Denver Law alumni lead North Carolina Central Law and University of South Dakota Law tax clinics

22 April 2019

DENVER LAW — The University of Denver Low Income Taxpayer Clinic is an all-star when it comes to helping people in dire need of help with the IRS. Putting in over 1,000 service hours and saving clients over $1.5 million a year, the student-staffed clinic does life-changing work for those buried in tax debt.

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Notre Dame Law students help free wrongfully convicted man

22 April 2019

NOTRE DAME LAW — On March 15, Donald Whalen walked out of the county jail in Bloomington, Illinois, and embraced his family members. After more than 27 years in prison, he was free to enjoy a simple pleasure — dinner at his mother’s house.

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University of Tennessee Law celebrates 25 years of student pro bono service

22 April 2019

UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE LAW — Throughout the month of April, the University of Tennessee College of Law is celebrating the 25th anniversary of student pro bono service. Students are at the heart of UT Pro Bono, sharing the responsibility of organizing a majority of the volunteer events throughout the year for their classmates.

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Yale Law partners with San Francisco City Attorney’s office to create a litigation guide

22 April 2019

LAW.COM — The San Francisco City Attorney’s Office, Yale Law School and a group of legal nonprofits have collaborated to put together a legal roadmap for cities and municipal law offices interested in going to court to protect residents’ rights.

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University of Mississippi Law student Stephanie Gobert honored by school’s Pro Bono Initiative

15 April 2019

OLE MISS LAW — The knowledge that attorneys carry comes with great responsibility. Many attorneys and aspiring attorneys use that knowledge to give back to clients in need through pro bono work.

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Texas A&M students win protection for client through Immigrant Rights Clinic

15 April 2019

TAMU LAW — Students participating in the the Texas A&M University School of Law Immigrant Rights Clinic won protection under the Convention Against Torture for a client from Somalia last week. The court found a greater than 50 percent chance of future torture with government acquiescence.

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University of Arkansas Law Dean Margaret Sova McCabe launches public service fellowship program

1 April 2019

UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS NEWS — Under the leadership of Dean Margaret Sova McCabe, the University of Arkansas School of Law is launching a Summer Public Service Fellowship Program.

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UCLA Law bankruptcy professors provide aid to Puerto Rico in debt crisis

1 April 2019

UCLA NEWSROOM — Amid a long-running financial crisis aggravated by recession and the ravages of hurricanes Maria and Irma, Puerto Rico and its bondholders have reached a deal that will bring billions of dollars of relief to the island’s economy, thanks in substantial part to two UCLA School of Law professors.

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Cornell Law professor Sheri Johnson argues death penalty case before U.S. Supreme Court

1 April 2019

CORNELL CHRONICLE — Cornell law professor Sheri Lynn Johnson, a member of the Cornell Death Penalty Project, argues at the Supreme Court March 20 on behalf of Curtis Flowers, a man from Mississippi who spent 22 years in prison, much of it on death row, for four murders he says he did not commit.

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University Maryland Carey Law partners with NAACP for climate initiative

1 April 2019

UMD BALTIMORE NEWS — Maryland Carey Law’s two clinics are working with the NAACP ECJP to develop a climate adaptation finance toolkit for communities that will provide an array of public and private funding resources.

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