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The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic is posing challenges across the board for law schools, but student affairs professionals are dealing with particular challenges as they communicate with incoming first-year students. To gain some insight into what these students should know as we approach an uncertain fall semester, I recently hosted a webinar with three student affairs professionals: Stephanie Carlos, assistant dean for student affairs at University of San Francisco School of Law; Bayrex Martí, assistant dean for student affairs at University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) School of Law; and Ethan Rosenzweig, associate dean for enrollment management and student services at Emory University School of Law.
Access to justice is at the core of what we do at the Law School Admission Council. And while our work in legal education has furthered that mission for more than half a century, it wouldn’t be possible without those who fought for the basic rights we too often take for granted today. One of those rights is women’s suffrage, and this year’s Law Day, which is today, May 1, focuses on the 100th anniversary of that landmark achievement.