The law on access to the university is adopted

In the Senate, the text of the government has been changed by the right. Thus, the reality of professional integration, by sector, is now one of the criteria determining the number of places in a license.

Condition the access of graduates to the numbers of professional insertion. It would be a real revolution in the academic world, this temple of knowledge. This was the purpose of Senator Jacques Grosperrin’s amendment to the government bill on the university. Constrained by time, the Minister of Higher Education dropped the ballast on the right, the majority in the Senate, by incorporating the spirit of this amendment into the bill “orientation and student success”, which she has been wearing for almost four months. The joint committee (CMP), made of deputies and senators of all kinds, reached a compromise agreement on 13 February. This made it possible to avoid a new detour by the Assembly, which would have delayed the vote of the law, even though the new orientation platform “Parcoursup” – which replaced APB – has been working since January … The text, which profoundly changes the conditions of access to university, was finally adopted Thursday.

“When the number of applications exceeds the capacity of a training,” the university will select its future students, provides the new law. How are these reception capacities established? They are fixed by the rector, in liaison with the training managers. What are the criteria taken into account? Until then rather vague and variable from one institution to another, they relied more on the material capacity of a university to accommodate students. In Staps, a very popular sector in which the draw took place last year, sports equipment must be at the rendezvous. In medicine, another saturated sector, already crowded amphis can not make room for infinity.
As part of the law passed, these capacities will now be determined according to “the prospects of professional integration of training courses, the evolution of training projects expressed by candidates and the training and research project of the institution “. A victory, according to Jacques Grosperrin, himself a professor in Staps at the University of Besançon. “We kicked the door!” Welcomes the senator, who intends to put an end to the “human waste and hypocrisy of certain sectors”. “In psycho, we know very well that we welcome too many students, given the opportunities. As for certain sectors, they are maintained only to stabilize teaching positions! ” He rebels.

A conservatory role

The law provides for the setting up of an “observatory of professional integration in each university”, responsible for supporting students towards employment and providing annual data. Nothing new under the sun, according to Olivier Vial, president of UNI, student union ranked right. “Since 1986, universities have been required to publish this data. And they do not do it … “, he observes in old road of higher education. “The debate in the Senate should have gone on in the House. The vote of the law puts everyone in front of the fait accompli, ” he regrets.

On the left, there is still concern about the impact of such an amendment on the limitation of student flows. And we put forward a certain vision of the university. “It acquires knowledge and skills that can be used in a variety of trades, says Hervé Christofol, the teachers union Snesup. Beyond the professional aspect, the university plays a conservatory role in the culture of the country, “he adds, referring to Latin, anthropology or ethnology.

On the government side, the compromise is not stirring. “The wording of the article will not change much in the spirit of the law,” it is estimated, pragmatic, in the entourage of the minister, Frédérique Vidal. Which, to reassure the student unions, said on Thursday that it was “out of the question” to “reduce the capacity of reception”.

Parcoursup’s algorithm will be published soon

After the APB episode and the draw, the Macron government promised to do all the transparency in the system of assigning high school students to college.

In 2016, the association rights of the students had threatened to bring to justice the “opacity” of the PDB algorithm, forcing the Ministry to clear the prioritization criteria in the post-bin assignment.

The new law on access to university, adopted Thursday, ahead of any claims. The amendment carried by the mathematician and MP (LREM) Cédric Villani plans to publish “the algorithm processing the Parcoursup platform,” accompanied by his “specifications”. So high school students would have all the cards in hand to understand their final assignment? No, denounce several unions, which point to an attempt by the government to protect itself from possible recourse before administrative tribunals. “Parcoursup is a simple platform for managing flows. The real sorting algorithms will be set up locally, in universities, “says Hervé Christofol at Snesup. Yet another amendment, brought on February 7 by the government, puts forward the “necessary protection of the secrecy of the deliberations of the teaching teams in charge of the examination of the candidatures”. Unhappy candidates will be able to ask for individual accounts of the “why” of the refusal, but not how. These “house” algorithms will not be published.

Law student walkout to support the safety rights for the schools

School districts in the Upstate and Western North Carolina said they are working with students to come up with safe ways to participate in a nationwide “walk out” expected on Wednesday in memory of the students killed the Parkland, FL high school shooting on the one-month anniversary of the tragedy.

According to CNN, students and even teachers across the country will walk out of class at 10 a.m. for 17 minutes in honor of the 17 killed in Florida and to show support for stricter gun laws.

