Georgia State University Law tax clinic student Casey Tuchscher wins victory for client

20 August 2019

Georgia State University — A student in the Philip C. Cook Low-Income Taxpayer Clinic at the Georgia State University College of Law has won a victory at tax court. At the calendar call on April 29, third-year law student Casey Tuchscher (J.D. ’19) argued an Earned Income Credit case for a woman with the help….

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Texas law schools highlight student support programs

19 August 2019

My San Antonio — For support and to get law students on the road to success, area law schools offer guidance and preparation to their students.

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Study: University officials focus on student mental health

19 August 2019

Inside Higher Ed — With college students reporting problems with anxiety and depression more than ever before, and suicides now a big problem on campuses, university presidents are responding accordingly. More than 80 percent of top university executives say that mental health is more of a priority on campus than it was three years ago,….

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One lawyer’s struggle to qualify for public service loan forgiveness

19 August 2019

ABA Journal — Jeffrey Morgan leveraged his social media expertise and government lawyer background to qualify fot eh public service student loan forgiveness program, making him part of the estimated 5% who have had student loans discharged.

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Orientation at American University Washington College of Law includes day of service

19 August 2019

AUWCL News — On Monday, Aug. 12, American University Washington College of Law kicked off its JD Orientation with the “In My Back Yard” (IMBY) Public Service Day.

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Drexel Law Litigation and Appeals Clinic students win whistleblower claim for client

19 August 2019

Drexel University — The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit handed students from the Federal Litigation and Appeals Clinic a victory on Aug. 6, reviving a whistleblower’s claim against Citigroup.

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Two Florida State University Law students honored by ABA at annual meeting

19 August 2019

Florida State University — For the eighth time since 2008 and the third consecutive year, the Florida State University College of Law Student Bar Association (SBA) received the Student Bar Association Award, which honors the best SBA in the nation. The honor is also known as the SBA of the Year Award and recognizes the….

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University of Virginia Law student Mika Bray shares human rights fellowship experience in Costa Rica

19 August 2019

University of Virginia — University of Virginia School of Law student Mika Bray ’20 used her public service fellowship grant this summer to work on human rights litigation.

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Public Service Loan Forgiveness applicants get conflicting messages from Department of Education

12 August 2019

FOX 25 — Americans carry $1.5 trillion in student debt. But while millions of borrowers could qualify for loan-forgiveness programs to erase some or all of what they owe, only a fraction of those eligible take advantage of them. Some believe just knowing about the programs isn’t enough, and Congress needs to step in.

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