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Akron Law sponsors globalization of the legal industry lecture

The Brennan Courtroom lecture hall at the University of Akron School of Law was at capacity for the inaugural lecture in the Miller Becker Center for Responsibility series on “Lawyers and the Globalization of Legal Services.”
Renowned Penn State Dickinson Law professor Laurel S. Terry delivered an energetic and highly ... (full story)

Mahoning County Bar Assn. unveils Law Day festivities

It’s been more than 60 years since former President Dwight Eisenhower first started Law Day in 1958 to celebrate the country’s commitment to the rule of law. Three years later Congress issued a joint resolution designating May 1 as the official date that the nation would commemorate the event.
This year’s Law Da ... (full story)

Bringing the border closer to home, one immersion trip at a time

(THE CONVERSATION) Many if not most Americans have never crossed the U.S. border with Mexico by land or spent any time in that region.
This unfamiliarity can make it easy for politicians to distort what’s going on there and hard for immigration advocates and socialmovements to muster support for their primary goal: making U ... (full story)

Giving peace of mind: Akron firm co-hosts free legal clinic with Legal Aid

Giving peace of mind: Akron firm co-hosts free legal clinic with Legal Aid<BR>

Barbara Clemons walked into Mason Community Learning Center fighting back tears.
Minutes later, she felt relief about her financial situation for the first time in years.
“I feel so much better,” Clemons said after consulting with Brennan, Manna and Diamond LLC partner Duriya Dhinojwala about an old $11,000 credit ... (full story)

New Mahoning County Area Court judge discusses goals

New Mahoning County Area Court judge discusses goals<BR>

From starting a suspended license intervention program (SLIP) to ensuring that people on probation have access to the most effective treatment programs— those are just two of the items on the agenda of Mahoning County Area Court Judge JP (Jonathan Paul) Morgan.
Judge Morgan was sworn in on March 11 after being appointed to ... (full story)