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- Upcoming Event: Justice for Trafficking Victims: Criminal Restitution and Civil Remedies
- Job Opportunity: Appalachian Research and Defense Fund of Kentucky, Inc., 2018 Summer Law Clerkships
- Upcoming Event: Surviving Solitary
- Internship Opportunity: Southern Poverty Law Center, Southeast Immigrant Freedom Initiative
- Columbia Law School’s Human Rights Institute, Practitioner-in-Residence Program
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The 2016 Application Loan Cycle will open on Monday, February 29, 2016. The deadline for application submissions is Monday, March 28, 2016 at 5:00 PM Eastern Time. Learn More>>>
Professor Quigley just published the first of what he hopes will be a series of social justice lawyer profiles. Law on the Margins: a Profile of Social Justice Lawyer Chaumtoli Huq “Law on the margins is so joyful. You are … Continue reading
The Associate Program at NETWORK Lobby, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby just opened applications for their 2016-2017 Associate Program year and are seeking a diverse cadre of applicants who are graduating or have recently graduated from college and are seeking … Continue reading
Although the future of refugee resettlement in Louisiana is uncertain, there are many refugee families Louisiana has already welcomed who need our support. Many of these families arrived with next to nothing, and we encourage you to open your hearts … Continue reading
The New Orleans Workers’ Center for Racial Justice Legal Department is now accepting applications for our 2016 Ella Baker Summer Internship Program in partnership with the Bertha Justice Institute at the Center for Constitutional Rights. Applications are due Oct. 23 for 2Ls … Continue reading
The deadline to apply for LRAP is this Friday, September 18. If you have any questions, contact Christina Luwisch at 504-861-5762. Apply here!!!
SLLS is looking for law students or recent grads to gain experience in the Covington office assisting on a variety of different cases, regard divorce, custody, protective orders, and/or helping children in the foster care system. Law clerks will receive … Continue reading
Professor Davida Finger and Laura Tuggle, SLLS Executive Director, discuss legal aid efforts after Katrina. The Monday after Hurricane Katrina hit, New Orleans rescue teams were still making their way through flooded neighborhoods. The previous day, buses had finally begun … Continue reading
Southeast Louisiana Legal Services is seeking 4 full-time attorneys.
The New York Times recently featured an article on a new repayment plan offered to borrowers. The plan has been called Repaye and is based on the “pay as you earn” repayment program, which became available to some borrowers nearly … Continue reading