Fordham Law Clinic students provide assistance to community aid organizations providing COVID-19 related relief

15 October 2020

FORDHAM LAW NEWS — With so many of the most vulnerable people cut off from essential resources, communities throughout the city sprang into action, creating mutual aid groups designed to provide members of their community with groceries, masks and other PPE, medicine, and even emotional support.

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A look at public interest service opportunities at Georgia State University Law

15 October 2020

GEORGIA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS — The College of Law was one of 12 schools in the nation awarded an A+ for public interest law by Prelaw Magazine and was the winner of the State Bar of Georgia’s Law School Excellence in Access to Justice Award in 2018.

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WMU-Cooley Law Innocence Project overturns wrongful conviction

14 October 2020

LEGALNEWS.COM — Wayne County Judge Tracy Green set aside the conviction of Lacino Hamilton who was wrongfully convicted in 1994. The path to his freedom began with the tireless work of his legal team. The C&N team was led by attorneys Mary Chartier and Takura Nyamfukudza, both WMU-Cooley Law school alumni.

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University of Wyoming Law Defender Aid Clinic launches podcast examining the criminal justice system

14 October 2020

WYOMING PUBLIC MEDIA — The Defender Aid Clinic at the University of Wyoming’s College of Law is behind a new podcast that dives into the racial disparities in the United States criminal justice system.

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University at Buffalo Law launches COVID Response Legal Clinic

7 October 2020

UNIVERSITY AT BUFFALO SCHOOL OF LAW — UB School of Law’s clinical legal education program serves clients who need the help most – and the novel coronavirus has made the need greater than ever.

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University of Miami Law Human Rights Clinic files federal brief to repeal law harmful to immigrant victims of crime

6 October 2020

UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI SCHOOL OF LAW — Miami Law’s Human Rights Clinic, with a coalition of organizations, filed an amicus brief on September 25 in the Southern District of Florida, supporting a lawsuit by the City of South Miami alongside civil and immigrants’ rights groups that seeks the repeal of a draconian state law that harms immigrant survivors of domestic violence,….

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University of Miami Law projects receive funding from the Laboratory for Integrative Knowledge

6 October 2020

UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI SCHOOL OF LAW — The University of Miami Laboratory for Integrative Knowledge Social Equity Challenge has recognized Miami Law’s social justice projects with grant funding.

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A look at the Mississippi College Law Adoption Legal Clinic

6 October 2020

MISSISSIPPI COLLEGE UNIVERSITY NEWS — The successful adoption of a teenage boy in late September brought joy to his new parents. It happened due to the hard work of the Mississippi College Law School Adoption Legal Clinic and its network of supporters.

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Samford University Cumberland School of Law launches Veterans Legal Assistance Clinic

6 October 2020

HOMEWOOD STAR — Samford University’s Cumberland School of Law has launched the first full-service law school clinic in Alabama for veterans. The Cumberland Veterans Legal Assistance Clinic (C-VETS) provides free legal assistance to veterans and their families in an eight-county area of North Central Alabama including Bibb, Blount, Chilton, Cullman, Etowah, Jefferson, Shelby and Walker counties.

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University of Baltimore Law Veterans Advocacy Clinic wins disability claims benefits for veterans

1 October 2020

UNIVERSITY OF BALTIMORE SCHOOL OF LAW — The UB School of Law Bob Parsons Veterans Advocacy Clinic (VAC) has three recent case wins to share with the community. Here are summaries written by Katy Clemens, clinical teaching fellow in the clinic.

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