Providing Legal Services to Patients with Cancer
Law students at the Legal Advocacy for People with Cancer Clinic assist low-income cancer patients in the Detroit metropolitan area. Partnering with the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Center, the clinic offers students the opportunity to learn practical skills while serving the needs of patients receiving treatment at the center.
Professor Natapoff Delves Deep into Misdemeanors: “Petty is the New Big.”
With one sentence, Professor Alexandra Natapoff summarized the thesis of her newest scholarly pursuit: examining the often-underappreciated area of misdemeanor crimes and the consequences of their disproportionately low profile convictions as compared to felonies.
Statement on the California Task Force on Admissions Regulation Recommendations (TFARR)
The Steering Committee of the Association of American Law Schools’ Deans Forum has issued a statement on the proposal by the Task Force on Admissions Regulation Recommendations (TFARR) of the State Bar of California to change the requirements for taking the California Bar Examination.
DAILY REPORT – The State Bar of Georgia’s Board of Governors on Friday narrowly approved funding for a new lawyer incubator program through which up to 30 new graduates from Georgia law schools will receive mentoring, office space and other help to start small practices.Read More
LEGAL BROADCAST NETWORK – Arizona State University’s Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law developed a not-for-profit law firm to train recent graduates of the law school with on-the-job learning and to provide the public with affordable legal services in a variety of practice areas.Read More
BLOOMBERG BNA – The American Bar Association released a report that calls for better debt counseling for law students and changes to provide more affordable legal education.Read More