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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Opinion: Most law schools are good for democracy

26 December 2018

THE CHRONICLE OF HIGHER EDUCATION —  I read with interest Samuel Moyn’s “Law Schools Are Bad for Democracy”. Moyn teaches at Yale Law School, and he’s very critical of what happens there says it all. His critique, while heartfelt, is not, as he himself acknowledges, particularly new;

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Opinion: Law schools can help build democracy

26 December 2018

THE CHRONICLE OF HIGHER EDUCATION — In the wake of the Kavanaugh hearings, Samuel Moyn is correct that introspection about the purpose and ethical objectives of law schools is called for. But Moyn also missteps, resorting to navel gazing as he contemplates “What is law school for?

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Brooklyn Law School law and policy series examines the state of the country’s constitutional democracy

19 November 2018

BROOKLYN LAW SCHOOL — On the eve of the midterm elections, Professor Susan Herman, President of the American Civil Liberties Union and a highly regarded authority on constitutional law and criminal procedure, addressed the question “Do We Live in a Democracy?” during the November Dean’s Law and Policy Series program.

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Law students help voters cast ballots on election day

13 November 2018

LAW.COM — Law students across the country are fanning out to poll sites as election monitors, manning phones to answer voter questions, and finding other ways to serve the public on Election Day.

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Albany Law students take part in a voter registration drive at Albany County jail

1 October 2018

ALBANY LAW SCHOOL — The Prisoner’s Rights Pro Bono Project of Albany Law School is taking a leadership role in reengaging locally incarcerated individuals in active citizenship.

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Podcast: How lawyers can uphold voters’ rights in November

1 October 2018

ABA JOURNAL — In this episode of the ABA Journal’s Asked & Answered podcast, Stephanie Francis Ward speaks with Marsha Johnson-Blanco, co-director of the Voting Rights Project of the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, about how attorneys can help on election day,

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Justice Kennedy to kick off law and democracy event at University of Virginia Law

4 September 2018

UVA TODAY — Retired U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy will take part in the inaugural event for the new Karsh Center for Law and Democracy at the University of Virginia School of Law.

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Large gift to University of Virginia Law to fund scholarships and establish Karsh Center for Law and Democracy

14 May 2018

UVA TODAY — Virginia Law alumni Martha and Bruce Karsh, alumni and philanthropists who met at UVA as law students, announced at a celebratory dinner that they will donate $43.9 million to the Law School. The gift is the largest in the school’s history and makes the Karshes the institution’s first $50 million donors.

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University of Florida Law students and graduates help restore voting rights for individuals with completed prison sentences

23 March 2018

THE INDEPENDENT FLORIDA ALLIGATOR — Local lawyers and University of Florida Levin College of Law students have been donating their time to help felons regain their rights.

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