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1000 Public Service Hours Driven by Law Grad’s Passion

1000 Public Service Hours Driven by Law Grad’s Passion

Emily McTavish  /  05/14/2019  /  Posted in: Student News, Health Law, Features  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Amanda (Mandi) Moreland is a self-described joiner. When she was a first-year law student, she said she signed nearly every list at... read more

Law Students Volunteer to Assist Asylum Seekers over Spring Break

Law Students Volunteer to Assist Asylum Seekers over Spring Break

Michael Santomauro  /  04/02/2019  /  Posted in: Experiential Learning, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

DePaul Law students assisted asylum seekers detained in the southern United States at the Port Isabel Detention Center over spring break.... read more

DePaul student receives 2018 Scandaglia & Ryan Intellectual Property Legal Writing Award

DePaul student receives 2018 Scandaglia & Ryan Intellectual Property Legal Writing Award

DePaul University College of Law  /  03/22/2019  /  Posted in: Student News, Intellectual Property Law  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Scandaglia Ryan LLP presented the 2018 Scandaglia & Ryan Intellectual Property Legal Writing Award to Jacob Michalakes. The award has... read more

Congratulations to DePaul's Lefkowitz moot court team

Congratulations to DePaul's Lefkowitz moot court team

DePaul University College of Law  /  02/14/2019  /  Posted in: Student News, Intellectual Property Law  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

DePaul Law and CIPLIT® congratulate Isaku Begert (3L), Zack Johnston (2L), Randi Leath (3L) and Jake Michalakes (2L) for taking the second... read more

Family Law Center’s 2018 Spring Semester Programs

Family Law Center’s 2018 Spring Semester Programs

Kathryn C. Liss, Director of the Schiller DuCanto & Fleck Family Law Center  /  08/06/2018  /  Posted in: Family Law, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

The Family Law Center organized a variety of programs and service projects for students as well as the legal community over the course of... read more

College of Law Faculty, Staff and Students Honored at 2018 Commencement

College of Law Faculty, Staff and Students Honored at 2018 Commencement

Emily McTavish, DePaul University College of Law  /  05/29/2018  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Faculty News, Features, Student News, Health Law, Public Interest Law  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

During the 2018 commencement ceremony, the DePaul College of Law proudly presented faculty, staff and students with individual achievement... read more

Third Year in Practice Grad Plans Career In the Military

Third Year in Practice Grad Plans Career In the Military

Carol Hughes  /  05/11/2018  /  Posted in: Student News, Experiential Learning  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

It was in third or fourth grade when LaSheda Brooks remembers first declaring her intention to become a lawyer. "I used to talk a... read more

Students and Alumni Partner to Answer Legal Questions

Students and Alumni Partner to Answer Legal Questions

DePaul University College of Law  /  03/20/2018  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Pro Bono and Community Service, Public Interest Law, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

On March 2, the Pro Bono & Community Service Initiative hosted Legal Answers, a program of Illinois Legal Aid Online (ILAO). Six alumni... read more

Pro Bono and Community Service Initiative Partners with Cornerstone Community Outreach

Pro Bono and Community Service Initiative Partners with Cornerstone Community Outreach

DePaul University College of Law  /  02/21/2018  /  Posted in: Pro Bono and Community Service, Public Interest Law, Student News, Alumni News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Pro Bono and Community Service Initiative (PBCSI) partnered with University Ministries on February 17th for a day of service at Cornerstone... read more

PBCSI Celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

PBCSI Celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

DePaul University College of Law  /  01/18/2018  /  Posted in: Pro Bono and Community Service, Public Interest Law, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

DePaul Law's Pro Bono and Community Service Initiative (PBCSI) partnered with DePaul Law’s Black Law Student Association, the... read more

Third year DePaul Law student makes a global impact

Third year DePaul Law student makes a global impact

DePaul University College of Law  /  11/21/2017  /  Posted in: Features, Student News, Human Rights Law, Pro Bono and Community Service, Public Interest Law  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Currently in her final year at DePaul University College of Law, Emily Steinert already has established an impressive legal resume.... read more

Pro Bono and Community Service Initiative hosts Donate-a-Day for students at Lydia Home

Pro Bono and Community Service Initiative hosts Donate-a-Day for students at Lydia Home

DePaul University College of Law, Pro Bono & Community Service Initiative  /  10/06/2017  /  Posted in: Student News, Pro Bono and Community Service  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

On Saturday, September 16, the Pro Bono and Community Service Initiative (PBCSI) hosted its first Donate-a-Day of the school year at Lydia... read more

Sixth Anuual 1L Service Day

Sixth Anuual 1L Service Day

DePaul University College of Law  /  09/01/2017  /  Posted in: Pro Bono and Community Service, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

On Friday, August 18, the College of Law held its Sixth Annual 1L Service Day. The Service Day brought in 100 volunteers including... read more

Entrepreneurship, innovation, & the law at 1871

Entrepreneurship, innovation, & the law at 1871

Center for Intellectual Property Law & Information Technology (CIPLIT®)  /  07/24/2017  /  Posted in: Student News, Intellectual Property Law  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

This summer, a number of CIPLIT students are taking a newly created course “Entrepreneurship, innovation, & the law at 1871.” The... read more

Announcing our Illinois Bar Foundation 2017 Fellow

Announcing our Illinois Bar Foundation 2017 Fellow

DePaul University College of Law  /  06/28/2017  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

DePaul University College of Law alumna Mallory Morgan (JD ‘17) will be joining the law school’s Civil Litigation Clin​ic​​ as a staff... read more

DePaul Law announces new partnership with MLER

DePaul Law announces new partnership with MLER

DePaul University College of Law  /  06/09/2017  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

DePaul University College of Law is excited to announce its new partnership with Minority Legal Education Resources, Inc.​ (“MLER”). After... read more

DePaul student receives 2017 Scandaglia Ryan Intellectual Property Legal Writing Award

DePaul student receives 2017 Scandaglia Ryan Intellectual Property Legal Writing Award

DePaul University College of Law  /  03/01/2017  /  Posted in: Student News, Intellectual Property Law  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

For the fifteenth consecutive year, Scandaglia Ryan LLP presented the Scandaglia Ryan Intellectual Property Legal Writing Award to Nolan... read more

