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Campus News
12/1/2020 12:20:40 PM
Victory For CIP Client Kimberly Long
CIP Client Kimberly Long and attorneys

In a huge win for the California Innocence Project (CIP), the California Supreme Court has unanimously upheld the reversal of Kimberly Long’s murder conviction. Long had spent seven years in prison for a murder she did not commit.

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Campus News
11/17/2020 9:51:00 AM
California Western Community Law Project Receives Two New Grant Awards
CLP Zoom screenshot

California Western's Community Law Project (CLP) has recently been awarded grants from the Solana Beach Fund and the American College of Bankruptcy Foundation. These grants will enable CLP to continue to support the legal needs and education of residents across San Diego County and provide them with consumer law related assistance.

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Campus News
10/13/2020 8:22:00 AM
CWSL Board Elects New Officers
Whitton, Swigart, and Grossman

California Western’s Board of Trustees has elected Troutman Pepper partner Mike Whitton Chairman of the Board. Also elected was Higgs Fletcher & Mack associate Attorney Rahil Swigart ’03 as Vice-Chair and First Assistant United States Attorney for the Southern District of California Randy Grossman ’95 as Secretary.

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Campus News
10/7/2020 9:22:01 AM
CIP Client Derrick Harris Exonerated
Derrick Harris and Family

California Innocence Project (CIP) client Derrick Harris has become the 34th wrongly convicted person freed by CIP. Here, Justin Brooks, Director of CIP and a professor of law at California Western, and Mike Semanchik, CIP’s Managing Attorney, discuss the significance of the case.

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Campus News
9/15/2020 9:15:00 AM
Elaine Galinson Gifts California Western $50,000 in Additional Scholarship Support
Elaine Galinson

San Diego community leader Elaine Galinson has gifted California Western $50,000 in additional support for the Murray L. Galinson Scholarship Endowment. The scholarship is awarded annually to high-achieving upper-division California Western students who have overcome adversity and have shown a commitment to serving their community.

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