Duke Law Center for Science and Justice receives grant to research criminal justice reform

24 September 2020

DUKE LAW — The gift will expand the center’s work over the next six years in three signature areas: accuracy of evidence in criminal cases, the role of equity in criminal outcomes, and the mental and behavioral health treatment needs of people in the justice system.

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University of St. Thomas Law professor Gregory Sisk files amicus brief with Supreme Court on police brutality case

24 September 2020

UNIVERSITY OF ST. THOMAS — University of St. Thomas School of Law Professor Gregory Sisk has filed an amicus curiae brief with the Supreme Court of the United States in the case of Brownback v. King.

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American Council on Education releases guide for colleges on student voting

24 September 2020

AMERICAN COUNCIL ON EDUCATION — The COVID-19 pandemic is contextualizing nearly every aspect of life on and off our nation’s campuses. College students are in places they never dreamed they’d be . . . literally.

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BYU Law and Utah State Bar help first-responders with estate planning

23 September 2020

STANDARD-EXAMINER — After a week-long effort from the J. Rueben Clark Law School at Brigham Young University and the Utah State Bar Association, more than 130 first responders around the state received help to complete their basic estate planning documents.

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Case Western Reserve Law raises funds for local pandemic legal relief through online music competition

23 September 2020

CASE WESTERN RESERVE UNIVERSITY — Long-time members of the Case Western Reserve community may have seen them play iconic campus hangouts like the Barking Spider, Euclid Tavern or Cosmic Dave’s Rock Club. Others could have caught their 2018 show at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

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A look at the Penn Law Gittis Center for Clinical Legal Studies’ Externship Program

23 September 2020

UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA CAREY LAW SCHOOL — University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School students seeking practical legal experience have a plethora of choices, including nine in-house clinics as well as the Gittis Center for Clinical Legal Studies’ Externship Program, which consists of more than 15 standing Gittis Externships. Students may also create their own ad….

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Penn Law students share experiences in school’s Transnational Legal Clinic

23 September 2020

UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA CAREY LAW SCHOOL — Passing through the gate of the double-barbed-wire fence surrounding the Stewart Detention Center in Lumpkin, Georgia, Meroua Zouai L’20 thought about the Trump Administration’s anti-immigration policies and the people who bore the brunt of their cruelty — her clients.

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A look at Penn Law’s clinic mentorship and externship programs

23 September 2020

UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA CAREY LAW SCHOOL — Students who choose to participate in one of the nine clinics offered by the Gittis Center for Clinical Legal Studies at the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School embrace the challenges and reap the rewards of serving real clients with real problems.

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Penn Law Criminal Defense Clinic students protect rights of accused

23 September 2020

UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA CAREY LAW SCHOOL — When one of his classmates fell ill the morning of her client’s preliminary hearing, Evan Frohman L’20 was handed the client’s file and was told to be ready to face the prosecutor in court in under an hour.

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Southern Illinois Law hosts voter registration drive

23 September 2020

WPSD LOCAL 6 — SIU School of Law students are coordinating a voter registration drive at two locations in Carbondale, Illinois. The four-day event will begin on Sept. 19 and run through National Voter Registration Day, which is Sept. 22.

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