UC Irvine Law recaps student pro-bono projects over the last year

26 March 2021

UC IRVINE SCHOOL OF LAW — Pro Bono service between March 2020 and February 2021 under primarily virtual conditions due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 55% of currently enrolled UCI Law J.D. students have provided pro bono service since March 2020.

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UC Irvine Law students volunteer with Mississippi Center for Justice

26 March 2021

UC IRVINE SCHOOL OF LAW — UCI Law students spent part of their spring break doing what UCI Law students do best – volunteering their time helping others. Earlier this month, nine students volunteered virtually for the Mississippi Center for Justice (MCJ), by conducting research, collecting evidence, identifying witnesses, and much more.

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University of Georgia Law Veterans Legal Clinic provides free legal assistance to veterans

26 March 2021

WALB 10 NEWS — A free virtual legal clinic for Georgia veterans will be held Saturday, March 27 Veterans in the southern part of Georgia will be able to access the clinic through physical locations located near the southeastern and southwestern Georgia/Florida borders, while veterans from across the state can connect.

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University of Houston Law Immigration Clinic wins release of client facing deportation

26 March 2021

UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON LAW CENTER — A Haitian man suffering mental illness was recently released from an Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention center by the diligence of Clinical Professor Geoffrey Hoffman, students from the University of Houston Law Center’s Immigration Clinic and attorneys.

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University of Kentucky Law students Shantale Davis and Ashlei McPherson win diversity case competition

26 March 2021

UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY NEWS — University of Kentucky J. David Rosenberg College of Law students Shantale Davis and Ashlei McPherson, both first-year law students, placed first in the 2021 Law Student Diversity Virtual Case Competition hosted by Cincinnati-based law firm Keating Muething & Klekamp PLL.

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University of Virginia Law State and Local Government Policy Clinic helps pass education legislation in the state

24 March 2021

UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA SCHOOL OF LAW — These days, changing law with bipartisan support is rare. But the new State and Local Government Policy Clinic at the University of Virginia School of Law, which provides Virginia’s lawmakers and governmental executives legal and policy research support for their initiatives, is doing just that.

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Yale Law faculty and students help to advocate for the removal of gender-specific language in Connecticut parenthood law

23 March 2021

YALE DAILY NEWS — For the last two years, around 40 Yale Law School students and faculty have worked together with other groups such as GLBTQ Legal Advocates & Defenders to help pass state legislation that would ensure all Connecticut children have equal access to the security of a legal parent-child relationship.

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University of Iowa Law Federal Criminal Defense Clinic successfully advocates sentence-reduction motion for client

18 March 2021

UNIVERSITY OF IOWA COLLEGE OF LAW — Christopher Davis was sentenced to a 262-months in prison for possession with intent to distribute crack cocaine. He faced a mandatory-minimum sentence. Mr. Davis walked out of federal prison 7-years early thanks to the efforts of the Federal Criminal Defense Clinic at the University of Iowa College of Law.

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Lewis & Clark Law student Brittany Rowe presents in federal court

18 March 2021

LEWIS & CLARK LAW SCHOOL — Brittany Rowe ’21 appeared in the United States District Court for the Western District of New York via Zoom on behalf of seven animal protection organizations represented by the Animal Law Litigation Clinic at the Center for Animal Law Studies. She also spoke up for more than 500,000 pigs.

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University of Minnesota Law Child Advocacy and Juvenile Justice Clinic wins legal victories for clients

18 March 2021

MPR NEWS — As part of the Child Advocacy and Juvenile Justice Clinic in the University’s Law School, students represent clients in juvenile delinquency and child custody cases under the supervision of the two licensed attorneys who lead the clinic. The students work as their clients’ primary lawyers for free.

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