The Louis D. Brandeis Center for Human Rights Under Law (LDB) has announced the launch of two new chapters at the University of St. Thomas School of Law in Minneapolis and William Mitchell College of Law in St. Paul.
These “twin” chapters in the Twin Cities mark the continued expansion of the Brandeis Center Law Student Chapter Initiative, and the initiation of what LDB hopes is continued development in the Midwest, according to a press release.
LDB law students will host speakers and events on a variety of civil rights and anti-Semitism issues, and provide pro-bono legal research and advocacy services to victims of discrimination.
“As a Catholic school with a social mission, St. Thomas strives to allow more inclusion of religious and social discussion,” Sara Gangelhoff, one of the University of St. Thomas chapter’s founding members, said in a press release. “I think it actually encourages a civil rights group like Brandeis to be welcome here to help further that mission.”
With the launch of these “twin” chapters in Minnesota, and the launch of a chapter at Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in New York City on Nov. 10, LDB will have eight chapters joining in the fight against campus anti-Semitism.