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Rochester diversity program recognized nationally

The Rochester Legal Diversity Clerkship Program was among three programs recognized last week by the American Bar Association Standing Committee on Bar Activities and Services. It will receive a 2013 ABA Partnership Award next month, along with the Dallas Bar ...

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Buzard named chair of ABA council

Perinton attorney A. Vincent Buzard became chair of the American Bar Association’s Council of Appellate Lawyers at the recent Appellate Judges Education Institute Summit in New Orleans. The summit, which ran Nov. 16-18, was attended by appellate lawyers from 38 ...

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Panels to focus on impact of law school costs

For those concerned about the cost of an education in law and how it may be impacting students and the profession, now’s the time to say something. The American Bar Association’s task force on the future of education, which formed ...

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Law examiners announce bar results

The New York State Board of Law Examiners has finished grading for the July 2012 bar examination. The board examined a record 11,734 candidates during the two days of testing on July 24 and 25. The graduates of New York ...

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ABA adopts policies on marketing, technology

The American Bar Association adopted new ethical guidelines for lawyers regarding online marketing and staying aware of current technology at its annual meeting this month. The ABA House of Delegates also approved a policy requiring law schools to provide detailed ...

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ABA: Broaden duty to disclose exculpatory evidence

The U.S. Supreme Court is once again poised to consider when post-conviction relief is available for an alleged failure by prosecutors to disclose exculpatory evidence under Brady v. Maryland. But the American Bar Association is asking the court to take a step farther and declare that the duty to disclose goes beyond Brady.

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ABA, NALP wrangle over law grad data

As American Bar Association President Stephen Zack said, those attending the ABA’s annual meeting in Toronto this week can earn an entire year’s worth of continuing education credit, network with leading professionals, examine a wide assortment of innovative legal products and services, see a beautiful city and more.

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