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Civil Rights Appellate Clinic students and Director Michael Foreman
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — It has been a busy few months for students in the Penn State Law Civil Rights Appellate Clinic, and their hard work has led to three major filings in U.S. federal courts during the spring semester—including two in the U.S. Supreme Court.
Center for Immigrants' Rights Clinic | Penn State Law
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 Clinic Students and Director | Penn State Law
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.
Members of the Civil Rights Appellate Clinic with Paul Clement
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 at the Berks County Residential Center
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.
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- The Penn State Law Center for Immigrants’ Rights Clinic is collaborating with the Municipality of State College to recognize Welcoming Week with an Immigration and Equity Summit on Sept. 17.
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – As Daniella Johner scrolled through her Instagram feed earlier this summer, she wasn’t expecting to find anything specific—just the normal assortment of photos and updates from friends and family. Instead, she found out that she won a significant scholarship from the Energy & Mineral Law Foundation (EMLF).

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