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From the Newsroom
Luis Vargas is exonerated;  Amy Y. Hsiao '12, Thomas Wang '14, John J. Kang '97, 1L Wing Lu, and 3L Julia Y. Yu

In the Media

Mentions and features of California Western appear throughout the U.S. and around the globe. These are a few of this month's highlights. Click to view a full compendium of our presence in the media.

Los Angeles Times - November 24
The exoneration of Luis Vargas by the California Innocence Project receives major national and international news coverage throughout the week of Thanksgiving. In addition to the Los Angeles Times, the story appears in USA Today, U.S. News & World Report, KCBS News Los Angeles, San Diego Union-Tribune, KPBS Radio, and many more media outlets in the U.S. and overseas.

KPBS Radio - November 19
Professor William J. Aceves discusses possible government actions following the terrorist attacks in Paris, saying that it "would be regrettable not to allow Syrian refugees to resettle in the U.S. because it targets them unfairly based on their national origin." He also explains how refugee foreign nationals are strictly screened before being allowed to settle in the U.S.

Epoch Times - November 13
California Western students and alumni participate in a free legal clinic for San Diego's Chinese community. Among them: Amy Y. Hsiao '12, Thomas Wang '14, John J. Kang '97, 1L Wing Lu, and 3L Julia Y. Yu.


Councilwoman Marti Emerald; Tilisha T. Martin '02, and James A. Mangione

Storytelling

From campus news and events to alumni and student success, the California Western community has a lot of information to share. These are some of this month's stories. To read more, visit our online newsroom.

California Western students have an overwhelmingly high level of satisfaction with their law school, according to the 2015 Law Student Satisfaction Survey (LSSSE) done annually by Indiana University.

San Diego City Councilmember Marti Emerald visited the Community Law Project in City Heights to see first-hand how the clinic provides free legal services to lower income and vulnerable individuals in the area.

Governor Jerry Brown has appointed adjunct professors Tilisha T. Martin '02 and James A. Mangione as judges in the San Diego Superior Court.


ABTL trial team winners; Thanksgiving luncheon

Social Reach

We recognize the importance of social interaction and are represented on all major social media outlets. These posts were the most successful in creating the buzz that grows California Western's diverse online community.

On both Facebook and Twitter, our post recognizing the law school's second straight victory in the ABTL-sponsored mock trial tournament generated a plethora of likes, shares, and comments. Our social media users were proud to congratulate the California Western team, who again bested local rivals from both Thomas Jefferson and University of San Diego School of Law.

This photo of the law school's annual Thanksgiving luncheon was a hit with Instagram users—as well as the students, faculty, and staff who were treated to a home-cooked meal by Student & Diversity Services.


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