For many years, student debt has been a major obstacle for public interest–minded lawyers. Law school based loan repayment assistance programs (LRAPs) have helped make public service work a v
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Class of 2010 law graduates have had a rough go in the public service legal employment market. NALP (The National Association for Legal Career Professionals) prepared and released its fall 2010 Public Interest Employment Market Snapshot Report providing data regarding recent law student and law graduate hiring from their recent survey of public interest law offices including civil legal services, federal government,
This is a guest post by Cybele Smith. Cybele is a graduate of Capital University Law School. She is also a member of the Equal Justice Works National Advisory Committee.
Tis the season to be thankful! In the spirit of the holidays, Equal Justice Works has created a list of the top 5 reasons to thank public interest lawyers:
This is a guest post written by Equal Justice Works fall intern Alicia Taylor who is working in our Law School and Advocacy unit. Beginning in February, Alicia will be attending Melbourne University Law School in Melbourne, Australia.
This is an excerpt from a speech written by Equal Justice Works Fellow, Jason Langberg. Jason serves at Advocates for Children's Services. The speech was given by Jason at the National Day of Action to Defend Public Education Rally in Raleigh, NC on October 7, 2010.
In June, we highlighted the crisis plaguing many of the veterans in our nation. Since then, there has been an increase in programs available; however, our veterans continue to need the assistance of public interest lawyers.
This is a guest post from Marty Costello, Senior Program Manager for AmeriCorps at Equal Justice Works