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Consumer Financial Transactions Clinic: Case Work Developments

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Chris Bagley, CFT Clinic student
Chris Bagley, who was supervised by Prof. Carlene McNulty, shares the following on his experiences in the CFT Clinic this year:

After two years of reading cases and statutory supplements, writing complaints, memos, briefs, and other papers, and compiling, distilling, and rewriting outlines, I was finally going to have “my” day in court.

As a participant in UNC Law’s Consumer Financial Transactions Clinic, I was at Durham County Superior Court with my client for his foreclosure hearing. I had gotten the case in the third week of the semester. Two weeks and a crash-course later, I put on my best suit and felt ready to explain why the opposing party, a large national lender and servicer, was not legally entitled to put my client out on the street.


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Posted by Carlene M. McNulty on Thu. March 31, 2016 12:46 PM
Categories: Consumer Financial Transactions Clinic

Spring 2016 All-Clinic Rounds Presentation

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A.C. Locklear of the Immigration Clinic
On March 2, 2016, students from the Civil Legal Assistance Clinic and the Immigration Clinic presented at our All-Clinic Rounds Session.

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Posted by Tamar R. Birckhead on Thu. March 3, 2016 1:33 PM
Categories: Civil Legal Assistance Clinic, Clinical Programs Events, Immigration Clinic

Immigration Clinic Alum Update

Evan Benz, Class of 2015

I am currently serving as a Justice AmeriCorps attorney at MetroWest Legal Services, a legal aid office in Framingham, MA.

Evan Benz, UNC Law Class of 2015


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Posted by Beth S. Posner on Thu. March 3, 2016 1:28 PM
Categories: Clinic Alum Update, Immigration Clinic

Civil Clinic: Case Work Developments

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Laura Kessler
Laura Kessler and Brian Gwyn, of the UNC Law Civil Clinic, recently won an unemployment insurance appeal for a client who was terminated from her place of employment in September 2015.
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Posted by Beth S. Posner on Thu. March 3, 2016 1:23 PM
Categories: Civil Legal Assistance Clinic

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
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