Experts discuss the future of legal technology and innovation

15 July 2019

FAST COMPANY — Yale Law alumnus Andrew Burt, the chief privacy officer and legal engineer at Immuta, is working to automate the governance of data—rules about who can access it and how—by enabling users with any level of technical skill to define and automatically enforce complex security and privacy controls on that data.

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Legal profession sees growth in services to address lawyer well-being

15 July 2019

LAW.COM — A cottage industry appears to be developing around the field of wellbeing services for lawyers, partly sparked by an American Bar Association pledge last year to which more than 100 big firms, law schools and corporate legal departments have signed on.    

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American Bar Association calls on Congress to establish independent immigration court system

15 July 2019

ABA JOURNAL — A joint letter sent by the ABA and three other legal organizations Thursday urges Congress to establish an immigration court system outside the control of the U.S. Department of Justice.

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Gift to American University Washington College of Law to support Immigrant Justice Clinic initiatives

15 July 2019

AMERICAN UNIVERSITY WASHINGTON COLLEGE OF LAW — Thanks to a generous gift from William I. Jacobs, JD ’66, American University is launching a new Defending the AU Dream Initiative. The Initiative will support immigration legal services provided by AUWCL’s Immigrant Justice Clinic. Services will include representation of college-age students with DACA and other immigration-related matters.

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Q & A with American University Washington College of Law criminal law adjunct professors

15 July 2019

AMERICAN UNIVERSITY WASHINGTON COLLEGE OF LAW — AUWCL alumni Ben Miller ’05 and Tracee Plowell ’98 were interviewed to talk about their experiences in teaching U.S. Criminal Law. Plowell, a federal prosecutor for the U.S. Department of Justice, will succeed Miller, who will continue working as a senior counsel at The Justice Collaborative.  

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American University Washington College of Law celebrates 20 years of human rights law program

15 July 2019

AMERICAN UNIVERSITY WASHINGTON COLLEGE OF LAW — AUWCL’s Academy on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law hosted its 20th Program of Advanced Studies on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law May 28-June 14. The summer program works to provide scholars, practitioners, and students with the unique opportunity to learn and interact with judges of the International Court of Justice.

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A look at the Arizona State University Law externship program

15 July 2019

ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY — Arizona State Law Professor Veronica Chacon heads the externship program, which has about 180 students participate each semester, working with more than 100 employers. The general externship program is mainly for positions in the Phoenix area. A 3L residency program is a full-year program working with small to midsize law firms.….

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Former University of Arkansas Law dean Stacy Leeds reflects on her experience

15 July 2019

TAHLEQUAH DAILY PRESS — University of Arkansas Law Professor and dean emerita Stacy Leeds reflects on her storied career. Leeds has taught at several universities, was in the running to be principal chief of the Cherokee Nation, and has served in her current position as vice chancellor for Economic Development for nearly three years.

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University of Arkansas-Little Rock Law students provide legal aid to rural residents during spring break

15 July 2019

UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS-LITTLE ROCK BOWEN SCHOOL OF LAW —  University of Arkansas-Little Rock Law students spent their spring break providing legal services on the road to rural communities in Arkansas. Abigail Brenneman, Andrew Rogers, Libby Nelson, and Lisa Roam took part in Legal Aid of Arkansas’s Spring Break on the Road to Justice program in….

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University of Arkansas-Little Rock Law student describes experience with medical-legal partnership

15 July 2019

UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS-LITTLE ROCK BOWEN SCHOOL OF LAW — University of Arkansas-Little Rock Law student and singing sensation Caleb Conrad is using his talents to help Arkansans in need of a lawyer through a law clerk internship with Legal Aid of Arkansas’s Medical-Legal Partnership.

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