VLS’s Native American Law Students Association (NALSA) Moot Court Team of Kira Kelley ’18 and Samantha Doyle ’19 represented VLS at the 26th Annual National NALSA Moot Court Competition at Arizona State University Law School, March 3–4. The competition was held at the new ASU Beus Center for Law and Society in Phoenix. Professor Hillary Hoffmann coached the team. This year’s problem was highly complex, involving a choice of law question, arguments about federal v. state v. tribal jurisdiction, and the common law doctrines governing tribal…
November 16, 2016
Raising Sierra Leone
Born in Sierra Leone, educated in Norway and the U.S., Joseph Kaifala created the nonprofit Jeneba Project to rebuild schools and libraries in Sierra Leone, Liberia, and Guinea—an impoverished region whose educational infrastructure was destroyed with so much else during years of brutal conflict and civil war. Here, Kaifala is shown meeting with Bishop George Biguzzi at the dedication of the newly-constructed secondary school in Masoila, Sierra Leone. The Jeneba Project also promotes literacy and raises funds for scholastic supplies…
November 16, 2016
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