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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.
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
UPDATE: The district court read the pro se allegations too narrowly, and the allegations do show "concrete" injury. On Nov. 1, this case was remanded to the U.S.
2018-19 Veterans Clinic Students | Penn State Law
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – The Penn State Law Veterans and Servicemembers Legal Clinic built upon its reputation and previous experience to engage in more outreach activities and to offer direct counsel to more clients than in previous academic years. The work of the 2018-19 academic year saw the clinic assist 20 veterans from 13 different counties in Pennsylvania, Arizona, and Nebraska, offering students valuable experience through outreach, advocacy, and client interaction.
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.