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Government & Public Interest

New York State Public Defender Career Fair

4th Annual New York State Public Defenders Career Fair  Friday, October 29, 2021 from 1:00 – 5:00 pm EST Registration and details; Registration Deadline: October 20, 2021Participation is free. How it Works:Participants are invited to network and interview for internships, entry-level and lateral positions. Candidates will visit employers’ Zoom rooms for conversation and interviews (via breakout […]

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Government & Public Interest

2021 Equal Justice Works Virtual Conference and Career Fair – Registration Due 10/14

It’s time to register for the virtual Equal Justice Works (EJW) 2021 Conference and Career Fair! BC Law will cover the $25 registration fee to register!   Although the deadline to apply to interviewing employers has now passed, you can still make the deadline to register for the conference and Table Talk networking opportunities with employers: […]

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Announcements

WCL Fall Kickoff – 9/21 @ 6PM

September 21, 2021, 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm, via Zoom; the link will circulate the day before the event. Register here. Join the Washington Council of Lawyers (WCL) as they bring the community back together at their Fall Kickoff. The Fall Kickoff is a chance to meet members of WCL’s vibrant pro bono and public-interest […]

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Government & Public Interest

ABA’s The State of Criminal Justice Reform – What Role Do You Play?

Thursday, August 26, 2021, 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. ET, Register here As the criminal justice system comes under increased scrutiny, so too does each profession that has operated within and supported a system that has evolved into a catalyst for infringement on human rights, abuse of civil rights, and an escalation of social unrest […]

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Government & Public Interest

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

PDS Public Defender Summer Information Sessions

Join summer interns at the Public Defender Service (PDS) for the District of Columbia, along with summer interns from around the country, for these upcoming information sessions to learn more about different public defender offices in advance of summer 2022 and post-graduate hiring. July 12 @ 4:00 p.m.CPCS – Massachusetts Public DefenderKevin Ruderman, Recruiting & […]

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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.