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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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Bar review leader BARBRI acquires iLawVentures, LLC, pioneer in legal education distance learning

From PRNewswire: http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/bar-review-leader-barbri-acquires-ilawventures-llc-pioneer-in-legal-education-distance-learning-300485194.html DALLAS, July 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Legal education provider BARBRI today announced its acquisition of iLawVentures, LLC, the leading provider of online J.D., post-J.D. and international programs for law schools in the U.S. This acquisition brings together two industry pioneers and creates an unmatched set of end-to-end educational solutions for the U.S. law school market. BARBRI...

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How distance learning is changing legal education

iLaw’s Founder, Ken Randall, was quoted extensively in the Spring 2017 edition of National Jurist. (from “How distance education is changing legal education”, by Jack Crittenden) “We help schools with course coverage,” said Randall, who helped start one of the first online LL.M. programs when he was dean at University of Alabama. “If you are...

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Online law degrees flourish under tight supervision

Hybrid courses offer face-to-face and internet-enabled classes (Excerpted from The Financial Times, November 20, 2016 by Ian Wylie) A year’s tuition fees at Harvard Law School for its juris doctor degree — a graduate legal qualification — is $59,550. Housing, insurance, books, supplies and other expenses are likely to push that closer to $90,000. Even...

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Wolters Kluwer Legal Education and iLawVentures Collaborate to Expand Digital Education Offerings for U.S. Law Schools

June 13, 2016 – Wolters Kluwer’s Legal Education group and iLawVentures today announced the launch of Aspen-iLaw Distance Education, a collaboration to advance high quality online education for U.S. law schools.  The initiative will enable law school students from any part of the country or world to access the highest quality courses and lecturers online...

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