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Law Clinics Continue Despite the Pandemic
Law Clinics Continue Despite the Pandemic
June 5, 2020

The COVID-19 virus and the resulting shelter-in-place orders may have limited our physical mobility, but the needs of Santa Clara Law’s clinic clients have not stopped, and neither have the…

Quarantine Makes the Case for House Arrest
Quarantine Makes the Case for House Arrest
June 5, 2020

Second-year law student Antonio Reza, who was imprisoned in a correctional facility in his late teens, argues that “house arrest [is] a viable and just alternative punishment to warehousing people…

A Passionate Part of the Solution: Q&A with Natalie Kirkish
A Passionate Part of the Solution: Q&A with Natalie Kirkish
June 5, 2020

Natalie Kirkish JD ’14 has dedicated her career to public service and environmental law. She practices environmental law and also advises public agency clients regarding transactional issues. Kirkish’s passion for…

The Santa Clara Law Community Mourns the Death of Longtime Professor Jiri Toman
The Santa Clara Law Community Mourns the Death of Longtime Professor Jiri Toman
May 8, 2020

Jiri Toman, Santa Clara University Law School Professor Emeritus and international law scholar, passed away on April 20, 2020 in Geneva Switzerland. He was 81 years old. Professor Toman joined…

Law Student Spring Break Volunteer Trip to the Border
Law Student Spring Break Volunteer Trip to the Border
May 8, 2020

In early March, eight law students, accompanied by Professors Lynette Parker and Evangeline Abriel, spent their spring break week volunteering at the Florence Immigrant and Refugee Rights Project in Arizona.…

Francisco Rivera co-authored a report which calls for a new global treaty to address violence against women and girls
Francisco Rivera co-authored a report which calls for a new global treaty to address violence against women and girls
May 8, 2020

Professor Francisco Rivera co-authored a newly published report, Safer Sooner, making the case for a new global treaty to address violence against women and girls. Read Safer Sooner in its…