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EJW Fellowship Application Now Open

DESIGN-YOUR-OWN FELLOWSHIP APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN! Designing your own Fellowship project presents a unique opportunity for you to create your dream job. This Fellowship opportunity allows you to leverage your law degree in service of a community or cause of your choice, and to address an unmet legal need in an underserved community in partnership with an eligible legal […]

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Upcoming Internal Application Deadlines for Project-Based Fellowships

Although the Equal Justice Works, Skadden and Justice Catalyst (and others!) application deadlines aren’t until the fall, some organizations have internal application deadlines to put forward candidates for these competitive project-based fellowships. These deadlines usually are in June and July in order to allow plenty of time to craft a project proposal in August and […]

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Environmental Law Institute Summer School

The Environmental Law Institute (ELI) has announced their schedule for this year’s complimentary summer school series, which will be held via webinar: June 2: An Introduction to Careers in Environmental Law and Policy (ELI Summer School, 2022) June 9: NEPA, ESA and Fundamentals of Environmental Law (ELI Summer School, 2022) June 16: Basics of the Clean […]

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Save the Dates! EJW Conference and Career Fair

Each fall, Equal Justice Works (EJW) hosts its annual Conference and Career Fair, the largest national public interest legal career fair that brings together hundreds of law students, recent graduates, public interest employers, law school faculty and staff, and public interest practitioners from across the United States and its territories for prescheduled interviews, informal “table talk” discussions, […]

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2023-2024 George N. Lindsay Civil Rights Fellowship – Due June 15th

The Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law is one of the nation’s leading national racial justice legal organizations. Formed in 1963 at the request of President John F. Kennedy, the Lawyers’ Committee uses legal advocacy to achieve racial justice, fighting inside and outside the courts to ensure that Black people and other people of […]

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ABA Webinar: VAWA Finally Passed – But Where’s Immigration?

Join the ABA’s Commission on Domestice and Sexual Violence and the ABA’s Civil Rights and Social Justice Section for their upcoming webinar VAWA Finally Passed – But Where’s Immigration? on June 21 at 3 PM ET. Subject matter experts will guide participants through the current immigration law landscape for gender-based violence survivors and how VAWA […]

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WCL Public Interest Jobs Clearinghouse

BC Law is a subscriber school for the Washington Council of Lawyers (WCL)! As a result, students have access to the WCL Public Interest Jobs Clearinghouse postings on SAGE. Check out the latest postings here. Two times each month WCL publishes a digest of public interest job openings, the Public Interest Jobs Clearinghouse. It includes […]

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ABA LGBT Public Interest Scholarship – Due April 29

The ABA’s Commission on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity is excited to announce that it has begun accepting applications for the ABA LGBT Public Interest Scholarship.  The scholarship provides financial support to a first, second or third year law student, or recent law graduate to enable them to work in the LGBTQ+ public interest arena for […]

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ABA Webinar #StateandLocalTaxMatters: COVID-19 Crisis Issues & Opportunities – April 22 at Noon

Join the ABA’s Civil Rights and Social Justice Section on Friday, April 22nd at Noon ET, Register here Federal, state, and local tax policymakers and legislators across the country have been scrambling in response to the global pandemic. In fact, because of the federal government’s economic stimulus and direct transfers, many states saw debilitating projected […]

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EJW (4/1) Fellowship Info Session for MLSC Law Students

Equal Justice Works Fellowships Info Session, April 1st, 1-2 pmThis session is hosted by Northeastern University School of Law and all Massachusetts Law School Consortium law students are invited to attend. Please RSVP on SAGE by March 31st and to access Zoom meeting information.