Video: Trump Administration policies motivate law students to focus on immigration law

12 July 2018

TIME — According to the American Bar Association Journal, student interest in immigration law has increased at many schools in recent years, and the American Immigration Lawyers Association says its student membership has doubled in the past 18 months.

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Advice on the legal job market and bar exam for prospective students

12 July 2018

U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT — Prospective students preparing for the law school application process should look ahead to the bar exam and legal job market.

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Louisiana’s law schools and state bar association partner on summer program for high school students

12 July 2018

THE NEW ORLEANS ADVOCATE — Suit Up for the Future High School Summer Legal Institute and Internship Program is a three-week workshop that immerses forward-thinking teenagers into the legal field, introduces them to the various agencies operating within the justice system and ultimately helps them decide whether they want to become lawyers.

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University of Wisconsin Law students to represent immigrants at U.S. border in Texas

12 July 2018

WQOW — Law students at the University of Wisconsin’s Immigrant Justice Clinic are stepping up to help represent immigrants during their asylum process in Texas. They will prepare immigrants before their interview, help translate during the process and make sure the immigrants are treated fairly.

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Wayne Law student awarded scholarship by Community Foundation for Northeast Michigan

12 July 2018

WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW — Rising 3L Wayne State University Law School student Brant Losinski was awarded the Judge Philip J. Glennie Law Student Scholarship from the Community Foundation for Northeast Michigan.

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Recent Wayne Law graduates honored by State Bar of Michigan Taxation Section

12 July 2018

WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW —  Catherine Ferguson and Charles Roarty, Wayne Law class of 2018, were nominated by faculty and selected and honored at the recent State Bar of Michigan Taxation Section annual meeting. Both students will be pursuing their LL.M. degree in the fall.

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University of Virginia Law Appellate Litigation Clinic helps reduce jail term of over-sentenced man

12 July 2018

UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA SCHOOL OF LAW — A pair of recent graduates who took part in this year’s Appellate Litigation Clinic at the University of Virginia School of Law won freedom last week for their client, a Tennessee man who was over-sentenced on his burglary convictions.

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Vanderbilt Law and school of nursing launch legal-medical project for seniors

12 July 2018

DAILY NURSE — Vanderbilt University recently announced the launch of a new interprofessional pilot project involving the School of Nursing, Law School, and Vanderbilt University Medical Center which will help older adults in need of advance care plans and power of attorney documents get them faster and free of charge.

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University of St. Thomas law professors publish legal ethics guidebook

12 July 2018

UNIVERSITY OF ST. THOMAS SCHOOL OF LAW — University of St. Thomas Law Professors Gregory Sisk and Neil Hamilton have published a new hornbook on legal ethics. The title of their book is, Legal Ethics, Professional Responsibility, and the Legal Profession.

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University of South Carolina Law opens legal clinic for veterans

12 July 2018

WISTV — A new Veterans Legal Clinic will open July 2 at the University of South Carolina School of Law. Law students will give free legal services to veterans or military families who cannot afford a lawyer for things like estate planning, divorce proceedings and accessing public benefits.

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