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National Law Students Workers’ Rights Virtual Conference

Friday, Saturday and Sunday October 15, 16 & 17, 2021          Peter Mitchell Labor Law Keynote Session, sponsored by IUE-CWA  Registration Deadline: October 11thBC Law Conference Funding: CSO has limited funding to help offset the cost of attendance on a first-come, first-served basis. Please email Michelle Grossfield in the CSO by October 1st to express an interest in […]

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WCL Fall Kickoff – 9/21 @ 6PM

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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Government & Public Interest

2021 Equal Justice Works Virtual Conference and Career Fair – Registration & Webinars

It’s time to register for the virtual Equal Justice Works (EJW) 2021 Conference and Career Fair! BC Law will cover the $25 registration fees for the first 45 students to register!   Although the deadline to apply to interviewing employers has now passed, you can still make the deadline to register for the conference and Table […]

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Government & Public Interest

Immigrant Justice Corps Fellowship

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

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Government & Public Interest

WCL Public Interest Jobs Clearinghouse

BC Law is now a subscriber school for the Washington Council of Lawyers (WCL)! As a result, students now have access to the WCL Public Interest Jobs Clearinghouse postings on SAGE. Check out the latest postings here. Two times each month WCL publishes a digest of public interest job openings, the Public Interest Jobs Clearinghouse. […]

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Pro Bono

Project Citizenship Naturalization Workshops – Fall 2021

Project Citizenship is planning to continue their virtual naturalization workshops this fall and they are starting to recruit law student volunteers for their September workshops on Tuesday, 9/21 at 1pm and Thursday, 9/23 at 10am. Interested law students can register here!

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Government & Public Interest

ABA’s The State of Criminal Justice Reform – What Role Do You Play?

Thursday, August 26, 2021, 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. ET, Register here As the criminal justice system comes under increased scrutiny, so too does each profession that has operated within and supported a system that has evolved into a catalyst for infringement on human rights, abuse of civil rights, and an escalation of social unrest […]

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Government & Public Interest

IRS & Tax in Federal Government Programs 8/23 and 9/1

IRS Office of Chief Counsel Virtual ConversationAre you interested in tax? Even if you haven’t thought about a career in tax, do you like Litigation or Transactional Law? Have you ever considered a career with the federal government? Are you worried about having a work/life balance when you graduate? IRS’ Office of Chief Counsel might be the […]

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Government & Public Interest

Save the Date! National Law Students Workers’ Rights Conference

Join the Peggy Browning Fund for their annual Workers’ Rights Conference on October 15, 16, and 17. This year’s conference will be virtual and packed with valuable information and network opportunities that support the labor leaders of tomorrow. Each year an average of 165 law students from around the country participate in this conference where they […]

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Government & Public Interest

PSJD’s Public Interest News Digest

Stay Informed on Legal Responses Across the Country to the Pandemic & Social Justice Issues Check out this resource for recent public interest news stories! Some of the topics discussed include Free and Fair Elections; Rule of Law & Voting Rights; Systemic Racism and the Unauthorized Practice of Law; Protest Responses; Pro Bono Response; Student […]