BC Law students are invited to participate in the Public Citizen 2022-2023 Hogan/Smoger Access to Justice Essay Competition. This year’s topic is “Ensuring Access to the Right to Vote”. The prize for best essay is $5,000. Essays must be submitted by email on or before Friday, April 29, 2023, at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time, to Amanda […]
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Application Open Now! Each year, the Equal Justice Works National Advisory Committee presents eight law students throughout the country with a Regional Public Interest Award. Chosen for their innovation, impact, and commitment to public interest law, each of the students selected is recognized for providing extraordinary service through clinics, volunteer work, internships, and more. Recipients of the Regional […]
April 13, 5:30-7:30 PM, Boston Bar Association, 16 Beacon Street, Boston, MA The BBA’s Delivery of Legal Services Section invites you to a mixer to connect with friends and colleagues over appetizers and drinks. Section members as well as their colleagues, folks working in legal services organizations, and new lawyers and law students interested in […]
The Massachusetts Access to Justice Commission’s Racial Equity and Justice Committee invites BC Law students to this free program “Court Data on Race and Ethnicity in Civil Cases: Access to Justice Opportunities and Challenges” held on April 12 from 2-5 (reception to follow) at the MCLE Conference Center, Ten Winter Place, Boston. The program convenes […]
We hope to see you at PILF’s Annual Auction and celebration of public interest! RSVP today!
The Housing Discrimination Testing Program (HDTP) at Suffolk Law School is looking for paid volunteers to become housing discrimination testers. Interested BC Law students, please email Kelly Vieira to RSVP to the two-part training on March 28th and 29th, 2023 from 6 to 7:30 PM. Why you should be a Tester The Role of a Tester HDTP is […]
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 […]
Limited spots remain for April 5th’s Environmental Law lunch as part of this semester’s PILF Professor Series. Sign up today to enjoy a catered lunch and small group discussion about environmental law with Professors Plater, Madeja and Doliner.
Please note that Equal Justice America’s (EJA) Summer Fellowship Program deadline is approaching on March 23rd. To apply, students need to have a placement secured with a civil legal aid or civil rights organization. EJA Fellowships pay up to $5,000 for 10 weeks of full-time work. Students awarded funding from any BC Law funding sources […]