Many schools in our viewing area are offering on-campus activities that will still allow students to make their voices heard without leaving school grounds.

“The intended purpose of this national movement is to support gun control legislation, a highly sensitive political topic,” stated Beth Brotherton, a spokesperson for Greenville County Schools. “Instead of polarizing students, we have asked them to unify and focus on kindness, remembrance and building a safer school climate.”

Brotherton said students at all middle and high schools were encouraged to come up with indoor activities, because allowing students to walk out of secure buildings poses safety risks.

Some of the suggested alternatives include:

High Schools in Greenville County:

  • Sign banners to pledge an end to school violence
  • Sign cards for Marjory Stoneman Douglas High
  • At 10am students can walk into the hallways and sit silently for 17 minutes while the names of the MSDH victims are read aloud
  • At 10am students can go into the hallway and lock arms with other students to form a circle around the inside of the school while the victim’s names are read aloud
  • Students can wear Marjory Stoneman Douglas High school colors and take photos as a student body
  • Display 17 desks in the main hallway with pictures and names of the victims
  • Open the media center at lunchtime for students to write emails to lawmakers
  • Create t-shirts for students to sell and wear

Middle Schools in Greenville County:

  • Moment of silence at 10am with names of victims read
  • Students will have the opportunity to write letters to survivors or lawmakers
  • “Walk Up” not “Walk Out.”  Students will be encouraged to reach out to someone who is sitting alone or who they have never met.
  • Students will use the website “Answer Garden” to create a kindness word cloud.
  • Write thank you cards to first responders
  • School wide assembly to encourage unity. Chorus will perform and students will share messages of kindness.
  • Start a 17 day fund raiser to an established account for Marjory Stoneman Douglas High
  • “Black out” to honor victims
  • Optional student lead assembly to share information researched about Florida victims and talk about student responsibility in school safety.
  • “Walk-out” of first period class and stand in the hallway for a moment of silence

“Because of the many unknowns (on Wednesday) the school district is taking an ‘all hands on deck’ approach for supervision and school safety,” Brotherton said. “We will have extra administrators and law enforcement at our schools to keep students safe. “

The Greenville Police Department confirmed law students walkout will have additional officers posted at schools in the city and had been coordinating with the school district to provide additional security.

“The GPD firmly believes the best way to ensure the safest possible outcomes is for all students and staff to remain inside the school buildings should they decide to participate in remembrances, demonstrations, or other forms of expression.,” said Donald Porter, a spokesman for the department. “The Greenville Police Department’s role- as always- will be to enforce matters related to law enforcement.  Student and staff discipline issues are left solely to the discretion of the school district.”

Melissa Robinette, a spokesperson for Spartanburg District Five echoed Greenville’s stance.

“As we told our students and parents in a letter, as a public school district, we cannot sanction an illegal walkout of school.  While we fully support our students’ right to express their opinions and concerns, we believe there is a appropriate time and place to do so,” Robinette said.  “For those who chose to stay on campus grounds, we are working on outlets to get involved, including but not limited to, a voter registration opportunity.”

Kyle Newton with Anderson District Five said students had come up with indoor activities for Wednesday, but Westside High School would utilize it’s track to honor both the Florida victims and the first grader that was killed in the 2016 deadly shooting at Townville Elementary.

“At our high schools most activity is taking place inside, but Westside is walking to their track to release 17 balloons for Parkland, Florida and one big superhero balloon for Jacob Hall of Townville,” Newton said.

Anderson District One said its students were planning “sit-ins,” in which students and faculty will sit down and discuss safety concerns, have moments of silence as the Florida victims’ names are read, and holding other meetings with school officials concerning safety and preventing violence.

“Students in Anderson School District One benefit from being active participants in democracy and will get an opportunity to apply what they have been taught – to think, to plan and to communicate,” said Jane Harrison with Anderson District One. “Therefore, student leaders at each of our high schools have worked to create meaningful, reflective times for students on March 14.”

Other school districts, such as Laurens District 56, said no organized events have been planned, but any students who choose to leave class will be sent to another area on campus but will be disciplined in accordance with school policy.

Most school districts said students who follow the school guidelines for participating in the events will not be disciplined.

“Students who choose to respectfully participate in the 17-minute walk-out will not be counted absent or face any disciplinary action. A full day absence will be treated as just that: an absence,” said Molly McGowan Gorsuch with Henderson County Public Schools.

