SEC Summit Aims to Raise Awareness of Investor Law Clinics
The lead professors at pro bono law clinics who help retail investors pursue small-money claims hope a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission-sponsored summit will inspire other universities to start their own clinics.
Nevada and other swing states need more poll workers. Can lawyers help fill the gap?
With Nevada counties struggling to find poll workers in a pivotal election year, the top election official in the Western swing state is taking a page from his counterparts elsewhere and is asking the legal community to help fill the gap.
During his 2020 presidential campaign, Joe Biden promised to reverse the immigration policies implemented by former President Donald Trump, particularly criticizing a policy that restricted the number of asylum-seekers allowed to enter the country each day at the southern border.
Most people have a love-hate relationship with their annual tax preparation and filing. Under the current system, preparing and filing taxes can be complicated, time-consuming and expensive. But tax season also brings the potential of meaningful tax refunds including refundable tax credits like the Earned Income Tax Credit, the Child Tax Credit, the American Opportunity Tax Credit and the Lifetime Learning Tax Credit.
Most people have a love-hate relationship with their annual tax preparation and filing. Under the current system, preparing and filing taxes can be complicated, time-consuming, and expensive. But tax season also brings the potential of meaningful tax refunds and credits.
Biden’s rightward shift on immigration angers advocates. But it’s resonating with many Democrats
In his 2020 campaign, Joe Biden vowed to undo former President Donald Trump ’s immigration policies, specifically expressing frustration with a policy setting limits on the number of asylum seekers accepted each day at the southern border.
Professor Addie Rolnick (Law) published a new article in the Journal of School Violence titled, "Excluded and Erased: The Conspicuous Absence of Native Children in Research on School Discipline Disparities."
Eve Hanan (Law) recently published the article "Terror and Tenderness in Criminal Law." The article critiques the emotional appeal of recent criminal justice reforms that rely on individual acts of leniency, like parole and progressive prosecution, arguing that these reforms actually legitimate the excessive harshness of criminal law.