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Campus News
4/24/2015 3:17:15 PM
Charges Dismissed Against California Innocence Project Client Michael Hanline
Micheal Hanline (C), with wife Sandee and California Innocence Project Director Justin Brooks beside him, after his exoneration

Ventura County Superior Court Judge Jeffrey Bennett granted a motion from the county district attorney April 22 to dismiss murder charges against the California Innocence Project client Michael Hanline, the longest serving wrongfully imprisoned inmate in the state’s history.

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Student News
4/21/2015 4:07:00 PM
Traffic Court Clinic Provides Free Representation for Motorists, Real-World Experience for Students
2L Julia Yu, Britney Finley, Coleen Cusack, 2L Nate Jenkins

California Western's Traffic Court Clinic Provides Free Representation for Motorists, Real-World Experience for students.

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Student News
4/6/2015 2:43:12 PM
Students Honored For Thousands of Hours of Pro Bono, Public Service Work
3L Athena Hwang Receives her certificate from Associate Dean Linda Morton

More than 100 California Western students were inducted into the Pro Bono and Public Service Honor Societies for donating more than 13,000 hours of legal services.

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Faculty News
4/1/2015 4:12:57 PM
Professor Stiglitz Roast is "Well Done"
Roasters with Professor Jan Stiglitz #67

Professor Jan Stiglitz, who is stepping down as co-director of the California Innocence Project, gets a good roasting from colleagues, faculty and former students.

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Student News
3/20/2015 4:03:03 PM
California Western Teams Excel in ABA and State Bar Competitions
Left to Right: Rachel Ferguson, Jennifer Monterroso, Jeremiah Ambabo and Grant Porter

California Western’s trial and competition teams have once again excelled in prestigious competitions.

The Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) team of second-year students Amy A. Vaughan and Braden A. Drake finished first in the Cal Bar Environmental Negotiation Competition. The Appellate team of 2Ls Jeremiah G.Ambabo and Grant P. Porter finished second in the ABA Law Student Division National Appellate Advocacy Competition regionals. The team of third-year students Jennifer N. Monterroso and Rachel M. Ferguson went to the semi-finals at that event.

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