California Western Law pro bono program celebrates 30 years

3 May 2021

CALIFORNIA WESTERN SCHOOL OF LAW — This year’s Student Recognition Celebration marked a significant milestone for California Western. Not only did the virtual celebration recognize Cal Western’s students for their excellence in academics, competitions, leadership, pro bono, and public service, but it also marked the 30th anniversary.

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University of Miami Law Human Rights Clinic files submission to UN on the rights of indigenous women and girls

3 May 2021

UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI SCHOOL OF LAW — Miami Law’s Human Rights Clinic worked alongside the global network of Indigenous women leaders, FIMI, and women’s rights advocacy organization, MADRE, on a submission to the U.N. Committee on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women.

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Yale Law Worker and Immigrant Rights Advocacy Clinic files discrimination suit against Industrial Pallet

3 May 2021

YALE DAILY NEWS — On April 19, the Worker and Immigrant Rights Advocacy Clinic, or WIRAC, at the Yale Law School, alongside Justice at Work, a Boston-based legal nonprofit, filed a suit in federal court on behalf of 24 Latino workers against Industrial Pallet LLC alleging worker mistreatment and discrimination.

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Southern Illinois University Law professor Sheila Simon and students examine legal significance of the Derek Chauvin trial

3 May 2021

WSIU NPR — Students and faculty at the SIU School of Law are working on a project examining race, slavery, history and the law. We spoke to one of the professors on the project about the significance of the verdict in the Derek Chauvin trial.

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University of Alabama Law elder law clinic student Halle Diaz earns win for client facing eviction

30 April 2021

UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA SCHOOL OF LAW — The University of Alabama School of Law boasts seven different legal clinics in which students, under the supervision of a practicing attorney, gain hands-on experience by providing free legal assistance to low-income individuals, business startups, and non-profit organizations. 

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Arizona State University Law student Alejandra Curiel Molina helps fellow students through Chicano Latino Law Student Association

30 April 2021

ASU NEWS — A first-generation American and the first in her family to attend college, Alejandra Curiel Molina has worked hard to provide minority and low-income students with opportunities to feel welcomed in higher education.

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Brooklyn Law to receive New York State Bar Association Pro Bono Service Award

30 April 2021

BROOKLYN LAW SCHOOL — Brooklyn Law School has been selected by the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) to receive the President’s Pro Bono Service Award in the law school category, bestowed each year on Law Day to individuals and entities who have rendered extraordinary pro bono service over the preceding year. The Law School will be recognized….

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Case Western Reserve Law Yemen Accountability Project publishes paper on human rights crimes

30 April 2021

CASE WESTERN RESERVE UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW — The Yemen Accountability Project (YAP) at Case Western Reserve University School of Law has published its second white paper, “Starvation: Building the Case for Prosecuting Starvation Crimes in Yemen.”

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Georgetown Law clinics secure compassionate release of several incarcerated individuals

30 April 2021

THE HOYA — Law students working in experiential clinics have secured the release of over a dozen incarcerated people while working on compassionate release cases.

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Harvard Law highlights faculty and student research on environmental law

30 April 2021

HARVARD LAW TODAY — In recognition of Earth Day, we highlight some recent work and perspectives of Harvard Law’s students and scholars committed to environmental change.

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