The disciplinary actions for leaving school grounds while classes are in session varies from school to school. Consult your child’s school directly with specific questions about these March 14 remembrance events.

What law students say about the progress of gun’s law in high schools

High school students in Connecticut are joining classmates around the country to press Congress to adopt stricter gun laws with a new sense of urgency after 17 people were gunned down at a Florida high school last week.

Teens are organizing largely through social media and have already formulated plans for vigils, marches and two nationwide school walkouts.

In Connecticut, some students cited the 2012 shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary Schoolin Newtown as an impetus for them to act.

Lane Murdock, a sophomore at Ridgefield High School, is the founder of the #NationalSchoolWalkout, a daylong demonstration planned for April 20 to coincide with the 19-year anniversary of the mass shooting at Columbine High School in Colorado. She started a petition on change.org calling for a walkout that by Tuesday evening had received more than 82,000 signatures. Murdock’s National School Walkout Twitter account, @schoolwalkoutUS, now has more than 100,000 followers.

“I really feel like it’s just a testament to our youth who are tired of it,” said Lane’s mother, Bari. “I’m really sad it’s taking children to save children.”

Anaisja Henry, a junior from Hartford who attends Connecticut River Academy in East Hartford, said she feels her generation needs to stand up for change. “I really think it’s our job, our duty to make sure we’re being heard because at the end of the day, it’s going to be us … who have to deal with the problems that people of the past did not solve.”

“There have been so many mass shootings, so many shootings in schools, we are finally getting sick of it,” Henry said. “We finally have this platform where it’s like, we’re done playing with you guys, you know? We don’t want to keep seeing this happening. This is supposed to be our safe space.”

Eric Allen, a senior at Rockville High School in Vernon, said: “I think there’s been too many people, politicians and lawmakers that speak up for us, but no one ever wants to listen to what we have to say. I think now, in light of this shooting, I think people will finally turn heads and listen to what we have say.”

A March In Hartford
Tyler Suarez is helping to plan a Hartford event to coincide with the March For Our Lives, a student-led protest in Washington on March 24. Suarez’s aunt was Sandy Hook Principal Dawn Hochsprung, one of six educators killed in the massacre. He was in eighth grade at the time.

“As an eighth-grader you really don’t have a voice, you’re not old enough to where people are going to listen to you,” said Suarez, a freshman at the University of Bridgeport who lives in Naugatuck and wrote dissertation on the topic how to apply for the university. “Once [the Florida shooting] happened I said I want to be the one that takes that step because I felt like I couldn’t do it when my aunt passed and it hasn’t gotten better since Sandy Hook.”

Students think they may improve the finally statistics of murders in America

Due to the increasing interest and size of the march I am organizing I have set up a fundraiser to help cover the expenses. Every donation counts and is greatly appreciated.#MarchForOurLivesCT https://kind.fund/campaign/ct-march-for-our-lives …

A separate nationwide school walkout is being planned for March 14 to mark the one-month anniversary of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. Students will leave their schools for 17 minutes to honor the 17 people killed in the shooting.

“It’s basically to protest a Congress” that doesn’t do more “than tweet thoughts and prayers in response to gun violence,” said Sarai Hertz-Velazquez, a senior at Hall High School in West Hartford.

“I think we’re at a point, we’re not scared anymore,” said Jenna Westfall, a senior at West Hartford’s Conard High School. “We’re more ready to stand up.”


While many school administrators have yet to decide how they might respond to a student walkout, Anne Marie Mancini, assistant superintendent in East Hartford said she will support students who want express their views, but she wants to make sure that students are making “responsible choices.”

“I’m certainly not going to say at this point, yes we want to have a large walkout,” Mancini said, “but at the same time, I don’t want to make this an administration or teachers or adults versus kids thing. I think if this is something they want to do to show they want to support a special effort around safe schools, you know, we don’t want to stand in their way.”

T.J. Salutari, principal of Daniel Hand High School in Madison, said the district has rules against walkouts but added that if students want to send a “meaningful message” he will work with the superintendent and the board of education to move in a “supportive direction without involving discipline for something that could be so positive.”

Growing Support For Gun Legislation
The grass-roots organizing by students has given gun violence prevention advocates a renewed sense of vigor. Congress has failed to act on gun legislation in the wake of any previous mass shooting.

