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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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Can This Tech Company Save Legal Education?

Note: Excerpted from Brian Sheppard’s article on Bloomberg BNA.  By Brian Sheppard, Associate Professor at Seton Hall University School of Law Everyone knows that the number of people attending law school is down, but fewer people know that, in response, law school faculties are shrinking too. Many law schools have dialed down their efforts to hire...

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