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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Santa Clara Law Community Law Center commemorates 25 years

8 October 2019

SANTA CLARA LAW — Santa Clara University’s Katharine & George Alexander Community Law Center is celebrating 25 years of teaching, advising, and providing free legal services to some of the most vulnerable members of the Santa Clara County community. From wage theft to immigration human trafficking to consumer fraud, each year 1,000 community residents receive nearly $1 million….

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Yale Law Appellate Litigation project wins case in Third Circuit

8 October 2019

YALE LAW — Students in the Law School’s Appellate Litigation Project (ALP) earned a victory in August for a former prisoner seeking to press Eighth Amendment and First Amendment claims in court.n a presidential decision issued on August 12, 2019, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit agreed with the ALP…

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William & Mary Law hosts preview of Supreme Court term

8 October 2019

WILLIAM & MARY LAW SCHOOL — William & Mary Law School’s Annual Supreme Court Preview brought in the experts to provide clarity and context. The Preview, which began on Friday, September 13, featured five federal court of appeals judges, 17 Supreme Court advocates who have collectively argued more than 500 cases before the Supreme Court, and leading….

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State Bar of Texas partners with hotline to provide free legal resources to those affected by regional flooding

30 September 2019

INSURANCE NEWS NET —  The State Bar of Texas and Lone Star Legal Aid seek to alert residents that free legal resources are available to low-income individuals affected by severe storms and flooding spawned by Tropical Storm Imelda. Lone Star Legal Aid operates a toll-free disaster legal hotline — 866-659-0666– that can help with issues such….

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UCLA Law joins California-China Climate Institute policy and research initiative

30 September 2019

UCLA LAW — Alex Wang, professor at UCLA School of Law and a member of the school’s Emmett Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, will serve as co-chair of the Institute’s academic advisory committee. The Institute is a multi-campus project housed at UC Berkeley with collaboration from UCLA, UC Davis, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and….

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Boston College Law Public Interest Law Foundation hosts day of service

30 September 2019

BC LAW — BC Law’s Public Interest Law Foundation (PILF) began the 2019-2020 academic year by hosting a school-wide Day of Service on September 7 that drew more than 60 faculty and students to five service placements across Greater Boston. Volunteers served at Stray Pets in Need, Women’s Lunch Place, Y2Y Youth Homeless Shelter, Allston Brighton Food….

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