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San Diego City Councilmember David Alvarez said from the time he took office in late 2010, he and his staff received many pleas for legal assistance, but there was little they could to do to help those reaching out.

The University of San Diego is launching an online Master of Science in Law Enforcement and Public Safety Leadership program this fall in an effort to create a new approach to criminal justice education.

A design team from the Southwestern College Architecture Club won Best-in-Show and Best Theme Interpretation awards at the 2015 Design Village Competition held at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo.

Bridgepoint Education (NYSE: BPI) saw a 9 percent decrease in revenue in the first quarter of 2015 compared with the same period the year prior, though it saw a much smaller operating loss.

Forty percent of housing costs in San Diego County can be linked to regulations, and just a slight reduction in those costs could make housing available to thousands more households, according to a new report from Point Loma Nazarene University.

The Rady School of Management at UC San Diego has launched a new undergraduate minor in entrepreneurship and innovation. The new minor will begin in fall 2015.

San Diego State University has launched an Economic Crisis Response Team (ECRT) to better assist students who are facing an unexpected economic crisis.

The legal industry has been criticized for years for not offering the hands-on training to future attorneys that students pursuing careers in other professions, such as medicine, receive.

Looking at the most recent bar exam passage rates of the state's 21 ABA-approved law schools, the deans at two local schools express reasons to cheer. But at the same time, they're expressing some criticism, aimed not at the test-takers, but rather at the test administrators.

Despite the improving economy, San Diego’s legal landscape has changed. As a result, the job market for recent law school grads here remains tight, with many law firms downsizing and adapting a much more conservative approach to hiring.

Law Day, May 1, annually, is a national day set aside to celebrate the rule of law. Law Day underscores how law and the legal process contribute to the freedoms that all Americans share. Law Day also provides an opportunity to recognize the role of courts in this democracy and the importance of jury service to maintaining the integrity of the courts.

One of the most iconic moments in world legal history is the issuance of Magna Carta at Runnymede in 1215. That moment has been memorialized on monuments, murals, paintings, and friezes, and it even appears on the bronze doors of the United States Supreme Court. Magna Carta has inspired and been cited by our nation’s founders, jurists, and civil rights leaders.

After doubling in size over the past decade, San Diego County's aerospace industry is finding it harder to find workers with the advanced manufacturing skills it needs, according to a report released this week by San Diego Workforce Partnership.

San Diego’s real estate scene has a bright future, a group of judges said — especially if soon-to-be-graduates from San Diego State University have a hand in it.

This discussion on May 7 hosted by Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP will focus on simplifying complicated immigration issues, including work visas, investor visas and permanent residency. This talk is relevant for the international community of entrepreneurs in San Diego. The workshop will cover the following topics:

Integrating academia and industry has been a key charge of the Qualcomm Institute at UC San Diego, but that mission became much easier in March with the official opening of the Qualcomm Institute Innovation Space.

Two UC San Diego faculty members -- philosopher Patricia Smith Churchland and physicist and neurobiologist David Kleinfeld -- have been elected to the 2015 class of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

University of San Diego professor Norm Miller received the American Real Estate Society’s Graaskamp Award for 2015, named after a legendary figure in real estate education.

Norma Bouchard, Ph.D., will join San Diego State University as dean of the College of Arts and Letters, following the retirement of Paul Wong, Ph.D., later this year.

UCSD’s Technology Transfer Office celebrated its 20th anniversary Tuesday with some of the 200 companies the office has helped spin out of the university, and remarks from Chancellor Pradeep Khosla, Mayor Kevin Faulconer, Vice Chancellor of Research Sandra Brown and Qualcomm Inc. founder Irwin Jacobs.

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