Wayne Law to launch Community Advocacy Clinic and Immigration Appellate Advocacy Clinic in 2021

27 October 2020

WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY — Wayne State University Law School is expanding its clinical program in winter 2021 to offer a new Community Advocacy Clinic and an Immigration Appellate Advocacy Clinic. Both clinics prioritize the enrollment of part-time students who often work during the day and experience scheduling challenges.

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UC Berkeley Law Center for Law, Energy & the Environment launches GrizzlyCorps to help farm and forest communities

21 October 2020

UC BERKELEY SCHOOL OF LAW — Berkeley Law’s top-ranked environmental law program is blazing yet another new trail with the launch of GrizzlyCorps. GrizzlyCorps is a nascent AmeriCorps effort that sends recent college graduates to work in farm and forest communities across California. Each year, the initiative will select 20 fellows.

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Indiana University McKinney Law launches intellectual property clinic

21 October 2020

INDIANA UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW — IU McKinney has just launched a new intellectual property law clinic. It came about when a law student was seeking an externship opportunity for Summer 2020; he needed to replace the one that fell through once the coronavirus pandemic hit the United States.

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Arizona State University Law launches Indian gaming and self-governance programs

15 October 2020

WHITE MOUNTAIN INDEPENDENT — Continuing to grow its renowned Indian Legal Program, the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University has launched the nation’s first programs in Indian Gaming and Self-Governance, further expanding students’ opportunities to make an impact in tribal communities.

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CSU Cleveland-Marshall Law dean Lee Fisher develops course on structural racism in the legal system

7 October 2020

CSU CLEVELAND-MARSHALL COLLEGE OF LAW — As part of CSU Cleveland-Marshall College of Law’s Call to Action to end racism and injustice, Dean Lee Fisher developed and is teaching a first-of-its-kind interdisciplinary course, Justice, Equity, Diversity, Inclusion (JEDI).

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University at Buffalo Baldy Center for Law & Social Policy launches podcast, blog, and online magazine

6 October 2020

UNIVERSITY AT BUFFALO SCHOOL OF LAW — With a triple-threat array of information initiatives, the Baldy Center for Law & Social Policy is expanding its reach, inviting new scholars into the discussion, and building upon the interdisciplinary relationships that make it unique.

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UCLA Law welcomes Master of Legal Studies inaugural class

6 October 2020

UCLA SCHOOL OF LAW — CEOs, health care administrators, entertainment industry executives, journalists, nonprofit leaders and even a UCLA Bruin football defensive back are among the first 41 students to enter the new UCLA School of Law Master of Legal Studies program this year.

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Samford University Cumberland School of Law launches Veterans Legal Assistance Clinic

6 October 2020

HOMEWOOD STAR — Samford University’s Cumberland School of Law has launched the first full-service law school clinic in Alabama for veterans. The Cumberland Veterans Legal Assistance Clinic (C-VETS) provides free legal assistance to veterans and their families in an eight-county area of North Central Alabama including Bibb, Blount, Chilton, Cullman, Etowah, Jefferson, Shelby and Walker counties.

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Samford University Cumberland School of Law partners with Tuskegee University on 3+3 accelerated JD/bachelor’s degree program

6 October 2020

BIRMINGHAM BUSINESS JOURNAL — Samford University Cumberland School of Law partners with Tuskegee University to offer Tuskegee undergraduate students an accelerated bachelor’s to Juris Doctor program.

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University of Florida Law launches scholarship program for HBCU graduates

1 October 2020

CBS 47 — Local college students are being encouraged to be the change they want to see by serving through the country’s justice system. The University of Florida Fredric G. Levin College of Law has a new, endowed scholarship program.

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