Case Western University Law hosts pop-up clinic to help community with wills and other legal needs

April 22, 2022

CASE WESTERN RESERVE UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW — In April, the Health Law Clinic at Case Western Reserve University School of Law hosted its first Pop-up Wills Clinic, helping more than 30 community members obtain wills, power of attorney and other important legal documents.

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Harvard Law Immigration and Refugee Clinic provides free legal services to students, faculty, and staff

April 22, 2022

HARVARD LAW TODAY — As the conflict in Ukraine enters its seventh week, some Ukrainian members of the Harvard community worry that when their visas expire, they could be forced to return to a country at war. But there may be options to keep them and their families safe, says Mariam Liberles, a staff attorney at the

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Video: University of Tennessee Law Expungement Clinic helps area residents

April 20, 2022

YOUTUBE — Knoxville Area Urban League partners with UT’s law school to help expunge charges. Event organizers say they are happy to be of service to the community.

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University of Virginia Law State and Local Government Law Clinic helps update youth delinquency prevention act

April 20, 2022

THE DAILY PROGRESS — With effort from a University of Virginia School of Law clinic and bipartisan support from the General Assembly, a bill improving prevention services for at-risk youth will soon become law. Introduced by Sen. Jennifer McClellan, D-Richmond, SB 485 is a response to perceived shortcomings of the Delinquency Prevention and Youth Development

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Video: University of Virginia Law hosts event to support Innocence Project

April 20, 2022

NBC 29 — The Innocence Project at the University of Virginia School of Law is raising funds to help Virginians who are wrongly convicted of a crime. Between the Summer of 2021 and January 2022, nine clients were freed or exonerated. Now, the law school is hosting a fundraiser on April 20 to hear from

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University of Virginia Law student Gabriele Josephs discusses the link between technology and social justice

April 20, 2022

UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA SCHOOL OF LAW — Gabriele Josephs knew he wanted to make a difference through policy and was inspired by mentors to pursue a law degree rather than a Ph.D. Now, as a first-year student at the University of Virginia School of Law, he’s researching how online platforms play a role in understanding

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University of Virginia Law Innocence Project reflects on past successes

April 20, 2022

WVTF — Some experts say up to 11 percent of prisoners were convicted of crimes they did not commit, and the Director of the Center for Criminal Justice at UVA says it’s really hard for someone to get out once they’ve been sentenced. Deirdre Enright, who founded the Innocence Project more than a decade ago,

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How the pandemic has affected legal pro bono work

April 19, 2022

LEXOLOGY — On March 9, Kilpatrick Townsend’s Pro Bono Partner, Tamara Serwer Caldas, spoke on a panel at the 2022 Pro Bono Institute Conference in Washington, D.C. Ms. Caldas’ panel addressed how changes in society and in the legal industry during the pandemic have impacted pro bono engagement and effectiveness, and what strategies large law

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Opinion: How experiential learning can reduce law student stress

April 19, 2022

BLOOMBERG LAW — A recent Insight suggested that one source of law students’ stress is the expansion of experiential learning. Three New York University School of Law professors disagree, and say experiential learning is active, engaging, and helps to bring meaning to students’ legal education. This experience—and closer work with instructors—helps law students learn to

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University of Virginia Law students spend spring break on pro bono service projects

March 28, 2022

UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA SCHOOL OF LAW — Students at the University of Virginia School of Law collectively volunteered 1,774 hours over spring break in pro bono projects across the country and online. The student-led Public Interest Law Association, which each year organizes the Alternative Spring Break, recruited 56 students who worked with 26 organizations this month. Though

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