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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
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.
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
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
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
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
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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