Case Western Reserve Law professors author amicus brief for Supreme Court case on The Hague Child Abduction Convention

21 October 2019

CASE WESTERN RESERVE UNIVERSITY — Seven CWRU Law professors were the lead authors on an Amicus Brief submitted by the law school’s Cox International Law Center in August 2019 to the U.S. Supreme Court in Monasky v. Taglieri, a case about The Hague Child Abduction Convention.  The brief argues that the Court should be guided by international and foreign….

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University of Houston Law professor Anthony Chase contributes to amicus brief in U.S. Court of Appeals

21 October 2019

UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON LAW CENTER — Parts of an amicus brief that included contributions from University of Houston Law Center Associate Professor Anthony Chase was mentioned in a decision last week by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. The brief argued that the FCC violated the law by failing to consider the implications for….

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Southern Methodist University Law launches First Amendment Clinic

21 October 2019

SMU LAW — SMU Dedman School of Law will launch a First Amendment Clinic in Fall 2020, thanks to a generous gift of $900,000 from the Stanton Foundation. The Clinic will focus on First Amendment issues including free speech, freedom of the press, and freedom of assembly and petition. This funding will cover the core operating….

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Yale Law students from San Francisco Affirmative Litigation Project assist in blocking ‘public charge’ immigration policy

21 October 2019

YALE LAW — Students from the San Francisco Affirmative Litigation Project at Yale Law School (SFALP) assisted in securing a major ruling with nationwide ramifications for immigrant families last week. On October 11, 2019, a federal judge granted an injunction blocking a newly revised “public charge” rule from being applied to residents in California, Maine, Pennsylvania,….

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University at Buffalo Law hosts panel on Child Victims Act

15 October 2019

WBFO 88.7 — The University at Buffalo Law School on Monday hosted a look at the Child Victims Act, the new state law that has reopened New York’s history of sexual abuse for a one-year window. The law allows victims to go to court against abusers, even if the abuse occurred decades ago.The panel in O’Brian….

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UCLA Law celebrates 10 years of Washington, DC program

15 October 2019

UCLA LAW — Ten years ago, the UCDC program opened its doors for students at University of California law schools to spend a semester in the nation’s capital, where they get an unparalleled view of the country’s legislative, court and policy-making machinery at work. The UCDC program accepts up to 35 students a year from the UC’s….

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New book by University of Colorado Law professor Helen Norton looks at government speech and the constitution

15 October 2019

COLORADO LAW — In her new book, The Government’s Speech and the Constitution (Cambridge University Press), constitutional law scholar and Professor Helen Norton investigates the variety and abundance of government speech, from early proclamations and pamphlets to the electronic media of radio and television and to today’s digital age.

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University of Colorado Law professor Craig Konnoth files amicus brief for Supreme Court in LGBT employment discrimination case

15 October 2019

COLORADO LAW — Associate Professor Craig Konnoth, as counsel of record, led an effort by the Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Section of the American Association of Law Schools to file an amicus brief in the United States Supreme Court in R.G. & G.R. Harris Funeral Homes Inc. v. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. The brief focused….

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University of Colorado Law students and professor Sarah Krakoff develop water rights handbook for local farmers

15 October 2019

COLORADO LAW — The Acequia Project Completes Multi-Year Case Assisting Southern Colorado Farmers. The project recently completed one of its most ambitious and technical cases, spanning four years and nine law students.

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Harvard Law clinics recognized by Boston Bar Association for housing rights efforts

15 October 2019

HARVARD LAW TODAY — In September, two Harvard Law School clinics and their community partner organizations were recognized by the Boston Bar Association (BBA) for their collaborative efforts to fight housing displacement in greater Boston. The award, presented annually by the BBA, recognizes “professional legal services attorneys for their outstanding work on behalf of indigent clients in….

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