DePaul Law student wins National Law Review writing competition

DePaul Law student wins National Law Review writing competition

DePaul University College of Law  /  02/17/2017  /  Posted in: Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Sherry H. Joseph, a DePaul Law student, was recently awarded the National Law Review's 2016 Law Student Writing... read more

DePaul Law student recieves Prettyman Fellowship

DePaul Law student recieves Prettyman Fellowship

DePaul University College of Law  /  02/15/2017  /  Posted in: Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

DePaul University College of Law student Fadya Salem (3L) was recently accepted into the E. Barrett Prettyman and Stuart Stiller... read more

DePaul Law congratulates its three Unity Award winners

DePaul Law congratulates its three Unity Award winners

DePaul University College of Law  /  12/16/2016  /  Posted in: Public Interest Law, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

DePaul University College of Law congratulates three students, Lark Mulligan, Fadya Salem and Emily Steinert, on winning... read more

DePaul Law announces 2016-2017 Appellate Moot Court Society members

DePaul Law announces 2016-2017 Appellate Moot Court Society members

DePaul University College of Law  /  12/09/2016  /  Posted in: Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

DePaul University College of Law is pleased to announce the members of the 2016-2017 Appellate Moot Court Society: (back row, left to... read more

DePaul Law student Mulligan receives Women's Bar Foundation scholarship

DePaul Law student Mulligan receives Women's Bar Foundation scholarship

DePaul University College of Law  /  11/09/2016  /  Posted in: Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

DePaul University College of Law student Lark Mulligan is one of nine recipients this year to receive the Women's Bar Foundation... read more

DePaul student receives Chicago Bar Foundation Marovitz Public Interest Law Scholarship

DePaul student receives Chicago Bar Foundation Marovitz Public Interest Law Scholarship

Chicago Bar Foundation, DePaul University College of Law  /  10/19/2016  /  Posted in: Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

From a young age, DePaul first-year law student Amanda Insalaco has aspired to a career in public service. As the first in her family... read more

DePaul Law and Chicago Committee collaborate to launch law school pipeline program

DePaul Law and Chicago Committee collaborate to launch law school pipeline program

DePaul Law, Chicago Committee  /  10/04/2016  /  Posted in: Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

The Chicago Committee on Minorities in Large Law Firms and DePaul University College of Law are proud to announce their collaboration on... read more

DePaul's inaugural Third Year in Practice class ready for real-world experience

DePaul's inaugural Third Year in Practice class ready for real-world experience

DePaul University College of Law  /  08/03/2016  /  Posted in: Experiential Learning, Student News, Faculty News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Members of the first class of students in DePaul’s innovative Third Year in Practice (3YP) program will begin their intensive legal field... read more

DePaul joins 1871, nation’s largest entrepreneurial technology incubator; College of Law part of collaboration

DePaul joins 1871, nation’s largest entrepreneurial technology incubator; College of Law part of collaboration

DePaul University College of Law  /  07/20/2016  /  Posted in: Experiential Learning, Faculty News, Alumni News, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

With a commitment to innovation, quality education and providing real-world experiences to students, DePaul University is opening a... read more

Alumna Shannon Schaab to lead DePaul's Law Career Services team

Alumna Shannon Schaab to lead DePaul's Law Career Services team

DePaul University College of Law  /  07/07/2016  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

DePaul University College of Law has named Shannon M. Schaab (JD ’98) assistant dean and director of Law Career Services (LCS). An... read more

Illinois Bar Foundation awards fellowship to DePaul graduate

Illinois Bar Foundation awards fellowship to DePaul graduate

DePaul University College of Law  /  06/27/2016  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

DePaul University College of Law alumna Caitlin M. Duane (JD ’16) has received a post graduate fellowship from the Illinois Bar Foundation... read more

DePaul receives $2.5 million estate gift for law scholarships

DePaul receives $2.5 million estate gift for law scholarships

DePaul University College of Law  /  05/18/2016  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

DePaul University College of Law recently received a $2.5 million gift from the estate of John O. Tucker (JD ’64). The gift will be used... read more

College of Law graduate lands public interest law ‘dream job’

College of Law graduate lands public interest law ‘dream job’

DePaul University College of Law  /  05/10/2016  /  Posted in: Student News, Public Interest Law, Alumni News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

A criminal record is like a ball and chain — even after the sentence is served, it can weigh a person down for years. An old... read more

Immigration advocate Edwin Silverman to address DePaul College of Law graduating class

Immigration advocate Edwin Silverman to address DePaul College of Law graduating class

DePaul University College of Law  /  05/04/2016  /  Posted in: Student News, Human Rights Law, Alumni News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

DePaul University College of Law will hold its 118th commencement ceremony May 15 at the Rosemont Theatre where some 250 students will... read more

DePaul team wins best oral presentation honors at international air law competition

DePaul team wins best oral presentation honors at international air law competition

DePaul University College of Law  /  04/20/2016  /  Posted in: Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

DePaul law students took best oral presentation (applicant) and runner-up best oral presentation (respondent) honors at the Leiden... read more

Attorney panel offers advice on career path in family law

Attorney panel offers advice on career path in family law

DePaul University College of Law  /  04/18/2016  /  Posted in: Family Law, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Family law attorneys shared career experiences, advice on practicing family law and tips on... read more

DePaul takes second at Maryland health law compliance competition

DePaul takes second at Maryland health law compliance competition

DePaul University College of Law  /  04/15/2016  /  Posted in: Health Law, Student News, Experiential Learning  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

DePaul University College of Law's Mary and Michael Jaharis Health Law Institute (JHLI) moot court team placed second... read more

Law students teach restorative justice at Jones College Prep

Law students teach restorative justice at Jones College Prep

DePaul University College of Law  /  04/07/2016  /  Posted in: Pro Bono and Community Service, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

DePaul University College of Law student volunteers visited neighboring high school Jones Prep to teach freshman and... read more

34 law students study in Cuba with DePaul Law

34 law students study in Cuba with DePaul Law

DePaul University College of Law  /  04/05/2016  /  Posted in: Student News, Experiential Learning  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Professors Alberto Coll and Cary Martin Shelby accompanied 34 law students on a nine-day study abroad trip to Cuba in March. The program... read more

