Fordham Law students argue for compassionate release of client before federal court

25 December 2020

FORDHAM LAW NEWS — Federal Litigation Clinic students Elizabeth Marley ’21, Kelly O’Connor ’21, and Bayron Flores Tapia ’21 argued a compassionate release motion in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York. The students represented a client convicted on a drug-dealing charge who three years remaining on his sentence.

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Georgia State University Law Low-Income Taxpayer Clinic assists community with IRS disputes

25 December 2020

GEORGIA STATE UNIVERSITY — The Philip C. Cook Low-Income Taxpayer Clinic allows students at Georgia State Law to act as attorneys while assisting taxpayers disputing with the Internal Revenue Service. The experience helps prepare students to thrive in variety of careers, including working for the government agency handling those taxpayer disputes.

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Lewis & Clark Law Small Business Legal Clinic expands patent education program

25 December 2020

LEWIS & CLARK LAW SCHOOL — The Small Business Legal Clinic has been working to educate entrepreneurs on patents to protect their unique products as well as filing patent applications for clients. Since 2006, the Small Business Legal Clinic has provided business transactional legal services to low-income small and emerging businesses.

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University of Miami Law Immigration Clinic releases practice advisories on immigration consequences of Florida crimes

25 December 2020

UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI SCHOOL OF LAW — Students in Miami Law’s Immigration Clinic have released a series of in-depth practice advisories on the immigration consequences of commonly charged Florida crimes. Established in the fall of 2009, Miami Law’s Immigration Clinic provides an opportunity for students to advocate on behalf of immigrants.

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University of Minnesota Law professor Perry Moriearty helps client receive commutation of life sentence

25 December 2020

UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA LAW — Law clinic client freed after 18 years in prison. Professor Moriearty and two students attorneys helped Myon Burrell win a commutation of a life sentence that he received for a crime committed when he was 16 years old.

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New York University Law professor Sean Morales-Doyle discusses Washington state measure to allow felons to vote while on parole

24 December 2020

21 NBC WFMJ — Sean Morales-Doyle, deputy director of the Brennan Center for Justice at New York University Law, said momentum for a measure to let people vote while they’re on parole is building for the legislative session that begins in January.

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SMU Law hosts COVID-19 legal helpline on housing, immigration and consumer protection

24 December 2020

THE DAILY MORNING NEWS — The COVID-19 Legal Helpline at SMU’s Dedman School of Law provides legal information and assistance on matters related to COVID-19, including housing, immigration and consumer protection. Operations began on June 1 with Dedman Law students, professors, local law firms, and attorneys providing pro bono assistance.

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Wayne Law hosts Winter Wishes project to provide gifts to families in need

23 December 2020

WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY LAW SCHOOL — Twelve families, including seven children and 23 adults, will have a warmer holiday season thanks to students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends of Wayne State University Law School. Gift recipients are clients of the Law School’s Legal Advocacy for People with Cancer Clinic (LAPC).

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Yale Law Housing Clinic files brief to protect low-income borrowers

23 December 2020

YALE LAW SCHOOL — The Mortgage Foreclosure track of the Housing Clinic at Yale Law School filed an amicus brief on December 7, 2020 arguing that courts should be able to give ill-gotten profits back to the Federal Trade Commission for distribution to consumers. The Clinic submitted the brief in support of respondents at the Supreme Court.

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Baylor Law Veterans Clinic honors lawyer volunteers

16 December 2020

WACO TRIBUNE-HERALD — Baylor University Law School’s Veterans Clinic honored attorneys Lori Krasienko and Carlie C. Gause with its Veterans Clinic Advocate of the Year Awards. The annual awards are given to the Baylor Law Veterans Clinic volunteer lawyers who go above and beyond in pro bono legal service to veterans.

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