Share Tweet Plus One Pin It Email Print By: Somesh Dutta September 1, 2018 11:26 am Change Font Size A cluster of universities established by respective state/provincial legislatures in India prefer adding the prefix ‘national’, ultimately making them national law universities also popularly known as NLUs. Often, such a nomenclature gets associated with the overall quality of an institution. For stakeholders, primarily budding lawyers and aspiring law students, one of the most common concerns is whether receiving education from a university or a college outside the NLU cluster would help achieve one’s professional dreams? Accordingly, it becomes important to examine if there is a substantial difference in the quality and administration of legal education among various institutions across the country. NLU v. Non-NLU debate Firstly, in general, physical infrastructure including library facilities at NLUs seem to be in a better position as compared … [Read more...] about How to Make Legal Education in India ‘Meaningful’?
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Share Tweet Plus One Pin It Email Print By: Manav Malhotra July 22, 2018 9:05 pm Change Font Size Mineral Exploration Corporation Limited (MECL), a profit making Public Sector Enterprise (A Miniratna Company) under the Ministry of Mines, Government of India, requires bright, result oriented, experienced personnel with initiative and enterprise for its Corporate Office at Nagpur, Zonal Offices and projects situated all over in India. Name of the Post: Assistant Manager (Legal) No. of Post: 1 – UR Upper Age as on 25.05.2018: 40 Years Essential Qualification: Graduate in any discipline and Degree in Law with 60% marks or equivalent OR Five years Integrated LL.B with 60% marks or equivalent. Experience: 07 years’ post qualification experience of Drafting/Vetting / executing of legal documents, handling cases in various courts, Service Matter, Contract/arbitration proceedings / legal education, Employee Disciplinary matters, Industrial Dispute issues … [Read more...] about Assistant Manager (Legal) Vacancy At Mineral Exploration Corporation Limited
Home Daily News Legal tech mergers continue with e-discovery… Legal Technology By Jason Tashea Posted March 23, 2018, 1:27 pm CDT Andy McDonald E-discovery companies Advanced Discovery and Consilio have announced they are joining forces. “By combining with Consilio, we create the scale and scope of operations to serve our clients anywhere in the world and provide a tremendous breadth of technology solutions at all stages of the eDiscovery and risk management lifecycles,” said Jim Burke, CEO of Advanced Discovery, in a release. “Together, we plan to build even more competitive advantages for our clients by expanding our infrastructure, extending our solutions portfolio, expanding our geographic coverage and retaining and attracting the strongest teams of expert advisers.” Collectively, their suite of services will include information governance, risk management, ediscovery and document review. The agreement brings together 2,500 employees, 14 data … [Read more...] about Legal tech mergers continue with e-discovery firm announcement
Home Daily News Florida nonprofit legal clinic hires Puerto… Hurricane Maria By Gerardo Alvarez Posted March 8, 2018, 9:51 am CST The Puerto Rican Bar Association of Florida has opened a nonprofit legal clinic focused on providing legal services to Puerto Ricans who have settled in Florida after fleeing Hurricane Maria—and the clinic is employing displaced Puerto Rican attorneys. The clinic’s two offices—in Orlando and Miami—opened last month. “I knew people were going to start collecting supplies like water to send to Puerto Rico,” said Anthony Suarez, who was president of the Puerto Rican Bar Association of Florida when the island endured one of its worst hurricane seasons in recent memory. “But I wanted to do something different.” The Puerto Rican Bar Association first became involved with hurricane relief efforts with its Student Temporary Assistance and Relocation Program a couple of weeks after Hurricane Maria struck Puerto … [Read more...] about Florida nonprofit legal clinic hires Puerto Rican attorneys displaced by Hurricane Maria
We love featuring innovators in our annual Legal Rebels issues, but these creative legal minds don’t stop churning after they earn their titles. ABA Journal editor and publisher Molly McDonough sat down with eight of our Legal Rebels and Legal Rebels Trailblazer alums at the ABA Techshow in March to find out what new and exciting ventures they’ve embarked upon. Shantelle Argyle and Daniel Spencer of Open Legal Services Argyle and Spencer, profiled as Legal Rebels in 2015, founded Open Legal Services in Salt Lake City in 2014. Even though the two didn’t initially plan to launch a not-for-profit law firm straight out of law school, they’ve since become evangelists for the model. They talk here about the not-for-profit model they embraced and the growth of their firm. Nicole Black of MyCase Black was in the Journal’s first Rebels class in 2009. Just like then, when she was designated the “Boss of Blogs,” she continues to be a prolific blogger and … [Read more...] about What have previous Legal Rebels been up to? We talked to 8 of them to find out