Category Archives: News Stories

The Gillis Long Poverty Law Center recently signed-on to a letter through Lawyers for Lawyers, supporting detained human rights lawyers in china. In an open letter to President Xi Jinping, 24 organisations, including L4L, have strongly condemned the recent unprecedented and seemingly well-coordinated … Continue reading »

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The Incubator Program is an opportunity for Loyola Law School graduates who are engaged (or seek to be engaged) in a full time, social justice oriented solo practice in the Greater New Orleans area. Participants will receive instruction, case referrals, … Continue reading »

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Families Helping Families of Jefferson Bi-Lingual Information and Training Specialist Job Description Purpose:  The purpose of the Information and Training Specialist is to assist parents of children with disabilities or suspected of a disability how to navigate the special education … Continue reading »

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The Justice & Accountability Center of Louisiana is looking to hire a contract attorney for up to $2,500/mo for a minimum of one and maximum of three months. Attorney should be familiar with expungement law and be able to close … Continue reading »

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Today National Legal Aid and Defender Association is releasing a 2,000-person survey showing that dramatically reducing student loan forgiveness for lawyers working in the public interest would profoundly diminish access to justice for low-income people. The Obama Administration has proposed … Continue reading »

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Do you need 30-50 pro bono hours this summer? Contact Christina Luwisch at cmluwisc@loyno.edu for more information!

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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 »

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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 »

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The National Lawyers Guild recently published a Radical Law Student Manual, including a section on managing student loan debt. Learn more about the project or view the guide.

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The University of Pennsylvania Law Review is pleased to announce its first annual Public Interest Essay Competition. The Competition is a national writing competition for student-authored articles on topics focused on social justice and the public interest. One winning essay … Continue reading »

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