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Law School Concentrations: Intellectual Property vs. Legal Technology & Innovation

By Andrew Perlman Dean and Professor of Law, Suffolk Law School As the former director of the Legal Technology & Innovation concentration, I often get questions about the difference between my subject area and Intellectual Property. It is understandable. The school where I am the dean and a professor—Suffolk University Law School—is in one of the [...]

April 13th, 2016|faculty voices, General|

Legal Writing Matters: Being Prepared for Law Practice Means Being Able to Use the Everyday Tools of Lawyers

By Gabe Teninbaum Can you format a pleading in Word, or create a formula in Excel? Think it doesn’t matter for lawyers? Think again. I’ve noticed in my years of teaching that many law students aren’t always very good at using the tools they’ll use every day in the practice of law. I admit, it’s [...]

August 1st, 2015|faculty voices, General, Legal Writing Matters|

Legal Writing Matters: Preparing Students for the Bar Exam

By Sabrina DeFabritiis and Kathleen Elliott Vinson While July means fireworks, barbecues, and beaches for some, for recent law school graduates practice readiness and bar passage are the focus this time of year. At the end of July looms the biggest hurdle for these graduates – the bar exam. While their stress level is understandably [...]

July 29th, 2015|faculty voices, Legal Writing Matters|

How Joining the Immigration Clinic Can Help you Become an IP Lawyer

By Ragini Shah Clinical Professor of Law Students often wonder about the relationship of a particular clinic to a particular job. Students who want to become criminal defense attorneys want to enroll in our Defenders program.  Those who want to be family lawyers want to enroll in our Family Advocacy Clinic. In some sense, I [...]

February 6th, 2015|faculty voices, General, Law School Career Services|

Answering 5 Legal Questions About Obama’s Immigration Plan

By Ragini Shah Clinical Professor Law, Suffolk Law School 1. Can the President take executive action on immigration? Isn’t immigration law exclusively in the hands of Congress? Executive action is well within the President’s powers. Republicans in Congress have decried the executive action as going beyond the President’s powers and infringing on Congressional power. This [...]

November 21st, 2014|faculty voices, General|

Dear Prospective Law Students: Don’t Read My Book (Yet)

By Joseph Glannon Professor of Law, Suffolk University Law School Dear prospective law students: As you prepare to start law school next fall, you will likely be deluged with advice from law students, law school alumni or various how-to-survive-law-school books. Students will likely recommend my books to you: -  Civil Procedure: Examples & Explanations (Aspen [...]

November 18th, 2014|faculty voices|