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Dean Limelight: Harriet Rolnick on Southwestern Law School’s New Two-Year SCALE Program in Entertainment and Media Law

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Innovation has always been the hallmark of Southwestern Law School’s SCALE program. The Associate Dean for SCALE, Harriet Rolnick, explains how reforms have increased “fluidity” between SCALE and the traditional program. The most recent change is a new two-year program for students interested in media and entertainment law.

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Day 47: Albany Law School Offers History & Connections

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Though one of New York’s smallest law schools with a total student body of 380 in the state capitol, Albany Law School packs a punch. It claims to be the oldest independent law school in the U.S., has produced a president, two U.S. Supreme Court Justices, numerous members of New York’s highest appellate court – and let’s not forget Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Megyn Kelly.

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Day 46: Pace Law School An Environmental Standout

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About 30 miles north of Manhattan, you arrive at an American Revolutionary War battlefield in White Plains. It’s always astounding how quickly after leaving the city you can find leaves and history, traffic permitting. There, you’ll find Pace Law School (now the Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace) in a mishmash of buildings in a residential neighborhood. It’s an interesting school that clearly tries harder.

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Day 45: Touro Law School Offers Suburban Option, Diverse Alum

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It’s hard to fault Touro for wanting to provide legal education in Suffolk County, just an hour or so outside of the global center of lawyering. And there are many positives about the school, including the opportunity to attend law school adjacent to Suffolk County’s center of law and government. The school is one of the newer New York law schools, and offers a more cost-effective alternative to Manhattan schools.

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