BLSA mock trial team secures national championship

BLSA mock trial team secures national championship

DePaul University College of Law  /  03/15/2016  /  Posted in: Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

DePaul University College of Law's Black Law Students Association (BLSA) mock trial team members are the 2016 national... read more

Law Review symposium brings daily fantasy sports to light

Law Review symposium brings daily fantasy sports to light

DePaul University College of Law  /  03/14/2016  /  Posted in: Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

DePaul Law Review held its 26th annual symposium on daily fantasy sports (DFS) and sports gambling, bringing together leading experts in... read more

PBCSI volunteers join Marillac Social Center at MLK Peace Fair

PBCSI volunteers join Marillac Social Center at MLK Peace Fair

Pro Bono and Community Service Initiative  /  02/04/2016  /  Posted in: Pro Bono and Community Service, Public Interest Law, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Pro Bono and Community Service Initiative (PBCSI) volunteers participated in the Marillac Social Center's annual Martin Luther King Jr.... read more

Student receives MLK Scholarship for essay on nonviolent direct action

Student receives MLK Scholarship for essay on nonviolent direct action

DePaul University College of Law  /  02/03/2016  /  Posted in: Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Third-year law student Grace Allen is the recipient of the DePaul University College of Law 2016 Dr. Martin Luther... read more

Student receives Skadden Fellowship to provide legal services to young adults

Student receives Skadden Fellowship to provide legal services to young adults

DePaul University College of Law  /  01/27/2016  /  Posted in: Public Interest Law, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

​​​DePaul third-year law student Sue Lee is the recipient of a 2016 Skadden Fellowship​ to support her... read more

Students explore courtroom firsthand with Shadow-a-Judge series

Students explore courtroom firsthand with Shadow-a-Judge series

DePaul University College of Law  /  01/25/2016  /  Posted in: Student News, Experiential Learning  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

As part of the College of Law’s Institute for Advocacy & Dispute Resolution and As​ylum & Immigration Law Clinic, students... read more

Carving out a niche: Phil Ruben

Carving out a niche: Phil Ruben

Dialogue Magazine  /  01/21/2016  /  Posted in: Intellectual Property Law, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

​​​​​In today’s consumer marketplace, many people pay as much attention to how an object looks as they do to its purpose or function. While... read more

A new lens on human rights work: Annie Simunek

A new lens on human rights work: Annie Simunek

Dialogue Magazine  /  01/20/2016  /  Posted in: Student News, Public Interest Law, Human Rights Law  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

​​​​​For her first law school summer, Annie Simunek pursued an even greater challenge—a new legal system.Simunek spent the summer in India,... read more

Navigating a path to health law: Samantha Grund-Wickramasekera

Navigating a path to health law: Samantha Grund-Wickramasekera

Dialogue Magazine  /  01/14/2016  /  Posted in: Student News, Health Law  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

​​​The daughter of a Chicago nurse, second-year law student Samantha Grund-Wickramasekera (BA ’14) has always had the public interest... read more

Crafting a career in health law: Tobin Klusty

Crafting a career in health law: Tobin Klusty

Dialogue Magazine  /  01/14/2016  /  Posted in: Student News, Health Law  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

​​​F​​irsthand experience never hurts, especially when it comes to crafting your legal career.Just ask second-year student Tobin Klusty.... read more

Student honored with 2015 PSJD Pro Bono Publico Award

Student honored with 2015 PSJD Pro Bono Publico Award

DePaul University College of Law  /  12/01/2015  /  Posted in: Public Interest Law, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Lark Mulligan, a second-year law student at DePaul University College of Law, received the 2015 Pro Bono Publico Award... read more

DePaul announces 2015 LRAP award recipients

DePaul announces 2015 LRAP award recipients

Center for Public Interest Law  /  11/16/2015  /  Posted in: Public Interest Law, Pro Bono and Community Service, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

DePaul University College of Law presented its annual Loan Repayment Assistance Program (LRAP) awards to eight DePaul alumni currently... read more

National Law Journal readers rank DePaul law programs No. 1 in Chicago

National Law Journal readers rank DePaul law programs No. 1 in Chicago

DePaul University College of Law  /  08/26/2015  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Experiential Learning, Faculty News, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

DePaul University College of Law received first place in three program categories—clinical programs, joint JD/MBA and Master of Laws... read more

Law Review symposium discusses the UAS dilemma

Law Review symposium discusses the UAS dilemma

Dialogue Magazine  /  07/06/2015  /  Posted in: Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

​​​The DePaul Law Review held its 25th annual symposium, “The UAS Dilemma: Unlimited Potential, Unresolved Concerns,” in March. The... read more

Health law symposium explores "designer genes"

Health law symposium explores "designer genes"

Dialogue Magazine  /  07/06/2015  /  Posted in: Health Law, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

In March more than 75 people attended the DePaul Journal of Health Care Law and the Mary and Michael Jaharis Health Law Institute’s... read more

Innovation in legal studies: $5 million endowment supports health law and intellectual property programs

Innovation in legal studies: $5 million endowment supports health law and intellectual property programs

Dialogue Magazine  /  06/30/2015  /  Posted in: Health Law, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

A new endowment at DePaul University College of Law will expand and strengthen scholarly and educational programs at a dynamic intersection... read more

Q&A with Dean Jennifer Rosato Perea

Q&A with Dean Jennifer Rosato Perea

Dialogue Magazine  /  06/15/2015  /  Posted in: Faculty News, Alumni News, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

​​​​​Jennifer Rosato Perea joined DePaul on Jul 1, 2015. Rosato Perea comes to DePaul from Northern Illinois University College of Law,... read more

Latina from Chicago’s South Side blazes trail to business law

Latina from Chicago’s South Side blazes trail to business law

DePaul Newsroom  /  05/14/2015  /  Posted in: Student News, Alumni News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

It’s rarely good to scream on an airplane. Amanda Moncada was on a flight when she opened an email that made her feel like she could... read more

Renowned international law scholar and human rights advocate M. Cherif Bassiouni to address DePaul College of Law graduating class

Renowned international law scholar and human rights advocate M. Cherif Bassiouni to address DePaul College of Law graduating class

