UC Berkeley LL.M. student Remelisa Moraleda discusses her career as a law school dean in the Phillipinnes

December 15, 2021

BERKELEY LAW –As president of the University of Northeastern Philippines and its law school dean, Remelisa Moraleda had bountiful options to advance her own legal education. “I chose Berkeley Law for my LL.M. degree because it’s the only top-ranked law school that offered a program convenient for foreign practicing lawyers,” she says. “I had scoured….

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University of Dayton Law students take top two spots in mock trial competition

December 15, 2021

DAYTON DAILY NEWS — The University of Dayton School of Law had teams claim the top two spots in the Ohio Attorney General’s Public Service Mock Trial Competition. Teams from UD placed first and second in the Nov. 19 competition. “There were many great future lawyers in the court room but the team from Dayton….

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University of Dayton Law participates in Flyer Legal Promise program

December 15, 2021

FLYER NEWS — Dayton law firms Thompson Hine and Taft Law are working together with the University of Dayton School of Law to recruit underrepresented and underserved students to go to law school and have a legal profession. The Flyer Legal Promise Program, one of the first of its kind, will select two students this year. These….

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Recent University of Houston Law Center graduate Samantha Casas honored by Texas Access to Justice Commission

December 15, 2021

UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON LAW CENTER — Thousands of new attorneys were sworn in to the State Bar of Texas recently including 2021 UH Law Center graduate Samantha Casas, recipient of the Law Student Pro Bono Award. Held on November 15, the Virtual New Lawyers Induction Ceremony welcomed the 2,147 lawyers who passed the July 2021 bar exam,….

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University of Kansas Law student D.C. Hiegert selected for Skadden fellowship

December 15, 2021

THE UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS SCHOOL OF LAW — D.C. Hiegert, a 2021 graduate of the University of Kansas School of Law, will serve as a 2022 Skadden Fellow. Considered the most prestigious and competitive award for public interest law graduates, Skadden Fellowships provide two years of funding for lawyers pursuing public-interest law projects of their own design.….

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Penn Law professor Jim Sandman develops Leadership in Law course

December 14, 2021

PENN LAW — “Lawyers become leaders in a wide variety of organizations – not just in law firms and corporate legal departments, but in business, academia, government, public interest organizations and non-profits, community organizations, and bar associations,” said Jim Sandman L’76, Distinguished Lecturer and Senior Consultant to the Future of the Profession Initiative at the University….

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Pepperdine Law students Roxanne Baker and Shayna Elian successfully represent sex trafficking survivor in court

December 14, 2021

PEPPERDINE UNIVERSITY CARUSO SCHOOL OF LAW — Pepperdine Caruso Law students Roxanne Baker and Shayna Elian of the Restoration and Justice Clinic successfully represented a client in the Florida criminal justice system. Baker and Elian prevailed on a motion to quash their client’s bench warrant and dismiss the underlying prostitution charge. Baker and Elian’s client is….

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Stanford Law Community Law Clinic helps low-income renters facing eviction

December 14, 2021

STANFORD LAW SCHOOL — When U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland asked for support from the legal community in August of this year in anticipation of a housing and evictions crisis as a result of the COVID-19-based eviction moratoria expiring, Stanford law Professor Juliet Brodie was poised to help. For the past decade, in her capacity as director of the Stanford….

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Washburn Law student Braxton Moral is preparing for the bar exam at age 19

December 14, 2021

ABA JOURNAL — Braxton Moral isn’t sure what he wants to do after he passes the bar, and that’s OK. He’s only 19 years old. In addition to being years younger than the vast majority of candidates sitting for the February 2022 bar, Moral is set to graduate from Kansas’ Washburn University School of Law in 2.5….

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