University at Buffalo Law hosts panel on Child Victims Act

15 October 2019

WBFO 88.7 — The University at Buffalo Law School on Monday hosted a look at the Child Victims Act, the new state law that has reopened New York’s history of sexual abuse for a one-year window. The law allows victims to go to court against abusers, even if the abuse occurred decades ago.The panel in O’Brian….

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UCLA Law celebrates 10 years of Washington, DC program

15 October 2019

UCLA LAW — Ten years ago, the UCDC program opened its doors for students at University of California law schools to spend a semester in the nation’s capital, where they get an unparalleled view of the country’s legislative, court and policy-making machinery at work. The UCDC program accepts up to 35 students a year from the UC’s….

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New book by University of Colorado Law professor Helen Norton looks at government speech and the constitution

15 October 2019

COLORADO LAW — In her new book, The Government’s Speech and the Constitution (Cambridge University Press), constitutional law scholar and Professor Helen Norton investigates the variety and abundance of government speech, from early proclamations and pamphlets to the electronic media of radio and television and to today’s digital age.

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University of Colorado Law professor Craig Konnoth files amicus brief for Supreme Court in LGBT employment discrimination case

15 October 2019

COLORADO LAW — Associate Professor Craig Konnoth, as counsel of record, led an effort by the Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Section of the American Association of Law Schools to file an amicus brief in the United States Supreme Court in R.G. & G.R. Harris Funeral Homes Inc. v. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. The brief focused….

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University of Colorado Law students and professor Sarah Krakoff develop water rights handbook for local farmers

15 October 2019

COLORADO LAW — The Acequia Project Completes Multi-Year Case Assisting Southern Colorado Farmers. The project recently completed one of its most ambitious and technical cases, spanning four years and nine law students.

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University of Houston Law hosts Kenyan Senators for discussion of Texas energy policy and practices

15 October 2019

UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON LAW CENTER — A delegation representing the Senate Standing Committee on Energy from the Republic of Kenya met with several individuals at the University of Houston Law Center last week to examine energy utilization, access, development and conservation in Texas. The officials had discussions regarding the energy industry and an overview of the Environment,….

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UCLA Law hosts panel discussion on press freedom

8 October 2019

UCI LAW — The panel “Cross-Border Legal Threats to Press Freedom” drew more than 150 law students, practitioners and media professionals to a Sept. 19 discussion moderated by Dale Cohen, director of UCLA Law’s Documentary Film Legal Clinic.

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Fordham Law graduates reflect on their experiences in the school’s clinics

8 October 2019

FORDHAM LAW NEWS — Fordham Law’s clinics offer students the opportunity to apply what they’re learning in the classroom to real-world legal and public interest work. Students who participate have the opportunity to gain practical experience in a variety of areas including international human rights, family advocacy, immigration rights, and corporate social responsibility.

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University of North Carolina Law professor nominated to federal bench

8 October 2019

THE CHARLOTTE OBSERVER —  University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill law professor Richard Myers II has been nominated to fill the longest-running vacancy on the federal bench.

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Santa Clara Law Community Law Center commemorates 25 years

8 October 2019

SANTA CLARA LAW — Santa Clara University’s Katharine & George Alexander Community Law Center is celebrating 25 years of teaching, advising, and providing free legal services to some of the most vulnerable members of the Santa Clara County community. From wage theft to immigration human trafficking to consumer fraud, each year 1,000 community residents receive nearly $1 million….

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