Student Newsletter - Spring 2014

Washburn University School of Law's Children and Family Law Center prepares law students to provide high quality legal representation for children and to advocate to improve the quality of justice for children and their families.

Spring 2014 student activity highlights include:

  • Working on a Habitat for Humanity house.
  • Hosting Dr. Bud Dale at the Lunch and Learn to talk about "Attachment: The Debate on Overnights in Parenting Plans."
  • Volunteering at the LifeHouse Child Advocacy Center's Dueling Pianos fundraiser.

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Photograph: Children and Family Law Center students with Professor Mary Patricia Byrn.

Professor Mary Patricia Byrn, William Mitchell College of Law, served as Scholar-in-Residence, from April 6-8, 2014. During her visit, Professor Byrn presented a Lunch and Learn about same-sex parenting issues.

Photograph: Some of the Washburn Law students who volunteered at the Kansas Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence (KCSDV) Empower Gala event in April.

More than 20 Washburn Law students volunteered with Kansas Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence (KCSDV) to help the organization at its Empower Gala event in April.

Graphic: Cover of Spring 2013 Washburn Law Children and Family Law Center student newsletter.

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Photograph: A large group of law students worked at the Habitat for Humanity build site.

On April 5, 2014, 25 students worked at a Habitat for Humanity build site for the Center's spring service project