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When news broke of the U.S. Department of Justice’s prosecution of 50 people charged in a nationwide college admissions scheme, Law.com knew the story was big. What we discovered moments later was that a top lawyer from an elite law firm was one of those charged, making the story even more powerful for our readers. In this Instant Insights, we show the ripple effects of the case to the legal community.

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A California licensed lawyer, media executive and Harvard Law School graduate, whose husband is a former San Diego prosecutor, is among those facing accusations of using bribes to win their children’s way into prestigious schools across the country.

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Lizzy McLellan

Lizzy McLellan is a senior editor on ALM's business of law desk. Contact her at [email protected] On Twitter: @LizzyMcLell

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