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Minority Law Students Resume Review & Mock Interview Workshop & Networking Event

On October 17, 2013 at 6:30 p.m., the Gwne S. Cherry Black Women Lawyers Association (GSCBWLA), South Asian Bar Association (SABA), the Venezuelan American Bar Association (VENAMBAR) and the Asian Pacific American Bar Association (APABA) are hosting their second professional development workshop and networking event for minority law students in South Florida. The workshop includes […]

The American Bar Association Business Law Section Offers Two Opportunities For Law Students

The ABA Business Law Section offers two outstanding initiatives specifically for law students: 2014 Mendes Hershman Student Writing Contest: This highly regarded student writing contest is in its 28th year. Law students writing on a business law subject of general and current interest have the opportunity to win up to $2,500 and a paid trip […]

The ABA National Task Force on Stand Your Ground Laws Southeast Regional Hearing

In 1992 a Presidential Task Force on Minorities in the Justice system was created in the aftermath of the Rodney King disturbances. Shortly thereafter, a report was issued with recommendations by the Task Force. The Task Force became the Coalition on Racial and Ethnic Justice in 1994. It was designed to implement the recommendations and […]

The Vermont Poverty Law Fellowship

The Vermont Bar Foundation and the Vermont Access to Justice Campaign are pleased to announce the availability of a two-year Vermont Poverty Law Fellowship (VPLF) beginning in August 2014. The VPLF program is designed to allow graduating law students and other new lawyers to help expand the reach of Vermont’s existing legal services providers. Funding […]

THE AFL-CIO FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM

The Legal Department of the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (“AFL-CIO”) is offering a one-year fellowship beginning in September 2014. The fellowship offers an excellent opportunity for recent law school graduates to work with experienced union-side lawyers on a wide variety of issues. The AFL-CIO is a voluntary federation of 56 […]

The Ella Baker Summer Internship Program For 1L and 2L Students

About The Ella Baker Summer Internship Program: The CCR created the Ella Baker Summer Internship Program in 1987 to honor the legacy of Ella Baker, a hero of the civil rights movement, and to train the next generation of social justice lawyers. The program uses a combination of theory and practice to train talented and […]

LatinoJustice PRLDEF is Seeking Staff Attorney for its New Orlando Satellite Office

LatinoJustice PRLDEF is one of the foremost Latino civil rights organizations in the country. By litigating precedent-setting impact cases across the country and training young people to be leaders in their community, LatinoJustice PRLDEF has profoundly improved the way Latinos are treated in U.S. society, working to ensure that they have more opportunities for political, […]

The Center on Wrongful Convictions (CWC) of the Northwestern University School of Law Announces the Creation of the Women’s Project Clinical Fellowship Program

Center on Wrongful Convictions Women’s Project Clinical Fellowship Program Bluhm Legal Clinic Northwestern University School of Law  Announcement/Job Description: The Women’s Project Fellowship Program will train one junior attorney in the post-conviction representation of innocent female clients.  The Women’s Project Fellow will work under the supervision of the Women’s Project Director and CWC Co-Legal Director, […]

Miami-Dade FAWL Presents Pay Disparity Luncheon Seminar on September 26, 2013

Pay Disparity Luncheon Seminar  September 26, 2013     11:30a.m. – 2:00p.m JW Marriott Marquis 255 Biscayne Blvd Way Miami, FL 33131 Miami-Dade FAWL presents a seminar discussing the myths and realities of pay disparity between men and women in the law.  The luncheon seminar will include such topics as recent data showing that females comprise […]

American Indian Law Review 2013-2014 Writing Competition Rules – Deadline is January 31, 2014

The American Indian Law Review (AILT) is pleased to announce its annual writing competition for 2013-2014. Topics: Papers will be accepted on any issue concerning American Indian law or indigenous peoples.  However, topics recently published in the American Indian Law Review will not be favored. Eligibility: The competition is open to students enrolled in J.D. or […]