UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – On the eve of the fifth anniversary of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), more than 100 law professors have signed on to a letter to President Donald Trump co-authored by Penn State Law professor Shoba Sivaprasad Wadhia that explains the legal foundation for DACA and its implementation by the executive branch.
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- Last week, the United States Supreme Court issued a decision in Perry v. Merit Services Protection Board that concurred with the arguments put forth by the Penn State Law Civil Rights Appellate Clinic in an amicus brief filed back in March.
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- In the nine years since Penn State Law professor Michael Foreman founded the Civil Rights Appellate Clinic, the clinic has grown and tackled dozens of important civil rights cases—and right now is involved with three separate cases currently pending before the U.S. Supreme Court.
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- Penn State Law professor Shoba Sivaprasad Wadhia will be honored by the National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild (NIPNLG) this week for her tireless work, education, and advocacy in the area of immigration law.
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – When Professor Michael Foreman, director of the Penn State Law Civil Rights Appellate Clinic, requested tickets for the clinic’s annual trip to the Supreme Court, he didn’t specify a particular day or case. Likewise, when the clinic filed an amicus brief before the court in March in Perry v.
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Lauren Picciallo, a graduating 3L and student in the Penn State Law Center for Immigrants’ Rights Clinic, has been focused on more than finals as she nears the end of her time at Penn State Law.
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Project South, a client of Penn State Law’s Center for Immigrants’ Rights Clinic, has released a new report on immigrant detention centers that was drafted and edited by clinic students.
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – On Friday, April 14, the Penn State Law Center for Immigrants’ Rights Clinic held an information session regarding the current status of President Donald Trump’s recent executive orders on immigration in the Apfelbaum Courtroom in the Lewis Katz Building. With so many new developments, lawsuits, and commentary, the clinic aimed to clarify the status of litigation for attendees—students and members of the community—while also emphasizing the human side of the effects of these orders.
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- On April 6, the Penn State Law Civil Rights Appellate Clinic filed a Brief in Opposition to Petition for Writ of Certiorari with the U.S. Supreme Court on behalf of Carlton Baptiste, a 78-year-old New Jersey resident, in Sessions v. Baptiste.
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- When Penn State Law student Beth Ramos stood in front of a local magistrate to argue a bail hearing as part of the law school’s Indigent Criminal Justice Practicum, she knew the facts of her case backwards and forward. She’d met with her client earlier that morning, who was sitting in jail on a $50,000 secured bail for three alleged misdemeanors and a summary offense.