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Law school apps, admissions dip

Applications to law schools are down for the second straight year, and admissions have followed suit. The Northeast region, which includes New York state, has seen a 16.4 percent decrease in the number of applicants applying to law school from ...

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Legal experts discuss wrongful convictions

The only person who benefits when someone is wrongfully convicted of a crime is the real perpetrator. Now that the Innocence Project has helped exonerate wrongfully convicted people, Peter Neufeld, its co-founder and co-director, said it is also working to ...

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Junior League celebrates graduations

The Junior League of Rochester will celebrate the graduation of students from the GIRLSrock! program Monday at the Center for Youth After School Program at Monroe High School. The JLR believes all young women should have access to the tools ...

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Farash Foundation announces grants

Thirty-seven local nonprofit agencies will receive $1.145 million in grants from the Max and Marian Farash Charitable Foundation, in a round just announced to those organizations. Grants range from $5,000 to $100,000. Applications totaling nearly $20 million came from more ...

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Troopers remind drivers of school bus safety

Law enforcement officers from around the state were to participate today in Operation Safe Stop. The officers planned to board school buses and drive in marked and unmarked patrol units on selected bus routes that have a history of illegal ...

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Talk highlights patent application process

Many things must be considered when filing a patent application in a process that continues to get more complicated in the wake of legal challenges and changing laws. One of the biggest changes is coming in March 2013 when the ...

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SUNY Buffalo Law prof gets Fulbright Award

James A. Gardner, a State University distinguished professor, has been selected for a 2012-2013 Fulbright U.S. Scholar grant. He will live in Montreal during fall 2012, holding the Fulbright Visiting Research Chair in the Theory and Practice of Constitutionalism and ...

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Stout brings business theories to Cornell law

Nationally known author, lecturer, attorney, mutual fund trustee, business expert and former UCLA School of Law Professor Lynn A. Stout is Cornell Law School’s first endowed professor in the new Jack G. Clarke Institute for the Study and Practice of ...

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St. John Fisher’s business school honors alumni

The Bittner School of Business at St. John Fisher College in Pittsford hosted a banquet Wednesday to honor the alumni winners of the Excellence in Management Award and the Dean’s Medal for Outstanding Service. The event took place at the ...

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School vouchers prompt court fights across U.S.

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Students like Delano Coffy are at the heart of brewing political fights and court battles over whether public dollars should go to school vouchers to help make private schools more affordable. He was failing in his neighborhood ...

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