Blog Archives for October 2010

The Future of Public Interest Law in the Legal Academy

October 28, 2010 This is a guest post from Lauren Tetenbaum, MSW, a 3L at the Cardozo School of Law in New York City. Lauren is also a member of the Equal Justice Works National Advisory Committee. What is the future of public interest in the legal academy? Read More

Pro Bono Week 2010

October 25, 2010 Last year, the ABA Standing Committee on Pro Bono and Public Service, along with several national public interest and nonprofit organizations, celebrated the first annual Pro Bono Week.  Pro Bono week was conceived to help meet the growing needs of the country's most vulnerable citizens by encouraging and supporting efforts to expand the delivery of pro bono legal services.  The ABA launched this important initiative because of the increasing need for pro bono services during these harsh economic times. Read More

Public Interest Job Search Strategies

October 18, 2010 This is a guest post from Celeste Davis,  a 2L at Boston University School of Law. Celeste is also a member of the Equal Justice Works National Advisory Committee. Ahh, the ever-elusive job search.  It’s essentially the end product of a legal education.  While some would like to hide in a classroom and avoid employment altogether, reality eventually sets in for most of us.  Whether it’s finding something permanent or just for the summer, it’s hard to even know where to begin the process. Read More

Life of a Fellow: Why Equal Justice Works?

October 5, 2010

This is a guest post in our Life of a Fellow series from Zoe Paolantonio an Equal Justice Works Fellow.

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