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Formerly homeless Army vet launches software for rating police after his partner was killed by a cop

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 | anonymizes all the data it collects so users can be as candid as they like without fear of retaliation. The start-up plans to publish quarterly reports showing where police are working well or failing communities across the U.S. […] The company launched the chatbot in 2017 and is currently testing it out with the East Bay Community Law Center in Berkeley, California, and police departments in cities that Anderson did not yet have permission to name.

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Berkeley Law Launches New Era under Dean Erwin Chemerinsky

Monday, September 11, 2017 |

Student opportunities routinely translate into meaningful change for disadvantaged area individuals and communities. A few recent highlights: […] Students and lawyers at the East Bay Community Law Center identify clients’ complex educational needs that schools often fail to address, consult with teachers and administrators, and appear in court. In doing so, they are redefining youth advocacy while keeping young people in school and out of the juvenile justice system.

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DACA Decision Raises Legal Stakes for Undocumented Students

Thursday, September 7, 2017 |

While they hail from different countries, DACA students share common tales of parents migrating to the United States to escape poverty, persecution, human rights violations, and armed conflict in pursuit of economic and educational opportunity. Chemerinsky said Berkeley Law will make available knowledgeable counselors for those who need them and work with campus and the East Bay Community Law Center (EBCLC) “to help facilitate representation where that is needed.”

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