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Professor Thomas McClure and his students are giving people with criminal records a new lease on life through the Expungement Clinic.

Volume 4 • Number 2 • Fall 2021

Thomas McClure, director of legal studies and professor in the Department of Politics and Government, created Illinois State's new Expungement Clinic. Kelly Larkin (left), a senior legal studies major and psychology minor, and Haley Schnapp, a criminal justice sciences major and legal studies minor, reviewed cases for the clinic last academic year.

ISU Expungement Clinic is giving people with criminal records a second chance

Last academic year, Kelly Larkin received a crash course in the moral complexities of being a lawyer through Illinois State University’s new Expungement Clinic.

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Confronting evil: Social justice trip at Holocaust sites inspires Redbirds to speak out and make a difference

Dr. Jacqueline Schneider and Dr. Susan Woollen’s partnership has given Illinois State students the opportunity to see just how important it is to look out for others.

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Planting seeds of civic engagement: Horticulture students gain valuable skills through service learning

Dr. David Kopsell knows his horticulture students learn best when they engage with the class content and get their hands dirty.

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Out of seclusion: Special Education faculty teach schools how to avoid the use of isolation rooms and restraints

Nikki Michalak and Dr. Stacy Jones-Bock look to alternatives to the practice of seclusion in classrooms.

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Thomas McClure, director of legal studies and professor in the Department of Politics and Government, created Illinois State's new Expungement Clinic. Kelly Larkin (left), a senior legal studies major and psychology minor, and Haley Schnapp, a criminal justice sciences major and legal studies minor, reviewed cases for the clinic last academic year.

Fall 2021

Volume 4 • Number 2 • Fall 2021

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