New York Law School expands public interest activities

15 October 2018

NEW YORK LAW SCHOOL — New York Law School has named Swati Parikh, an award-winning public interest career advisor, as its inaugural Executive Director of Public Service and Pro Bono Initiatives.

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Lewis & Clark Law Environmental Litigation Clinic receives precedent-setting court ruling

15 October 2018

LEWIS & CLARK LAW SCHOOL — Earthrise Law Center, Lewis & Clark Law School’s environmental litigation clinic, received an important ruling from the DC District Court in a case which sought to require the U.S. Department of Agriculture to more closely regulate the adverse environmental impacts of Confined Animal Feeding Operations (CAFO’s).

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Santa Clara Law students create guide for undocumented students

9 October 2018

SANTA CLARA UNIVERSITY — A resource guide produced by recent Santa Clara Law graduates of the school’s Spring 2018 Immigration Law & Policy Practicum is being used to help undocumented students.

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LSU Law students help dedicate Gold Star Families monument

9 October 2018

LSU LAW — LSU Law students and members of the Veterans Advocacy Club volunteered to help put on the dedication ceremony for the Louisiana Gold Star Families monument at the State Capitol on Sept. 30.

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Loyola Los Angeles Law Project for the Innocent receives Justice Department grant for post-conviction DNA testing

1 October 2018

LOYOLA LAW SCHOOL LOS ANGELES — The Loyola Project for the Innocent has been awarded a $430,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Justice – National Institute of Justice (NIJ) that will allow the investigation of a greater number of innocence cases in which there is a need for post-conviction DNA testing.

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Albany Law students take part in a voter registration drive at Albany County jail

1 October 2018

ALBANY LAW SCHOOL — The Prisoner’s Rights Pro Bono Project of Albany Law School is taking a leadership role in reengaging locally incarcerated individuals in active citizenship.

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Albany Law’s clinical program honored by local chamber of commerce

1 October 2018

ALBANY LAW SCHOOL — Albany Law School is proud to announce that the Law Clinic and Justice Center will receive the Capital Region Chamber’s Nonprofit Organization Award, which recognizes organizations that provide outstanding service outcomes while adapting to community needs.

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Virginia lawyers offer free legal services for people impacted by Hurricane Florence

1 October 2018

VIRGINIA LAWYERS WEEKLY — Virginia lawyers have signed up to provide free legal services to those affected by Florence and other natural disasters this hurricane season, the Virginia State Bar reports.

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Notre Dame Law’s Church, State and Society fellows reflect on summer work experiences

24 September 2018

NOTRE DAME LAW SCHOOL — Five Notre Dame Law students gained valuable exposure this summer in the area of religious-institutions practice. Sponsored by the Law School’s Program on Church, State & Society, each summer fellow assisted a religiously affiliated organization with legal services.

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UC Irvine Law’s Immigrant Rights Clinic helps deported U.S. Army veteran return to U.S.

24 September 2018

UCI LAW — The University of California, Irvine School of Law’s Immigrant Rights Clinic represented an Army veteran who had been deported from the U.S. After a three-year legal fight, an Immigration Court agreed the case should be terminated and that lawful permanent resident status be restored.

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