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GBLS Consumer Rights Unit Seeks Spring & Summer Volunteers

Greater Boston Legal Services (GBLS), provides free civil legal aid to low-income residents of Boston and 21 surrounding cities and towns who are facing a crisis where their housing, safety, health or access to other basic needs are at risk. To maximize its impact, GBLS employs a broad spectrum of advocacy approaches from direct individual representation to […]

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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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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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Pro Bono Spring Break at Volunteer Lawyers Project in Boston

Students who participate in Volunteer Lawyers Project’s (VLP) 35-hour week-long spring break project-based internship receive a full day of training to prepare them for attending legal clinics in housing, family law and guardianship, and debt collection. Students will have the opportunity to work on unit-specific projects that support VLP’s program. At their virtual or in-person […]

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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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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 […]

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AccessLex New Student PSLF Loan Calculator

Check out the newly improved (and free!) AccessLex Student Loan calculator developed for law students and recent graduates. The calculator’s newest features make it more efficient and effective than ever: In addition to the calculator, BC Law students can sign up for free individual loan, financing and PSLF counseling sessions through AccessLex.