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UK law school cuts staff

Feb 21, 2013 BPP University College is set to make around 40 staff redundancies, including layoffs in the law school. The UK tertiary institution is downsizing as it shifts back office functions to Manchester, including the…

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BPP Law School to offer legal apprenticeships in UK

Jan 16, 2013 BPP Law School in the UK has revealed the imminent launch of an apprenticeship scheme providing a path to qualification as a solicitor without the need for a university education. The move follows the UK government's…

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Record numbers accepted onto law courses

Nov 4, 2009 University admissions statistics have revealed that more students than ever before have been accepted onto law courses. The provisional figures published by admissions service UCAS showed that no fewer than 18,394…

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Professor files suit against Virginia Lottery

Jul 1, 2008 A law firm has followed through on its threat to sue the Virginia Lottery on behalf of a Washington and Lee University professor who says he discovered that the lottery was continuing to sell scratch-off tickets even…

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Northeastern University sues Google over patent

Nov 10, 2007 Northeastern University and a start-up company cofounded by an associate professor have filed a patent-infringement suit against Google Inc., claiming that database technology patented in 1997 was misappropriated by the…

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