A look at how innovation and legal technology can improve access to justice

1 July 2019

THE ATLANTIC — Justice for some. The United States has a justice gap. Innovation and legal technology can help lawyers start to address it.

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Duke Law professor Carolyn McAllaster receives grant for her work advocating for people with HIV/AIDS

1 July 2019

THE NEWS & OBSERVER — She began using her law degree to help people living with HIV/AIDS in Durham, writing wills and powers of attorney. Later as a law professor at Duke University, she began creating volunteer opportunities for her students.

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Cornell Law professor Sheri Lynn Johnson wins Supreme Court death penalty appeal

1 July 2019

CORNELL NEWS — The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday overturned the 2010 murder conviction of Mississippi death row inmate Curtis Flowers, who was represented by Sheri Lynn Johnson, the James and Mark Flanagan Professor of Law.

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Rutgers Law holds free citizenship classes

24 June 2019

PATCH — Rutgers Law School will hold a series of free citizenship classes for immigrants starting Monday, June 24. According to Rutgers Law School, the classes will help legal permanent residents prepare for the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services naturalization exam.

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A look at the Penn State Law Veterans Clinic

24 June 2019

PENN STATE NEWS — The Penn State Law Veterans and Servicemembers Legal Clinic built upon its reputation and previous experience to engage in more outreach activities and to offer direct counsel to more clients than in previous academic years.

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A look at the University of Colorado Law’s small business incubator

24 June 2019

COLORADO LAW — A new wave of Denver lawyers are flipping the traditional law practice on its head. Legal Entrepreneurs for Justice, a small business incubator supported by the University of Colorado Law School that trains talented and entrepreneurial lawyers wanting to provide affordable legal solutions to low- and middle-income Coloradans

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Opinion: More civic legal aid lawyers are needed

24 June 2019

WASHINGTON POST — The premise of Ronald Krotoszynski’s June 12 op-ed, “Bigger is not better at law school,” that there just isn’t enough demand for lawyers these days to justify admitting more law students, is wrong.

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University of Tennessee Law clinic receives state bar foundation grant to advance expungement efforts

17 June 2019

UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE LAW — The University of Tennessee College of Law Legal Clinic has been awarded $100,000 from the Tennessee Bar Foundation to fund a project that will offer civil legal assistance to rural East Tennesseeans.

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South Texas College of Law Houston receives grant from Texas Bar Foundation to fund legal services program for the elderly

17 June 2019

STCL HOUSTON — The Texas Bar Foundation recently awarded South Texas College of Law Houston (STCL Houston) a $5,000 grant to enhance the delivery of legal services to the elderly. The grant will fund a new program — the Aging and Elder Abuse Initiative — in the law school’s Randall O. Sorrels Legal Clinics

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More than 200 UCLA Law students awarded public service fellowships

17 June 2019

UCLA LAW — This summer, more than 200 UCLA School of Law students are engaged in diverse public interest jobs ranging from fighting evictions to protecting migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border, and from advocating for low-wage workers to prosecuting war crimes.

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