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Government & Public Interest

GBLS Asian Outreach Unit Fall Workshop Series 10/1 and 10/5

Join the Asian Outreach Unit of Greater Boston Legal Services (GBLS) for a two-part workshop about the history and struggles of the Asian American communities in the U.S. Part 1 will include an introduction to Asian American communities in Massachusetts and the issues they face today. Part 2 will focus on Asian American legal history and how critical […]

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Government & Public Interest

Access to Justice News from the A2J

Stay informed of access to justice news and initiatives! Please read the below updates from the Massachusetts Access to Justice Commission (A2J) and check out their site for upcoming meetings and information. Restoring the Department of Justice’s Access-to-Justice Function On May 18, 2021 President Biden signed a Presidential Memorandum on restoring the Department of Justice’s access to […]

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Government & Public Interest

8th Annual Legal Services Conference: The Intersection of Systemic Racism and Poverty

How Legal Aid Must Turn a Moment into a Movement and Work to Support Structural Change Friday, May 21, 2021, 9:30 AM – 1:30 PM ET Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) presents the 8th Annual Legal Services Conference 2021, which brings together the Massachusetts legal services community to focus on collaborative solutions to issues that affect low […]

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Government & Public Interest

CPCS Innocence Program Virtual Engagement Session

BC Law students are invited to attend this program open to all Massachusetts Law School Consortium member school students.

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Government & Public Interest

Register Now: January MA Access to Justice Commission Meeting

The next Access to Justice (ATJ) Commission Meeting is on January 28th from 3-5 via Zoom. These meetings are open to the public and BC Law students are encouraged to participate and learn about critical social justice issues in our community. Click this link to RSVP. Highlights from the December 17th Meeting of the MA ATJ Commission […]

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Government & Public Interest

Talk to the Hill, 1/27 @ 11am ET

BC Law students are invited to participate in the Equal Justice Coalition’s annual Walk to the Hill for Civil Legal Aid. Due to the extraordinary circumstances of the past year, for the first time this event will be held virtually on Wednesday, January 27 at 11:00 am and renamed the Talk to the Hill. Join […]

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Government & Public Interest

Rappaport Fellows Program in Law and Public Policy, 7K Stipend, Due: 1/22 @ 5pm ET

Don’t miss the chance to apply for this excellent opportunity to work in law and public policy in MA this summer! Watch this fall’s information session to learn more and review the fellowship brochure on the Rappaport Center’s website by clicking on “Become a Fellow.” We also encourage applicants to reach out to past Fellows […]

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Government & Public Interest

Mass Bar Foundation Legal Intern Summer Fellowship Program – 6K Stipend

Stipends of $6,000 for Law Students’ Summer Internships The Massachusetts Bar Foundation (MBF) is pleased to announce the availability of applications for its 2021 Legal Intern Fellowship Program. Established in 1996, the Legal Intern Fellowship Program seeks to encourage careers in public interest law, while contributing valuable legal support to organizations serving the under-represented in […]

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Government & Public Interest

MA Access to Justice Commission December Meeting

The next Massachusetts Access to Justice Commission meeting is scheduled for December 17th from 3-5 pm ET.  RSVP here.  A zoom link will be sent in advance of the meeting. Commission meetings are open to the public. The Massachusetts Access to Justice Commission works to ensure that everyone in Massachusetts has access to the Justice they deserve. To learn […]

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Pro Bono

MA Supreme Judicial Court Pro Bono Honor Roll

Have you completed 50 hours of qualifying pro bono work according to the definition of pro bono used by the MA Supreme Judicial Court (SJC) for their law student Pro Bono Honor Roll? Below are some relevant excerpts but please thoroughly read the SJC’s definition to determine if your work qualifies: The pro bono work […]