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Upcoming Post-Grad Deadlines: Arizona Government Honors & Public Policy Handbooks

Review updated and past deadlines and hiring information for 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. Below are some highlights of upcoming deadlines for rising 3Ls and application opening dates, please see the Handbooks […]

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WCL’s Supreme Court: View from the Press Gallery

In 2020, the appointment of the Court’s newest Justice saw a shift from a 5-4 to a 6-3 conservative majority. What are the implications of this shift for the 2020-2021 term and on American jurisprudence going forward? The Washington Council of Lawyers (WCL) will discuss (virtually) at Supreme Court: View from the Press Gallery, on […]

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EJW Design-Your-Own Fellowship Applications Open June 15

Applications for the 2022 Equal Justice Works Fellowship Class will open June 15 and close on September 20. Fellowships are aimed at rising 3Ls and recent graduates who will have taken the bar exam by the anticipated Fall 2022 start date. EJW will be raising their annual support of Fellow host organizations for the Class of 2022 as […]

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The Justice Tech Download

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. […]

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National Health Law Program Summer Intern 2021 Training Series

Attorneys from the National Health Law Program (NHeLP) will conduct a series of webinar trainings for law students serving as summer interns with legal aid, protection and advocacy, and other public interest organizations. These free webinars will examine important health law and policy issues for low income and underserved populations. NHeLP will address hot topics […]

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2021 Summer Pro Bono & Public Interest Forum

June 3, 2021, 12:00 PM – 2:30 PM ET, Register here The Washington Council of Lawyers’ (WCL) Summer Pro Bono & Public Interest Forum is an annual tradition that brings together lawyers, summer associates, summer interns, and others interested in using their law degrees to help those in need. It’s also a great way to […]

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MA Access to Justice Commission May Meeting

Save the Date! Massachusetts Access to Justice Commission Meeting, Thursday, May 27, 3-5 PM ET The next Massachusetts Access to Justice Commission meeting is scheduled for Thursday, May 27 from 3-5 pm via Zoom. RSVP here.  A zoom link will be sent in advance.  To learn more about the Commission’s work, check their website.

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8th Annual Legal Services Conference: The Intersection of Systemic Racism and Poverty

How Legal Aid Must Turn a Moment into a Movement and Work to Support Structural Change Friday, May 21, 2021, 9:30 AM – 1:30 PM ET Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) presents the 8th Annual Legal Services Conference 2021, which brings together the Massachusetts legal services community to focus on collaborative solutions to issues that affect low […]

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The New Movement for Just-Cause Employment Webinar

May 6, 2021 2:00 PM ET, Register here For the first time in decades, there is a growing movement in the U.S. to rein in at-will employment. Responding to the threats to workers posed by the current public health, economic, and racial justice crises, workers are fighting for and winning new “just-cause” employment protections. This […]

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BBA – Amplifying Unheard Voices: Perspectives of Trans and Gender Nonconforming Attorneys, Organizers and Advocates of Color

Tuesday, May 4, 5:30 to 6:30 You are invited to attend the Boston Bar Association’s Amplifying Unheard Voices series, which seeks to highlight and amplify underrepresented perspectives of attorneys, clients and communities that engage with the legal system regularly, and to move towards more equitable representation of and opportunities for these communities. This fourth discussion in the […]