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9th Circuit Removes Judge Who Slashed Attorney Fees From BarBri Antitrust Class Action

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Lawyers who won a $9.5 million settlement in a conspiracy case involving bar exam review courses will get a second chance to seek $2 million in attorneys’ fees, and they will have a new judge.

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Judge to Consider Timing of Trump University Trial

Judge to Consider Timing of Trump University Trial

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Trump’s lawyers, who have put the candidate on a list of witnesses who may testify, oppose a trial while Trump is in the race, citing the possibility of a zoo-like atmosphere.

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70 Percent of 2015 Law Grads Working Full-Time in Legal Field

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Results of a study released by the American Bar Association show that 70 percent of the 39,984 graduates of the 205 ABA-accredited law schools last year now have full-time, long-term employment in positions that require or prefer a JD.

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Day Pitney and Cohen Seglias Create Collaborative Team for Title IX Investigations

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Day Pitney LLP and Cohen Seglias Pallas Greenhall & Furman PC have launched a joint Title IX Investigations Initiative designed to allow the firms to provide clients greater services in the wake of a growing number of Title IX investigations.

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NY AG: Trump University Fraud ‘Pretty Straightforward’

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New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said that evidence of the fraud perpetrated by Trump University is “pretty straightforward,” reports CNN Money.

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Latham & Watkins Advises Leonard Green Partners on Acquisition of Majority Stake in Ellucian

Latham & Watkins Advises Leonard Green Partners on Acquisition of Majority Stake in Ellucian

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Ellucian, TPG Capital and Leonard Green Partners have announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which TPG and Leonard Green will acquire a majority interest in Ellucian, the leading global provider for higher education software and services.

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New LSU General Counsel Can’t Practice Law in Louisiana

New LSU General Counsel Can’t Practice Law in Louisiana

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The GC’s inability to litigate won’t be a problem for the system, says the university’s vice president for finance and administration.

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For-Profit Education Groups Sue to Block Gainful Employment Rules

For-Profit Education Groups Sue to Block Gainful Employment Rules

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Inside Higher Ed reports that the for-profit education sector’s primary trade group on Thursday filed suit in federal court to block gainful employment regulations, which the U.S. Department of Education unveiled last week.

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Conducting Title IX Investigations

Conducting Title IX Investigations

Nov. 11, 1 p.m. EST
Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP will present a complimentary webinar on how to conduct investigations into complaints of sexual assault and other civil rights violations in educational institutions.

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