STUDENT CO-AUTHORS ARTICLE ON LGBT ELDERS AND IMMIGRANT CARE WORKERS

Two women read a book together

Jared Renteria JD ‘20 co-wrote an article for the American Society for Aging website with Michael Adams, CEO of SAGE USA, Services and Advocacy for LGBT Elders. The article discusses the commonalities between LGBT elders and immigrant care workers. Jared was Mr. Adams’ intern this year through a Center for Social Justice summer grant, which was supported by a gift from Skip Paul JD ‘75Read the article in its entirety here.

“FROM FELONIES TO 4.0S,” A TEDX TALK BY 1L ANTONIO REZA

Antonio Reza

At 19 years old, Antonio Reza found himself behind bars after being convicted of a felony. Rather than allowing his circumstances to define and limit his life, Antonio made a complete 180. Now, a college graduate, valedictorian and current law student, Antonio Reza discusses how he converted his felonies to 4.0’s. and how he’s using his experiences to not only better his own life, but to inspire others around him. Watch the talk here.

KATHARINE & GEORGE ALEXANDER COMMUNITY LAW CENTER RECEIVES ADVOCACY AWARD

KGACLC

The Katharine & George Alexander Community Law Center will receive the Clinton W. White Advocacy Award at the Charles Houston Bar Association Dinner & Awards Gala on Saturday, Dec 7th in Oakland. Each year over 350 people from the Northern California legal community attend. CNN Political Commentator Bakari Sellers will deliver the keynote address. Purchase tickets and learn more about the event.

PROFESSOR COLLEEN CHIEN TESTIFIES BEFORE THE SENATE ON PATENTS

Professor Colleen Chien

On Oct 30, 2019 Santa Clara Law Professor Colleen Chien testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee, IP Subcommittee’s hearing, “How Can Congress Prevent the Issuance of Low-Quality Patents?” In her testimony, Chien drew from a decade of research on patent quality, her time as a patent prosecutor, and her work as senior intellectual property advisor in the Obama White House, providing the Subcommittee with her views of patent quality, AI, and rigorous experimentation in government. Read more.