Lewis & Clark Law Animal Law Litigation Clinic wins lawsuit against USDA over deregulation of slaughterhouses

July 16, 2021

LEWIS & CLARK LAW SCHOOL — With help from dedicated law students, the Animal Law Litigation Clinic has defeated the Government’s motions to dismiss two lawsuits challenging the Government’s deregulation of pig slaughterhouses and its failure to protect downed pigs.

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University of Maine Law Cumberland Legal Aid Clinic complaint leads to federal settlement with Lewiston Public Schools over use of shortened school days

July 16, 2021

UNIVERSITY OF MAINE SCHOOL OF LAW — A complaint filed by Disability Rights Maine, in coordination with the ACLU of Maine, Kids Legal at Pine Tree Legal Assistance, and the Cumberland Legal Aid Clinic initiated the DOJ investigation.

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New York Law School announces members of the Tribeca Pandemic Recovery Task Force

July 16, 2021

NEW YORK LAW SCHOOL — New York Law School (NYLS) Dean and President Anthony W. Crowell today announced the members of the Tribeca Pandemic Recovery Task Force, a new group that will coordinate a cohesive, community-driven pandemic recovery strategy for the neighborhood.

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University of Virginia Law Center for Criminal Justice to expand Innocence Project efforts

July 15, 2021

UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA LAW SCHOOL — As Leader of New Clinic, Professor Deirdre Enright Will Expand on Innocence Project Efforts.

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Willamette Law dean Brian Gallini recommends alternative pathways to law licensing beyond the bar exam

July 14, 2021

WILLAMETTE UNIVERSITY — After months of study and review, a task force of Oregon attorneys and legal educators issued a formal recommendation that the state consider other ways for recent law school graduates to show competency beyond the traditional bar exam.

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University of Wisconsin Law changes format of law clinics to adjust to student demand

July 14, 2021

WISCONSIN STATE JOURNAL — The school wants to provide more scheduling flexibility by starting some clinics in the fall or spring semesters and guarantee a spot to every student who wants one beginning in the 2022-23 school year…

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ABA announces LGBTQ Public Interest scholarship recipients

June 29, 2021

AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION — The American Bar Association Commission on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity has awarded three law students LGBTQ Public Interest scholarships. The scholarship program is aimed at law students or graduates who are either LGBTQ or who will be doing public interest work in the LGBTQ space.

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University at Buffalo Law Family Violence Clinic receives grant to support development of domestic violence court watch program

June 29, 2021

UNIVERSITY AT BUFFALO SCHOOL OF LAW — At a time when past pandemic restrictions have sparked an upsurge in intimate partner violence, UB School of Law’s Family Violence and Women’s Rights Clinic has received two grants that will significantly boost its capacity to protect people in peril.

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A look at the Gonzaga Law LGBTQ+ Rights Clinic

June 29, 2021

GONZAGA UNIVERSITY — Over the past year, more than 20 second and third-year law students have served as clinical interns with the Gonzaga University School of Law Lincoln LGBTQ+ Rights Clinic, providing crucial legal assistance to underserved clients.

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