University of Akron Immigration & Human Rights Law Clinic director Elizabeth Knowles outlines how policy changes affect clients

16 September 2019

WKSU 89.7 — Elizabeth Knowles’ immigration clinic at the University of Akron specializes in a subset of the immigration cases: asylum cases. In this article, she outlines the process for applying for asylum and how policy changes can affect clients’ cases.

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UC Irvine Law dean Song Richardson honored by Korean Community Lawyers Association

16 September 2019

UC IRVINE LAW — UC Irvine Law Dean and Chancellor’s Professor of Law L. Song Richardson will receive the Korean Community Lawyers Association’s Friend of the Community Award on Tuesday, Oct. 8, at the organization’s 13th Annual Installation and Awards Dinner in Los Angeles.

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UC Irvine Law hosts forum on human trafficking and child marriage

16 September 2019

UC IRVINE LAW — The University of California, Irvine School of Law (UCI Law) along with the UCI Initiative to End Family Violence (IEFV) and Global Hope 365 will host a forum titled, “Human Trafficking and Child Marriage.”

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Journal of American Legal History announces appointment of Chicago-Kent professor Felice Batlan as U.S. editor-in-chief

16 September 2019

AMERICAN JOURNAL OF LEGAL HISTORY — The Journal of American Legal History and Oxford University Press are delighted to announce the appointment of Prof. Felice Batlan (Chicago-Kent Law) as Co-Editor in Chief.

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Chicago-Kent Law honored by ABA Student Law Division for diversity initiatives

16 September 2019

CHICAGO-KENT COLLEGE OF LAW — Chicago-Kent College of Law has won the 2019 Henry J. Ramsey, Jr. Diversity Award from the Law Student Division of the American Bar Association. The award—named in honor of Henry J. Ramsey Jr., who served as dean of the Howard University School of Law from 1990 to 1996—recognizes Chicago-Kent’s efforts….

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BYU Law offers free legal services for first responders

16 September 2019

DAILY HERALD — Utah County’s first responders will have the chance to create free wills this week through a program from Brigham Young University’s law school. The BYU J. Reuben Clark Law School is offering the Wills for Heroes program Friday as part of its alumni weekend. The event will pair first responders with a….

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Drake Law to host symposia on current constitutional issues

16 September 2019

DRAKE UNIVERSITY — The Drake Constitutional Law Center will celebrate Constitution Day in conjunction with its annual Constitutional Law Symposium this year. The public is invited to join the September 21, 2019 event on campus in Cartwright Hall. Those unable to join the event in person are encouraged to register for the webcast.

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Duke Law professor Alex Jakubow discusses school’s empirical research efforts

16 September 2019

DUKE LAW — Alex Jakubow recently joined Duke Law as associate director of empirical research and data support services, a new position based in the J. Michael Goodson Law Library where he oversees a team supporting empirical research and scholarship.

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Central Park Five defendants discuss case and exoneration at Duke Law

16 September 2019

DUKE LAW — Yusef Salaam and Raymond Santana asked Duke Law students to remember the story of the Exonerated Five as they begin their careers, and said that speaking to future members of the legal profession has helped them heal the emotional trauma from their case.

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Duke Law launches center on the science of criminal justice

16 September 2019

DUKE LAW — The new Duke Law Center for Science and Justice will bring together faculty and students in law, medicine, public policy, and arts and sciences to pursue research, policy and law reform, and education in three areas: accuracy of evidence in criminal cases; the role of risk in criminal outcomes; and addressing a….

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