Legal affairs

Annual Conference and Meeting

Sun, 06/03/2018 to Tue, 06/05/2018


3601 N. Military Trail
33431 Boca Raton , Florida
United States
Florida US

New data on bar passage show wide variation in law schools' rates

Vast majority of law school grads who sit for the bar pass within two years, but at least a quarter fail at more than 10 percent of schools.


Ashford University is latest big for-profit to attempt nonprofit conversion

Ashford University is the latest big for-profit bidding to become nonprofit. The university's owner, Bridgepoint Education, will seek to become an online program management company.

Ashford University logo

Accreditor's decision on Grand Canyon's nonprofit bid coming soon

Grand Canyon University's accreditor soon will decide whether or not the institution can become a nonprofit, the latest among several similar -- and controversial -- conversion attempts.


Higher Education Compliance Conference

Sun, 06/03/2018 to Wed, 06/06/2018


500 East 4th Street
78701 Austin , Texas
United States
Texas US

William & Mary students who shut down ACLU event broke conduct code

An ACLU official was the latest to be blocked from speaking on campus, this time by William & Mary students affiliated with Black Lives Matter. The college condemns the action, but punishment, if any, is unclear.


Civil Rights in the 21st Century

Sat, 09/23/2017 to Sun, 09/24/2017


425 Westwood Plaza
90095 Los Angeles , California
United States
California US

Court upholds University of Michigan's gun ban

Against a tide of pro-gun rulings and legislation, a state appeals court ruled 2 to 1 that the University of Michigan -- a public institution -- has the right to ban guns on campus.


Executive counsel

Date Announced: 
Fri, 05/26/2017

Parkland College professor wants to serve as trustee too

Officials at Parkland College in Illinois await a judge’s decision on whether a newly elected college board member can keep her job as a faculty member.



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