DePaul Newsroom  /  05/14/2015  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Student News, Human Rights Law, Faculty News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

DePaul University College of Law will hold its commencement May 17 at the Rosemont Theatre where some 280 students will receive their... read more

CPIL concludes third successful skills series

CPIL concludes third successful skills series

Center for Public Interest Law  /  04/15/2015  /  Posted in: Public Interest Law, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

​​​The Center for Public Interest Law (CPIL) concluded its third legal skills series of the academic year on April 27.  Candace Wayne,... read more

DePaul University names Jennifer Rosato Perea dean for the College of Law

DePaul University names Jennifer Rosato Perea dean for the College of Law

DePaul University  /  03/25/2015  /  Posted in: Faculty News, Alumni News, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

DePaul University has selected a nationally recognized leader in legal education as dean for the College of Law. Jennifer Rosato Perea, an... read more

Jaharis investment supports DePaul College of Law programs in intellectual property and health law

Jaharis investment supports DePaul College of Law programs in intellectual property and health law

DePaul University  /  03/16/2015  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Faculty News, Health Law, Intellectual Property Law, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

A new endowment at DePaul University College of Law will expand and strengthen scholarly... read more

Law students volunteer at St. Vincent de Paul Center’s Homeless Outreach Luncheon

Law students volunteer at St. Vincent de Paul Center’s Homeless Outreach Luncheon

Center for Public Interest Law  /  12/04/2014  /  Posted in: Pro Bono and Community Service, Public Interest Law, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

On November 23, PBCSI hosted the final Donate-A-Day of the fall semester. Volunteers gathered on Friday evening at the St. Vincent de Paul... read more

CPIL hosts session on disability law and elder law

CPIL hosts session on disability law and elder law

Center for Public Interest Law  /  11/28/2014  /  Posted in: Public Interest Law, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

On Thursday, November 20, the Center for Public Interest Law hosted the second session of its practice series focused on areas of disability... read more

Alumna teaches public interest legal skills series on working with migrant children

Alumna teaches public interest legal skills series on working with migrant children

Center for Public Interest Law  /  11/21/2014  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Experiential Learning, Public Interest Law, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Rocio Alcantar (JD ’10), supervising attorney for the National Immigrant Justice Center’s Access to Counsel Project, a new initiative of the... read more

Center for Animal Law co-hosts 2014 ALDF/SALDF networking reception

Center for Animal Law co-hosts 2014 ALDF/SALDF networking reception

Center for Animal Law  /  11/19/2014  /  Posted in: Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

On November 5, the DePaul Center for Animal Law joined with the Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF) and various chapters of the... read more

Alumni and students collaborate to help seniors during Pro Bono Week

Alumni and students collaborate to help seniors during Pro Bono Week

Center for Public Interest Law  /  11/13/2014  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Pro Bono and Community Service, Public Interest Law, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

As a way to celebrate Pro Bono Week, the Pro Bono and Community Service Initiative (PBCSI) held its annual October Donate-A-Day on... read more

DePaul and Loyola launch Chicago Health Law Colloquium

DePaul and Loyola launch Chicago Health Law Colloquium

DePaul University College of Law  /  11/03/2014  /  Posted in: Faculty News, Health Law, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

DePaul University College of Law and Loyola University Chicago School of Law will sponsor the first annual Chicago Health Law Colloquium... read more

PBCSI hosts New Americans Initiative training

PBCSI hosts New Americans Initiative training

Center for Public Interest Law  /  11/03/2014  /  Posted in: Pro Bono and Community Service, Public Interest Law, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

On Friday, September 26, the Pro Bono and Community Service Initiative welcomed World Relief Chicago to the College of Law for a... read more

DePaul team semi-finalist in regional IP LawMeet

DePaul team semi-finalist in regional IP LawMeet

DePaul University College of Law  /  10/31/2014  /  Posted in: Intellectual Property Law, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

DePaul law students Jeff Moisan and Eric Langston competed with 12 teams, advancing to the semi-finals, in the fourth annual East Regional... read more

Lawyers in the Classroom program resumes at Pritzker

Lawyers in the Classroom program resumes at Pritzker

Center for Public Interest Law  /  10/30/2014  /  Posted in: Pro Bono and Community Service, Public Interest Law, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Each year the Pro Bono & Community Service Initiative partners each year with the Constitutional Rights Foundation Chicago and... read more

Asylum & Immigration Law Clinic issues U-visa report

Asylum & Immigration Law Clinic issues U-visa report

DePaul University College of Law  /  10/29/2014  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Faculty News, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

The Chicago Daily Law Bulletin discussed the work of students and instructors in DePaul's Asylum & Immigration Law Clinic in the... read more

DePaul's LRAP award honors dedicated public interest alumni

DePaul's LRAP award honors dedicated public interest alumni

Center for Public Interest Law  /  10/29/2014  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Public Interest Law, Student News, Pro Bono and Community Service  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

On Thursday, October 2, the Loan Repayment Assistance Program (LRAP) Committee and the Center for Public Interest Law (CPIL) hosted its... read more

DePaul Appellate Moot Court Society adds new talent

DePaul Appellate Moot Court Society adds new talent

DePaul University College of Law  /  10/06/2014  /  Posted in: Faculty News, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

​After the closing gavel of DePaul’s fifth annual Hon. William J. Bauer Moot Court Competition, the Appellate Moot Court Society announced... read more

DePaul law clinic aids Chicago immigrants

DePaul law clinic aids Chicago immigrants

DePaul University College of Law  /  10/03/2014  /  Posted in: Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

A young mother from Mexico, hoping to improve her life in Chicago, sought help from the Asylum and Immigration Law Clini​c at DePaul... read more

PBCSI service fair attracts record numbers

PBCSI service fair attracts record numbers

Center for Public Interest Law  /  10/01/2014  /  Posted in: Pro Bono and Community Service, Public Interest Law, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

On the heels of an exciting and thought-provoking 1L Service Day, the Pro Bono & Community Service Initiative’s Fall Service Fair drew... read more

IALI hosts welcome exhibit, discuss aviation regulation at World Routes 2014

IALI hosts welcome exhibit, discuss aviation regulation at World Routes 2014

International Aviation Law Institute  /  09/25/2014  /  Posted in: Faculty News, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

