Part of the National Pro Bono Celebration, DC Pro Bono Week highlights the vastly increased need for pro bono legal services, and equips lawyers to provide these services. We are pleased to be coordinating the week’s events.
DC Pro Bono Week starts on Saturday, October 19, and lasts until the…
Glushko-Samuelson Intellectual Property Law Clinic Holds first “Pop Up Legal Clinic” for creative entrepreneurs Wednesday Sept. 25th
The Glushko-Samuelson Intellectual Property Law Clinic, in collaboration with the Washington Area Lawyers for the Arts (WALA) and George Washington University College of Law’s Small Business Clinic will hold the first “Pop Up Legal Clinic” for creative entrepreneurs seeking legal assistance. The Clinic will provide legal consultations to individuals and businesses involved in the regions’ creative economy. Student attorneys from the WCL IP Clinic will provide assistance in copyright, patent, trademark, and related fields. GW student attorneys from the Small Business Clinic will provide start-up corporate assistance in the area of small business development. Clients are asked to register at www.waladc.org.
All student attorneys will be supervised by WCL and GW clinical faculty.
The first Clinic will be held 5-7PM on Wednesday, September 25th at the GW clinic offices at 2000 G Street NW in DC. Another clinic is planned for October 16th, 2013.
For more information on WCL’s IP Clinic see ipclinic.org.
Some of our Immigrant Justice Clinic students recently issued a report called “Prescription for Inequality: The Struggles of Limited English Proficient Patrons at DC Pharmacies.” Pictured, from left, Reba Kim, Leila Higgins (both IJC students), Sapna Pundya (from partner organization Many Languages, One Voice), D.C. Council Member Jim Graham.
D.C. Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton says there’s a problem at U.S. prisons that is getting glossed over: the high cost of phone calls. District resident Ulandis Forte knows the value of a phone call
As part of their orientation, students in the Community and Economic Development Law Clinic visited key locations in all eight Wards of D.C. - from post offices and libraries to historic and cultural landmarks. More background is available at www.wordpress.com/wclclinic.
Morena Zelaya (admin for CJC, DVC, and WALC) got a great birthday present yesterday: U.S. Citizenship!
Immigrant Justice Clinic Professor Liz Keyes cheering the recent White House decision to extend immigration relief to thousands of undocumented children who had previously been living in the shadows.
Happy Graduation Weekend to all our departing 3Ls! Thanks for all your hard work. We’ll miss you!
Congrats to IHRLC student Doug Keillor, one of WCL’s Fulbright Award recipients!
Immigrant Justice Clinic faculty members Jayesh Rathod and Elizabeth Keyes with IJC students Adrian Odya-Weis, Michael Ramirez, Anusha Goossens, and Jennifer Koduru at the release of their report “Access Denied: The Unfulfilled Promise of the D.C. Language Access Act.” Click on the picture to link to the report.