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PSJD’s Public Interest News Digest

Stay Informed on Legal Responses Across the Country to Social Justice Issues Check out this news digest for recent public interest news stories! Some of the topics discussed include Reproductive Rights, Free and Fair Elections; Rule of Law & Voting Rights; Systemic Racism; Pro Bono Response; Student Loans & Student Debt; Immigration, Refugee & Citizenship […]

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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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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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2023 Justice Catalyst/Public Rights Project Joint Fellowship – Due: January 4

Applications for the 2023 Justice Catalyst/Public Rights Project Joint Fellowship are due by January 4! Public Rights Project has teamed up with Justice Catalyst for another year to co-sponsor a special fellowship focused on innovative affirmative litigation and enforcement work in state, local, and tribal government offices. This fellowship is geared toward 3Ls and recent […]

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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.

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ABA Antitrust Law Section Summer 2023 Diversity Stipend Program

Law students who represent a diverse or underrepresented group and who accept an internship at certain Washington, D.C. antitrust, consumer protection, or privacy agencies or non-profits can seek funding from the ABA Antitrust Law Section. Qualified entities include the Antitrust Division, the FTC, CFPB, AAI, and more. Eligible applicants can complete this form.

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National District Attorney Association Job Fair Registration Open

The inaugural NDAA 2023 Job Fair is an exciting opportunity for students to meet a number of prosecuting agencies seeking to hire persons for entry-level and lateral positions. Justice-driven students and attorneys who have a passion for advocating for the rights of all involved in the criminal justice system should attend. Multiple networking opportunities will […]

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PILF & ACS Roundtable: The State of Affirmative Action, 11/15 @ 12:05 PM

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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 […]