DePaul's International Aviation Law Institute welcomed 3,000 delegates to the 20th World Route Development Forum with an... read more

DePaul's Phi Alpha Delta receives "outstanding" chapter award, second year running

DePaul's Phi Alpha Delta receives "outstanding" chapter award, second year running

DePaul University College of Law  /  09/24/2014  /  Posted in: Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

DePaul University College of Law's Joseph Story Chapter of Phi Alpha Delta received the Stanley H. Kohn Outstanding Chapter... read more

CPIL hosts panel on police brutality "From Ferguson to Chicago"

CPIL hosts panel on police brutality "From Ferguson to Chicago"

Center for Public Interest Law  /  09/19/2014  /  Posted in: Student News, Public Interest Law  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

In September, the Center for Public Interest Law and the DePaul chapter of National Lawyers Guild co-sponsored a lunch panel on police... read more

Students reflect on Vincentian mission at 1L Service Day

Students reflect on Vincentian mission at 1L Service Day

Center for Public Interest Law  /  09/10/2014  /  Posted in: Pro Bono and Community Service, Public Interest Law, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

The College of Law held its third annual 1L Service Day on Friday, August 22. This year’s service day brought in just under 70... read more

Public interest networking program ‘First 10’ supports alumni in early practice

Public interest networking program ‘First 10’ supports alumni in early practice

DePaul University College of Law  /  07/30/2014  /  Posted in: Public Interest Law, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Center for Public Interest Law committee alumnae Caroline Manley (‘11), Jenny Ansay (‘10) and Aya Barnea (‘10) are making great strides... read more

Asylum & Immigration Law Clinic DACA PSAs debut

Asylum & Immigration Law Clinic DACA PSAs debut

DePaul University College of Law  /  07/28/2014  /  Posted in: Public Interest Law, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

An Asylum & Immigration Law Clinic Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival (DACA) public service announcement video recently... read more

Creating a dialogue with Jonathan Moore

Creating a dialogue with Jonathan Moore

Anna Szymczak (JD '14)  /  07/25/2014  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Public Interest Law, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Jonathan Moore (JD ’77) is more than just a successful lawyer. His enthusiastic and dedicated litigation in important civil rights cases... read more

CPIL expands mentorship programming for students

CPIL expands mentorship programming for students

Cindy Bedrosian (JD '14)  /  07/23/2014  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Public Interest Law, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

In a rapidly changing legal market, the role of mentors is all the more critical. With this need in mind, the Center for Public Interest... read more

Students bring legal literacy program to Mercy Housing

Students bring legal literacy program to Mercy Housing

DePaul University College of Law  /  07/18/2014  /  Posted in: Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

On an early morning in April, third-year students Arielle Einhorn and Courtney Redman previewed a new legal literacy training program... read more

DePaul students organize “La 72” fundraiser to support migrant shelter in Mexico

DePaul students organize “La 72” fundraiser to support migrant shelter in Mexico

Marie Silver (JD '15)  /  07/17/2014  /  Posted in: Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

My time spent at The 72 Shelter for Migrants (La 72 Hogar Refugio Para Personas Migrantes) in Tenosique, Tabasco was life-changing. As... read more

Insecure Communities: addressing immigration issues in Illinois

Insecure Communities: addressing immigration issues in Illinois

Zara Rashid (JD ’14)  /  07/16/2014  /  Posted in: Public Interest Law, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

This spring, the theme for the Center for Public Interest Law (CPIL) annual symposium came from the work of students in Clinical Instructor... read more

Pro Bono Staycation gives spring breakers the option to learn and help others

Pro Bono Staycation gives spring breakers the option to learn and help others

DePaul University College of Law  /  06/20/2014  /  Posted in: Pro Bono and Community Service, Public Interest Law, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

A group of College of Law students chose an alternate spring break experience this year by donating their time to the Pro Bono... read more

Judge Durkin offers tips to new grads at commencement

Judge Durkin offers tips to new grads at commencement

DePaul University College of Law  /  06/05/2014  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

DePaul College of Law graduated 313 law students at its commencement on May 18, 2014. The Rev. Dennis H. Holtschneider, C.M.,... read more

DePaul’s Legal Prep volunteer team coaches high school students to success

DePaul’s Legal Prep volunteer team coaches high school students to success

DePaul University College of Law  /  05/27/2014  /  Posted in: Pro Bono and Community Service, Public Interest Law, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

DePaul College of Law volunteers worked closely with high school students from Legal Prep Charter Academy to teach litigation and... read more

Uncle and niece unexpectedly become classmates, finish law school together

Uncle and niece unexpectedly become classmates, finish law school together

Rae Kirby  /  05/12/2014  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Experiential Learning, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Armando Rios and his niece Kimberly Rios had no idea they shared a passion for law. But on the afternoon of law school orientation,... read more

Professor explains why DePaul is "the right place" to study cultural heritage law

Professor explains why DePaul is "the right place" to study cultural heritage law

DePaul University College of Law  /  05/12/2014  /  Posted in: Art Museum and Cultural Heritage Law, Faculty News, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Above and Beyond In a recent profile for DePaul’s online magazine, Distinctions, Professor Patty Gerstenblith talks about art and... read more

Juvenile law leaders share career advice

Juvenile law leaders share career advice

Center for Public Interest Law  /  05/08/2014  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Family Law, Public Interest Law, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Students interested in juvenile law learned about careers in this area during a recent Center for Public Interest Law (CPIL) event.... read more

PBCSI recognizes record number of students, alumna for service work

PBCSI recognizes record number of students, alumna for service work

Center for Public Interest Law  /  05/06/2014  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Pro Bono and Community Service, Public Interest Law, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

At its annual service awards reception on April 22, the Pro Bono & Community Service Initiative (PBCSI) recognized a record number... read more

CPS sixth-graders visit DePaul College of Law, study cyberbullying case

CPS sixth-graders visit DePaul College of Law, study cyberbullying case

Center for Public Interest Law  /  05/01/2014  /  Posted in: Pro Bono and Community Service, Public Interest Law, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

DePaul law students, staff and faculty worked with sixth-grade students from Chicago Public Schools' A.N. Pritzker Elementary School for... read more

