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ABA: Unemployment rate increased by 30% for 2020 law school grads

The unemployment rate for recent law-school graduates increased by about 30% from 2019 to 2020. And COVID-19 is likely to blame, according to the American Bar Association. The ABA released 2020 employment data last week. The report showed 34,420 people graduated from the 197 schools that were ABA-accredited in the U.S. in 2020, a 1.4% increase from 2019. Of those ...

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Poll shows smaller majority supports ‘safer at home’ order

A majority of Wisconsin residents still support the “safer at home” order issued by Gov. Tony Evers in response to the coronavirus pandemic, but that support is down from where it was six weeks ago, according to a Marquette University Law School poll released Tuesday.

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Poll shows strong support for virus reaction in Wisconsin

Although the Republican-controlled Legislature continued to work with Democratic Gov. Tony Evers on a state coronavirus relief package, a new poll released Wednesday showed broad support for the actions taken already to close schools and businesses and limit gatherings to slow the spread of the disease.

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Marquette, MBA launch mobile legal clinic

Marquette Law School and the Milwaukee Bar Association are partnering to launch the Milwaukee Justice Center Mobile Legal Clinic, a bus designed to provide free, brief legal advice to individuals who are outside of the areas currently served by legal volunteer efforts in metropolitan Milwaukee.

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