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Campus News
10/15/2013 12:00:00 AM
City Heights Community Law Project Receives Grant from Price Family Charitable Fund
The City Heights Community Law Project holding a clinic at Rosa Parks Elementary School
The Price Family Charitable Fund granted $15,480 to California Western's City Heights Community Law Project and Access to Law Initiative community law office. Learn More
Faculty News
10/14/2013 12:00:00 AM
Governor Signs Law Helping Wrongfully Convicted People Obtain State Compensation
California Innocence Project attorneys Justin Brooks, Jan Stiglitz, and Alex Simpson, with attorney Wendy J. Koen ’06 and exoneree Tim Atkins on the day he was released from prison in 2007
In a major victory for people imprisoned for crimes they did not commit, Governor Jerry Brown signed into law Senate Bill 618, that completely revamps the law related to compensating the wrongfully convicted in California. Learn More
Campus News
9/20/2013 12:00:00 AM
Access to Justice Leader Inspires California Western at Sunset Diversity Reception
From left: Fred Rooney, Consultant, Access to Law Initiative; Hon. Fern A. Fisher; Dean Niels B. Schaumann
It was an evening to celebrate leadership and to be inspired by how the legal profession provides access to justice for unrepresented people. Learn More
Faculty News
9/16/2013 12:00:00 AM
California Innocence Project Client's 2010 Conviction Reversal Affirmed
Daniel Larsen walks out of a U.S. Courthouse in March 2013 after his immediate release from prison was ordered
In a hearing that took place three years after his original conviction was overturned, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the innocence of CIP client Daniel Larsen. Learn More
Student News
9/16/2013 12:00:00 AM
Life as a Corporate Counsel: Adding Value to the Organization
Panelists Jen Pacua of Qualcomm, Phil Rudolph of Jack in the Box, Darragh Davis of Petco
The Second Annual In-House Counsel Workshop, Networking Reception, and Career Fair attracted a large audience of law students and attorneys. Learn More