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DePaul Law Clinic Spotlight, Spring 2022

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DePaul Law Clinic Spotlight, Fall 2020

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  • 05/17/2022 - Associate Dean for Experiential Learning on ABC 7 News

    ​​​On Thursday, April 7th, ABC 7 hosted several prominent Chicago attorneys to discuss the historic confirmation of Ketanji Brown Jackson as the next Supreme Court Justice. DePaul College of Law's Associate Dean for Experiential Learning, Professor Julie Lawton, joined this panel. Professor Lawton commented that Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson will benefit the Supreme...
  • 04/06/2022 - Moot Court Team Victorious at the Hispanic National Bar Association Competition

    ​DePaul's Moot Court team members - Eddie Cervantes, Liya Levin, and Tai Martin - competed at the National Hispanic Bar Association (HNBA) Moot Court Competition. The team won the First-Place award for Best Petitioner's Brief. The team went on to compete in the oral rounds against 29 teams. After five excellent rounds of oral arguments, they placed Second in the...
  • 04/06/2022 - BLSA Moot Court Team advances to Nationals

    ​DePaul's Moot Court and Black Law Student Association (BLSA) members - Simone Freeney and SaDella Duval d'Adrian - competed in the Midwest Regional BLSA, Thurgood Marshall Moot Court Competition in St. Louis, Missouri. These two braved tough competitors during the competition, but they made the school proud with their many accomplishments. In the Midwest Regional, the team won...
  • 04/06/2022 - DePaul National Trial Team Named Regional Champions and Move onto Nationals

    Members of the DePaul National Trial Team - Justice Muhammad, Karina Shumyatskaya, Henry Stillwell, and John Rodack - competed in the American Association for Justice's Student Trial Advocacy Competition, and secured the title of Regional Champions. The DePaul team was the only team in this regional competition that went undefeated, beating the other teams: University of Missouri, University...
  • 03/29/2022 - Associate Dean for Experiential Learning on Fox News

    ​​The DePaul College of Law's Associate Dean for Experiential Learning, Professor Julie Lawton, who also teaches Real Estate Transactions, was recently interviewed by Fox News for a story on abandoned and vacant property. During the interview, Professor Lawton asks viewers to consider where they want to live. "Do you want to live in an area that is vibrant, or do you want...
  • 03/07/2022 - DePaul and the Lawyers' Committee for Better Housing Law Student Internship

    ​​​​​​DePaul University College of Law Experiential Learning is supporting three internships to help respond to the eviction and housing crisis in Chicago. The internships are with the Lawyers’ Committee for Better Housing (LCBH). LCBH promotes the rights of tenants to safe, accessible, and affordable housing on a non-discriminatory basis through education, outreach, supportive services,...
  • 12/08/2021 - Granger Gridley, DePaul University College of Law, Class of 2022, Wins Criminal Appeal.​​

    ​In his assigned case in the Criminal Appeals Clinic in the fall of 2020, Granger Gridley argued on behalf of our client that the trial court erred in denying a pre-trial motion to quash arrest and suppress evidence because the police did not have probable cause to arrest based on an officer’s observation of a single exchange of money for an unknown object. On December 6, 2021, the appellate...
  • 09/03/2021 - Two Advanced Criminal Appeals Clinic Alumni Win Appellate Case

    ​​Advanced Criminal Appeals former students, Scout Distefano and Alex Frisbie (DePaul University College of Law, Class of 2020), worked together in the fall of 2019 in the Advanced Criminal Appeals Clinic on a criminal appeal on behalf of a Clinic client. They raised two issues in their appeal: (i) the State's failure to prove their client guilty beyond a reasonable doubt and,...
  • 08/06/2021 - Student Profile: Sydney Warda ('21)

    ​​3L Sydney Warda Presents Second Illinois Appellate Court Oral ArgumentIn late June 2021, 3L Sydney Warda (’21) appeared before the Illinois Appellate Court, First District, to present her second oral argument as a student licensed to appear before the court. Warda became involved in the case as part of DePaul Law’s Criminal Appeals Clinic and Advanced Criminal Appeals Clinic.The case...
  • 06/15/2021 - Asylum & Immigration Law Clinic Hosts Stakeholder Meeting

    DePaul​'s Asylum & Immigration Law Clinic Hosts Stakeholder Meeting with the Department of State, National Visa Center On June 3, 2021, the DePaul Asylum and Immigration Law Clinic hosted a stakeholder meeting with the National Visa Center. The National Visa Center is a part of the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Consular Affairs, responsible for processing immigrant visa...