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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.
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – The Penn State Law Center for Immigrants’ Rights Clinic (CIRC) has released a report on behalf of its client, the Pennsylvania Immigrant Family Unity Project (PAIFUP), that looks at the issue of detained immigrants’ ability to access counsel in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
Jennifer Bruce & Jorge Rivera | Penn State Law
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Arguing in front of an appellate court is a big deal for any seasoned attorney, requiring hours of research and preparation. For Jennifer Bruce, a third-year student at Penn State Law in University Park, the opportunity to present oral arguments in front of a Third Circuit panel on September 12 was yet another valuable experience gained through the Penn State Law Civil Rights Appellate Clinic. Bruce, along with Jorge Rivera and Michael L.
Civil Rights Appellate Clinic students and Director Michael Foreman
UPDATE:  Penn State Law Civil Rights Appellate Clinic On the Winning Side of Supreme Court Decision
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
UPDATE: The Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit has listed Doe v. Law School Admission Council for argument on September 12, 2019, and has granted the motion to have a student argue it. Penn State Law in University Park student Jenny Bruce will argue the case. 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.

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