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Alabama is a state in the southeastern region of the United States.
Alaska (Alax̂sxax̂) is a U.S. state located in the northwest extremity of North America.
Alternative dispute resolution (ADR; known in some countries, such as India, as external dispute resolution) includes dispute resolution processes and techniques that act as a means for disagreeing parties to come to an agreement short of litigation.
The American Bar Association (ABA), founded August 21, 1878, is a voluntary bar association of lawyers and law students, which is not specific to any jurisdiction in the United States.
Andrew Hill "Andy" Card Jr. (born May 10, 1947) is an American politician who was White House Chief of Staff under President George W. Bush from 2001 to 2006, as well as head of Bush's White House Iraq Group.
Antonin Gregory Scalia (March 11, 1936 – February 13, 2016) was an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States from 1986 until his death in 2016.
Arizona (Hoozdo Hahoodzo; Alĭ ṣonak) is a U.S. state in the southwestern region of the United States.
Arkansas is a state in the southeastern region of the United States, home to over 3 million people as of 2017.
The Association of American Law Schools (AALS), formed in 1900, is a non-profit organization of 179 law schools in the United States.
Barry Brown is the eighth president of Mount Ida College in Newton, Massachusetts.
William Richard Keating (born September 6, 1952) is an American politician who has served as a U.S. Representative from Massachusetts since 2011.
Bobby Donnell is a fictional character, a self-made lawyer and head of a law firm on the former ABC TV drama, The Practice (1997–2004), set in Boston, Massachusetts.
Boston Common (also known as the Common) is a central public park in downtown Boston, Massachusetts.
Boston Legal is an American legal comedy-drama created by David E. Kelley and produced in association with 20th Century Fox Television for ABC.
California is a state in the Pacific Region of the United States.
John Calvin Coolidge Jr. (July 4, 1872 – January 5, 1933) was an American politician and the 30th President of the United States (1923–1929).
Charles P. Kindregan Jr. (June 18, 1935 – April 19, 2016) was a professor of law at Suffolk University Law School in Boston, with a speciality in Assisted reproduction law.
The Chief Justice of the United States is the chief judge of the Supreme Court of the United States and thus the head of the United States federal court system, which functions as the judicial branch of the nation's federal government.
Christopher John Matthews (born December 17, 1945) is an American political commentator, talk show host, and author.
Colorado is a state of the United States encompassing most of the southern Rocky Mountains as well as the northeastern portion of the Colorado Plateau and the western edge of the Great Plains.
Common law (also known as judicial precedent or judge-made law, or case law) is that body of law derived from judicial decisions of courts and similar tribunals.
Connecticut is the southernmost state in the New England region of the northeastern United States.
Coretta Scott King (April 27, 1927January 30, 2006) was an American author, activist, civil rights leader, and the wife of Martin Luther King, Jr.
Cory Anthony Booker (born April 27, 1969) is an American politician currently serving as the junior United States Senator from New Jersey, in office since 2013.
Daniel F. Conley is the current District Attorney for Suffolk County, Massachusetts, who serves Boston, Revere, Chelsea and Winthrop.
David J. Sargent (born 1931) was the President of Suffolk University in Boston, Massachusetts from 1989 to 2010.
Delaware is one of the 50 states of the United States, in the Mid-Atlantic or Northeastern region.
In the United States, a district attorney (DA) is the chief prosecutor for a local government area, typically a county.
Dylan McDermott (born Mark Anthony McDermott; October 26, 1961) is an American actor.
Edwin Meese III (born December 2, 1931) is an American attorney, law professor, author and member of the Republican Party who served in official capacities within the Ronald Reagan Gubernatorial Administration (1967–1974), the Reagan Presidential Transition Team (1980) and the Reagan White House (1981–1985), eventually rising to hold the position of the 75th Attorney General of the United States (1985–1988).
The European Union (EU) is a political and economic union of EUnum member states that are located primarily in Europe.
Family law (also called matrimonial law or the law of domestic relations) is an area of the law that deals with family matters and domestic relations.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), formerly the Bureau of Investigation (BOI), is the domestic intelligence and security service of the United States, and its principal federal law enforcement agency.
The federal government of the United States (U.S. federal government) is the national government of the United States, a constitutional republic in North America, composed of 50 states, one district, Washington, D.C. (the nation's capital), and several territories.
Florida (Spanish for "land of flowers") is the southernmost contiguous state in the United States.
