UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – The Penn State Law in University Park Civil Rights Appellate Clinic recently filed an amicus brief in the U.S. Supreme Court. Biel v. St. James, a religious liberty case that was granted certiorari in the U.S. Supreme Court that poses the question of which test the court should apply in determining who qualifies as a “minister” under the ministerial exception.
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UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Penn State Law in University Park students are thrilled to have reached an agreement with the Law School Admissions Council (LSAC) to allow Ms. Jane Doe to sit for the LSAT exam with accommodations. Last year, the Third Circuit appointed the Civil Rights Appellate Clinic to represent Ms. Doe as a friend of the court. The Clinic successfully argued that Ms.
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UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – For the second year in a row, the Penn State Law in University Park Center for Immigrants’ Rights Clinic (CIRC) spent close to a week serving as advocates for families at the Berks County Residential Center (Berks) in Leesport, Pennsylvania, working in partnership with ALDEA, The People’s Justice Center.
UNIVERSITY PARK, PA.—The Penn State Law Veterans and Servicemembers Legal Clinic recently won two appeals for a Vietnam veteran, including an increase from 10 to 50 percent for a post-traumatic stress (PTS) disability rating and a 100 percent rating for three months for a myocardial infarction.
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
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.
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.
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.
UPDATE: Penn State Law Civil Rights Appellate Clinic On the Winning Side of Supreme Court Decision
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 Appellate Clinic Files Petition in U.S. Supreme Court in Whistleblower Case and Continues to Pursue Remedy in Third Circuit ADA Action
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.
Civil Rights Appellate Clinic meets former U.S. Solicitor General Paul Clement, files brief in the Third Circuit
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. – The Penn State Law Veterans and Servicemembers Legal Clinic has won several disability and back pay awards for veterans since its inception nearly four years ago, all while providing students hands-on experience with administrative law, pretrial litigation and appellate advocacy skills.