University of Dayton Law students discuss their experience with the Expedited Pardon Project

November 23, 2021

DAYTON 24/7 NOW — Law students at the University of Dayton are taking what they’ve learned in the classroom and applying it to help others in the community.“People want justice and that can look different but I think justice also has to come with some sense of mercy and some sense of grace and forgiveness,” said….

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Duke Law Immigrant Rights Clinic helps Afghan refugees

November 23, 2021

THE DUKE CHRONICLE — Since August, thousands of Afghan refugees have arrived in the United States. Besides grappling with the anguish of leaving home and the difficulties of building new lives in a foreign country, these refugees have also had to navigate the country’s complex and often bewildering legal system. The Duke School of Law’s Immigrant Rights….

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Florida A&M Law students lead successful initiative to rename street along the school

November 23, 2021

CLICK ORLANDO — Wednesday, school leaders unveiled a new street name in front of the school to celebrate 20 years in downtown Orlando. The new street name is located between West Robinson and West Washington Streets in Orlando’s Parramore neighborhood. It was a joyous and historic day for third-year law student and Student Bar Association president Suwana….

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Georgetown Law Street Law Clinic holds mock trial competition for DC public school students

November 22, 2021

THE HOYA — The Georgetown University Law Center’s Street Law clinic held its 49th annual fall mock trial event for students attending Washington, D.C. public high schools Nov. 4, offering participants the opportunity to learn about the law and practice legal skills. Under the program, students in the clinic teach a semesterlong course about basic legal principles….

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Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan judges moot court competition at Harvard Law

November 22, 2021

THE HARVARD CRIMSON — Harvard Law School affiliates congregated to watch United States Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan preside over the final round of the Law School’s annual Ames Moot Court Competition Tuesday night. Founded in 1911, the Ames Moot Court Competition judges students’ ability to develop appellate briefs and advocate for a legal position. Qualifying rounds….

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Lewis & Clark Law announces five new local Bar Association fellows

November 22, 2021

LEWIS & CLARK LAW SCHOOL — Lewis & Clark Law School, through the Multnomah Bar Association (MBA), named five first-year Lewis & Clark Law students as MBA Fellows: Emilia Halvorsen, Nick Mercado, Allison Sandhu, Celeste Williams and Amitav Kamani as the 2021-22 MBA Legal Fellows. The MBA Fellows Program is a highly selective program designed to address….

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Lewis & Clark Law Review announces three new volumes

November 22, 2021

LEWIS & CLARK LAW SCHOOL — With each new leadership for the 2021-2022 school year, Animal Law Review,Environmental Law Review, and Lewis & Clark Law Review have produced their latest publications. Led by Editors-in-Chief Cindy Lundy ’22 and Rohan Hiatt ’22 Animal Law Review (ALR) released their newest publication on October 19th. The publication is ALR’s 1st….

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University of Miami Law Innocence Clinic helps to overturn wrongful conviction

November 22, 2021

NEWS@THEU — In the first hour of his newfound freedom, Dustin Shane Duty consumed half of a double bacon cheeseburger while sitting in the restaurant of a Jacksonville, Florida, hotel. Then, he borrowed his attorney’s cellphone to call the mother he hadn’t seen in more than eight years.“I love you, Dottie,” Duty told his weeping mom. The….

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Mitchell Hamline Law Child Protection Institute celebrates legal successes

November 22, 2021

MITCHELL HAMLINE SCHOOL OF LAW — After years of work, Mitchell Hamline’s Institute to Transform Child Protection was part of an event in October with Governor Tim Walz and Lt. Governor Peggy Flanagan to celebrate several legislative wins for Minnesota families. The institute had worked specifically on two proposals that became law. The measures were part of….

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Recent Notre Dame Law graduate Daniela Johnson Restrepo awarded permanent court of arbitration fellowship

November 22, 2021

UNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME LAW SCHOOL — Daniela Johnson Restrepo ’21 J.D. joined the Permanent Court of Arbitration as a fellow November 8. She is the first J.D. graduate from Notre Dame Law School to be selected for this prestigious placement, which is based at the Peace Palace in The Hague. The PCA Fellowship Program offers recent….

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