2018 Archive

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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Poorav Rohatgi profile picture Poorav Rohatgi

From drafting portions of briefs to visiting the Chief Justice’s chambers, the Clinic exposed me to the most meaningful work and memorable opportunities during my time in law school.  There, I learned how to write persuasively for a particular audience and field hypothetical questions during oral argument.  And beyond gleaning legal skills, I formed a […]

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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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