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HOPE News for the Week of January 28, 2013

Upcoming Events:  Monday, January 28th, Public Interest Summer Opportunities, 12:30 – 2 pm, F209. Discover some of the exciting summer opportunities including HOPE Fellowships, the Summer Public Interest Program, Clinics, Externships, and the African Probate & Policy Initiative.   Thursday, January 31st, “Different Kinds of Minds”, 7:00pm, BankUnited Center. Autism Advocate Temple Grandin, listed on Time […]

HOPE News for the Week of January 21, 2013

Upcoming Events: Tuesday, January 22nd, VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) Training Session, 5:30 – 7:30 pm, **E352. Volunteers provide free basic income tax return preparation to individuals with low to moderate incomes ($50,000 maximum income), individuals with disabilities, non-English speaking taxpayers, and the elderly.  Saturday, January 26th, Citizenship Clinic at FIU Law School, 11 am […]

Van Der Hout, Brigagliano & Nightingale, LLP Seeking Deportation Defense Fellow

Van Der Hout, Brigagliano & Nightingale, LLP is a nationally renowned, full-service immigration and nationality law firm.  The firm was founded in 1980 and represents a wide range of clients. The firm is seeking a licensed attorney with one to three years of experience or a recent law graduate to serve as a Deportation Defense […]

The ILG Post-Graduate Innovator Fellowship

The ILG Post-Graduate Innovator Fellowship is a one-year, full-time paid position for a new lawyer interested in creative human rights work. The Innovator Fellowship sprang from the recognition that immigration litigation is one of the fastest growing segments of the legal community and there is a great need to foster and mentor effective advocates for […]

HOPE News for the Week of January 14, 2013

Upcoming Events: Friday, January 18th, The 50th Anniversary of Gideon v. Wainwright, Live Stream, 10:30 am – 12 pm EST. A program commemorating the 50th anniversary of the landmark decision, Gideon v. Wainwright will be live streamed by the ABA Section of Litigation. More info here.  Tuesday, January 22nd, VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) Training […]

Fulbright Public Policy Fellowships

Applications will be accepted from November 1, 2012 – February 1, 2013 at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time. This Fellowship provides opportunities for U.S. citizens to contribute to the strengthening of the public sector and relationship building efforts between the U.S. and countries abroad. Fulbright Public Policy Fellows will serve in professional placements in foreign government […]

Peggy Browning Fund Fellowship Program Deadline Coming on January 18th!

Application deadline: January 18, 2013!  2013 Summer Fellowships: Funded positions in labor-related organizations throughout the United States. 2013-2014 School-Year Fellowship: one funded part-time position in Chicago. Please visit the website for additional information and to apply.    

Harvard Legal Aid Bureau Summer Fellowship

The Harvard Legal Aid Bureau (“HLAB”) is the nation’s oldest student-run legal services organization, located in Cambridge, Massachusetts on the campus of Harvard Law School.  HLAB works with hundreds of low-income clients to solve their legal problems in the areas of housing, domestic relations, government benefits and fair wage law.  As a student-run legal clinic […]

The Haitian Lawyers Association is Now Accepting Applications for its 2013 Scholarship

The Haitian Lawyers Association is pleased to announce that it is now accepting scholarship applications for the year 2013. Every year, at least one student from the University of Miami School of Law (UM Law) is chosen to be the recipient of this prestigious award. This scholarship is only for UM Law students. Each selected […]

HOPE Public Interest News for the Week of December 17, 2012

Featured Events: Spring 2013 (1Ls and 2Ls – this is how you can get involved!)  January:  January 22nd, VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) Training Session, 5:30 – 7:30 pm, Room TBD. Volunteers provide free basic income tax return preparation to individuals with low to moderate incomes ($50,000 maximum income), individuals with disabilities, non-English speaking taxpayers, […]