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Environmental Justice Week at Loyola February 6-11th, 2017 Hosted by the Environmental Law Society Monday, February 6 Kickoff Event: Film screening and discussion of “My Louisiana Love” Room 405 from 6-8PM. This powerful documentary portrays Monique Verdin, a young Native … Continue reading
Entry-Level Staff Attorney Orleans Public Defenders Entry-Level Staff Attorney The Orleans Public Defenders Office (OPD) is seeking an entry- level Staff Attorney for fall 2017. Job Summary: The primary role of the Staff Attorney is to zealously represent the client … Continue reading
The Immigrant Defense Project (IDP) and the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) have prepared a toolkit (Defend Against ICE Raids and Community Arrests) to protect communities. For more information and to download the toolkit, please visit http://www.immdefense.org/raids-toolkit/.
The Junior League of New Orleans (JLNO) invites you to continue that commitment by attending a free, public screening and panel discussion of the award-winning documentary “Five Awake.” Screening of “Five Awake” and Advocacy Panel Tuesday, January 24, 2017 7:00 pm Junior … Continue reading
*FELLOWSHIP POSITION AVAILABLE* *Northwestern Pritzker School of Law* *Bluhm Legal Clinic* *Roderick and Solange MacArthur Justice Center* *Solitary Confinement Appellate Litigation Fellow* Northwestern University School of Law invites applications for a two-year fellowship position beginning as soon as possible in … Continue reading
ABA Section of Family Law Fellowship Program Applications Due by Midnight on May 15, 2017 The ABA Section of Family Law is seeking applications for its Fellowship Program from attorneys with a financial need. The Section is currently recruiting interested … Continue reading
Please see the message below from William Most. ______________________________________________________ Dear All, I am a New Orleans-based attorney with a practice focusing on civil rights and environmental cases. I have represented a high-profile death row exoneree, fought for the rights of prisoners, … Continue reading
For more information on this event, please visit fasdconf.advocacyla.org.
Veterans Justice Fellowship: Leave No Veteran Behind About 25% of veterans in the New Orleans are low-income and have a range of unaddressed civil legal needs adversely impacting their lives. A recent survey of veterans found that five of their … Continue reading
Court Observers Needed: Right to Counsel in Louisiana Robert Boruchowitz, acclaimed national expert in the Sixth Amendment right to counsel, is leading a research project in need of law students to conduct criminal court observations during the weeks of January … Continue reading