University of Houston Law student Charisma Ricksy Nguepdo named editor-in-chief of the Houston Law Review

27 January 2021

UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON LAW CENTER — Second-year University of Houston Law Center student Charisma Ricksy Nguepdo has been named the Houston Law Review’s editor-in-chief, the first person of African descent to earn that position. The Houston Law Review is a legal journal published by University of Houston Law Center.

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University of Miami Law student Paris Guinn featured on The People’s Court

27 January 2021

UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI SCHOOL OF LAW — Many students come to law school with previous experience. First-year Paris Guinn, who came to Miami Law with an interest in entertainment law, felicitously cut his legal teeth arguing Where’s my iPhone (15:27-27:26) on The People’s Court with UM alumna Judge Marilyn Milian.

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USC Gould Law Immigration Clinic assists parents of son in cancer treatment in the US

27 January 2021

USC GOULD SCHOOL OF LAW — A 15-year-old boy hospitalized at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles with an advanced brain tumor was reunited with his parents in July, thanks to the persistence of the USC Gould Immigration Clinic and alum Carson Scott (JD 2020). The clinic advocated for humanitarian parole for Alfredo’s parents.

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USC Gould Law students Mirelle Raza, Carson Scott, Simone Rudolf-Dib, and Sarah Taranto selected for public interest fellowships

25 January 2021

USC GOULD SCHOOL OF LAW — Four USC Gould students were named to prestigious fellowships, helping them advance their careers in public interest law. The Douglass Fellowship honors social reformer, abolitionist and writer Frederick Douglass’ commitment to freedom, communication and advocacy. Each fellow is paired with a mentor.

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University of Virginia Law students win federal appeals court argument using sign language

25 January 2021

UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA SCHOOL OF LAW — A University of Virginia School of Law student using American Sign Language and her classmate successfully argued on behalf of a client before a Richmond-based federal appeals court. But in simply making her arguments the way she did, Jehanne McCullough ’21 might have set a new milestone.

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A look at University of Arizona Law’s Lawtina Mentoring Program

21 January 2021

UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA JAMES E. ROGERS COLLEGE OF LAW — The BA in Law program offers rigorous training in core law subjects for undergraduates. Arizona Law introduced the Lawtina Mentoring Program to provide Latina BA in Law students with a more engaging educational experience through additional support and preparation for law school. 

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Case Western Reserve Law professor Juliet Kostritsky and student Jessica Ice publish article in the American University Business Law Review on supply chain

21 January 2021

CASE WESTERN RESERVE UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW — Juliet Kostritsky was published in the American University Business Law Review with an article she co-authored with her student, Jessica Ice (LAW ‘20), “Why Choose LTAs? An Empirical Study of Ohio Manufacturers’ Contractual Choices Through a Bargaining Lens.”

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Hofstra Law hosts Legal Innovation Tournament to develop apps that help serve underrepresented populations in dispute resolution

21 January 2021

HOFSTRA UNIVERSITY LAW NEWS — The goal of interdisciplinary tournament was to develop apps that help serve the underrepresented and change the face of dispute resolution. Law students were matched with legal experts in the areas of dispute resolution and access to justice, as well as Hofstra computer science students to help develop ideas.

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Lewis & Clark Law’s Center for Animal Law Studies helps to expand animal law efforts in Asia

21 January 2021

LEWIS & CLARK LAW SCHOOL — Professor of Practice Joyce Tischler sat down with two of her former students—Animal Law LLM alumni (’20), Lyudmilla Shegay, our first student from Kazakhstan, and Zihao Yu, one of our first students from China—to discuss how they are expanding animal law in Asia. Lu and Zihao have recently founded a nonprofit.

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Penn Law students Trevor Kirby and Virinchi Sindhwani named First Generation Professionals Fellows

21 January 2021

UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA CAREY LAW SCHOOL — Trevor Kirby L’23 and Virinchi Sindhwani L’23 have been named as the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School’s second class of First Generation Professionals (FGP) Fellows. The FGP Fellowship is designed for students who are the first in their families to attend professional school.

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