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- Fellowship Opportunity: The Jerome N. Frank Legal Services Organization of Yale Law School
- Fellowship Opportunity: The Louisiana Capital Assistance Center
- Peggy Browning Fellowship Applications Now Being Accepted
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On Monday, November 23, 2015, attorney and civil rights activist Bryan Stevenson will deliver the next Justice Revius O. Ortique Jr. Lecture on Law and Society in the Georges Auditorium at 7 p.m. on Dillard’s campus.
The Election Protection program will be active in Louisiana on Oct. 24, and is seeking legal volunteers (attorneys, paralegals, law students) to assist by volunteering on Election Day. Duties on Election Day include possibly poll-watching as well as fielding hotline … Continue reading
Loyola College of Law graduates employed in qualifying public service positions may now apply for the Loan Repayment Assistance Program. Learn more and apply at www.loyno.edu/gillislong.
“UNITE HERE is hosting a prison justice workshop on July 23rd at 6:33pm called “Locked Up and Locked Out,” sponsored and facilitated by Stand With Dignity, Black Youth Project, Voices of the Ex Offender, Break Out, Congreso, and Ashe Cultural … Continue reading
Please join Southeast Louisiana Legal Services (SLLS) for a fun night of trivia, delicious complimentary food, great drink specials, and fun prizes. Admission to the event is free. Wednesday July 22, 2015 5:30-8:30pm The quiz will start at 6:30pm Eiffel … Continue reading
Volunteer Opportunity!! Catholic Charities of New Orleans is hosting a naturalization workshop on June 12 for which they need volunteer attorneys and translators. The naturalization workshop will take place at 2505 Maine Avenue in Metairie on June 12, 2015 from … Continue reading
An unprecedented collection of drug policy stakeholders – including judges, elected officials, public health workers, law enforcement, and community advocates – will come together to chart a new course for Louisiana’s drug policies at New Directions New Orleans on Thursday, … Continue reading
Join the New Orleans Bar Association for a presentation on managing student loan debt! Law students may attend for free. Learn More>>>
This course will introduce students to essential principles of community lawyering (also known as movement lawyering or cause lawyering)–a type of lawyering where attorneys work in close collaboration with community groups. Using an array of advocacy tools including litigation, community lawyering aims to … Continue reading
Please join us for Alice Riener’s lecture next Tuesday! We will provide hot lunch!