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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William & Mary Law hosts preview of Supreme Court term

8 October 2019

WILLIAM & MARY LAW SCHOOL — William & Mary Law School’s Annual Supreme Court Preview brought in the experts to provide clarity and context. The Preview, which began on Friday, September 13, featured five federal court of appeals judges, 17 Supreme Court advocates who have collectively argued more than 500 cases before the Supreme Court, and leading….

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UCLA Law joins California-China Climate Institute policy and research initiative

30 September 2019

UCLA LAW — Alex Wang, professor at UCLA School of Law and a member of the school’s Emmett Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, will serve as co-chair of the Institute’s academic advisory committee. The Institute is a multi-campus project housed at UC Berkeley with collaboration from UCLA, UC Davis, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and….

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Harvard Law features panel discussion with professor and former U.N. ambassador Samantha Power

30 September 2019

HARVARD LAW TODAY — Former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power ’99 expressed both skepticism and hope for the current state of international affairs during a panel discussion at Harvard Law School Monday. Power, whose new memoir, “The Education of an Idealist,” documents her journey from “immigrant to war correspondent to presidential Cabinet….

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Hofstra Law celebrates Constitution Day

30 September 2019

THE HOFSTRA CHRONICLE — Hofstra’s Maurice A. Deane School of Law celebrated the day when state delegates signed the Constitution in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The School of Law hosted a conversation with Michael Dreeben, the former U.S. deputy solicitor general in charge of the Department of Justice’s criminal docket. Dreeben represented the U.S. in over 100 cases before….

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University of Richmond Law professor Hank Chambers appointed to Virginia commission on racial inequity

30 September 2019

UNIVERSITY OF RICHMOND — Professor Hank Chambers, an expert in constitutional and criminal law, was recently appointed to Governor Ralph Northam’s newly formed Commission to Examine Racial Inequity in Virginia Law. The Commission is tasked with reviewing the Virginia Acts of Assembly and the Code of Virginia “with the goal of identifying and making recommendations to….

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Stanford Law Environmental Law Clinic wins case on behalf of Native American tribe

30 September 2019

STANFORD LAW — On September 19, 2019, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals handed down a crucial decision in favor of clinic clients Pit River Tribe and several environmental organizations in one of the Environmental Law Clinic’s longest-running cases. Affirming the district court’s ruling, the Ninth Circuit held that the Bureau of Land Management’s decision to….

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