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Washington, D.C. — A feeling of uncertainty has invaded most every aspect of life for DACA recipients pursuing legal careers since President Donald Trump took office, according to a new issue brief from the Center for American Progress and the Center for Immigrants’ Rights Clinic at Penn State Law.
members of the Civil Rights Appellate Clinic
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- The Penn State Law Civil Rights Appellate Clinic recently filed an amicus brief in the U.S. Circuit Court for the District of Columbia representing the interests of four high-impact nonprofit organizations that are on the front line assisting survivors affected by natural disasters and that advocate for improvements in assistance programs administered by the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
Center for Immigrants' Rights Clinic | Penn State Law
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – The Penn State Law Center for Immigrants’ Rights Clinic has had a busy year. During a tumultuous, tense, and constantly evolving political cycle, students at the clinic have taken on multiple projects in the 2017-18 academic year, which have resulted in multiple victories, both locally and across the nation.
Carlton Baptiste with family members
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – When U.S. Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch joined the court’s more liberal justices last month in its opinion in Sessions v. Dimaya, he helped to free from federal custody a client of the Penn State Law Civil Rights Appellate Clinic.
Civil Rights Appellate Clinic at work
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – The Penn State Law Civil Rights Appellate Clinic has been involved in two high-profile employment cases before the U.S. Supreme Court this term: Janus v. AFSCME and Encino Motorcars v. Navarro.
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Penn State Law professor Michael Foreman will speak on Dec. 14 at an event to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), hosted by AARP, AARP Foundation, and the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin.