Blog Posts: Tamar R. Birckhead

Tamar R. Birckhead

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

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

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

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

Fall 2015 All-Clinic Rounds Presentation

On November 10, 2015, two groups of students presented at our All-Clinic Rounds Session.  Students from the Consumer Financial Transactions Clinic presented on a case involving a sheriff levy of a client's bank account to collect on a judgment, with no notice to the client.  Students from the Community Development Law Clinic presented on the creation of a tenant organization separate from but connected to a local social justice organization. 
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Posted by Tamar R. Birckhead on Tue. December 8, 2015 3:42 PM
Categories: Clinical Programs Events, Community Development Law Clinic, Consumer Financial Transactions Clinic

Clinical Programs Community Education Presentation

On November 9, 2015, students from the Youth Justice Clinic, Civil Legal Assistance Clinic, Immigration Clinic, and Domestic Violence Clinic joined together to present a four hour educational program for the Chapel Hill Carrboro City Schools Services Staff.
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Susanna Wagar '16 presents on the collateral consequences of juvenile adjudications.

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Posted by Tamar R. Birckhead on Tue. December 8, 2015 3:21 PM
Categories: Civil Legal Assistance Clinic, Clinical Programs Events, Domestic Violence Clinic, Immigration Clinic, Youth Justice Clinic

Casey Smith, MSW intern, Reflects on Fall Semester in UNC Clinical Programs

Casey Smith, this year's MSW fieldwork intern from NC State School of Social Work, is completing her first semester in the UNC Clinical Programs.  Casey is a second year graduate student who has provided invaluable assistance to UNC Law students as well as our clinic clients. She shares her thoughts in a blog post about her work thus far.
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Posted by Tamar R. Birckhead on Tue. December 8, 2015 2:46 PM
Categories: Civil Legal Assistance Clinic, Clinic Administration, Youth Justice Clinic
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