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Professor Christine Speidel Leads National Advocacy for Low-Income Persons during Pandemic

Federal Tax Clinic Director Prof. Christine Speidel led the American Bar Association’s Section of Taxation efforts to shape the Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) delivery of economic impact payments (“EIP”) to low-income individuals more

Students Secure Protection from Abuse and Custody Orders for Client

Ms. O contacted the Civil Justice Clinic after receiving a Temporary Protection from Abuse Order in the Delaware County Court of Common Pleas.  She was seeking representation more


Tax Clinic Students Assist Multiple Low-Income Taxpayers at Court

During the September Tax Court Calendar Call in Philadelphia, Tax Clinic students provided important advice and assistance to several low-income taxpayers who have disputes with the Internal Revenue Service and ... read more

CARES Obtains Asylum for Multiple Clients and Welcomes New Fellow

The Clinic for Asylum, Refugee, and Emigrant Services (CARES) is thrilled to welcome our new fellow, Frances Kreimer. Frances joins CARES from Delores Street Community Services in San Francisco, where she co-directed the Deportation Defense more

CJC Students Win Judgment for Elderly Client

Ms. R is an elderly woman who had dreams of purchasing a home for her and her great-granddaughter, whom she is raising. Sadly, her dream did not become a reality more

Villanova Federal Tax Clinic Students Attend the U.S. Tax Court Calendar Call

Villanova Federal Tax Clinic students attended the U.S. Tax Court Calendar Call in Philadelphia on February 25, 2019, and offered legal advice to self-represented taxpayers. The students can explain IRS documents more

Clinical Program Honored with St. Thomas More Award

The Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law Clinical Program was honored with the St. Thomas More Award on November 27, 2018, at a reception following the Saint Thomas More Society’s annual more

FLAC Students Present “Immigration 101”

On November 5th, Farmworker Legal Aid Clinic (FLAC) students Isabel Naveira ’19 and Peyton Carper ’19 presented “Immigration 101” to a crowd of nearly 100 people at the Garage Community & Youth Center in Kennett Square.  They more 

CJC Student Prevents Client’s Eviction from Home

Ms. C, a survivor of domestic violence, was referred to the Civil Justice Clinic by Community Legal Services last spring when she was facing the loss of her home at an upcoming eviction hearing in Philadelphia Municipal Court. Ms. C’s more

New Report on Language Access Barriers in Pennsylvania Courts

The Farmworker Legal Aid Clinic would like to share the release of Unfinished Business, a report on language access barriers faced by non-English speakers in some Pennsylvania courts. The report was authored by... read more

Pat Coyne and Jarel Johnson with Carolina Bunge
Tax Clinic students Pat Coyne and Jarel Johnson, with clinic interpreter Carolina Bunge, presented at the Mexican Consulate's financial education week in Philadelphia.

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