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Supreme Court of the United States
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – The Penn State Law in University Park Civil Rights Appellate Clinic recently filed an amicus brief in the U.S. Supreme Court. Biel v. St. James, a religious liberty case that was granted certiorari in the U.S. Supreme Court that poses the question of which test the court should apply in determining who qualifies as a “minister” under the ministerial exception.
Penn State Law Civil Rights Appellate Clinic
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Penn State Law in University Park students are thrilled to have reached an agreement with the Law School Admissions Council (LSAC) to allow Ms. Jane Doe to sit for the LSAT exam with accommodations. Last year, the Third Circuit appointed the Civil Rights Appellate Clinic to represent Ms. Doe as a friend of the court. The Clinic successfully argued that Ms.
Center for Immigrants' Rights Clinic | Penn State Law
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – For the second year in a row, the Penn State Law in University Park Center for Immigrants’ Rights Clinic (CIRC) spent close to a week serving as advocates for families at the Berks County Residential Center (Berks) in Leesport, Pennsylvania, working in partnership with ALDEA, The People’s Justice Center.
Veterans and Servicemembers Legal Clinic | Penn State Law
UNIVERSITY PARK, PA.—The Penn State Law Veterans and Servicemembers Legal Clinic recently won two appeals for a Vietnam veteran, including an increase from 10 to 50 percent for a post-traumatic stress (PTS) disability rating and a 100 percent rating for three months for a myocardial infarction.
Military Mondays | Penn State Law
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa.--The Penn State Law Veterans and Servicemembers Legal Clinic will begin offering free legal consultations to veterans and servicemembers at a Starbucks store located on North Atherton Street in State College as part of the company’s nationwide
Kathryn Dutton, Cailtlin Jolley, Amber Bynum, and Amanda Brunt
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Just five weeks into the fall semester, a team with Penn State Law’s Civil Rights Appellate Clinic co-authored and filed a brief in a case that is now headed to the U.S. Supreme Court. The landmark civil rights case will decide whether or not cable companies can be sued for refusing to carry programming from an African American-owned network.