Nine recent Northwestern Law graduates earn public interest fellowships

July 15, 2022

PRITZKER SCHOOL OF LAW — Nine recent graduates will launch their careers in public interest through both national and Northwestern Pritzker Law post-graduate fellowships this year. These graduates have dedicated their time and skills to causes ranging from environmental work to prison reform to public housing.

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UC Hastings Law celebrates students’ pro bono public interest work

June 30, 2022

UC HASTINGS — UC Hastings law students worked approximately 55,000 unpaid hours over the last year providing more than $7 million in free legal support to nonprofits, public agencies, and individual clients.

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University of Virginia Law students receive grants for summer public interest work

June 28, 2022

UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA SCHOOL OF LAW — With help from a record $801,000 in grants, 167 University of Virginia School of Law students will work in public service roles this summer.

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Arizona State University Law class of 2022 discusses aspirations in public service

May 25, 2022

ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY — Drawing inspiration to pursue his Juris Doctor (JD) from an attorney who helped his family and his mother, an aspiring small business owner, first-generation student Jonathan Chavez knew that earning the JD would position him to give back in ways that make a direct impact on people’s lives.

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University of Virginia Law Innocence Project directors Deirdre Enright and Jennifer L. Givens honored with public service awards

May 23, 2022

UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA SCHOOL OF LAW — The Innocence Project at the University of Virginia School of Law is a picture of high-stakes collaboration in action, with 14 clinic students, two directors and multiple witnesses, prosecutors and defense attorneys working together — against time — to free the wrongly convicted.

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Recent University of Virginia Law graduate Elizabeth Harris discusses public service efforts

May 23, 2022

UVA TODAY — For Elizabeth Harris, there are some things she can’t unlearn, unknow or unsee from having been a part of the foster care system. But after she graduates from the University of Virginia School of Law on Sunday, she hopes to use her degree, skills and passion to undo some of the problems

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University of Virginia Law student Elizabeth Harris discusses aspirations in public service

May 16, 2022

UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA SCHOOL OF LAW — Once you’ve been inside the foster care system, as third-year student Elizabeth Harris once was, there are things you can’t unlearn, unknow or unsee. But after Harris graduates from the University of Virginia School of Law on May 22, she hopes to use her degree, skills and passion

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Case Western Reserve Law Health Law Clinic opens pop-up services for the community

April 27, 2022

CASE WESTERN RESERVE UNIVERSITY — In April, the Health Law Clinic at Case Western Reserve University School of Law hosted its first Pop-up Wills Clinic, helping more than 30 community members obtain wills, power of attorney and other important legal documents.

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Duke Law enhances student loan repayment assistance for graduates in public interest jobs

April 27, 2022

DUKE LAW NEWS — Duke Law School is enhancing the benefits available through its Loan Repayment Assistance Program (LRAP), which reduces the cost of legal education for graduates who commit to careers in public service.

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Harvard Law honors diplomat and climate change advocate Christina Figueres with Great Negotiator Award

April 27, 2022

HARVARD LAW TODAY — Christiana Figueres clearly recalls the day she made a decision with make-or-break consequences for the planet. As the former executive secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, she was in charge of the 2015 climate talks in Paris. In a conscious departure from earlier conferences, she declared that any agreement

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