpreters
​​Judge David Segura of Santa Fe County Magistrate Court called his first housing case of the day, a disagreement between Gabriela Herrera and her landlord over a rental payment. In Spanish, Ms. Herrera — born in California, raised in Mexico and a resident of this city for six years — recounted her side of the story, fixing her eyes on the judge, whose eyes, in turn, kept shifting to the interpreter translating her words into English in a booming baritone. Read more at The New York Times…


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Law School Diversity Opens Doors

Focusing on student-body diversity can lead to a more supportive and fulfilling academic experience for all law school students, as well as open doors to new legal careers. Read more at US News & World Report...

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As state lawyers age, few law school graduates seeking to replace them in rural Maine
… Lawyers practicing in Maine are aging, especially those who practice outside the state’s urban areas, a recent study prepared for the Maine Supreme Judicial Court found. Not enough students are graduating from law schools who want to live and work in rural Maine to replace them. “The bar is clearly graying in rural Maine….” Read more at Bangor Daily News…

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Sandra Day O'Connor decries letting 'cash in the court' with judicial elections
Sandra Day O’Connor may have left the bench but she still has a bully pulpit. The retired U.S. Supreme Court justice has released a plan for revamping the selection process for state court judges with the Quality Judges Initiative, which advocates to replace elections for judges with bipartisan nominating commissions. Read more at Daily News…

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Bar exam proposal divides attorneys
Attorneys around Iowa say not requiring graduates of the state's law schools to pass the bar exam would damage the profession's reputation and put clients in the hands of incompetent lawyers. Read more at The Des Moines Register…

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UK Law Students Say Legal Profession Resists Forces of Change

Most law students in the UK believe the legal profession will be resistant to change during their careers, according to research that suggests the next generation of lawyers may be significantly more conservative than many commentators are predicting. Read more at Legal Week…

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