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Government & Public Interest

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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Government & Public Interest

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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Government & Public Interest

MA Public Defender (CPCS) Summer Internships – Criminal & Civil

The Committee for Public Counsel Services (CPCS) opens summer internship applications for its criminal defense and civil practice divisions. For complete postings and application instructions, please see below. Public Defender Division Summer 2023 Internship Mental Health Litigation Division Summer 2023 Internship Private Counsel Division & Specialty Units Summer 2023 Internship Children and Family Law Division […]

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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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Government & Public Interest

BBA & MA Appleseed: Supporting the Safety and Well-Being of Girls of Color in Schools

November 8, 2022, 2-3:30 PM, Zoom, Register here MA Appleseed’s recent community-led report explores how racialized and gendered stereotyping, disconnection with teachers and curriculum, and a void of mental health supports create unique barriers and hostile school environments where girls of color are targeted for unjust discipline. Click the link here to access the recorded presentation of […]

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Pro Bono

Celebrate National Pro Bono Month & Week

The ABA’s Standing Committee on Pro Bono and Public Service and bar associations and legal services organizations across the country invite you to participate in a national celebration of pro bono during the month of October. National Pro Bono Week will be held from October 23-29, 2022. Please feel free to check out these events […]

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Government & Public Interest

Herbert & Nell Singer Connecticut Public Service Fellowship, Due December 5th

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 […]

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Government & Public Interest

Upcoming Internal Application Deadlines for Project-Based Fellowships

Although the Equal Justice Works, Skadden and Justice Catalyst (and others!) application deadlines aren’t until the fall, some organizations have internal application deadlines to put forward candidates for these competitive project-based fellowships. These deadlines usually are in June and July in order to allow plenty of time to craft a project proposal in August and […]

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Government & Public Interest

EJW Fellowship Application Now Open

DESIGN-YOUR-OWN FELLOWSHIP APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN! Designing your own Fellowship project presents a unique opportunity for you to create your dream job. This Fellowship opportunity allows you to leverage your law degree in service of a community or cause of your choice, and to address an unmet legal need in an underserved community in partnership with an eligible legal […]

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Government & Public Interest

Save the Dates! EJW Conference and Career Fair

Each fall, Equal Justice Works (EJW) hosts its annual Conference and Career Fair, the largest national public interest legal career fair that brings together hundreds of law students, recent graduates, public interest employers, law school faculty and staff, and public interest practitioners from across the United States and its territories for prescheduled interviews, informal “table talk” discussions, […]