Francis X. Flaherty (born January 8, 1947) is an Associate Justice of the Rhode Island Supreme Court.
Frank T. Caprio (born May 10, 1966) is an American politician and banker from Rhode Island.
George Peter Alexander Healy (July 15, 1813 – June 24, 1894) was an American portrait painter.
George Walker Bush (born July 6, 1946) is an American politician who served as the 43rd President of the United States from 2001 to 2009.
Georgia is a state in the Southeastern United States.
Gerard T. Leone Jr., known informally as Gerry Leone, served as the District Attorney of Middlesex County, Massachusetts from 2007 to 2013.
Gleason Archer Sr. (October 29, 1880 – June 28, 1966) was the founder and first president of Suffolk University and Suffolk Law School in Boston, Massachusetts.
Grading in education is the process of applying standardized measurements of varying levels of achievement in a course.
The Green Party of the United States (GPUS) is a green federation of political parties in the United States.
Gustavo Antonio Gelpí, Jr. (born 1965) is the Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Puerto Rico.
Hardball with Chris Matthews is an American television talk show on MSNBC, broadcast weekdays at 7 PM ET hosted by Chris Matthews.
Harvard University is a private Ivy League research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Hawaii (Hawaii) is the 50th and most recent state to have joined the United States, having received statehood on August 21, 1959.
Idaho is a state in the northwestern region of the United States.
Illinois is a state in the Midwestern region of the United States.
Indiana is a U.S. state located in the Midwestern and Great Lakes regions of North America.
An internship is a period of work experience offered by an organisation for a limited period of time.
Iowa is a U.S. state in the Midwestern United States, bordered by the Mississippi River to the east and the Missouri and Big Sioux rivers to the west.
A JD/MBA is a dual degree program offered jointly by some law and business schools.
Jerald G. Fishman (1945 - March 28, 2013) was an American electrical engineer and businessman.
Joe DiPietro (born 1961) is an American playwright, lyricist and author.
John Joseph "Joe" Moakley (April 27, 1927 – May 28, 2001) was an American politician who served as the United States Representative for Massachusetts's 9th congressional district from 1973 until his death in 2001.
John Fitzgerald "Jack" Kennedy (May 29, 1917 – November 22, 1963), commonly referred to by his initials JFK, was an American politician who served as the 35th President of the United States from January 1961 until his assassination in November 1963.
John F. McBurney III (born December 8, 1950) was a Democratic member of the Rhode Island Senate, representing the 15th district from 1974 to 2010.
John F. Tierney (born September 18, 1951) is an American politician who served as a U.S. Representative from Massachusetts from January 3, 1997, to January 3, 2015.
John M. Greaney (born 1939) is a former Chief Justice of the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts and director of the Macaronis Institute for Trial and Appellate Advocacy at Suffolk University Law School.
Joseph Glannon, J.D. is a Professor at Suffolk University Law School and author of several legal guides.
General Joseph P. Hoar (born December 30, 1934) is a retired U.S. Marine Corps officer, former Commander in Chief of United States Central Command.
The Journal of High Technology Law is one of five law journals at Suffolk University Law School publishing articles, blogs, and book reviews covering subjects related to technology law.
The Juris Doctor degree (J.D. or JD), also known as the Doctor of Jurisprudence degree (J.D., JD, D.Jur. or DJur), is a graduate-entry professional degree in law and one of several Doctor of Law degrees.
Justin Michael Mentell (December 16, 1982 – February 1, 2010) was an American artist and actor.
Kansas is a U.S. state in the Midwestern United States.
Kentucky, officially the Commonwealth of Kentucky, is a state located in the east south-central region of the United States.
Latin (Latin: lingua latīna) is a classical language belonging to the Italic branch of the Indo-European languages.
A law clerk or a judicial clerk is an individual—generally an attorney—who provides direct assistance and counsel to a judge in making legal determinations and in writing opinions by researching issues before the court.
A law review (or law journal) is a scholarly journal focusing on legal issues.
The Law School Admission Test (LSAT) is a half-day standardized test administered 4 times each year (6 starting in 2018-2019) at designated testing centers throughout the world.
Law School Transparency is a nonprofit advocacy organization.
A legal clinic (also law clinic or law school clinic) is a law school program providing hands-on-legal experience to law school students and services to various clients.
Legal writing is a type of technical writing used by lawyers, judges, legislators, and others in law to express legal analysis and legal rights and duties.
Linda Stewart Dalianis (born October 1, 1948) is the former Chief Justice of the New Hampshire Supreme Court and the first woman to serve on that court.
