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If Taught Well, Online Law School Courses Can Pass the Test, Experts Say | ABA

If Taught Well, Online Law School Courses Can Pass the Test, Experts Say | ABA Full Article from the ABA Texas A&M is an iLaw Ventures partner.  The skills for teaching online law school courses are not unlike those needed for the practice of law. Both require concise writing, well-organized outlines and the ability to...

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ABA expands online learning. Will schools take advantage?

The National Jurist, August 8, 2018- If you live in Alaska, good luck going to law school. Alaska has no American Bar Association-accredited law school. If you live in Rapid City, S.D., good luck going to law school as well. The University of South Dakota School of Law is about 400 miles away. But prospective...

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Vanderbilt Law School Launches Online Legal Education Program for Business Professionals

From PRNewswire DALLAS, July 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ —V-Legal helps business executives and managers become fluent in the legal principles and processes business leaders need to understand. V-Legal was created in partnership with iLaw, a BARBRI company. iLaw partners with law schools to develop online law programs designed for lawyers and non-lawyers; it provides market research, instructional design,...

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Distance Legal Education and Academic Freedom

As the American Bar Association debates its rules governing online learning, Ken Randall asks a more fundamental question: Why should the accreditor limit how law faculties choose to teach? Inside Higher Ed – April 18, 2018- Over the past few months, the American Bar Association has moved one step closer to allowing distance education in...

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First “Hybrid” Law Students Graduate From Mitchell Hamline

  The National Jurist, January 12, 2018 – Cristina Buskohl is a full-time paralegal, wife and a mother of three school-aged children. Now she can add law school graduate to that list — something she would not have been able to do before Mitchell Hamline School of Law launched its Hybrid J.D. program three years ago....

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