Law students protest Gibson Dunn & Crutcher law firm for work on Dakota Access Pipeline

13 April 2021

BLOOMBERG LAW — Gibson Dunn & Crutcher should set an ethical standard for representing fossil fuel companies, a student law group said Wednesday, citing the firm’s work on the Dakota Access Pipeline. The firm’s work has caused “immense harm to the climate and marginalized communities, particularly indigenous communities.”

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UCLA Law students win National Ethics Trial Competition

9 April 2021

UCLA SCHOOL OF LAW — UCLA School of Law’s A. Barry Cappello Trial Team completed another dominant month in March. Already ranked No. 1 in the nation, the team won the National Ethics Trial Competition, took second place at the South Texas Challenge, and finished in third place at the Capitol City Challenge.

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University of Cincinnati Law student Greg Magarian honored at international moot court competition

9 April 2021

UC NEWS — If you want to hone your writing skills, enhance your persuasive skills and develop your public speaking skills, there may be no better opportunity to take advantage of than the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot competition, says Greg Magarian (3L).

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Lewis & Clark Law student Ellie Nicoletta argues case challenging USDA deregulation

9 April 2021

LEWIS & CLARK LAW SCHOOL — On March 17, 2021, Lewis & Clark Law School student Ellie Nicoletta ’21 had the rare opportunity to argue in federal district court through the Center for Animal Law Studies’ Animal Law Litigation Clinic—the world’s only law school clinic dedicated to advancing legal protections for farmed animals.

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Liberty Law students Luca Di Nunzio and Victoria Belk win International Transatlantic Negotiation Competition

9 April 2021

LIBERTY UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW — On March 19-21, two Liberty University School of Law students, Luca Di Nunzio and Victoria Belk, won the virtual International Transatlantic Negotiation Competition. Read the full Liberty University News Service article here.

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Law student Sofia Schersei named editor-in-chief of the University of the Pacific Law Review

9 April 2021

UNIVERSITY OF PACIFIC — In keeping with her history of breaking barriers, Sofia Schersei, ’22, has been elected the next Editor-in-Chief of the University of the Pacific Law Review. She is believed to be the first Muslim woman and woman of color to hold that position in the publication’s more than fifty year history.

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Penn Law students win media law moot court competition

8 April 2021

UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA CAREY LAW SCHOOL — The University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School won the Americas Regional Round of the Monroe E. Price Media Law Moot Court Competition this past month. Each year, competitors participate in qualifying regional rounds before moving to the finals.

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USC Gould Law student Betty Thai receives US Foreign Service Pickering Fellowship

8 April 2021

USC GOULD SCHOOL OF LAW — Like many children of immigrant parents, Betty Thai grew up in the role of cultural navigator. When it came time to enroll her in elementary school, her parents turned to her to do research and figure out which school to attend. At parent-teacher conferences, she translated between the authority figures.

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Kentucky Supreme Court to review University of Kentucky Student Bar Association’s request to remove mental health question from bar application

1 April 2021

WTVQ ABC 36 — The Kentucky Supreme Court has responded to a request from Kentucky Student Bar Association Presidents to get rid of a question regarding mental health on the bar exam. The letter also says it’s committed to addressing the high rates of depression, anxiety, addiction and suicide within the profession.

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Harvard Law students William Roberts and Anna Vande Velde publish report on non-police public safety solutions in Boston

1 April 2021

HARVARD MAGAZINE — Last fall, Harvard Law School’s Negotiation and Mediation Clinical Program volunteered to help city administrators think through concrete possibilities for how to change public-safety procedures. Law students William Roberts and Anna Vande Velde spent several months as part of the program’s Dispute Systems Design Clinic.

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