REMOTELY POSSIBLE - ML MAGAZINE PROFILES EXTERNS WORKING REMOTELY THIS SUMMER
The Fall 2020 issue of ML - Memphis Law Magazine profiles five Memphis Law students working remotely throughout their Summer Externships. Read more here.
MLP CLINIC PIVOTS DURING PANDEMIC TO FIGHT EVICTIONS
The Medical Legal Partnership Clinic at Memphis Law adapted to the changing conditions surrounding its work due to COVID-19 and pivoted to addressing evictions during the pandemic as a new and looming public health and housing crisis. Read more about the clinic's work in the newest issue of ML.
RESPECT YOUR ELDERS - MEMPHIS LAW ELDER LAW CLINIC FEATURED IN ML MAGAZINE
In this feature story from ML Magazine, readers learn about Ms. Fannie Byrd and her story about how the Elder Law Clinic and it's student attorneys helped her in a time of need. Ms. Byrd is 78 years old. She lives in an area of Memphis that is typically regarded as poverty-stricken, with a rate of violent crime that is one of the highest in the city. She's also the type of person who doesn't care about any of that and who raised successfully raised a family amidst all of these adverse conditions. But she reached a point recently where she needed help. Click here to read more about the Elder Law Clinic's work on this case.
ELDER LAW CLINIC HIGHLIGHTED IN PERSPECTIVE MAGAZINE
The University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law Elder Law Clinic, led by Professor Donna Harkness, is highlighted in the new issue of Perspective magazine, a publication of the Young Lawyers Section of the NY State Bar Association. Memphis Law and Elder Law Clinic alum Adam Cooper co-authored the article, which details his experience in the Memphis Law Elder Law Clinic, alongside the experiences of other law students from various other law schools. To read the complete article, please click here.
PROFESSOR RAMSEY QUOTED IN EVICTION/LANDLORD FOCUSED ARTICLE IN COMMERCIAL APPEAL
MLP Clinic director, Professor Katy Ramsey, was interviewed by the Commercial Appeal for an article focused on how unemployed Memphians can protect themselves from evictions for the remainder of the year, with some landlords being concerned the loss of income in the coming months could set off a wave of foreclosures. Click here to read more.
COMMERCIAL APPEAL ARTICLE FOCUSES ON RESTARTING OF EVICTION HEARINGS
A recent article in the Commercial Appeal focused on the looming housing and health crisis caused by the resumption of eviction hearings in Tennessee. MLP Clinic Director Katy Ramsey is extensively quoted throughout the article.
MOTHER JONES FEATURES PROFESSOR RAMSEY IN HOUSING RENTAL LAW FEATURE
MLP Clinic Director Katy Ramsey was interviewed for an article in the national publication Mother Jones regarding a controversial housing rental law-related lawsuit which allegedly was designed with the intent to discriminate minorities in Minnesota.
ASSOCIATED PRESS ARTICLE FOCUSES ON LANDLORD LAWSUIT RESPONSE TO EVICTION BAN
As millions of Americans struggle to pay their rent during the coronavirus pandemic, landlords are going to courts, claiming that the national eviction moratorium unfairly strains their finances and violates their property rights. MLP Clinic director Katy Ramsey is quoted extensively in the article.
MLP CLINIC STUDENT HEATHER BORNSTEIN PENS OP-ED IN DAILY MEMPHIAN
MLP Clinic student-attorney, and Memphis Law Health Law Society president, Heather Bornstein wrote an op-ed in the Daily Memphian focused on how evictions in the time of the pandemic will result in increased homelessness and a new public health crisis.
PROFESSOR KATY RAMSEY PUBLISHES EVICTION ARTICLE IN THE CONVERSATION
MLP Director Katy Ramsey wrote an article in The Conversation publication regarding how landlord-leaning eviction courts are about to make the national housing crisis drastically worse.
THE CONVERSATION PUBLISHES Q&A WITH PROFESSOR KATY RAMSEY
The Conversation recently asked MLP Clinic director Katy Ramsey about the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recent order banning evictions of people who lost work as a result of the pandemic.
ANTI-BLIGHT PARTNERSHIP PROFILED BY WREG-3 NEWS
WREG News Channel 3 talked with Brittany Williams, our Neighborhood Preservation Fellow, and Patrick Dandridge, Deputy Director of the Memphis Code Enforcement about the impact of the Clinic on Memphis. Click here to view the piece.
LAW STUDENTS DEAL WITH BLIGHT ISSUES
WREG News Channel 3 featured a story about Memphis law students' work on problem properties in the City and interviewed Professor Daniel Schaffzin to talk about how law students are uniquely able to address abandoned and vacant properties. Click here for more information.
MEMPHIS FLYER COVERS CLINIC AND CITY PARTNERSHIP
The Memphis Flyer covered former Mayor A C Wharton's announcement of the new Neighborhood Preservation partnership with Memphis.
THE AMERICAN PROSPECT MAGAZINE FEATURES NPC CLINIC WORK
The American Prospect, a magazine focused on progressive perspectives on public policy, featured the Neighborhood Preservation Clinic in 2017 and wrote about the Memphis community's engagement with the Clinic.
NPR - A LAW STUDENT, A BLIGHTED BUILDING, AND A LONG LEGAL PROCESS
NPR talks to Jordan Emily, a Memphis alum, and Professor Daniel Schaffzin about the legal challenges presented by fighting blighted properties. Jordan shares about her case work on a large apartment complex in the City.
UofM LAW STUDENTS TACKLE BLIGHT IN MEMPHIS - WREG NEWS CH3
WREG News Channel 3 cover a Neighborhood Preservation milestone: over 1,000 suits to fix public nuisance properties.
MEMPHIS FIGHTS BLIGHT - STL FEDERAL RESERVE PUBLICATION
Professor Barlow authored an article to discuss the inaugural Blight Elimination Summit and to review data from the Neighborhood Preservation Clinic.
HIGH GROUND NEWS FEATURES BLIGHT CLINIC WORK
High Ground, a hyper-local Memphis publication, covered the process of Neighborhood Preservation and discussed the value of the program in creating a better Memphis community.
CITY TEARS DOWN BLIGHTED APARTMENTS - COMMERCIAL APPEAL ARTICLE
Commercial Appeal covers the demolitions and other large-scale results obtained by the Neighborhood Preservation Clinic.