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April 1 - Law school briefs

[JURIST] The Daily Pennsylvanian reports that law students from the University of Pennsylvania Law School [official website] and from other law schools across the country have headed to Washington DC to demonstrate [Daily Pennsylvanian report] - and perhaps get a seat in the courtroom - at today's Supreme Court oral arguments in the University of Michigan affirmative action admissions cases. Meanwhile, the Tallahassee Democrat says that Florida's public law schools are working to stay diverse [Tallahassee Democrat report] in a state legal environment that doesn't permit them to take race into account in admissions.

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