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Prof. Tamar Birckhead Publishes Op-Ed on the Prosecution of Children who are Delinquent by Reason of Poverty

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Prof. Tamar Birckhead

Prof. Tamar Birckhead, who teaches in the Youth Justice Clinic and is the Director of Clinical Programs, recently published an op-ed in the News & Observer (Raleigh, N.C.), on the prosecution of children who are delinquent by reason of poverty.


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Posted by Tamar R. Birckhead on Wed. December 16, 2015 4:18 PM
Categories: Scholarship, Youth Justice Clinic

Prof. Tamar Birckhead Publishes Article on "The New Peonage"

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Prof. Tamar Birckhead
Prof. Tamar Birckhead, who teaches in the Youth Justice Clinic and is the Director of Clinical Programs, has published an article on "The New Peonage," in the Washington and Lee Law Review.  




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Posted by Tamar R. Birckhead on Wed. December 16, 2015 4:09 PM
Categories: Scholarship

Prof. Kathryn Sabbeth Receives Tenure

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Prof. Kathryn Sabbeth
We are thrilled to announce that Prof. Kathryn Sabbeth, who began teaching at UNC Law in 2009, earned tenure this past July.





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Posted by Kathryn A. Sabbeth on Wed. December 16, 2015 3:52 PM
Categories: Civil Legal Assistance Clinic, Scholarship

Community Development Law Clinic: Case Work Developments

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Prof. David Neal
This semester while Prof. Tom Kelley was teaching in South Africa, we had the good fortune to have David Neal, UNC Law '01 and staff attorney at the Southern Environmental Law Center, teach with us in the Community Development Law Clinic (CDL).




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Posted by Tamar R. Birckhead on Wed. December 16, 2015 3:33 PM
Categories: Community Development Law Clinic

UNC Law-CUNY Law School Clinical Faculty Exchange

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CUNY School of Law
In 2014, we initiated a Clinical Faculty Exchange Program with CUNY Law School, which has one of the most highly regarded clinical programs in the U.S. The concept of the exchange program is to focus on clinical pedagogy, including but not limited to, teaching collaboration; clinic design; creating and facilitating rounds sessions; balancing legal representation with policy advocacy; teaching cross-cultural lawyering; encouraging reflection among students; and creating appropriate evaluation criteria.
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Posted by Barbara A. Fedders on Wed. December 16, 2015 3:10 PM
Categories: Clinical Faculty Initiatives

Youth Justice Clinic: Case Work Developments

Clinic student Haley Phillips, with assistance from her clinic student partner Brian Kettmer, recently negotiated a settlement in a long-term school suspension case.
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Posted by Barbara A. Fedders on Wed. December 16, 2015 3:04 PM
Categories: Youth Justice Clinic

Prof. Barbara Fedders Presents her Scholarship and Conducts a Training for Judges

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Prof. Barbara Fedders
This semester Prof. Barbara Fedders has presented her latest article, "That School is for Thugs: Alternative Education and the Struggle for Educational Equity," and has also conducted a training for North Carolina district court judges.






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Posted by Barbara A. Fedders on Wed. December 16, 2015 2:50 PM
Categories: Scholarship, Service

Clinical Programs Celebrate 35 Years of Training Students and Assisting Clients

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Prof. Kaci Bishop
As a student at UNC School of Law, Kaci Bishop ’04 knew she wanted to work with indigent clients. Drawn to humanitarian immigration law, her involvement in the Civil Legal Assistance Clinic, which then included immigration cases, was all the affirmation she needed to know she was pursuing her true passion.
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Posted by Tamar R. Birckhead on Sun. December 13, 2015 3:58 PM
Categories: Clinical Programs Events, Domestic Violence Clinic, Immigration Clinic, Youth Justice Clinic

UNC Clinical Programs Drafts Mission Statement

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One of the goals of our annual Clinical Faculty Retreat this past August was to begin the process of drafting a mission statement, which we continued to work on during subsequent meetings and approved unanimously in mid-October.
We are excited to share it here!

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Posted by Tamar R. Birckhead on Sun. December 13, 2015 3:34 PM
Categories: Clinical Faculty Initiatives

Clinical Faculty Initiatives During Fall 2015

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We have had a busy semester, as always, in the Clinical Programs, but the faculty has made time to work together to improve our teaching and to strengthen the infrastructure of the program as a whole. 
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Posted by Tamar R. Birckhead on Sun. December 13, 2015 2:46 PM
Categories: Clinical Faculty Initiatives
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