University of Washington Law announces 2019 public interest fellowships

14 June 2019

UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON LAW — The University of Washington School of Law is proud to announce that 18 first- and second- year law students were named 2019 Public Interest Law Association Fellows.

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University of Tulsa Law receives gift to establish public service scholarships

14 June 2019

TULSA WORLD — Local law firm GableGotwals has established a $7,500 scholarship at The University of Tulsa College of Law in memory of complex litigation shareholder and former chairman Oliver Sterling Howard.

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University of Akron Law clinic helps eligible local residents seal legal records after passage of new state law

14 June 2019

WKSU — Over the last seven years, Ohio’s been slowly changing a set of laws that many believe keeps people from getting jobs, paying child support, even volunteering in their community.

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South Texas College of Law Houston provides aid through Asylum and Human Trafficking Clinic

4 June 2019

LAW.COM — Terrorized for years by a human trafficker, a Honduran woman and her children now live in peace after escaping their tormentor as a result of efforts by law students at South Texas College of Law Houston.

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Northern California Innocence Project at Santa Clara Law wins conviction reversal

28 May 2019

SANTA CLARA LAW — A man wrongfully convicted in a 2002 shooting has had his conviction reversed based on newly discovered evidence, uncovered by the Northern California Innocence Project (NCIP) and the Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Office, about a crucial eyewitness identification.

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University of Baltimore Law Innocence Project Clinic helps win exoneration for client

28 May 2019

UNIVERSITY OF BALTIMORE LAW — After serving 25 years in prison following wrongful convictions for conspiracy to commit murder, brothers Kenneth “J.R.” McPherson, 45, and Eric Simmons, 48, were fully exonerated on May 3 and went home to their families.

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American University Washington College of Law has a new program on legislative negotiation

28 May 2019

AMERICAN UNIVERSITY — American University (AU) is pleased to announce the launch of The Program on Legislative Negotiation (PLN), a new program that addresses the gridlock in Congress and in state legislatures, so that legislative bodies can better respond to today’s challenges and improve public trust in these institutions.

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University of Wisconsin Law Restraining Order Clinic helps protect victims and community

13 May 2019

THE CAPITAL TIMES — To support survivors of domestic violence, the UW Law School created the VOCA Restraining Order Clinic, with attorney Ryan Poe-Gavlinski as director. Since January, the clinic has trained students to represent or advise about 25 clients seeking restraining orders.

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University of Wisconsin Law clinic provides legal aid to asylum seekers

13 May 2019

THE DAILY CARDINAL — While the southern border lies a thousand miles away, immigration issues still resonate for many members of the Wisconsin community, from immigrants who’ve made their homes in the state to attorneys and communities working to support them.

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More than 130 University of Virginia Law students awarded public service summer grants

13 May 2019

UVA LAW — The University of Virginia School of Law will fund a record number of students working in public service roles this summer. With jobs ranging from civil rights compliance to securities regulations to local economic development, 166 students will receive a historic $703,370 in grants.

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