UCLA Law Immigrant Family Legal Clinic helps family to receive asylum status

9 July 2020

UCLA SCHOOL OF LAW – Four members of an immigrant family who fled persecution in Mexico were recently granted legal asylum in the United States, thanks to the dedicated work of students and faculty at UCLA School of Law’s Immigrant Family Legal Clinic.

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UC Irvine Law students help overturn life sentences for wrongfully convicted clients

9 July 2020

UC IRVINE LAW — The University of California, Irvine School of Law (UCI Law) Innocence Rights of Orange County Pro Bono project has successfully aided in overturning 11 consecutive life sentences for two wrongfully convicted individuals — Juan Rayford and Dupree Glass. Annee Della Donna, a trial litigator and founder of the Law Offices of Annee Della….

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UC Irvine Law Criminal Justice Clinic secures compassionate release for client

9 July 2020

UC IRVINE LAW — The Criminal Justice Clinic at the University of California, Irvine School of Law (UCI Law) has secured the compassionate release of one of its clients, Richard Lynn. This week, a federal district court of the Southern District of Alabama granted Lynn’s release on June 29, 2020. Lynn was serving seven concurrent life sentences….

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Fordham Law professor Olivier Sylvain co-publishes report on free speech and social media

9 July 2020

FORDHAM LAW NEWS – Professor Olivier Sylvain contributed to a report put out by the Knight Foundation and Gallup that explores how free expression and harmful speech and the challenges each bring in social media and the digital world. Professor Sylvain wrote a piece of the report called “Solve the Underlying Problem: Treat Social Media as….

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George Washington Law faculty condemn US Attorney General’s actions in office

9 July 2020

GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW – More than 80% of the faculty at the Washington law school signed a letter condemning Barr’s actions as attorney general and calling for him to resign. But one of the professors who spearheaded the letter said earlier media reports of a faculty effort to strip Barr of his honorary….

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University of Georgia Law Veterans Legal Clinic partners with ABA to deliver online legal services for veterans

9 July 2020

THE UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA SCHOOL OF LAW’S VETERANS LEGAL CLINIC – in partnership with the Georgia Legal Services Program, has received funding from the American Bar Association to extend its work for veterans throughout the state of Georgia.

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Lewis & Clark Law students provide 16,000 hours of public service this year

9 July 2020

LEWIS & CLARK LAW SCHOOL – In a remarkable demonstration of passion and commitment to the community, Lewis & Clark Law students volunteered a record 16,000 hours this year to over 105 organizations from April 1, 2019 to March 31, 2020. Students volunteered for organizations performing work in the arenas of environmental, immigration, animal rights, criminal….

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New York Law School expands family law program

30 June 2020

NEW YORK LAW SCHOOL — The COVID-19 pandemic—with its devastating and unequal impacts on health, education, and employment, particularly for communities of color—has generated new issues in family law and impacted families’ access to justice. NYLS, an established leader0 in family law through its Diane Abbey Law Institute for Children and Families, is expanding its programming to promote….

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Texas A&M Law announces residency externship program in public policy

30 June 2020

TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW — The Texas A&M School of Law Residency Externship Program in Public Policy is pleased to announce the 2020-2021 Class of law students who will be representing the school in Austin, Texas and Washington, D.C.

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Texas A&M Law Immigrant Rights Clinic files petition for release of medically vulnerable detainees

30 June 2020

TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW — The Texas A&M Immigrant Rights Clinic filed a petition in federal court in May demanding that ICE immediately release 11 medically-vulnerable immigrants from the Prairieland Detention Center in Alvarado, Texas. There are at least 45 detained individuals who tested positive for COVID-19. Professor Fatma Marouf, Adjunct Professor Sehla Ashai and students Teresa….

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