University of Mississippi Law student Stephanie Gobert honored by school’s Pro Bono Initiative

15 April 2019

OLE MISS LAW — The knowledge that attorneys carry comes with great responsibility. Many attorneys and aspiring attorneys use that knowledge to give back to clients in need through pro bono work.

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Texas A&M students win protection for client through Immigrant Rights Clinic

15 April 2019

TAMU LAW — Students participating in the the Texas A&M University School of Law Immigrant Rights Clinic won protection under the Convention Against Torture for a client from Somalia last week. The court found a greater than 50 percent chance of future torture with government acquiescence.

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University of Arkansas Law Dean Margaret Sova McCabe launches public service fellowship program

1 April 2019

UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS NEWS — Under the leadership of Dean Margaret Sova McCabe, the University of Arkansas School of Law is launching a Summer Public Service Fellowship Program.

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UCLA Law bankruptcy professors provide aid to Puerto Rico in debt crisis

1 April 2019

UCLA NEWSROOM — Amid a long-running financial crisis aggravated by recession and the ravages of hurricanes Maria and Irma, Puerto Rico and its bondholders have reached a deal that will bring billions of dollars of relief to the island’s economy, thanks in substantial part to two UCLA School of Law professors.

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Cornell Law professor Sheri Johnson argues death penalty case before U.S. Supreme Court

1 April 2019

CORNELL CHRONICLE — Cornell law professor Sheri Lynn Johnson, a member of the Cornell Death Penalty Project, argues at the Supreme Court March 20 on behalf of Curtis Flowers, a man from Mississippi who spent 22 years in prison, much of it on death row, for four murders he says he did not commit.

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University Maryland Carey Law partners with NAACP for climate initiative

1 April 2019

UMD BALTIMORE NEWS — Maryland Carey Law’s two clinics are working with the NAACP ECJP to develop a climate adaptation finance toolkit for communities that will provide an array of public and private funding resources.

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University of Miami Law’s Children & Youth Clinic reaches settlement for children in foster care

1 April 2019

MIAMI LAW — Miami Law’s Children & Youth Law Clinic, along with other attorneys for children in Miami-Dade and Monroe Counties and officials with the Florida Department of Children and Families, recently agreed to a settlement plan that will vastly improve the lives of children in foster care.

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Rutgers Law students assist residents seeking criminal record expungements

1 April 2019

RUTGERS CAMDEN NEWS NOW — Through the Expungement Law Project at Rutgers University–Camden, some Camden-area residents with low income are receiving help to navigate New Jersey’s cumbersome expungement process and clear their records.

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UCLA Law students receive public interest fellowships

26 March 2019

UCLA LAW — Three UCLA School of Law students have won prestigious fellowships through which they will serve immigrants and indigent defendants after they graduate in May. In addition, one recent UCLA Law graduate earned a fellowship for his work in helping people who are incarcerated in California.

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Florida State University Law students advocate for incarcerated children before state senate

26 March 2019

TALLAHASSEE DEMOCRAT — Florida State University student Karina Flores stood before the Senate Committee on Criminal Justice this month in support of a bill sponsored by Sen. Bill Montford that would prohibit the practice of placing young people in solitary confinement, except in special circumstances.

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