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April 6, 1998 | KAREN KAPLAN
The USC Law School has become the first of its kind in the country to appoint a chief information officer. The new post highlights the growing importance of information technology in the legal profession, said USC Law School Dean Scott Bice. "The past decade has seen a revolution in the way legal information is gathered, stored and disseminated," Bice said. "Today's legal information has become a major mix of multimedia, in addition to the traditional books and periodicals."
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April 9, 1992 | Reuters
The New England Law School on Wednesday offered a $25,000 reward to help find the killer of a faculty member who was stabbed to death in her Cambridge, Mass., neighborhood. Mary Joe Frug was attacked April 4, 1991, as she walked to a grocery store. Authorities said they have interviewed more than 200 people during the investigation.
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September 10, 1988 | DAVID LAUTER and DOUGLAS JEHL, Times Staff Writers
Republican vice presidential candidate Dan Quayle was admitted to law school in 1970 through a special "equal opportunity" program designed to "reach out" to the poor, racial minorities and other students who might not be admitted through regular procedures, the Cleveland Plain Dealer reported Friday. A Quayle spokesman confirmed that the program was Quayle's route into law school, but defended its use.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 15, 2001
Proposals for law schools at UC Irvine and UC Riverside should be shelved until the state emerges from its economic slump, the top academic officer of the state university system has recommended. UC Provost C. Judson King made that recommendation in a letter to the California Postsecondary Education Commission. The panel has no formal power to block the projects, but its findings are considered by University of California regents, whose approval would be required for any new law schools.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 25, 1997 | RANDAL C. ARCHIBOLD, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Jeremy Miller, the founding dean of Chapman University's law school, has left the post in the midst of the school's renewed bid for accreditation by the American Bar Assn., sources said Monday. Miller, 42, resigned Thursday, although faculty were not notified until Monday and students were to receive word from President James L. Doti today. University officials declined to explain the move, saying more information would be released today.
BUSINESS
January 2, 1999 | Associated Press
DuPont Co. will pay $2.5 million to each of Georgia's law schools to settle charges it withheld evidence in a 1993 civil case. The case involved charges that the Wilmington, Del., chemical giant withheld soil samples in a suit brought in Georgia by a group of nurseries. The $11 million, which includes $1 million to fund an annual symposium, will be used to set up professorial chairs on professional ethics.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 11, 1989 | LYNN SMITH, Times Staff Writer
The internationally known founder of a small Christian law school in Anaheim has agreed to leave the institution, the chairman of school's board of directors said Tuesday, ending a year of controversy that included references to alleged moral and ethical improprieties. John W.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 20, 2007 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
The UC Board of Regents on Thursday affirmed its decision to build a law school at UC Irvine despite objections from the California Post-Secondary Education Commission that the state doesn't need another public law school. The commission maintained that the state did not need more lawyers, that the cost was not justified and that the law school would duplicate other services.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 12, 1998 | DANA PARSONS
Make a list in your head of the things California needs 122,000 of. I got as far as "trees" and "doughnut shops" and drew a blank. Fact: The state of California has 122,000 licensed attorneys. I made sure the person at the state bar association repeated that figure, just to make sure I got it right. At least she didn't say "only" when she recited the number.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 2, 1994 | ALICIA DI RADO, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In an effort to expand classroom and library size, Whittier College Law School trustees are considering moving their campus from Los Angeles to Orange County, officials said Thursday. "Orange County seems to be the best option," said John FitzRandolph, the law school's dean. The 690-student law school, now in posh Hancock Park in Los Angeles, is seeking to double its space, FitzRandolph said.
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