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University of Pennsylvania tops law school ranking

Feb 29, 2012 The National Law Journal has ranked the top 50 US law schools based on the percentage of graduates who took jobs in the country’s biggest 250 firms by headcount. Taking first place is the University of Pennsylvania…

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Gibson Dunn wins ePlus derivative suit

Aug 5, 2009 A derivative suit filed over backdating practices at technology company ePlus, which was represented by Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, was dimissed by federal district court judge Richard Leon of the District of Columbia.

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Law school donations soar as Harvard lands $48m haul

Jan 30, 2008 Top US law schools are reporting record-breaking donations that are helping to cover tuition costs, hire faculty and promote public interest programs, writes the National Law Journal, but may not be spending the cash…

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Major US law schools revamp curricula

Nov 12, 2007 Many law schools around the country have recently decided to change their academic curricula. Some have changed first-year requirements, added interdisciplinary electives or created more clinical programs. This is no…

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