Temple Law proposes tuition freeze for upcoming year

20 May 2020

TEMPLE LAW NEWSROOM — Temple Law School Dean Gregory Mandel has asked the University’s Board of Trustees to approve a tuition freeze for all J.D. law students, both in-state and out-of-state, for the coming academic year.

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ABA announces winners of Student Loan Relief Scholarship Contest

20 May 2020

ABA JOURNAL — The ABA, SoFi and USI Affinity recently announced three winners of their new Student Loan Relief Scholarship Contest, which asked entrants in February to answer the question, “How would an ABA/SoFi Student Loan Relief Scholarship impact your world?”

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UCLA Law Prison Law & Policy Program tracking COVID-19 cases in prisons

20 May 2020

UCLA SCHOOL OF LAW — Sharon Dolovich, a UCLA School of Law professor and Director of the UCLA Prison Law & Policy Program, founded the UCLA COVID-19 Behind Bars Data Project on March 17 to track health conditions in incarceration facilities and efforts to decrease prison populations during the pandemic.

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UCLA Law students Andrew Barondess and Charlotte Leszinske help launch international moot court initiative

20 May 2020

UCLA SCHOOL OF LAW — Andrew Barondess ’20 and Charlotte Leszinske ’20 launched UCLA Law’s Vis International Moot Organization (VIMO) in 2019 to bolster the law school’s efforts in the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot, the leading student competition for international arbitration. The Vis moot court involves a series of international events that culminate in….

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University of Colorado Law Technology Law and Policy Clinic students raise concerns with automatic speech recognition technology

20 May 2020

UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO LAW — Students in the Samuelson-Glushko Technology Law and Policy Clinic (TLPC) are addressing concerns surrounding the oversight and implementation of automatic speech recognition (ASR), an artificial intelligence technology that detects speech and turns spoken words into text, and which is increasingly becoming the focus of debates in disability policy.

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Fordham Law Democracy Clinic hosts Congressman Thomas Suozzi for webinar on policy reform

20 May 2020

FORDHAM LAW NEWS — Congressman Thomas Suozzi ’89 recently met by videoconference with Fordham Law’s Democracy and the Constitution Clinic. The second-term congressman gave the students feedback on their proposals for reforms to the country’s institutions and its democracy.

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University of Hawaiʻi Law celebrates public service ‘heroes’

20 May 2020

UNIVERSITY OF HAWAIʻI NEWS — Just before final exams for the past 16 years, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa William S. Richardson School of Law faculty and staff have donned chef hats and aprons and dished up an elaborate lunch and dinner for their students, which was unfortunately canceled this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Indiana University Maurer Law hosts virtual patent case mock trial

20 May 2020

THE INDIANA LAWYER — The Indiana University Maurer School of Law student was part of the patent trial class that spends an entire semester preparing a patent case then culminates in a mock trial. Typically the pseudo litigation takes place in a courtroom before a jury and real judge, but this year the COVID-19 emergency pushed….

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Lewis & Clark Law Criminal Justice Reform Clinic wins parole and clemency for clients

20 May 2020

LEWIS & CLARK LAW SCHOOL — Governor Kate Brown commuted two clients of the Criminal Justice Reform Clinic (CJRC) at the beginning of April. Suzanne Miles and Patricia Butterfield both applied for clemency in 2018 and were released from Coffee Creek Correctional Facility on April 10, 2020.

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University of Michigan Law students create COIVD Corps to provide free legal assistance during pandemic

20 May 2020

M LIVE — University of Michigan law students are offering free legal assistance to groups facing legal issues during the coronavirus pandemic.

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