Law

David Tierney, Sonia Gutierrez and unidentified veteran

Law students help create class that aids homeless veterans

Veterans Benefits Legal Clinic helps veterans navigate what can be a complex process to receive financial assistance.

California Supreme Court admits Chinese lawyer posthumously

After more than a century, Hong Yen Chang is admitted to the state bar, thanks to the efforts of UC Davis School of Law students.
African-American girl (iStock)

Girls of color face harsher school discipline than white peers

Girls of color are disproportionately impacted by school discipline policies and excluded from current efforts to address the school-to-prison pipeline, according to a new report co-authored by two UCLA law professors.

UCLA Law to help prep new attorneys to serve clients of modest means

Grant will enable three schools to establish a pilot program to help new attorneys launch and develop viable law practices serving low- and modest-income clients.

Asylum clinic holds promise of a new life

Law students shoulder a heavy responsibility as they work for months to prepare a man from Africa for his one chance at being granted asylum

TV sports plays crimefighter role

Researchers connect televised games to notable drops in crime levels.

NYU’s Sujit Choudhry named new dean of Berkeley Law

Expert in comparative constitutional law will begin a five-year term on July 1.
driverless car

Who's at fault when a driverless car gets in an accident?

Engineer: We already have the laws we need for dealing with this inevitable situation.

Righting a legal wrong

Law students seek posthumous California Bar admission of Chinese lawyer who was denied license in 1890.

UC president to keynote Hastings Law commencement

President Napolitano will address the Class of 2014 of the university's original law department.

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