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Summary from October 15th Wagner and Winick On the Law program

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https://www.transportation.gov/briefing-room/dot-bans-all-samsung-galaxy-note7-phones-airplanes http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/fire-containment-bags-smartphones-will-now-be-necessity-major-airlines-1586452 https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-10-14/samsung-note-7-phones-said-to-be-banned-on-u-s-airline-flights?bcomANews=true The recall affects the 2.5 million Samsung Galaxy Note 7 cell phones that have already been sold around the world. Estimated $5.3 Billion recall and stopped production and sales. Criminal Prosecution The government now considers the Note 7s “forbidden hazardous material” under U.S. law. Anyone observed with one of the phones will be prohibited from boarding an…

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Wagner & Winick On the Law Topic from Saturday, October 8th

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This program will be live on KSCO AM 1080 (www.ksco.com) from 4:00-5:00 (pacific) on Saturday, October 8th. Replays can be heard on www.wagnerandwinick.com and www.voiceamerica.com (Business Channel). Starting in January, California residents can no longer drive and use their cell phones — for anything. Governor Jerry Brown signed legislation into law that makes it illegal to operate a smartphone with…

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What Lies Ahead for American Law Schools?

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Monterey College of Law and its accredited branch campus San Luis Obispo College of Law are not typical law schools. As part-time evening programs taught by respected local lawyers and judges, the schools serve both traditional college students and non-traditional working adults. Our law schools also feature small evening classes that allow students to continue to work while they attend…

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No Bachelors Degree – No Problem

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Many people do not realize that under a special California state law, Monterey College of Law and San Luis Obispo College of Law are allowed to consider applicants to both the JD and MLS programs who have successfully completed at least 60 units of undergraduate studies. This means that potential applicants are not required to have fully completed a Bachelors…

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Closing the “Justice Gap”

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There is increasing concern that the escalating cost of traditional legal education is playing a major role in widening the “justice gap” in many communities. This “gap” is created, in part, because new graduates complete traditional ABA law schools with hundreds of thousands of dollars in student debt. They simply cannot afford to practice law in small communities, public sector…

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Why legal education needs to take a different direction

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Simply put, the traditional ABA legal education model is no longer working for many students and communities. As a community-based, California Accredited Law School (CALS), our Monterey College of Law and San Luis Obispo College of Law programs are based on a model that we believe reflects the future of American legal education. Our program offers small classes taught by…

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Los Angeles Daily Journal Article featuring MCL

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Los Angeles Daily Journal Friday, September 23, 2016 Law schools, veterans to benefit from new law By Lyle Moran Daily Journal Staff Writer Veterans will again be allowed to use GI Bill benefits at law schools in California accredited by the State Bar as a result of legislation signed into law by Gov. Jerry Brown Wednesday. The legislation, SB 1059,…

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Collections Workshop

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Tuesdays @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm | $10 The collections workshop is open to the public and held on Tuesdays from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm at Monterey College of Law’s Community Justice Center, and requires a $10 materials fee. During the workshop, law students under the supervision of a supervising attorney, will explain how to collect your money...
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