“The anti-gun violence movement is now a force to be reckoned with, and it’s growing every day,” said Sen. Chris Murphy, who was elected to the Senate a month before Sandy Hook and has become one of the chamber’s most vocal proponents of stricter gun laws. “Now, with students all across the country joining our cause, we are even stronger.”

 

Po Murray, chair of the Newtown Action Alliance, a grass-roots gun violence prevention group founded after Sandy Hook, said the videos and images that the students in Florida shared on social media — some depicting the sound of gunshots or showing police storming the school — have been powerful.

“We’re seeing through their lens that their school has been turned into a war zone and it should be appalling to every parent in this nation that this is happening because our elected officials failed to take action,” she said.

The Junior Newtown Action Alliance, a club at Newtown High School, is planning a candlelight vigil Friday evening on the school’s football field to honor the 17 people killed in Florida.

 

A national Quinnipiac Poll released Tuesday found support for gun control at an all-time high. Voters supported stricter gun laws by a margin of 66-31 percent with broader support for specific proposals including 97 percent support for universal background checks on gun sales.

“If you think Americans are largely unmoved by the mass shootings, you should think again,” said Tim Malloy, assistant director of the poll. “Support for stricter gun laws is up nearly 19 points in little more than two years.”

Asked specifically about reducing gun violence in schools and given three options, 40 percent of voters said stricter gun laws are the answer, 34 percent said using metal detectors at school entrances was the correct choice and 20 percent supported arming teachers.

Law in Education Schemes

It is obvious that law is a must for every law student on the planet. You don’t need to go for long to find the law in education schemes. Every undergraduate faces problem passing law exams and surfing for the answer on the Internet.

Most of them type at once – Write my paper, better if it would be quick at the same time. For sure, there is plenty internet services, such as https://topgradeessay.com who are perfect in persuasive essay writing. But this is the answer only for students who are much more in demand of work and situations, which are on this life path could be little more important than education.  But it is more like an exception, that a regular basis for every student.

How to pass a paper work for a law student?

Based on the statistics of the government of the United States of America, most of the students feel not very competent on the first stages of the career. The strong assignments and good tutors is not a guarantee that postgraduate student will do his job with no mistakes. The first year he is green and has huge lack of experience to win a good case in the court. That’s why the path to a good and well-paid job for a law student can be hard, but worth it. Based on the research made by Department of Justice, – best start for the law student career is the volunteer job. Doing volunteer job student can recommend himself like a human, who take care about surrounders. Who is in charge in front of the God for the people who are in need. These characteristics will be highly valued in the interview and the chances to get a good job rices at once. After this going Summer Law Intern Program. The main aim of this program for students to get the first experience due to the summer vacation, instead of taking rest.

If the student is still young he must work hard. Taking rest is for the elderly people. Yong men should work, getting new knowledge and fighting for the justice, like a good lawyer.

Summer Law Intern Program For Students

We would like you to show the video of the Memphis Bar Association, who is the top one of attorneys and lawyers. How do they see Summer law intern program, and what they offer to the undergraduates and postgraduates at this moment.


As we can see they explain that this course is made for high school students and for undergraduates to achieve the goals they set for their career and the future.

This courses will help to understand better what the young man wants for his career, how to get high marks in the school and how to avoid most common mistakes in writing papers.

All this going to one and main thought. You can ask who can ‘write my paper’ once or twice, but the main work you need to write by yourself. It can be essay, thesis or paper, but you still in charge of your future.

So be a good attorney with a good practice and experience in your life

Law Schools in America

Law Schools in America are the most popular places to visit by the statistics of the Government of United States of America. More and more young men want to study law and advocates by mane reasons. For some undergraduates it is a good chance to show theirselves , to show what they can and prof that they worth something. For another it is a good chance to earn money. As every body knows that to be a good lawyer is a very rich and authority profession, which gives lots money, especially if you are good at it.

However it is not all about the money, for some people it is still good way to protect people. Protect from another people and from the system which is aimed on get down unprotected segment of people.

But how easy is to be a good lawyer? What law schools you need to visit to understand which one suits you mostly.

This is the question, and nobody has answer on it. Because there is no school, which can admit it is not as strong as others.

So we can admit about 3 schools you have to visit to make sure in which one you would like to study and finish any lawyer and law courses.

First of all Harvard Law School (http://hls.harvard.edu/) You don’t need to be genius to understand that Harvard says everything for his name.

