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Recent Events

  • 03/13/2020 - Student Spotlight: Stefani Perez ('20)

    ​​​​​​​​​​​Stefani Perez ('20) is the current president of the Student Bar Association (SBA) and the former president of the Latino Law Student Association (LLSA) (2018-2019), and has participated on moot court teams and the student board. Martha Pagliari, director of the College of Law's Legal Analysis, Research & Communication program and faculty advisor to the Moot Court Society,...
  • 03/12/2020 - Business Law Clinic

    ​​​​The Business Law Clinic exposes students to the practice of law by immersing them in real life cases, giving them time to learn and practice under the tutelage of their professors who are their supervising attorneys.  One such type of matter in which students may gain experience in is trademark prosecution, as was the case for Chelsea M. Murray (JD'19) and Matthew Livingston...
  • 03/09/2020 - Misdemeanor Defense Clinic prepares students for life in the courtroom

    ​​​​​​​​​​Spring Semester, 2020​During the Spring 2020 semester, the Misdemeanor Defense Clinic is representing five clients with charges ranging from Driving under the Influence, Battery and Leaving the Scene of an Accident without Giving Information.  These charges are all Class A Misdemeanors, punishable by up to a year in jail.As part of the clinic experience and to ready students for...
  • 12/10/2019 - DePaul Students Past and Present Stand by Immigration Clinic Client as He Takes His Oath of Citizenship

    ​​Kelsey Sloop​ (JD '20) and Kelli Fennell (JD '12), pictured, met for the first time in December, 2019 outside of a courtroom in the Dirksen Federal Building. They weren't on opposite sides. They were co-counsel of sorts, although more than eight years apart. Mr. Ramirez, the client they had in common, introduced his current legal representative, Ms. Sloop, to his former one, Ms....
  • 10/04/2019 - Intersection of Public Benefits and Immigration: Final Public Charge Rule

    ​​The DePaul Asylum and Immigration Law Clinic hosted a training that examined immigrant eligibility for public benefits and how such benefits may be implicated in the final U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services rule on the public charge ground of inadmissibility. The training provided immigration practitioners from Depaul’s Legal Resources Project partners with public benefits knowledge that...
  • 07/11/2019 - The Asylum and Immigration Law Clinic Receives the Legal Education Award from the ISBA

    ​The Committee on Legal Education, Admission and Competence has honored the Asylum and Immigration Law Clinic (“AILC”) with “The Excellence on Legal Education Award,” designed to recognize a law school program that emphasizes real world skill for students. This award is representative of the work that the AILC and students do every semester. AILC has taken community involvement to a new level by...
  • 06/28/2019 - AILC Leads Training on Responding to Denials from US Citizenship and Immigration Service

    On June 28, forty-two attorneys and DOJ accredited representatives attended a training hosted by the DePaul Asylum and Immigration Law Clinic on “Responding to Denials from US Citizenship and Immigration Service.” DePaul AILC’s Legal Resources Program partners with over thirty-two community based organizations in Chicago and Illinois and regularly provides trainings, and other services, to our...
  • 05/21/2019 - A Victory for the Civil Litigation Clinic

    The Civil Litigation Clinic won an eviction bench trial before Cook County Judge Robert Harris, successfully arguing that the clinic client, a young man with schizophrenia, did not intentionally cause a fire in his apartment last summer. Clinic students prepared the case for trial after conducting written discovery and four depositions, with 2019 graduate, Allie Miceli, co-chairing the trial with...
  • 05/19/2019 - Clinical Faculty Member is Awarded the 2019 Excellence in Faculty Achievement Award

    ​The DePaul U​niversity College of Law has awarded Sioban Albiol, Director of the Asylum and Immigration Law Clinics (“AILC”) and clinical faculty member, the 2019 “Excellence in Faculty Achievement Award.” For over seventeen years, Professor Albiol has trained and mentored students in providing legal assistance to refugees and immigrants, and guided the College of Law’s Legal Resource Project...
  • 04/29/2019 - AILC Provides Training for Lake County Law Enforcement on Immigrant Victims of Crimes

    The Asylum a​​nd Immigration Law Clinic partnered with Mano a Mano in Lake County, Illinois to provide training on the Illinois VOICES Act which directs law enforcement agencies to respond to requests for certifications from immigrant crime victims. The VOICES Act became law in January of 2019 thanks in part to a report prepared by former DePaul students and faculty Unequal Protection: Disparate...