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Students’ Indigenous human rights clinics receive US$100,000 from American College of Trial Lawyers – News@UofT

Pro Bono Students Canada (PBSC), an organization founded and headquartered at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law, has been recognized with the 2019 Emil Gumpert Award for its groundbreaking proposal to pilot two Indigenous human rights clinics in Ontario.

The award, given by the American College of Trial Lawyers (ACTL), comes with a US$100,000 grant.

“These pilot clinics are needed, important and timely,” said Kim Snell, the organization’s interim national director. “This generous award allows us – PBSC and our partners – to make a real step forward in redressing the human rights of Indigenous Peoples. We are so grateful to the ACTL for believing in our vision.

Read More: https://www.utoronto.ca/news/students-indigenous-human-rights-clinics-receive-us100000-american-college-trial-lawyers

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