University of Baltimore Law student Elizabeth Burlington wins Federal Bar Association tax law writing competition

25 February 2020

UNIVERSITY OF BALTIMORE SCHOOL OF LAW — Elizabeth Burlington, J.D. ’12, has won first place in the Federal Bar Association’s (FBA) 2020 Donald C. Alexander Tax Law Writing Competition. Burlington is currently enrolled in UB’s LLM Tax program and is assistant director of UB’s Low-Income Taxpayer Clinic.

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UC Irvine Law announces summer program for law students seeking to practice in New York City

25 February 2020

UCI LAW — The University of California, Irvine School of Law (UCI Law) is delighted to announce a new comprehensive program for students interested in exploring professional opportunities in New York City called, “UCI Law in NYC.” UCI Law in NYC will include an annual summer program for UCI Law students in New York City, provide….

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Catholic University Law to host symposium on financial technology

25 February 2020

CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY OF AMERICA COLUMBUS SCHOOL OF LAW — The Catholic University Journal of Law and Technology‘s 2020 spring symposium, “Financial Technology: The Future of Fintech,” provided an opportunity for students, faculty, and practitioners to hear from experts regarding recent developments in various aspects of Fintech; focusing on the regulation of FinTech as well as other legal considerations in the field.

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Fordham Law Federal Litigation Clinic wins case in U.S. District Court

25 February 2020

FORDHAM LAW NEWS — In 2015, a group of students in Fordham Law’s Federal Litigation Clinic, under the supervision of Professors Michael W. Martin and Ian Weinstein, took on representation of a client who was arrested in a controversial drug “reverse stash house sting.” Recently, students in the Fall 2019 clinic won a habeas corpus petition….

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Fordham Law celebrates 20th anniversary of Belfast/Dublin Summer Program

25 February 2020

FORDHAM LAWYER — Two decades after the birth of Fordham Law School’s Belfast/Dublin Summer Program, the lessons students are learning about international law, conflict, and what it takes to make peace feel more crucial than ever. Here, a look at the milestones, and at what the future holds.

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University of Georgia Law students win national moot court competition

25 February 2020

WGAU — The University of Georgia Law School is celebrating a first-place finish in the latest moot court competition: the 70th annual National Moot Court Competition was held in New York City. The winning team members are third-year UGA law students Jonathan Kaufman, John Kenerly IV, and Joseph Stuhrenberg.

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University of Houston Law students win international moot court competition

25 February 2020

UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON LAW CENTER — For the second consecutive year, University of Houston Law Center students have won the Guadalajara Vis Pre-Moot. The contest was held on Feb. 7 at the Universidad Panamericana. The team will travel to Austria in April to participate in the Vis Moot Court Competition in Vienna.

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University of Kansas students provide free tax assistance to local residents

25 February 2020

KU TODAY — Each spring, law students from the University of Kansas provide free federal and state tax preparation services to those who qualify through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program. This year’s program runs from Feb. 20 through April 15. Legal Services for Students (LSS) is also offering free tax assistance through a VITA grant….

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Lewis & Clark Law to host symposium on environmental contamination and clean-up policy

25 February 2020

LEWIS & CLARK LAW SCHOOL — Three Lewis & Clark Law School alums, including Leah Feldon (’04), Cyndy Mackey (’86), and Laura Kerr (’14), will provide expert analysis at an upcoming symposium on Superfund issues organized by the Environmental Law Education Center (ELEC). “Superfund 2020, the 25th Annual Environmental Contamination & Cleanup Conference,” will be held March….

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Lewis & Clark Law student Christopher Griffin wins American College of Legal Medicine writing competition

25 February 2020

LEWIS & CLARK LAW SCHOOL — Christopher Griffin ’20 was recently recognized by the American College of Legal Medicine (ACLM) for his paper, Urban Indian Health Care: At Odds with the Trust Doctrine, Federal Policy, and Self-Determination? Griffin received the First Place Orr Award for the national 2020 Student Writing Competition by ACLM. The competition is open to all….

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