First DePaul team competes in Sarin Leiden International Air Law Moot Court

First DePaul team competes in Sarin Leiden International Air Law Moot Court

International Aviation Law Institute  /  04/30/2014  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Patrick Jones (JD '99, LLM candidate) and Lindsay Vanderford (JD candidate) were the first students to represent DePaul... read more

DePaul BLSA team takes second in national mock trial

DePaul BLSA team takes second in national mock trial

DePaul University College of Law  /  04/21/2014  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

DePaul's Black Law Student Association (BLSA) mock trial team placed second in the National Thurgood Marshall Mock Trial Competition... read more

NLAP co-founders honored as "Faces of Justice"

NLAP co-founders honored as "Faces of Justice"

DePaul University College of Law  /  04/16/2014  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Pro Bono and Community Service, Public Interest Law, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Illinois Legal Aid Online recognized Shaye Loughlin (JD '06) and Cheryl Price for their initiative and creativity in co-founding... read more

No. 12 ranked DePaul intellectual property law program continues innovation in legal education

No. 12 ranked DePaul intellectual property law program continues innovation in legal education

DePaul University College of Law  /  04/11/2014  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Intellectual Property Law, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

DePaul University College of Law’s intellectual property law program is ranked No. 12 in U.S. News & World Report’s 2015 Best Law... read more

Student chosen for Stanford University Hoover IP² Summer Teaching Institute

Student chosen for Stanford University Hoover IP² Summer Teaching Institute

Center for IP Law & Information Technology  /  04/10/2014  /  Posted in: Intellectual Property Law, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Fayez Butt (JD '14) was selected to participate in the 2014 Stanford University Hoover IP² Summer Teaching Institute on the Economics... read more

Students learn about careers in veterans' legal services

Students learn about careers in veterans' legal services

Center for Public Interest Law  /  04/03/2014  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Pro Bono and Community Service, Public Interest Law, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

The Center for Public Interest Law (CPIL)invited alumnae Mary Meixner (JD ’08) and Margaret Kuzma (JD ’12) to discuss legal services... read more

IP students selected to report on ABA conference

IP students selected to report on ABA conference

DePaul University College of Law  /  03/27/2014  /  Posted in: Intellectual Property Law, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Rachael Dickson (JD '15) and Matthew Zuziak (JD '16, BS/MS '10) are two of 12 students recently selected to participate in the... read more

Students work to end hunger for February Donate-A-Day

Students work to end hunger for February Donate-A-Day

Center for Public Interest Law  /  03/17/2014  /  Posted in: Pro Bono and Community Service, Public Interest Law, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

DePaul law students volunteered their time for the Pro Bono & Community Service Initiative’s Donate-A-Day event at the Greater... read more

PBCSI brings legal lessons to Pritzker Elementary School

PBCSI brings legal lessons to Pritzker Elementary School

Center for Public Interest Law  /  03/10/2014  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Pro Bono and Community Service, Faculty News, Public Interest Law, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Alumni, students and College of Law Dean Mark visited Chicago Public School's Pritzker Elementary on January 29 to teach law-related... read more

Public interest attorneys mentor students through speed networking

Public interest attorneys mentor students through speed networking

Center for Public Interest Law  /  02/20/2014  /  Posted in: Public Interest Law, Pro Bono and Community Service, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

On Feb. 5, more than 40 DePaul University College of Law students took advantage of a unique opportunity to network with Chicago-area... read more

Moot court competition focuses on Cultural Property Implementation Act

Moot court competition focuses on Cultural Property Implementation Act

DePaul University College of Law  /  02/19/2014  /  Posted in: Art Museum and Cultural Heritage Law, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

The fifth annual National Cultural Heritage Law Moot Court Competition will run this Friday, February 21 and Saturday, February 22... read more

Third Year in Practice (3YP) program featured in Chicago Daily Law Bulletin

Third Year in Practice (3YP) program featured in Chicago Daily Law Bulletin

DePaul University College of Law  /  02/17/2014  /  Posted in: Experiential Learning, Faculty News, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

The Chicago Daily Law Bulletin featured DePaul's new Third Year in Practice program (3YP) in an article titled "No more... read more

DePaul students volunteer at Our Lady of Charity School on MLK Day

DePaul students volunteer at Our Lady of Charity School on MLK Day

Center for Public Interest Law  /  02/11/2014  /  Posted in: Public Interest Law, Pro Bono and Community Service, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

In recognition of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the Pro Bono & Community Service Initiative, University Ministry in the Loop and the... read more

CPIL hosts second public interest legal skills series on U-Visas

CPIL hosts second public interest legal skills series on U-Visas

Center for Public Interest Law  /  02/10/2014  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Public Interest Law, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

The Center for Public Interest Law (CPIL) held the first session of the five-part immigration skills series on Jan. 27. The series... read more

DePaul Center for Animal Law to host discussion on Sea Shepherd Conservation Society and whaling

DePaul Center for Animal Law to host discussion on Sea Shepherd Conservation Society and whaling

Center for Animal Law  /  01/30/2014  /  Posted in: Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Over the past several years, whaling has emerged one of the hottest topics in animal law. The 2013 release of the popular documentary... read more

DePaul University College of Law offers students 3rd Year in Practice option

DePaul University College of Law offers students 3rd Year in Practice option

DePaul University College of Law  /  01/29/2014  /  Posted in: Experiential Learning, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Program creates links from legal education to legal professionDePaul University College of Law has created a Third Year in... read more

Alumna spreading the word about Croak Student Legal Services

Alumna spreading the word about Croak Student Legal Services

DePaul University College of Law  /  01/15/2014  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Public Interest Law, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Sarah Baum has joined DePaul as the new director of Croak Student Legal Services. It is a homecoming of sorts, as Baum graduated from the... read more

Student "immersionaries" featured in Chicago Daily Law Bulletin

Student "immersionaries" featured in Chicago Daily Law Bulletin

DePaul University College of Law  /  01/09/2014  /  Posted in: Pro Bono and Community Service, Student News, Public Interest Law  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

When students organized a service mission to aid Hurricane Katrina victims in 2006, they launched the first of many DePaul Law/UMIN’s... read more

