Texas A&M Law clinic aids local veterans

15 October 2019

TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW — Texas A&M University School of Law’s Family and Veterans Advocacy Clinic, operating in downtown Fort Worth, is one of several TAMU-Law clinics providing opportunities for its law students to actively participate, under top professional guidance, in the kinds of duties licensed lawyers perform in the broad spectrum of the American….

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University of Kansas and Washburn Law students compete in trivia event to support pro bono programs

8 October 2019

KANSAS BAR ASSOCIATION — The event places teams from both Kanas law schools in a trivia competition that is designed to bring awareness to the need for pro bono volunteers. The Kansas Bar Association is hosting the event which benefits pro bono programs at Kansas Legal Services. Kansas University School of Law and Washburn University School….

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American University Washington College of Law honors professor emeritus Herman Schwartz

8 October 2019

AMERICAN UNIVERSITY LAW — On Friday, Sept. 27 American University Washington College of Law Professor Emeritus Herman Schwartz was recognized for his world-renowned legal legacy during “A Global Lawyer: A Symposium Celebrating the Contributions of Herman Schwartz to the Rule of Law.” The symposium was organized by the Center for Human Rights & Humanitarian Law.

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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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Grant to UC Irvine Law expands clinic’s press freedom and transparency efforts

8 October 2019

UCI LAW — The University of California, Irvine School of Law (UCI Law) is pleased to announce a grant of $450,000 from the Legal Clinic Fund, a collaborative fund housed at The Miami Foundation, to support its Intellectual Property, Arts, and Technology Clinic (IPAT)’s press freedom and transparency work. The grant will fund free legal services to independent….

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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 Houston Law hosts final in-person People’s Law School for non-lawyers as classes move online

8 October 2019

UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON LAW CENTER — After nearly 30 years of classes on the campus of the University of Houston Law Center, “The People’s Law School” is closing its doors and moving the popular legal education program online. The “school,” presented by the Center for Consumer Law at the Law Center, is the oldest and most successful….

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University of Missouri Law professor Bob Bailey appointed to Uniform Law Commission committee on third-party funding of litigation

8 October 2019

UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI LAW — Assistant Dean Emeritus Bob Bailey has been appointed by the Uniform Law Commission to serve on the Study Committee on Third-Party Funding of Litigation.

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University of Nebraska Law students help children in immigration court

8 October 2019

YAHOO NEWS — University of Nebraska law students are helping to provide aid to undocumented immigrants facing deportation.

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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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