Law schools in this list are categorized by whether they are currently active, proposed, or closed; within each section they are listed in alphabetical order by state, then name.
Louisiana is a state in the southeastern region of the United States.
Lund University (Lunds universitet) is a public university, consistently ranking among the world's top 100 universities.
Maine is a U.S. state in the New England region of the northeastern United States.
Marsha V. Kazarosian (Մարշա Ղազարոսյան) is an American attorney in Haverhill, Massachusetts notable for handling high-profile cases in the New England area.
Martin Francis Loughlin (March 11, 1923 – March 7, 2007) was a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the District of New Hampshire.
Martin Thomas "Marty" Meehan (born December 30, 1956) is an educator, a politician, and a lawyer.
Maryland is a state in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States, bordering Virginia, West Virginia, and Washington, D.C. to its south and west; Pennsylvania to its north; and Delaware to its east.
Massachusetts, officially known as the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, is the most populous state in the New England region of the northeastern United States.
The Massachusetts Appeals Court is the intermediate appellate court of Massachusetts.
The Massachusetts House of Representatives is the lower house of the Massachusetts General Court, the state legislature of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
The Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth (secretary of state) is the principal public information officer of the state government of the U.S. state of Massachusetts.
The Massachusetts Senate is the upper house of the Massachusetts General Court, the bicameral state legislature of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (SJC) is the highest court in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
Massachusetts's 10th congressional district is an obsolete district that includes parts of the South Shore of Massachusetts, and all of Cape Cod and the islands.
Massachusetts's 6th congressional district is located in northeastern Massachusetts.
The Master of Laws (M.L. or LL.M.; Latin Magister Legum or Legum Magister) is a postgraduate academic degree, pursued by those either holding an undergraduate academic law degree, a professional law degree, or an undergraduate degree in a related subject.
The Master of Public Administration (M.P.Adm., M.P.A., or MPA) is a professional graduate degree in public administration, similar to the Master of Business Administration but with an emphasis on the issues of governance.
Matthew Paige Damon (born October 8, 1970) is an American actor, film producer and screenwriter.
Maureen McKenna Goldberg is a justice of the Rhode Island Supreme Court.
The Mayor of the City of New York is head of the executive branch of New York City's government.
Michael Rustad is a law professor at Suffolk University Law School, and an author and television commentator.
Michael J. Sullivan (born October 3, 1954) is an American lawyer and politician who served as U.S. Attorney for the District of Massachusetts (2001–2009) and Acting Director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (2006–2009).
Michigan is a state in the Great Lakes and Midwestern regions of the United States.
Minnesota is a state in the Upper Midwest and northern regions of the United States.
Mississippi is a state in the Southern United States, with part of its southern border formed by the Gulf of Mexico.
Missouri is a state in the Midwestern United States.
Willard Mitt Romney (born March 12, 1947) is an American businessman and politician who served as the 70th Governor of Massachusetts from 2003 to 2007 and was the Republican Party's nominee for President of the United States in the 2012 election.
Montana is a state in the Northwestern United States.
Moot court is an extracurricular activity at many law schools in which participants take part in simulated court or arbitration proceedings, usually involving drafting memorials or memoranda and participating in oral argument.
Mount Ida College was a private college in Newton, Massachusetts, United States, offering professional undergraduate and graduate degrees.
Nebraska is a state that lies in both the Great Plains and the Midwestern United States.
Nevada (see pronunciations) is a state in the Western, Mountain West, and Southwestern regions of the United States of America.
New England is a geographical region comprising six states of the northeastern United States: Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut.
New England Law | Boston (also known as NESL or New England Law and formerly known as the New England School of Law and, before 1969, Portia Law School) is a private law school located in the Boston Theater District of Boston, Massachusetts.
New Hampshire is a state in the New England region of the northeastern United States.
New Jersey is a state in the Mid-Atlantic region of the Northeastern United States.
New Mexico (Nuevo México, Yootó Hahoodzo) is a state in the Southwestern Region of the United States of America.
New York is a state in the northeastern United States.
Nina Mitchell Wells is a former Secretary of State of New Jersey.
Nonsectarian institutions are secular institutions or other organizations not affiliated with or restricted to a particular religious group.
The North American Consortium on Legal Education (NACLE) comprises 13 participating law schools in Canada, Mexico, and the United States.
North Carolina is a U.S. state in the southeastern region of the United States.