The second school is FSU Law School (Floride State University http://www.law.fsu.edu/). This is one of the oldest but very valuable law schools with top tutors gathered from around the United States.

and in the third – PennState’s Dickinson Law School (https://dickinsonlaw.psu.edu/)  in the heart of Pennsylvania. This is the home of top lawyears on the south cost. If you want to be as good as the top lawyer, you must visit this school. Just for yourself.

I hope we now clear bout law school in us

Good luck.

Leadership Development

Challenging times have increased demands on leaders and intensified concerns for a “leadership pipeline” in many firms. Navigating the new legal marketplace will require extraordinary leadership and a leadership pipeline. Preparation is the key to developing this pipeline, as leadership capabilities do not emerge overnight. Leaders are not born – they are made and excellence at anything requires practice. Most associates and partners get little practice leading, particularly leading strategically. Read on to learn how Shannon & Manch can help your lawyers realize their full potential.

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Our training and development programs are designed to build the leadership skills your firm needs. We help you identify the core competencies of leadership at your firm and design programs targeted to the development of those skills. We offer program models for associates and partners. Our programs can be customized to meet your firm’s needs and address these critical aspects of leadership:

  • Self awareness and emotional intelligence
  • Expectations of leaders
  • Strategic planning
  • Consensus building
  • Conflict resolution
  • Decision making
  • Establishing and working toward a vision

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Our programs can be designed to include one-on-one coaching to support lawyers in identifying developmental needs and setting goals to address them. Whether focused on the challenges inherent in managing others, interpersonal communication issues, or stepping up to meet new leadership responsibilities, coaching can be an important success strategy. Coaching plans are always unique, but include these key elements:

  • Completing a self-assessment
  • Examining and clarifying organizational expectations
  • Determining factors that will enhance or inhibit success
  • Setting priorities
  • Defining strengths and areas for development
  • Setting specific, attainable, and measurable goals
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There is no set pattern for the coaching process because to be successful, we believe it should be tailored to the needs and interests of the individual. Coaching services are provided in one-on-one, confidential sessions held in person or over the telephone. We offer the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® and the Fundamental Interpersonal Relations Orientation-Behavior® inventories, and a customized 360° review process along with assessment tools of our own design, support materials that assist in charting progress, and access to our web-based resource materials.

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Delegation, feedback and team building are critical skills for all lawyers. In order for junior lawyers to be most productive, lawyers tasked with managing projects and the performance of others can benefit from tailored workshops focused on the core skills necessary for competence as a manager and leader. We offer sessions designed to address the specific challenges supervisory lawyers face.

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Why Hire a Career Coach?

Pursuing a successful legal career, building a robust practice, balancing career with a personal life, changing jobs or deciding to follow a dream outside the traditional practice of law can seem a daunting prospect, but our highly experienced coaches can help you. Shannon & Manch, the premier provider of career advising and coaching services, offers affordable, flexible, and individualized programs for Coaching and will work with you to find the program that meets your unique needs. We have helped individuals with the following:

  • Launching a strategic job search
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Our programs include most or all of the following elements: self-assessment, identifying distinctive strengths and areas for development, examining and clarifying organizational expectations, and developing an action plan.

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In addition to one-on-one coaching, you will receive access to our career resources. They include:

    • Online Career Center: Our coaching clients are provided full access to our online Career Center, a repository of information culled from many years of experience in legal career advising. Resources include: sample resumes, addendums, business development plans, city guides, major job search engines, firm employment processes and more.

 

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Shannon & Manch assists firms in developing evaluation policies and procedures, training lawyers to conduct and make the best use of reviews, and aiding firms in linking evaluation results to targeted professional development efforts. Our consultants have developed more than fifty original evaluation systems for law firms, overhauled and updated many others, and trained hundreds of partners to conduct effective lawyer reviews. Specific services include the following:

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  • Assess the effectiveness of existing policies, practices, and forms.
  • Interview partners, associates, and firm leaders to gain an understanding of past experiences, future goals for the process, and specific challenges faced.
  • Develop core competencies or performance standards and measurement criteria for use in lawyer reviews.
  • Work with practice groups and teams to develop performance benchmarks in specific practice specialties.
  • Design procedures and forms to be used in evaluation processes.
  • Create efficient administrative and oversight plans to ensure optimal functionality of the system.
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  • Host evaluation processes on our secure server as an outsourced function, relieving the firm of the information gathering and tabulation functions while providing a confidential reviewing environment.

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