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The American Bar Association Section of Litigation 2012 Judicial Intern Opportunity Program

The program is a full-time, six-week minimum, summer internship program open to all first- or second-year minority and/or economically disadvantaged law students.  Selected students are given an opportunity to intern for six weeks or more during the summer with a participating state or federal judge in participating cities. Participating judges are from Illinois; Texas; Miami, […]

American Bar Association – Law Student Division: Law Student News & Activities

I.  Internships, Clerkships and Fellowships: You must be an ABA Law Student Division member to be considered for the opportunities listed below unless otherwise indicated. Business Law Diversity Clerkship Program – Application deadline: December 23, 2011 This 8-week summer clerkship placements for qualified diverse candidates who are first or second year law students. For more information, […]

Attend the Mock Networking Reception on Monday, November 14th!

Limited space is still available for the Mock Networking Reception on Monday, 11/14, at 6:30 p.m. in the Student Lounge.  Practice mixing and mingling with attorneys in a realistic setting, with refreshments, followed by helpful feedback on how to hone your networking skills.  Please see below for our confirmed list of participating attorneys.  This event […]

The National Center on Philanthropy and the Law (NCPL) at New York University School of Law is offering two Fellowships in Nonprofit Law

The National Center on Philanthropy and the Law (NCPL) at New York University School of Law is offering the following two Fellowships in Nonprofit Law:  The Rockefeller Brothers Fund Fellowship in Nonprofit Law at the Vera Institute of Justice (The RBF Fellowship) and  The National Center on Philanthropy and the Law Fellowship in Nonprofit Law […]

Echoing Green Fellowship Update

Here’s the latest news on the 2012 Echoing Green Fellowship Application cycle. The 2012 Echoing Green Fellowship application short answer questions are now available online. While the application doesn’t open until December 5, 2011, the questions and help text are available to give applicants a head start. Stay tuned for more resources for the 2012 […]

Register for an Echoing Green Webinar

Echoing Green is introducing four new webinars specifically designed for women, African-Americans, U.S.-based Latinos, and local leaders from developing countries. During these webinars, past Fellows from these communities will give advice on how to put your best foot forward. Register below: 11/29, 4:00-5:00 pm EST – Opportunities and Challenges for Local Leaders from Developing Countries […]

This Week at the CDO (Week of November 14, 2011)

Monday, November 14th: Mock Networking Reception – Student Lounge, 6:30 p.m.-9:00 p.m. Tuesday, November 15th: 1L Judicial Internship Information Session – Room F109, 12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m. Friday, November 18th: 11th Judicial Circuit Intern Program Ends Today!   JD/MM Seminar – Room F109, 8:00 a.m.-9:15 a.m.

American Judges Association Twenty-Fourth Annual Law Student Essay Competition

The American Judges Association (AJA) announces its annual essay competition open to all full-time law students enrolled in and attending an accredited law school in theUnited States or Canada. The first prize for the contest is $3,000; second is $1,500; and third is $1,000. First, second, and third place winners and their law schools will […]

International Humanitarian Law Student Writing Competition

Washington College of Law and the American Society of International Law’s (ASIL) Lieber Society on the Law of Armed Conflict are pleased to announce the second annual International Humanitarian Law Student Writing Competition.  The Competition seeks submissions of academic papers on the topic of international humanitarian law (IHL) from students currently enrolled in a law […]

The National Law Review 2011 Law Student Writing Competition

NLR December 2011 Suggested Topics: Intellectual Property law, Tax law and Labor & Employment law Submissions are now being accepted for consideration for publication in the December issue of the National Law Review (NLR).  Please note that although students are encouraged to submit articles pertainint to the above-listed topics, they may also submit entries covering current issues related to […]