North Dakota is a U.S. state in the midwestern and northern regions of the United States.
Ohio is a Midwestern state in the Great Lakes region of the United States.
Oklahoma (Uukuhuúwa, Gahnawiyoˀgeh) is a state in the South Central region of the United States.
Oral arguments are spoken to a judge or appellate court by a lawyer (or parties when representing themselves) of the legal reasons why they should prevail.
Oregon is a state in the Pacific Northwest region on the West Coast of the United States.
Richard Nelson "Oz" Griebel (born June 21, 1949) is an Independent Candidate for Governor in Connecticut.
Pamela Ann Smart (née Wojas) (born August 16, 1967) is an American criminal who was convicted of conspiring with her 15-year-old lover, William "Billy" Flynn, and three of his friends to kill her 24-year-old husband, Greggory Smart, on May 1, 1990, in Derry, New Hampshire.
Pat Hurst (born May 23, 1969) is an American professional golfer who plays on the LPGA Tour.
Patrick C. Lynch (born February 4, 1965, Providence, Rhode Island) is an American lawyer who served as Rhode Island's Attorney General.
Paul L. Reiber (born June 20, 1947) is the Chief Justice on the Vermont Supreme Court.
Paul Suttell (born January 10, 1949) is the Chief Justice of the Rhode Island Supreme Court.
Pennsylvania (Pennsylvania German: Pennsylvaani or Pennsilfaani), officially the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, is a state located in the northeastern and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States.
A plurality vote (in North America) or relative majority (in the United Kingdom) describes the circumstance when a candidate or proposition polls more votes than any other, but does not receive a majority.
A president pro tempore or speaker pro tempore is a constitutionally recognized officer of a legislative body who presides over the chamber in the absence of the normal presiding officer.
Private universities are typically not operated by governments, although many receive tax breaks, public student loans, and grants.
The Pulitzer Prize is an award for achievements in newspaper, magazine and online journalism, literature, and musical composition in the United States.
Ralph Nader (born February 27, 1934) is an American political activist, author, lecturer, and attorney, noted for his involvement in consumer protection, environmentalism and government reform causes.
The Rappaport Center for Law and Public Policy is a privately endowed public interest law center administered by and located on the grounds of Boston College Law School Boston, Massachusetts.
Rhode Island, officially the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, is a state in the New England region of the United States.
The Rhode Island House of Representatives is the lower house of the Rhode Island General Assembly, the state legislature of the US state of Rhode Island.
The Rhode Island Senate is the upper house of the Rhode Island General Assembly, the state legislature of the US state of Rhode Island.
The Rhode Island Superior Court is the state trial court of general jurisdiction in Rhode Island.
The Rhode Island Supreme Court is the court of last resort in the U.S. State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations.
Richard J. Leon (born 1946) is a Senior United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia.
Richard Allen Posner (born January 11, 1939) is an American jurist and economist who was a United States Circuit Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit in Chicago from 1981 until 2017, and is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Chicago Law School.
Robert Laurent Caret (born October 7, 1947) is the chancellor of the University System of Maryland.
Robert Swan Mueller III (born August 7, 1944) is an American attorney who served as the sixth Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation from 2001 to 2013.
Ronald Keith "Ron" Machtley (born July 13, 1948) is an American politician and president of Bryant University.
Roxbury is a dissolved municipality and a currently officially recognized neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts.
Rudolph William Louis Giuliani (born May 28, 1944) is an American politician, attorney, businessman, public speaker, former mayor of New York City, and attorney to President Donald Trump.
Ruth Bader Ginsburg (born Joan Ruth Bader; March 15, 1933) is an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States.
The Sawyer Business School is part of Suffolk University in Boston, Massachusetts.
A seal is a device for making an impression in wax, clay, paper, or some other medium, including an embossment on paper, and is also the impression thus made.
The Secretary of State of New Jersey oversees the Department of State, which is one of the original state offices.
A sister school is usually a pair of schools, usually single-sex school, one with female students and the other with male students.
The Social Science Research Network (SSRN) is a website devoted to the rapid dissemination of scholarly research in the social sciences and humanities.
South Carolina is a U.S. state in the southeastern region of the United States.
South Dakota is a U.S. state in the Midwestern region of the United States.
In the United States, a special prosecutor (or special counsel or independent counsel or independent prosecutor) is a lawyer appointed to investigate, and potentially prosecute, a particular case of suspected wrongdoing for which a conflict of interest exists for the usual prosecuting authority.
