May 21, 2008
The Tulane University School of Law has received a $300,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Justice to support its domestic violence legal clinic. The grant was announced by U.S. Attorney General Michael B. Mukasey on a visit to New Orleans on Monday (May 19).
The funding comes through the Office on Violence Against Women's Legal Assistance for Victims Grant Program of the U.S. Department of Justice. This is the fourth grant in continued funding to support the clinic's work in providing legal services to victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking and dating violence in Orleans and Jefferson parishes, said Tania Tetlow, director of the Domestic Violence Clinic at Tulane.
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