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Government & Public Interest

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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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

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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Government & Public Interest

Herbert & Nell Singer Connecticut Public Service Fellowship – Due December 5

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 year, […]

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Pro Bono

Rian Immigrant Center Forms Workshops

Join the Boston Bar Association (BBA) for the below pro bono trainings for law students in November and December! Rian Immigrant Center Forms WorkshopWednesday, November 16, 2022, 10:00AM – 12:00PMRegister here. Rian Immigrant Center Forms WorkshopWednesday, December 14, 2022, 2:00PM – 4:00PMRegister here. These Forms Workshops will provide volunteer law students with opportunities to assist […]

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Government & Public Interest

Immigrant Justice Corps 2023 Fellowship Deadline Extension to November 18th

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

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Government & Public Interest

PILF: Immigration Equity Roundtable, November 1 @ Noon

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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

ABA’s Code Red: Climate Crisis and Migration

Thursday, October 13, 2022, 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. ET, Register here For years, scientists have warned of climate change and the resulting crisis. With an environmental crisis now here, extreme conditions are occurring with greater frequency in the U.S. and around the globe. The resulting changes in global temperatures are, in turn, causing water […]

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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 […]