“The CDC expulsion order is one more step in the Trump administration’s relentless efforts to limit asylum,” writes Abriel in her op-ed in the Mercury News. “Public safety and the safety of immigration officers must certainly be considered. But there are humane alternatives to a blanket expulsion order, including health screening, testing, quarantine, and self-isolation.” Read the op-ed in full.
In May, when President Trump signed an executive order, “Preventing Online Censorship,” many platforms and news outlets reached out to tech law expert and Santa Clara Law Professor Eric Goldman for comment, and he has blogged about the issue as well. Read more.
In this program, attorneys at the Contra Costa County DA’s Office work with 1Ls who are interested in a career as a prosecutor, offering students rigorous training in trial skills and techniques. This year, in an online version of the program, all three of the top honorees were Santa Clara Law students. Read more.
Deputy Santa Clara County Public Defender and Santa Clara Law Lecturer Meghan Piano ’04, JD ’07 and Santa Clara Law Lecturer Ashanti Mitchell were featured in a Mercury News article about delivering face masks, hand sanitizer, supplies, and resources to people living in homeless camps. Read more.
We need more, not less fairness in the COVID recovery, and for small businesses to stay afloat regardless of the criminal records of their owners, argues Santa Clara Law Professor Colleen Chien. Read the op-ed in full.