Supreme Court has opportunity to draw a new line on gerrymandering, says KU professor

"A case that was argued before the U.S. Supreme Court this week regarding gerrymandering in Wisconsin could be the most politically important case to go in front of that body this term, according to Professor Lumen “Lou” Mulligan. Mulligan is the Director of the Shook, Hardy & Bacon Center for Excellence in Advocacy at KU."

Seeing your doctor and lawyer at the same time; project at LMH serves about 200 in need

"Juliann Morland DaVee is the managing attorney for a partnership between LMH and the KU Law School that provides free legal service to low-income hospital patients who are having some type of issue with the law that is likely making it harder for them to be healthy.


'We meet patients where they are,' she said. 'They sometimes have trouble with transportation. This allows them to see their doctor and their lawyer at the same time.'"

Firsthand experience compels Kansan to seek compensation for unjustly convicted

"The state of Kansas would have done far more for wrongly convicted Floyd Bledsoe had he actually committed the murder for which he spent 15 years in prison.


Work of the Project for Innocence and Post-Conviction Remedies at the University of Kansas law school led to compelling DNA evidence that Jefferson County officials convicted the wrong person in the 1999 death of 14-year-old Camille Arfmann. In a bizarre twist, Bledsoe’s brother confessed to the crime in a suicide note.


Law school clinics support DACA recipients

"When President Trump announced earlier this month that his administration would end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, law schools around the nation quickly responded by setting up legal clinics to help DACA recipients renew their protections.


Similar clinics popped up at The University of Kansas School of Law and Washburn University School of Law, where law school faculty received multiple calls a day requesting information about DACA.


Farmers Harvest Settlement in Syngenta Corn Lawsuit (Audio)

Margaret Cronin Fisk, a reporter for Bloomberg News, and Andrew Torrance, a professor at the University of Kansas School of Law, discuss a settlement under which Syngenta agreed to pay more than 100,000 farmers more than $1.4 billion after they complained that the marketing of the company’s genetically modified corn seeds shut them out of the Chinese market. They speak with Bloomberg’s Michael Best and June Grasso on Bloomberg Radio’s Bloomberg Law.

Middle East expert says women driving will have economic impact in Saudi Arabia

"Saudi Arabia’s King Salman has issued a decree allowing women to drive for the first time. This is big news in a traditionally conservative Kingdom.

'It’s a very significant development,' said Raj Bhala, the Brennesein Distinguished Professor at the University of Kansas Law School, and a Senior Advisor at Dentons. 'What it means, first, in the most technical way, is that the Saudi government will start issuing driver’s licenses to women in June of 2018. Technically, they were allowed to drive, but the government was not issuing the licenses, so, in fact, they could not drive.'

Kansas Colleges, Universities Struggle With DACA Repeal

"For many years, Kansas has allowed non-U.S. citizens who grew up in Kansas to attend public colleges and universities and pay in-state tuition rates, as long as they met all other qualifications for admission and residency. But the decision to rescind DACA has rattled all college and university campuses, officials said.


Law schools at both the University of Kansas and Washburn University are operating clinics to help students and others who will face legal issues if DACA is repealed and not replaced by another program.


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