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Government & Public Interest

Herbert & Nell Singer Connecticut Public Service Fellowship – Due December 5

The Connecticut Bar Foundation and the Herbert & Nell Singer Foundation invites 3L students and recent graduates who are interested in practicing public interest law to apply for a 2023-2024 Herbert & Nell Singer Fellowship. Singer Fellows are hosted by 501(c)(3) organizations in Connecticut that provide legal services to underserved populations. Fellowships are for an initial term of one year, […]

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Pro Bono

Rian Immigrant Center Forms Workshops

Join the Boston Bar Association (BBA) for the below pro bono trainings for law students in November and December! Rian Immigrant Center Forms WorkshopWednesday, November 16, 2022, 10:00AM – 12:00PMRegister here. Rian Immigrant Center Forms WorkshopWednesday, December 14, 2022, 2:00PM – 4:00PMRegister here. These Forms Workshops will provide volunteer law students with opportunities to assist […]

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Government & Public Interest

PILF & ACS Roundtable: The State of Affirmative Action, 11/15 @ 12:05 PM

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Market News

Here’s What to Expect in the Lateral Legal Market in 2023

By Karen Vladeck, Whistler Partners, for Bloomberg Law Lately there has been much discussion about a recession, layoffs, and hiring freezes in the legal market, particularly in Big Law. Many of the top law firms in the world are deal-driven firms. A 57% global reduction in IPOs in the third quarter from a year earlier has led to a significant […]

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Market News

Law Firms May Soon See Ripple Effect of New York’s Pay Transparency Law

By Patrick Smith for New York Law Journal New York City’s pay transparency law has the potential to alter the talent competition in Big Law for both attorneys and business professionals.  The law may have little effect on associates at the largest firms who receive pay in lockstep. But Big Law will need to confront […]

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Government & Public Interest

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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Government & Public Interest

PILF : White Saviorism and the Law – November 12th

PILF will be hosting its annual White Saviorism in the Law event on November 12, 2022 at Boston College Law School. The event is an interactive workshop led by the White Noise Collective that will focus on white supremacy culture within public interest work and how to move towards working in solidarity with a diverse […]

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Government & Public Interest

ABA Section of Civil Rights & Social Justice: Webinars Celebrating Native American Heritage Month

The American Bar Association’s (ABA) Section of Civil Rights and Social Justice is proud to provide programs and resources celebrating the culture and history of Native people in the United States. Join their webinars this month as they take a close look at the legal issues that Native Americans are facing. The impressive panels and resources […]

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Market News

ANALYSIS: Are Fewer Lawyers Searching for New Jobs?

By Jessica R. Blaemire for Bloomberg Law The “Great Resignation” may be ending for attorneys—or at least slowing—according to the results of a recent Bloomberg Law survey. From summer 2021 to winter 2022, a consistent range of 7% to 10% of attorney respondents to Bloomberg Law Workload & Hours Surveys that were conducted during that […]

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Government & Public Interest

Immigrant Justice Corps 2023 Fellowship Deadline Extension to November 18th

The need for passionate leaders in the immigration field is greater than ever. Immigrant Justice Corps (IJC) Justice Fellows are front and center in the fight to expand access to immigrant justice and challenge systems harming immigrant communities. With Justice Fellows working across the country, IJC is creating the next generation of immigration lawyers. Applications for their Class […]