Albany Law hosts Veterans Pro Bono Project events to honor Veterans in November

28 November 2020

ALBANY LAW SCHOOL — This year’s Veterans’ Rights Pro Bono Project events will pay special honor to one of Albany Law School’s own while continuing the effort to connect service members and their families with important resources to navigate the legal system. This year’s leaders planned the virtual events in memory of 1L SSG Joseph Gentile.

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UC Irvine Law Intellectual Property, Arts, and Technology Clinic seek return of student journalist’s seized property from county sheriff

28 November 2020

UC IRVINE LAW SCHOOL — The University of California, Irvine School of Law (UCI Law) Intellectual Property, Arts, and Technology (IPAT) Clinic submitted a letter to Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva demanding the return of a student journalist’s cell phone and camera memory card, which the clinic contends were unlawfully seized by deputies.

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University of Maine Law celebrates 50th anniversary of Cumberland Legal Aid Clinic

28 November 2020

UNIVERSITY OF MAINE SCHOOL OF LAW — For the past 50 years, the Cumberland Legal Aid Clinic has been the place where University of Maine School of Law students learn essential lawyering skills while making a positive change in their communities and in the lives of scores of clients. The Clinic represents more than 600 clients annually.

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A look at the Environmental Justice Clinic at the University of Miami Law

27 November 2020

UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI SCHOOL OF LAW — Miami Law’s Environmental Justice Clinic, building on the environmental justice and climate change movements, is collaborating with community partners, such as the Miami Climate Alliance, to further the “energy justice” movement.

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Penn Law Future of the Profession Initiative partners with Access to Justice Tech Fellows for residence program

27 November 2020

UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA CAREY LAW SCHOOL — Penn Law announces that its Future of the Profession Initiative will partner with Access to Justice Tech Fellows, a nonprofit organization that develops summer fellowships for law students seeking to leverage technology to create equitable legal access for low-income and marginalized populations.

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SMU Dedman Law Child Advocacy Clinic receives grant from Texas Bar Foundation to support legal services for foster children who have aged-out of care

27 November 2020

SMU DEDMAN SCHOOL OF LAW — The Child Advocacy Clinic at SMU’s Dedman School of Law was awarded a $12,500 grant from the Texas Bar Foundation to fund ongoing work on its Aged Out Program that provides legal services to North Texas youth who have aged out of foster care. The grant will also fund other efforts with foster youth.

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Yale Law Worker and Immigrant Rights Advocacy Clinic partners with legal organizations to protect DACA

27 November 2020

YALE LAW SCHOOL — A federal court rejected the latest attack on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program in the Batalla Vidal v. Wolf lawsuit. The plaintiffs in the case are represented by the Worker and Immigrant Rights Advocacy Clinic at Yale Law School, Make the Road New York, and the National Immigration Law Center.

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Yale Law Veterans Legal Services Clinic win settlement agreement for Army veterans who were denied benefits

27 November 2020

YALE LAW SCHOOL — The Yale Law School Veterans Legal Services Clinic represent the plaintiffs in the case Kennedy v. McCarthy. The settlement holds the Army accountable to Iraq and Afghanistan veterans with less-than-honorable discharges and is part of a series of cases that advocate for the rights of veterans.

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UCLA Law students and faculty participate in inaugural Public Service Challenge

17 November 2020

UCLA SCHOOL OF LAW — Hundreds of members of the UCLA School of Law community participated in the law school’s inaugural Public Service Challenge, which took place over five days, from Oct. 30 through Nov. 3, and served a great number of voters, charitable groups and others in Southern California.

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Georgia State University Law Immigration Clinic wins green card for client

17 November 2020

GEORGIA STATE UNIVERSITY — Students in Georgia State Law’s new Immigration Clinic won its first merits hearing for their client at the Atlanta Immigration Court. The student team of Cruz Espitia (J.D. ’21) and Haley Solomon (J.D. ’22) represented a young woman who arrived in the U.S. from Guatemala at the age of 15.

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