A statute is a formal written enactment of a legislative authority that governs a city, state, or country.
Stephen Gerald Breyer (born August 15, 1938) is an American lawyer, professor, and jurist who serves as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States.
Suffolk University College of Arts and Sciences is the undergraduate and graduate division of Suffolk University in Boston, Massachusetts.
Suffolk County is a county in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, in the United States.
The Suffolk Journal of Trial & Appellate Advocacy is a scholarly legal journal produced annually by the Suffolk University Law School.
The Suffolk Transnational Law Review is a triannual law review published at Suffolk University Law School (Boston, Massachusetts).
Suffolk University is a private, non-sectarian research university located in downtown Boston, Massachusetts, United States.
The Suffolk University Law Review is a law review published at Suffolk University Law School in Boston, Massachusetts by an independent student group.
Sweden (Sverige), officially the Kingdom of Sweden (Swedish), is a Scandinavian country in Northern Europe.
Edward Moore "Ted" Kennedy (February 22, 1932 – August 25, 2009) was an American politician who served in the United States Senate from Massachusetts for almost 47 years, from 1962 until his death in 2009.
Tennessee (translit) is a state located in the southeastern region of the United States.
Texas (Texas or Tejas) is the second largest state in the United States by both area and population.
The Departed is a 2006 American crime drama film directed by Martin Scorsese and written by William Monahan.
The Late George Apley is a 1937 novel by John Phillips Marquand.
The Practice is an American legal drama created by David E. Kelley centering on the partners and associates at a Boston law firm.
Thomas E. Brennan (born May 27, 1929) is the founder of Thomas M. Cooley Law School, the 81st Justice and Chief Justice of the Michigan Supreme Court, an attorney, and former jurist and educator in the U.S. state of Michigan.
Timothy Andrew Cruz also known as Tim Cruz (born in New York City, New York, USA on 2 January 1979) is an American former pop singer signed with Fearless Management.
A treasurer is the person responsible for running the treasury of an organization.
U.S. News & World Report is an American media company that publishes news, opinion, consumer advice, rankings, and analysis.
The United States Attorney General (A.G.) is the head of the United States Department of Justice per, concerned with all legal affairs, and is the chief lawyer of the United States government.
The United States courts of appeals or circuit courts are the intermediate appellate courts of the United States federal court system.
The United States Department of Justice (DOJ), also known as the Justice Department, is a federal executive department of the U.S. government, responsible for the enforcement of the law and administration of justice in the United States, equivalent to the justice or interior ministries of other countries. The department was formed in 1870 during the Ulysses S. Grant administration. The Department of Justice administers several federal law enforcement agencies including the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA). The department is responsible for investigating instances of financial fraud, representing the United States government in legal matters (such as in cases before the Supreme Court), and running the federal prison system. The department is also responsible for reviewing the conduct of local law enforcement as directed by the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994. The department is headed by the United States Attorney General, who is nominated by the President and confirmed by the Senate and is a member of the Cabinet. The current Attorney General is Jeff Sessions.
The United States district courts are the general trial courts of the United States federal court system.
The United States House of Representatives is the lower chamber of the United States Congress, the Senate being the upper chamber.
The United States Senate is the upper chamber of the United States Congress, which along with the United States House of Representatives—the lower chamber—comprise the legislature of the United States.
Utah is a state in the western United States.
Vermont is a state in the New England region of the northeastern United States.
Virginia (officially the Commonwealth of Virginia) is a state in the Southeastern and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States located between the Atlantic Coast and the Appalachian Mountains.
Washington, officially the State of Washington, is a state in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States.
Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as Washington or D.C., is the capital of the United States of America.
West Virginia is a state located in the Appalachian region of the Southern United States.
William Francis Galvin (born) is the 27th and current Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth (Massachusetts's Secretary of State).
William Hubbs Rehnquist (October 1, 1924 – September 3, 2005) was an American lawyer and jurist who served on the Supreme Court of the United States for 33 years, first as an Associate Justice from 1972 to 1986, and then as the 16th Chief Justice of the United States from 1986 until his death in 2005.
William Joseph "Bill" Schneider (born April 25, 1959) is a Maine politician and lawyer.
Wisconsin is a U.S. state located in the north-central United States, in the Midwest and Great Lakes regions.
Wyoming is a state in the mountain region of the western United States.
The Seventieth United States Congress was a meeting of the legislative branch of the United States federal government, consisting of the United States Senate and the United States House of Representatives.
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