Category: Drexel University

‘Impactful Interactions’ Symposium Explores How to Dismantle Legal Barriers Faced By Individuals with Disabilities

October 21, 2020 By Analisa Goodmann and Brittany Cruz Does the law help or hurt people with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)? This was the central question addressed during a daylong…

Kelly Manegold, MLS ’18, on Finding Her Place at the Table

September 16, 2020 During her time in the Kline School of Law’s Master of Legal Studies (MLS) program, Kelly Manegold, MLS ’18, decided that she wanted “a seat at the table”…

How the MLS Program Helped Cassandra Knestaut Start a Career in Compliance

September 16, 2020 With her college graduation approaching, Cassandra Knestaut, MLS ’19, knew she wanted a career in the legal field, but she wasn’t sure obtaining a JD was right…

Anti-Racism Course Q&A

September 15, 2020 In order to further open dialogue about systemic racism and implicit bias, DiveIn and Kline’s Student Bar Association have created an anti-racism course for the entire Kline…

Kline Students Can Receive Pro Bono Credit for Poll Work in November

September 11, 2020 Many states face a shortage of poll workers ahead of the November election due to the pandemic. In response, the Kline School of Law is offering pro…

3L Awarded a Reproductive Justice Fellowship

April 29, 2019 Nina Gurak, ’19, has received a Reproductive Justice Fellowship from If/When/How, an advocacy organization that promotes reproductive freedom. The fellowship will support Gurak’s work for a year…

1Ls Reflect on Remote Learning during Summer Term

Paige Britton September 03, 2020 Sarah Bakstran (SB) from Massachusetts and Paige Britton (PB) from Maryland finished their first semester of law school in summer 2020. We asked both students…

3Ls Isabella Cazacu and Jessica Stauring Win Northeast Regional Moot Court Competition

Jessica Stauring August 27, 2020 In March 2020, 3Ls Isabella Cazacu and Jessica Stauring won the Northeast Regional Moot Court Competition in the AIPLA Giles Sutherland Rich Moot Court Competition,…

Associate Dean Susan Brooks Helps Establish Restorative Justice Initiatives for Racial Justice in West Philadelphia

August 31, 2020 At the end of July 2020, Drexel University’s Rapid Response Research & Development Fund awarded a grant to Developing Anti-Racism Community Dialogues (DACD): A Critical Race Participatory…

3L Angelys Torres Named Ms. JD Fellow

August 20, 2020 3L Angelys Torres began her pursuit of justice in the seventh grade. When the Archdiocese of Chicago announced that it was closing the Catholic middle school she…