May 10, 2021

US: Equal Justice Works gets grant to help Elder-Abuse Victims

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By Zach Melvin, From The American Lawyer Equal Justice Works has received a $1.4 million grant as a part of the Elder Justice AmeriCorps initiative, the nonprofit organization announced Tuesday. In response to growing awareness of elder abuse, the U.S. Department of Justice and the Corporation for National and Community Service announced the creation of […]

Law students give legal aid to Syrian refugees

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By Karen Sloan, From The National Law Journal Law students from around the country are assisting Syrians fleeing their war-torn homeland—and gaining practical experience at the same time. John Marshall Law School in Chicago next week will launch the Human Rights for Syrians Initiative, a project under the school’s International Human Rights Clinic that will […]