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Clinic Client Publishes Op-Ed on Need for Transparency in Uvalde Shooting Investigation

Freelancer Michelle Garcia published a powerful op-ed in The Daily Beast on Wednesday, June 1, 2022, regarding the need for transparency in the investigation into the Uvalde school shooting. The op-ed highlights the public records access work that the Cornell Law School First Amendment Clinic and the SMU Dedman School of Law First Amendment Clinic have been doing on her behalf to access arrest and immigration referral records related to the Texas Governor’s Operation Lone Star border initiative.