Please join attorney Daryl Atkinson, staff attorney for the Southern Coalition for Social Justice, as he discusses the alarming conviction rate for drug offenses in North Carolina and how the collateral consequences of these convictions can last a lifetime. While many are aware of the troubling racial disparity in drug convictions, the often extreme consequences of these convictions - including automatic exclusion from many professions, loss of voting rights, and denial of federal student loan funding, as a few examples - are often overlooked. Lunch will be provided. Sponsored by PILF, BLSA, HLSA and the undergraduates in Students for Sensible Drug Policy. Funded by the DBA. For more information, contact Caryn Devins at firstname.lastname@example.org.
On the Ground
Students share their experiences working with asylum-seeking families at a south Texas detention center.
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Prof. Siegel discuss the Court’s recent and upcoming terms, the importance of consensus, and Ginsburg’s legacy at D.C. Summer Institute event.
Environmental Law Newsletter – 2017
Read about the Environmental Law and Policy Clinic’s first 10 years, a new book on regulating after crises, faculty scholarship, and more.