UPDATE: Penn State Law Civil Rights Appellate Clinic On the Winning Side of Supreme Court Decision
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – The Penn State Law Center for Immigrants’ Rights Clinic has a long history of working with communities and local police departments regarding immigration laws, policies and procedures. Recently, clinic students had the opportunity to develop and deliver immigration training in their own backyard to nearly every officer in University Park through a collaboration with Penn State University Police.
Civil Rights Appellate Clinic Files Petition in U.S. Supreme Court in Whistleblower Case and Continues to Pursue Remedy in Third Circuit ADA Action
UNIVERSITY PARK, PA–Students in the Penn State Law Civil Rights Appellate Clinic got real insight into law practice facing two short briefing deadlines at the start of the spring semester. On February 1, the clinic filed a petition for certiorari in the Supreme Court of the United States in Cody v. Mantech. The underlying case involved a whistleblower action where Cody alleged she was demoted and subsequently fired in retaliation for voicing concerns about a potentially fraudulent government contract executed by ManTech.
Civil Rights Appellate Clinic meets former U.S. Solicitor General Paul Clement, files brief in the Third Circuit
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- The Penn State Law Civil Rights Appellate Clinic met with one of the top Supreme Court advocates in the country this semester, former U.S. Solicitor General Paul Clement, and filed a brief in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit as counsel on behalf of a Jane Doe.
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- Ross H. Pifer, clinical professor of law at Penn State Law, has been elected to the American Agricultural Law Association board of directors.
Center for Immigrants’ Rights Clinic celebrates 10-year anniversary with new publication highlighting personal stories
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa.
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Students in the Penn State Law Center for Immigrants’ Rights Clinic spent Sept. 30 through Oct. 4 serving as advocates for families about to undergo their credible fear interviews at the Berks County Residential Center in Leesport, Pennsylvania.