IOWA CITY - The University of Iowa rejected the suspect in the Colorado movie theater shooting rampage from a graduate neuroscience program last year after he visited campus for an interview and left the program director bluntly warning colleagues: "Do NOT offer admission under any circumstances.
James Holmes applied to the Iowa program in late 2010 and was given an interview on Jan. 28, 2011, according to records released by the university.
An applicant who cheated during her bar examination is unfit to be admitted to the practice of law, the Ohio Supreme Court has ruled.
After graduating from law school, the applicant took the July 2011 bar examination and received a passing score. The state board of bar examiners conducted an investigation after receiving a complaint that, during the essay portion of the test, the applicant had continued to write for up to 60 seconds after time had been called. The board interviewed the applicant's tablemate at the exam and concluded that the applicant had violated bar-exam rules by continuing to write after time was called on at least two occasions.
The defendant was denied a fair trial due to admission of extensive amounts of prejudicial other-act evidence. The defendant was denied a fair trial due to the cumulative effect of erroneous admission of impermissible other-acts evidence, and the prosecuting attorney's personal vouching for the truth of disputed facts.
PHOENIX (AP) -- A convicted murderer who graduated from law school after getting out of prison was deniedadmission to the bar Wednesday by the Arizona Supreme Court because of a lack of "good moral character.
James Hamm, who served 17 years for his part in a drug-related robbery that left two men dead, had asked the court to allow him to practice law even though the state bar association had recommended against his application, citing the seriousness of the crime and his failure to own up to his past.
A white student who was deniedadmission to the Law School sued in federal court to challenge the admissions policy on the ground that it violated the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution.16 The Law School defended its race-based admissions policy on the ground that it had a compelling state interest in obtaining the educational benefits of a racially diverse student body.
The Supreme Court is considering a case that could change the landscape of higher education for years to come.
Fisher v. University of Texas has its roots in a case filed by Abigail Fisher, who applied to the University of Texas at Austin in 2008 and was deniedadmission. She alleged that the university had discriminated against her on the basis of her race in violation of the Equal Protection Clause of the 14th Amendment.
Dr. Marjorie Peebles-Meyers is named chief physician at Ford Motor Co. World Headquarters in Dearborn. She will hold the post until 1985. Dr. Peebles-Meyers overcame discrimination against women in general, Black women in particular, to achiveve a number of "firsts" during her long, distinguished medical career. A graduate of Wayne State University Medical School, after first being deniedadmission to Columbia University Medical School and beginning her study at Howard University Medical School, she became the first African American woman to serve as head resident at Detroit Receiving Hospital and established the first interracial medical practice in Detroit with Dr. Eugene Shafarman. In 1950 she broke the racial restriction barrier in Detroit Hospitals when she was granted full attendi...