Blog Archives for January 2009

How to participate in service projects next week

January 12, 2009 Michelle Obama calls for service in the community on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day on January 19th - one week from today. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AeNgjXPZkrM&eurl=http://usaservice.org/page/content/calltoservice/]

How engaged are law students? Report released today

January 7, 2009 The Law School Survey of Student Engagement report was released today. According to the report, "half of 3Ls participate in a clinical or pro bono project as part of a course or for academic credit." According to an article today from Inside Higher Education, the report also indicates that law students' writing skills may not improve as a result of a legal education. Read More

JEHT Foundation closing its doors

January 6, 2009 Equal Justice Works yesterday released an announcement applauding the contributions of the JEHT Foundation to the public interest field. Read More

Harvard Law School Dean Elena Kagan to be nominated for Solicitor General post

January 5, 2009 President-elect Barack Obama announced today that he intends to nominate Harvard Law School Dean Elena Kagan to serve as Solicitor General in the U.S. Read More

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