University of Miami Law Immigration Clinic director files lawsuit against ICE on behalf of client

26 March 2019

LAW.COM — A federal lawsuit has accused the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement of abridging the constitutional rights and protections of a South Florida immigrant rights activist being threatened with deportation.

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American University Washington College of Law’s program on law and government hosts free speech celebration

18 March 2019

AMERICAN UNIVERSITY WASHINGTON COLLEGE OF LAW — On Monday, March 4, American University Washington College of Law welcomed premier First Amendment lawyer Floyd Abrams to campus for a “Free Speech Celebration.”  

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Chicago Law student pursues passion in voting rights

8 March 2019

UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO LAW SCHOOL — Chicago Law student Derek Tisler ’19 has always been interested in voting rights. With his volunteer work at the Chicago Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights, Tisler had the opportunity to work with a diverse group of community organizations and to learn more about the obstacles that people face in voting.

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Stanford Law students help strengthen the rule of law around the globe

6 March 2019

STANFORD LAW SCHOOL — Stanford Law’s Rule of Law Program, nearing its 20th year, offers an unparalleled experience in comparative law. Students are deployed around the globe, engaging in legal research on a range of issues such as international human rights and global poverty.

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University of Arizona Law program emphasizes tribal law and human rights work

4 March 2019

THE DAILY WILDCAT — For almost 30 years, University of Arizona’s Indigenous Peoples Law and Policy Program has been one of James E. Rogers College of Law’s most prominent programs. UA Law has recently been ranked number one by the National Jurist two years in a row for having the largest amount of Native American students.

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Colorado State Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights to hold public briefing at the University of Colorado Law

19 February 2019

COLORADO LAW — The Colorado State Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights (USCCR) will hold a public briefing at the University of Colorado Law School on Feb. 22 to examine the backlog in citizenship and naturalization applications in the state.

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UVA Law to offer new civil rights clinic for academic credit

11 February 2019

UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA SCHOOL OF LAW — University of Virginia Law students interested in fighting injustice will be able to gain experience — and course credit — through a new offering this spring: the Civil Rights Clinic. The clinic will be conducted in association with the Legal Aid Justice Center and build on the efforts….

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Harvard Law Professor Vicki Jackson discusses her focus as AALS President

29 January 2019

HARVARD CRIMSON — Harvard Law School professor and constitutional law expert Vicki C. Jackson will serve as the next president of the Association of American Law Schools, the organization announced earlier this month.

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University of Nevada Law provides tax justice through work of clinic

29 January 2019

UNLV NEWS — Since opening its doors in August 2017, the Rosenblum Family Foundation Tax Clinic at the UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law has provided pro bono “tax justice” to qualifying low-income families and taxpayers for whom English is a second language. The clinic serves all of Nevada and is currently managing nearly 50 client….

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UCLA Environmental Law Clinic delivers recommendations on reducing plastic pollution to Congress

29 January 2019

UCLA LAW — With plastic waste becoming a global pollution crisis, faculty and students of UCLA School of Law’s Frank G. Wells Environmental Law Clinic traveled to Washington, D.C., in January 2019 to brief Congress on legislation that could help reduce plastic pollution in oceans.

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