Students connect with Illinois judges through IADR's Shadow-a-Judge

Students connect with Illinois judges through IADR's Shadow-a-Judge

DePaul University College of Law  /  01/07/2014  /  Posted in: Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

As part of the College of Law’s Institute for Advocacy & Dispute Resolution, students shadowed judges at several events during fall... read more

ABA and CBA pro bono directors discuss access to justice issues

ABA and CBA pro bono directors discuss access to justice issues

Center for Public Interest Law  /  12/03/2013  /  Posted in: Public Interest Law, Human Rights Law, Pro Bono and Community Service, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Cheryl Zalenski, director of the American Bar Association Center for Pro Bono, and Kelly Tautges, director of Pro Bono & Court Advocacy... read more

DePaul students help homeless prepare for winter, share in Thanksgiving luncheon at St. Vincent de Paul Center

DePaul students help homeless prepare for winter, share in Thanksgiving luncheon at St. Vincent de Paul Center

Center for Public Interest Law  /  12/03/2013  /  Posted in: Public Interest Law, Family Law, Pro Bono and Community Service, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

In mid-November, DePaul law students and the Pro Bono Community Service Initiative (PBCSI) joined nearly 1,000 other regional volunteers... read more

Illinois Supreme Court Justice Burke offers students tips on oral arguments

Illinois Supreme Court Justice Burke offers students tips on oral arguments

DePaul University College of Law  /  11/18/2013  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Illinois Supreme Court Justice Anne Burke (SCPS '76, DHL '05) offered advice to students in DePaul's Criminal Appeals... read more

Pro Bono & Community Service Initiative kicks off Pro Bono Week by serving seniors

Pro Bono & Community Service Initiative kicks off Pro Bono Week by serving seniors

Center for Public Interest Law  /  11/07/2013  /  Posted in: Pro Bono and Community Service, Public Interest Law, Student News, Alumni News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

The Pro Bono & Community Service Initiative (PBCSI) started Pro Bono Week with a bang, offering students and alumni an opportunity to... read more

DePaul supports dedicated public interest alumni

DePaul supports dedicated public interest alumni

Center for Public Interest Law  /  11/04/2013  /  Posted in: Public Interest Law, Alumni News, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

The Loan Repayment Assistance Program (LRAP) committee and the Center for Public Interest Law (CPIL) hosted its 10th annual LRAP awards... read more

Law school staff and students contribute to annual school supply drive for Pritzker Elementary School

Law school staff and students contribute to annual school supply drive for Pritzker Elementary School

Center for Public Interest Law  /  10/24/2013  /  Posted in: Public Interest Law, Pro Bono and Community Service, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

The Pro Bono & Community Service Initiative (PBCSI) recently concluded its annual school supply drive for homeless and low-income... read more

DePaul law student selected as finalist for PSJD Pro Bono Publico Award

DePaul law student selected as finalist for PSJD Pro Bono Publico Award

Center for Public Interest Law  /  10/24/2013  /  Posted in: Public Interest Law, Pro Bono and Community Service, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Third-year law student Sam Keen was selected as a finalist for the PSJD Pro Bono Publico Award, which honors one law student nationwide for... read more

Law students roll up their sleeves to help Chicago public school

Law students roll up their sleeves to help Chicago public school

Center for Public Interest Law  /  10/21/2013  /  Posted in: Pro Bono and Community Service, Public Interest Law, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

DePaul’s Pro Bono Community Service Initiative (PBCSI) hosted its first Donate-A-Day service project for the 2013-2014 academic year at... read more

Summer Public Interest Jobs and Funding Information Session Gives Students a Head Start on Summer Jobs

Summer Public Interest Jobs and Funding Information Session Gives Students a Head Start on Summer Jobs

Center for Public Interest Law  /  10/16/2013  /  Posted in: Family Law, Public Interest Law, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

On Wednesday, October 9, 2013, the Center for Public Interest Law (CPIL), the Public Interest Law Association (PILA) and Law Career Services... read more

Service fair helps law students learn about volunteer opportunities

Service fair helps law students learn about volunteer opportunities

Center for Public Interest Law  /  09/26/2013  /  Posted in: Family Law, Pro Bono and Community Service, Public Interest Law, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

DePaul law students are known for their commitment to service and public interest work so it was no surprise that the Fall Student... read more

Georgetown's Victoria Nourse to address legal education and civic illiteracy

Georgetown's Victoria Nourse to address legal education and civic illiteracy

DePaul University College of Law  /  09/20/2013  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Faculty News, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Victoria F. Nourse, professor of law at Georgetown University and DePaul's 2013 Enlund Scholar-in-Residence, will discuss legal... read more

First-year law students embrace Vincentian tradition of service

First-year law students embrace Vincentian tradition of service

Center for Pulic Interest Law  /  09/10/2013  /  Posted in: Public Interest Law, Pro Bono and Community Service, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

The Vincentian tradition of service and social justice was alive and well recently, with more than 60 first-year law students spanned out... read more

DePaul's Phi Alpha Delta chapter earns top awards from international fraternity

DePaul's Phi Alpha Delta chapter earns top awards from international fraternity

DePaul University College of Law  /  08/28/2013  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

The Phi Alpha Delta Story Chapter at DePaul University College of Law earned two awards and one scholarship through the 300,000 member law... read more

Poverty Law Clinic saves families from losing housing

Poverty Law Clinic saves families from losing housing

DePaul Legal Clinics  /  08/22/2013  /  Posted in: Pro Bono and Community Service, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Marie P. came to the DePaul Poverty Law Clinic in January 2013 seeking help in connection with the Chicago Housing Authority’s decision to... read more

DePaul hosts Smart Growth conference for immigration service providers

DePaul hosts Smart Growth conference for immigration service providers

DePaul University College of Law  /  08/19/2013  /  Posted in: Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

In light of proposed changes to immigration law, DePaul College of Law’s Asylum and Immigration Law Clinic hosted a conference... read more

DePaul Law Black Alumni Foundation honors legacy through scholarships

DePaul Law Black Alumni Foundation honors legacy through scholarships

DePaul University College of Law  /  07/12/2013  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

The College of Law was pleased to honor Forrest Sumlar and Tejonne Vinson with the second annual DePaul Law Black Alumni Foundation Endowed... read more

