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Government & Public Interest

PSJD’s Public Interest News Digest

Stay Informed on Legal Responses Across the Country to the Pandemic & Social Justice Issues Check out this resource for recent public interest news stories! Some of the topics discussed include Free and Fair Elections; Rule of Law & Voting Rights; Systemic Racism and the Unauthorized Practice of Law; Protest Responses; Pro Bono Response; Student […]

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Pro Bono

ACLU of MA Seeks Volunteers

The ACLU of Massachusetts (“ACLUM”) is seeking Volunteers to join their Legal Resources Team. Volunteers do not need to be attorneys and do not give legal advice. ResponsibilitiesVolunteers are a vital part of the daily operations for the ACLUM, and perform the following responsibilities: answer and return phone calls from persons seeking legal assistance about […]

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Government & Public Interest

EJW Fellowship Application Resources & Upcoming Webinars

Fellowship season is flying by, and Equal Justice Works (EJW) wants to help you make the most of it. Not sure how to get started? At this point, you should be working to identify the issue your project will seek to address, and beginning to consider an organization that may be a good fit for the work […]

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Government & Public Interest

George N. Lindsay Civil Rights Fellowship

The Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law is now accepting applications for the 2022-2023 George N. Lindsay Civil Rights Fellowship, and other fellowship opportunities. These fellowships provide opportunities for recent law school graduates to start their careers working with one of the nation’s leading civil rights organizations, gaining invaluable experience while advancing the Lawyers’ Committee’s […]

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Government & Public Interest

EJW Fellowships 101: Mobilizing Passionate Public Service Leaders

If you missed Equal Justice Works’ (EJW) virtual regional events earlier this semester, the recordings are now available! For anyone planning to apply to an EJW Fellowship this fall, make sure to check out the Fellowships 101 Presentation. Equal Justice Works Overview Presentation Equal Justice Works Fellowships 101 Presentation

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Government & Public Interest

Public Interest Practice Programs, Trainings & Conferences

If you are seeking opportunities to expand your skills and knowledge when it comes to practicing in public interest law, be sure to check out MassProBono’s calendar of upcoming events this fall.

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Government & Public Interest

Racism by Design: Where We Live, Why We Live There, and Why It Matters

October 20, 2020, 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm, Register here$5 for WCL Members; $10 for non-members Join the Washington Council of Lawyers (WCL) for their Racial Justice Series with “Racism by Design: Where We Live, Why We Live There, and Why it Matters,” a panel discussion on the intersection of housing segregation and racial justice. The […]

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Pro Bono

Pro Bono Opportunities with the Biden for President Campaign and the New Hampshire Democratic Party

Please check out this great opportunity to earn pro bono hours with BC Law’s Pro Bono Program, organized by a BC Law student. Less than 45 days left until the 2020 election. Want to get involved? Protect the right to vote in New Hampshire!  Join law students from BC, BU, Harvard, Yale, NYU, and UNH for […]

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Pro Bono

Pro Bono: Election Protection & Voting Rights Opportunities