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PSJD’s Public Interest News Digest

Stay Informed on Legal Responses Across the Country to Social Justice Issues Check out this news digest for recent public interest news stories! Some of the topics discussed include Reproductive Rights, Free and Fair Elections; Rule of Law & Voting Rights; Systemic Racism; Pro Bono Response; Student Loans & Student Debt; Immigration, Refugee & Citizenship […]

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BBA Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Summer Fellowship Program – Due February 6

Applications for the 2023 BBA Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) Summer Fellowship Program are now open. This program provides law students with paid summer internship opportunities in public interest law offices and agencies. The program aims to ensure that law students from all backgrounds are able to gain meaningful experience in public interest law. Fellowships […]

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MBA Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. Scholarship

The MBA is pleased to announce that the Massachusetts Bar Association’s Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. Scholarship is being offered again this year! This is an exciting program as it’s a great opportunity for graduating students seeking careers in public interest law to get both recognition and a $10,000 financial award. For more information and the […]

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ABA Civil Rights and Social Justice Human Rights Magazine – New Issue!

The latest issue of the American Bar Association (ABA) Section of Civil Rights and Social Justice’s award-winning quarterly Human Rights Magazine covers a diverse range of topics, from wage inequality and predatory lending to environmental justice and fair housing. BC Law’s Professor Mitchell is a contributor. Read the latest issue!

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Upcoming Post-Grad & Summer 2023 Deadlines: Government & Public Policy

Review deadlines and hiring information for summer and post-graduate government honors programs across the country and public policy positions using the AZ Honors & Public Policy Handbooks. You must be logged in to access the announcements below using the above log-in information. Below are some highlights of upcoming deadlines and application opening dates, please see […]

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2023 Prison Law Summer Job Search Guide

BC Law students may now access UCLA Law’s Prison Law and Policy Program’s 2023 Prison Law Summer Job Search Guide. It is designed for law students looking to work in the field this coming summer, but also serves as a terrific resource for 3Ls looking for fellowship sponsoring orgs or to provide the lay of […]

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EJW’s Paid Rural Summer Legal Corps – Due Feb. 14

Applications for Equal Justice Works’ (EJW) Rural Summer Legal Corps (RSLC) are now open on the Equal Justice Works website. Participate in the Rural Summer Legal Corps to increase access-to-justice for people living in rural areas this summer.  The RSLC program is a collaboration between Equal Justice Works and Legal Services Corporation (LSC) that connects public interest […]

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MLB Players Trust Michael Weiner Scholarship for Labor Studies – Due Feb. 16

Major League Baseball players are honoring the life of the late Major League Baseball Players Association Executive Director, Michael Weiner, through the Michael Weiner Scholarship for Labor Studies. Awarded by the MLB Players Trust, this scholarship seeks to recognize and support the efforts of graduate and/or law school students dedicated to improving the lives of […]

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Deborah T. Poritz Paid Summer Public Interest Legal Fellowship

Legal Services of New Jersey (LSNJ) invites applications from first and second year law students for the Deborah T. Poritz Summer Public Interest Legal Fellowship Program beginning on May 30, 2023.  This paid fellowship is the perfect opportunity for students committed to or considering public interest and poverty law to learn about the challenges and rewards involved. […]

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Berkeley Law Foundation’s One Year Public Interest Law Fellowship – Due Jan. 20

The Berkeley Law Foundation (BLF) is now soliciting proposals for one-year public interest legal projects to begin in 2023. BLF traditionally awards one to two grants per year to individuals undertaking public interest law projects that will serve legally disadvantaged or politically under-represented groups and promote systemic change. They view their grants as seed money for […]