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Australia Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced Wednesday the launch of Australia’s 2020 Defense Strategic Update and the 2024 Structure Plan. As a part of this plan, Australia will spend $186 million on expanding its military in the next decade. Morrison began his speech by commending the Australian Defence Force Academy (ADF) for its actions during [...]

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Recent law school graduates of Tennessee law schools filed an emergency rule waiver with the Supreme Court of Tennessee on Tuesday seeking diploma privilege for eligible applicants currently registered to sit for the Tennessee Bar in July 2020, September 2020 and February 2021. This waiver comes as many state bar associations have adapted how the [...]

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A group of protesters filed a class action lawsuit Monday in the US District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania against the City of Pittsburgh and Pittsburgh Bureau of Police (PBP) for allegedly abusive tactics employed during recent racial justice protests in the East Liberty neighborhood. The suit targets Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto, Public [...]

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In a statement released on Tuesday, the EU announced they would lift travel restrictions from 15 nations but not the US. The nations approved include Algeria, Australia, Canada, Georgia, Japan, Montenegro, Morocco, New Zealand, Rwanda, Serbia, South Korea, Thailand, Tunisia, Uruguay and China. China’s inclusion on the list is subject to confirmation of reciprocity. The [...]

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COVID-19 has forced jurisdictions across the country to make decisions regarding the administration of this year’s Bar Exam. These decisions have altered the date, location, format, and portability of results; and have done so in ways that are anything but equitable. What has resulted is an atmosphere of stressful uncertainty and confusion that has laid [...]

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The next administration of the Florida Bar Exam is currently scheduled to take place in person on July 28 and 29, 2020 for over 2,000 examinees. Yes—in person. Typically, the Florida Bar Exam is held twice annually at the Tampa Convention Center for all examinees. On May 5, in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the [...]

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