UCI Law alumnus provides support in deportation defense cases

2 July 2018

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, IRVINE SCHOOL OF LAW — UCI Law alumnus Daniel Werner ’18 reflected on his spring externship in the Deportation Defense & Legal Advocacy Program, providing support to the legal team at Delores Street Community Services in San Francisco.

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Notre Dame Law student Walter Jean-Jacques named to Equal Justice Works national committee

2 July 2018

UNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME SCHOOL OF LAW — Walter Jean-Jacques, a rising 2L student at Notre Dame Law School, has been named a member of the Equal Justice Works National Advisory Committee.

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Arizona State University Law student provides legal assistance to Texas hometown affected by flood

2 July 2018

ASU NOW — Arizona State University 3L student Ana Laurel provided legal assistance in her hometown of Port Lavaca, Texas affected by flood as a student fellow in the Rural Summer Legal Corp, a joint program that focuses on providing direct legal services in underserved rural communities.

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West Virginia University Law students win benefits case for veterans

25 June 2018

WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF LAW — West Virginia Law student attorneys in the Veterans Advocacy Law Clinic successfully appealed two denial of claim decisions by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs.

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Pitt Law clinic sees uptick in immigration cases due to changes in U.S. policy

25 June 2018

THE CHRONICLE OF HIGHER EDUCATION — Pitt Law students handled two cases of immigrant mothers seeking asylum in the United States, both separated from their young children in the process. One of the children was 18 months old.

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U.S. District Court awards Ralph Freeman Scholarships to law students in Detroit

25 June 2018

LEGAL NEWS — The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan conducted a scholarship presentation to honor recipients of the Annual Ralph M. Freeman Foundation Law School and College Scholarships on Wednesday, May 23, at the Theodore Levin U.S. Courthouse in Detroit.

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Jena Six defendant delivers commencement address at University of Washington Law

19 June 2018

THE ROOT — Theodore Roosevelt, one of the six young men jailed for allegedly participating in a racially induced fight in Louisiana some years ago has graduated from the University of Washington School of Law and gave the commencement address Sunday.

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University of Virginia Law students participate in a variety of public service fellowship opportunities

19 June 2018

UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA SCHOOL OF LAW — Scores of University of Virginia Law students and recent graduates will take advantage of public service fellowships and other opportunities by working at legal, government or nonprofit offices across the nation and around the world this year.

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Stanford Law students honored by university for writing and leadership

19 June 2018

STANFORD LAW SCHOOL — The Stanford Alumni Association recently recognized 34 graduate students with the 2018 Graduate Student Impact Award, including  four Stanford Law School students: Faaris Akremi, Stevie Degroff, Adrienne Pon and Katherine Takakjian.

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Seton Hall Law students see legal education as a path to create change

19 June 2018

ROI — Seton Hall Law Professor Paula Franzese argues that millennials entering law school are motivated by the desire to bring about positive change. Putting theory into practice, Franzese implemented a Leadership Fellows program that allows students to lead projects that render a voice to those who have been marginalized.  

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