Jaharis Scholar Kelli Fennel praises DePaul's constant community

Jaharis Scholar Kelli Fennel praises DePaul's constant community

DePaul University College of Law  /  06/24/2013  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Human Rights Law, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

What makes DePaul special for Kelli Fennell is the powerful experience she has gained. As part of classes through the College of... read more

DePaul law school earns Diversity Matters Award

DePaul law school earns Diversity Matters Award

DePaul University College of Law  /  06/21/2013  /  Posted in: Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

DePaul University College of Law has been recognized for its diversity outreach efforts with a 2013 Diversity Matters Award from the Law... read more

Service defines DePaul law grad

Service defines DePaul law grad

DePaul University College of Law  /  06/20/2013  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Pro Bono and Community Service, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Alexandra Hochhauser, the 2013 DePaul College of Law student commencement speaker and Student Bar Association (SBA) president, could write... read more

Journal for Social Justice hosts affordable housing-focused symposium

Journal for Social Justice hosts affordable housing-focused symposium

DePaul University College of Law  /  05/29/2013  /  Posted in: Public Interest Law, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

The DePaul Journal for Social Justice hosted its annual symposium on April 17, 2013, which focused on housing issues as they affect... read more

Students take a glimpse inside Cook County's criminal justice system

Students take a glimpse inside Cook County's criminal justice system

DePaul Universtiy College of Law  /  05/28/2013  /  Posted in: Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

As part of the College of Law’s Institute for Advocacy & Dispute Resolution, six students shadowed judges at the Criminal Division... read more

"Law matters," Richard M. Daley to DePaul University law graduates

"Law matters," Richard M. Daley to DePaul University law graduates

DePaul University College of Law  /  05/20/2013  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

In remarks to graduates from DePaul University’s 100-year-old College of Law, Richard M. Daley described the law as “the rulebook for... read more

Justice Ginsburg speaks at DePaul's tricentennial celebration

Justice Ginsburg speaks at DePaul's tricentennial celebration

DePaul University College of Law  /  05/17/2013  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was in Chicago May 10 to help DePaul celebrate the centennials of three of its... read more

CPIL works with restorative justice leaders for final skills series

CPIL works with restorative justice leaders for final skills series

Center for Public Interest Law  /  04/29/2013  /  Posted in: Family Law, Student News, Public Interest Law  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

The Center for Public Interest Law concluded the yearlong Public Interest Legal Skills Series with a three session restorative justice... read more

Jaharis Scholar Zach Garmisa's inspiration to give back

Jaharis Scholar Zach Garmisa's inspiration to give back

DePaul University College of Law  /  04/17/2013  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Jaharis Scholar Zach Garmisa majored in psychology at the University of Illinois because he wanted to help people. He is becoming a... read more

Jaharis Scholar Jeffrey Boucher appreciates DePaul's global perspective, local impact

Jaharis Scholar Jeffrey Boucher appreciates DePaul's global perspective, local impact

DePaul University College of Law  /  04/17/2013  /  Posted in: Student News, Experiential Learning  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Jaharis Scholar Jeffrey Boucher recalls a moment when the importance of carefully applying the law really hit home. Fresh from law... read more

Center for Public Interest Law hosts criminal defense attorneys

Center for Public Interest Law hosts criminal defense attorneys

Center for Public Interest Law  /  03/29/2013  /  Posted in: Public Interest Law, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

On March 6, the Center for Public Interest Law invited four criminal defense attorneys to meet with students and share their experiences... read more

CPIL Mentorship Committee discusses elements of starting a practice

CPIL Mentorship Committee discusses elements of starting a practice

Center for Public Interest Law  /  03/27/2013  /  Posted in: Public Interest Law, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

On February 28, the Center for Public Interest Law held the first of its returning series of brown bag lunches. Put together by... read more

DePaul’s Women’s Bar Association and Pro Bono & Community Service Initiative Join Forces to Assist Residents of Deborah’s Place

DePaul’s Women’s Bar Association and Pro Bono & Community Service Initiative Join Forces to Assist Residents of Deborah’s Place

Center for Public Interest Law  /  03/18/2013  /  Posted in: Public Interest Law, Pro Bono and Community Service, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

In February 2013, the women of DePaul’s Women’s Bar Association (“WBA”) joined the College of Law’s Pro Bono & Community Service... read more

DePaul Law Death Penalty Practicum students take on military tribunal case

DePaul Law Death Penalty Practicum students take on military tribunal case

DePaul Legal Clinics  /  03/11/2013  /  Posted in: Public Interest Law, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

The 15 DePaul University College of Law students enrolled in the Death Penalty Practicum have taken on the case of Abd al-Rahim... read more

Students reach semi-finals at National Security Law Moot Court Competition

Students reach semi-finals at National Security Law Moot Court Competition

DePaul University College of Law  /  03/04/2013  /  Posted in: Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

On February 8 and 9, Palak Shah (JD candidate ’13) and Ben Ruffcorn (JD candidate ’14) attended the George Washington University Law... read more

Donate-A-Day volunteers "recharge" at Cicero's Our Lady of Charity

Donate-A-Day volunteers "recharge" at Cicero's Our Lady of Charity

Center for Public Interest Law  /  02/22/2013  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Pro Bono and Community Service, Public Interest Law, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Freezing temperatures and gray skies did not stop a dedicated group of DePaul students from volunteering at DePaul College of Law’s January... read more

Public interest legal skills series, racial discrimination

Public interest legal skills series, racial discrimination

Center for Public Interest Law  /  02/06/2013  /  Posted in: Public Interest Law, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

The Center for Public Interest Law (CPIL) is starting off the semester with its second Legal Skill Series of the year. This six-part... read more

Service fair briefs students on extensive volunteer opportunities

Service fair briefs students on extensive volunteer opportunities

Center for Public Interest Law  /  02/04/2013  /  Posted in: Public Interest Law, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

More than 50 law students attended the student service fair in an effort to learn more about volunteering with the College of Law’s Pro... read more

Aviation law institute showcases student and faculty research in action

Aviation law institute showcases student and faculty research in action

DePaul University College of Law  /  01/04/2013  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

​Thomas Wangard knew he wanted to combine his love for aviation with his passion for the law when he considered taking the law school... read more