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DOJ Honors & SLIP Applications Open July 31!

The U.S. Department of Justice’s Attorney General’s Honors Program (HP) and Summer Law Intern Program (SLIP) application opens on Saturday, July 31, 2021, and will close on Wednesday, September 8, 2021, at 11:59 PM ET. Applications must be submitted via the online application. More information about both programs, including offices participating and the number of available positions, […]

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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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What Does Defund the Police Mean?

Please join the D.C. Bar Public Interest and Courts Community on Tuesday, August 3, at noon for an insightful conversation between civil rights lawyer Tahir Duckett and Georgetown Law Professor Christy Lopez on Defund the Police.   Mr. Duckett and Professor Lopez will discuss what advocates mean when they call for Defunding the Police, and how the movement is manifesting in D.C. and in […]

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Government & Public Interest

DOJ Honors & SLIP Summer Wednesday Webinar Series

The Office of Attorney Recruitment and Management is hosting a Wednesday Webinar Series highlighting offices participating in the U.S. Department of Justice’s (DOJ) Attorney General’s Honors Program and Summer Law Intern Program. Representatives from various DOJ offices will provide attendees with valuable information about their work and tips for applying. Webinars will not be recorded. […]

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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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Government & Public Interest

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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Pro Bono

3L Reminder – Log Pro Bono Hours & Public Interest Designation

3Ls, please be sure to log your pro bono hours and fill out the Public Interest Designation Checklist by May 1st in order to receive recognition at graduation.  All the requirements for each program are contained in the pro bono google form and Public Interest Designation Program checklist.

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Government & Public Interest

Student Debt Relief Basics: How to Repay Your Loans and Earn Public Service Loan Forgiveness

Wednesday, April 28, 3:00-4:00 p.m. ET A must attend for anyone with student debt, this free Equal Justice Works webinar explains how to reduce your monthly student loan payments and qualify for Public Service Loan Forgiveness. Register here!  If you cannot attend live, register and you’ll receive the recording 24-48 hours after the presentation.

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Government & Public Interest

3L Public Service Fellowships & Drinan Award – Deadline 4/23

Class of 2021, a reminder about the below upcoming opportunities. Public Service Post-Graduate Fellowships The Law School will fund three post-graduate, yearlong, full-time paid fellowships for our 2021 JD graduates (December 2020 and May 2021).  BC Law attracts and develops some of the most dynamic, talented, and committed public service students. The BC Law Public […]

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Government & Public Interest

Public Interest Designation Program

Have you heard about BC Law’s Public Interest Designation Program? Review the checklist to see if you are on track to qualify.  Students who complete BC Law’s voluntary Pro Bono Pledge and Public Interest Designation Program (PIDP) are recognized at graduation. If you have any questions, please feel free to schedule an appointment with Michelle Grossfield on SAGE.