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  • Carma Corcoran, Lewis & Clark Law School’s Indian Law Summer Program Coordinator, has received a two-year fellowship by the Kettering Foundation’s Deliberative Democracy Institute (DDI). The fellowship is aimed at improving civil society by fostering a learning exchange between people from diverse nations.
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    The Masters of Law in Environmental Law for non-lawyers meets a growing demand for specialized knowledge.
  • In a hard-fought Ninth Circuit case, Earthrise Law Center at Lewis & Clark Law School recently prevailed in a suit against the US Forest Service under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) for failing to stop the disposal of lead ammunition in Arizona’s Kaibab National Forest. The lead from the ammunition used by hunters poisons the remains of animals that have been shot, thereby killing or injuring critically endangered condors that scavenge in the area.
  • During the spring semester 2019, the Criminal Justice Reform Clinic of Lewis & Clark Law School (CJRC) was successful in a parole hearing called a “murder review” for a prisoner who was convicted as a juvenile.
  • CJ Fuenzalida, a second-year law student at Lewis & Clark Law School, is one of 30 law students selected for the national fellowship from the Hispanic Bar National Association’s Intellectual Property Law Institute (IPLI). Co-sponsored by Microsoft, the highly competitive fellowship funds students’ participation in IPLI’s IP Law immersion program.
  • The Criminal Justice Reform Clinic (CJRC) at Lewis & Clark College joined forces with Disability Rights Oregon (DRO) to evaluate Portland Police Bureau trespass arrests at hospitals over a one year period. The resulting report, titled  “The Unwanteds: Looking for Help, Landing in Jail,” found that in 94 percent of the cases – representing 133 of the 142 times hospitals called police about an “unwanted person,’’ the subject of the call ended up arrested and booked into jail.
  • Lewis & Clark offers a plethora of externship opportunities, including those that provide academic credits and a carefully supervised, well-crafted work experience. They are part of many law students’ practical training and can be done internationally.
  • The third training organized by the Zimbabwean nonprofit, Speak Out for Animals (SOFA), was held in Harare, Zimbabwe earlier this month.
  • Pamela Hart became the new Executive Director of the Center for Animal Law Studies (CALS) at Lewis & Clark Law School on June 1, after serving as the Director of Strategic Initiatives for the past year.

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    The 2019 DWT International Law Writing Awards winners are Alison Roth ’19 and Katelyn Kindberg ’19. Established through the generosity of Davis Wright Tremaine LLP, the Lewis & Clark Law School award program provides a $2,500 stipend for the best research paper written in the past year by a Lewis & Clark JD student on any topic in private or public international law, and a $1,000 stipend for the second best paper.

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