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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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The Louisiana Civil Justice Center (LCJC) was established in 2006 to provide disaster legal assistance and connect displaced residents with critical legal services. Over the years, LCJC’s mission has expanded to provide legal services to low-income, disaster-affected and other vulnerable … Continue reading »

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International Senior Lawyers Project is looking for the pro bono assistance of two legal volunteers: one, a lawyer tr​ained in Community ​L​awyering and a second who is a clinical law professor with significant expertise in environmental law for a project with … Continue reading »

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Join the New Orleans Bar Association for a presentation on managing student loan debt! Law students may attend for free. Learn More>>>

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*The Michigan Innocence Clinic at the University of Michigan Law School is seeking applications for 8 internship positions for the summer of 2015. The deadline to apply is Sunday, March 8, 2015.* The MIC evaluates cases of Michigan inmates who claim to have … Continue reading »

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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 »

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