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Bishop has ‘serious concerns’ about LGBT law clinic at Jesuit university

February 20, 2020

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CWN Editor's Note: Bishop Thomas Daly of Spokane, Washington, has expressed “serious concerns” about an LGBT legal-advocacy clinic at Gonzaga University. The diocese said that Bishop Daly is “studying the issue further” and plans to speak with university administrators about the clinic.

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  • Posted by: Randal Mandock - Feb. 20, 2020 8:34 PM ET USA

    From the cited: "[T]he LGBTQ+ Rights Clinic...'allows our students the chance to learn firsthand how law and the work of lawyers can further respect for individual dignity.'" Certainly practical experience can be beneficial for advancement in any endeavor. "Harvard, Cornell, Emory, and UCLA...have developed LGBTQ+ law clinics." None of these are Catholic institutions. Clearly Gonzaga students can acquire all the firsthand experience they need through a formal exchange program with these schools.