Columbia Law clinical professor and students advocate for immigrants’ rights

19 February 2019

COLUMBIA LAW — The Jerome L. Greene Clinical Professor of Law and the students in her Immigrants’ Rights Clinic represent individuals and families seeking asylum and advocate for migrants across the country.

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UC Irvine Law Intellectual Property, Arts and Technology Clinic students help lift gag order on client in case involving politician

19 February 2019

KGET — Judge Thomas Clark lifted a gag order on one of the witnesses in the case. The witness is now free to speak publicly about that case. Friday’s judgment came after students from the UC Irvine School of Law went before the judge on the defendant’s behalf.

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University of Utah Law releases report in support of new juvenile court bill

19 February 2019

THE DAILY UTAH CHRONICLE — Voices for Utah Children and the University of Utah College of Law recently released a report after observing 200 cases in juvenile court and found that many of these kids who were without attorneys lived in poorer and rural areas in Utah.

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South Texas College of Law Houston offers volunteer tax preparation program

19 February 2019

SOUTH TEXAS COLLEGE OF LAW HOUSTON — The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program at South Texas College of Law Houston (STCL Houston) will offer free tax return preparation and electronic filing for low- and moderate-income individuals and families in the Greater Houston region.

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Albany Law students create online resource to assist with nonprofit formation

19 February 2019

LAW.COM — Albany Law School students have released a web-based Nonprofit Formation Tool to assist lawyers with clients attempting to gain nonprofit status. The idea for the tool was formed during a “Law of Social Entrepreneurship and Exempt Organizations” course in fall 2017.

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University of Minnesota Law opens clinic to assist immigrants in rural areas with legal issues

19 February 2019

MINNESOTA DAILY — The University of Minnesota Law School launched a new clinic late last month that aims to provide legal assistance to immigrants in rural areas. Because the need for immigration services is increasing, the Law School decided to open the Rural Immigrant Access Clinic to fulfill the need

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University of Miami Law students teach legal writing to inmates at correctional facility

19 February 2019

MIAMI LAW — Without a right to an attorney on many post-conviction relief matters, individuals who are incarcerated are left to advocate for themselves without any legal training. In order to equip them with tools to present their strongest case, Miami Law brought a legal writing course to Dade Correctional Institution

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Philadelphia’s DA and Chief Defender co-teach course to Drexel, Penn, and Temple law students

19 February 2019

DREXEL LAW — Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner and Chief Defender Keir Bradford-Grey of the Defender Association of Philadelphia are co-teaching a new course through an innovative partnership between the Kline School of Law, Penn Law and Temple’s Beasley School of Law.

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Lewis & Clark Law Professor Hannah Clements named Wyss Scholar

19 February 2019

LEWIS & CLARK LAW — Lewis & Clark Law School is pleased to announce that Hannah Clements ’20 is the second Wyss Scholar to be selected from the law school. As a Wyss Scholar, Hannah will receive a stipend for a summer position after 2L year with a nonprofit or public sector conservation organization

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West Virginia Law’s Innocence Project helps client win parole

11 February 2019

WVU TODAY — Joseph Lavinge, a client of the West Virginia Innocence Project at the College of Law, has been granted parole. He was released from Huttonsville Correctional Center on November 15 after serving 20 years in prison. In 1997, Lavigne was convicted of one count each of sexual abuse in the first degree, child abuse….

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