2018 Archive

Tempest Tossed: Conversations on Migration and Mobility

Tempest Tossed: Conversations on Migration and Mobility – a new podcast on immigration and refugees that goes beyond the predictable soundbites. Join Alex Aleinikoff and guests for in-depth discussion on what’s happening on the ground and how to understand current policy debates. In the first episode, Alex Aleinikoff speaks with Professor Denise Gilman, Director of the Immigration Clinic at […]

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Community Land Trust Toolkit

This Guide is intended primarily for affordable housing developers and parts of the guide may also be helpful for the low and moderate-income families they serve. The goal of the Guide is to introduce the Community Land Trust affordable homeownership program to readers who are not yet familiar with it; to connect readers to excellent […]

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Challenging Jail Mistreatment

The Clinic is co-counseling with the Texas Civil Rights Project to represent the mother of Danarian Hawkins, a Houston man who died by hanging in the Harris County Jail. Plaintiff brings a claim under the Americans with Disabilities Act in this federal court lawsuit filed in Houston. Hawkins had a psychiatric disability, and the lawsuit […]

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Challenging Police Misconduct

The Clinic is co-counseling with the Law Office of Don Tittle, P.C. to help represent individuals who were arrested as a result of being present in the area of a motorcycle club meeting in Waco, after a scuffle broke out in which nine people were shot and killed. Plaintiffs bring claims of false arrest against […]

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Challenging Discrimination

The Clinic is co-counseling with Disability Rights Texas-Austin to help represent a woman with deafness who was denied access to an employment application on the basis of her disability. Students are reviewing document discovery, drafting discovery requests, and investigating the case. In a separate matter, the Clinic is also partnering with DRT to investigate potential […]

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