Yale Law students help organize debate program for women in Connecticut correctional facility

17 April 2018

YALE LAW SCHOOL — Yale Law students help launched the York Debate Group, in which 12 female inmates take a break from prison life once a week to debate the resolution “we prefer a world where people cannot lie” at York Correctional Institute, Connecticut’s only women’s prison to develop the ability to advocate for themselves and their beliefs.

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Event at West Virginia University Law raises funds for student public interest fellowships

17 April 2018

WEST VIRGINIA RECORD — West Virginia University College of Law’s Public Interest Advocates student organization raised about $24,000 for fellowships to WVU Law students who work in public interest organizations during the summer and after graduation at its annual dinner and auction March 22.

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West Virginia University Law student wins Burton writing award for article on prison transportation

17 April 2018

WEST VIRGINIA RECORD — West Virginia University 3L student Jaden Rhea’s West Virginia Law Review article about the privatized prison transportation industry has earned her one of 15 Burton Distinguished Legal Writing Award for Law Schools for 2018.

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Washington & Lee Law student argues case in front of Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals

17 April 2018

THE COLUMNS — Luisa Hernandez, who came to the U.S. at age 13 from Venezuela, has wanted to be a lawyer since she was five years old. The Washington & Lee 3L law student’s dream became reality this year when she argued a case before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.

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University of Virginia Law students win International Tax Law Moot Court competition in Belgium

17 April 2018

UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA SCHOOL OF LAW — University of Virginia School of Law students won the International and European Tax Moot Court in Belgium last week, becoming the first U.S team to earn that honor in the competition’s almost 15-year history.

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Students in the Prosecution and Criminal Defense clinics at the University of Virginia Law gain experience on both sides of courtroom advocacy

17 April 2018

UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA SCHOOL OF LAW — Students in the Prosecution and Criminal Defense clinics at the UVA School of Law have the opportunity to be active participants in the criminal justice system — seeing and seeking justice from both sides of the law.

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University of Toledo Law student wins national health law writing competitions

17 April 2018

UNIVERSITY OF TOLEDO — Mark Fadel, a student in the College of Law pursuing the joint doctor of medicine/juris doctor, won first place in both the American College of Legal Medicine (ACLM) and the Epstein Becker Green Health Law writing competitions. Fadel was named the Hirsh Award winner in the ACLM Student Writing Competition.

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Texas Southern University Law student’s family graduation photo gains national attention

17 April 2018

TEXAS SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY — Ieshia Champs has come a long way since she dropped out of high school and had her first child at age 19. The 33-year-old Texas woman will be graduating magna cum laude from Texas Southern University’s Thurgood Marshall School of Law in May.

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Four Northeastern Law Students awarded Peggy Browning Fellowships

17 April 2018

NORTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW — The Peggy Browning Fund has awarded 10-week summer fellowships to Queen Arsem-O’Malley ´19, Nicholas Balatsos ´19, Keally Cieslik ´19 and Alaina Gilchrist ´20.  In 2018, the Peggy Browning Fund will support at least 80 public interest labor law fellowships nationwide.

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Lewis and Clark Law honors students and mentors

17 April 2018

LEWIS & CLARK LAW SCHOOL — The 22nd annual Lewis & Clark Law School 1L Mentor Program honored mentor Sean Clancy and mentee Sophie Von Bergen on April 4. Clancy received the Andrea Swanner Redding award and Von Bergen received the Outstanding Mentee of the Year Award.

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