By Jacqueline Bell for Law360 The past few years have been boom times for advocates of socially responsible business practices. The impacts of climate change, a global pandemic and a national reckoning on racial justice have pressed businesses of all stripes to take stock of their own practices, and renew their commitments to do good […]
September 21, 2021, 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm, via Zoom; the link will circulate the day before the event. Register here. Join the Washington Council of Lawyers (WCL) as they bring the community back together at their Fall Kickoff. The Fall Kickoff is a chance to meet members of WCL’s vibrant pro bono and public-interest […]
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The Justice Tech Download is a weekly newsletter covering the news, events, and jobs at the intersection of justice and technology. Edited by Jason Tashea, a distinguished visiting technologist at the George Washington University Law School in DC, the newsletter keeps the justice community informed on the latest controversies in civil and criminal justice tech. […]
By Marco Poggio for Law360 President Joe Biden will use his executive power to expand access to publicly funded legal representation for the poor, the White House announced Tuesday. Biden is directing the U.S. Department of Justice to come up with a plan to boost federal aid to publicly funded legal services, in a bid to allow […]
A list of judges who appear to be accepting off-plan applications for 2022 clerkships is currently available on the CSO Google Drive. These judges indicate a willingness (explicit or implied) to accept applications from students with less than 2 full years of grades.
The PILF stipend application is due on March 19 at 11:59pm, and can be found here. If you are interested in applying for a Racial Justice Stipend, which could provide an additional $1,000, you can do so on the same application. If you are no longer able to accept a stipend this summer because you […]
By Sophie Deering for Law.com/Corporate Counsel While diversity is something that all industries should be striving to achieve to ensure equality in the workforce, this is especially important in the legal industry. Due the sensitive nature of the work, it’s essential that the people being served by the sector are represented by those involved in […]
By Andrew Maloney for Law.com The COVID-19 pandemic slowed law firm mergers significantly in 2020, according to two new reports. But analysts who compiled the deal numbers say firms are eager to grow again in 2021, citing “extremely high” interest in combination talks—including for large firm mergers—and a desire to return to pre-pandemic strategy. The latest […]
If you plan to apply to employers through OCI, the BC/BU New York Job Fair, or The Law Consortium Off-Campus Job Fairs and have not already had your materials reviewed this semester, we strongly suggest you sign up for a 30 minute review of your application materials as part of our Resume and Cover Letter […]