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Equal Justice Works Press Releases

Post date: 07-23-2015
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASECONTACTS: Annie Hughes Annie Hughes, Interim Director of Marketing and CommunicationsEmail: ahughes@equaljusticeworks.orgPhone:  EQUAL JUSTICE WORKS ANNOUNCES 2015 FELLOWSHIP CLASS Sixty-three recent law school graduates will spend the next…
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Post date: 07-21-2015
 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACTS: Annie Hughes Annie Hughes, Interim Director of Marketing and Communications Email: Phone: 202-466-3686     EQUAL JUSTICE WORKS WELCOMES TIM WIERZBICKI AS CHIEF DEVELOPMENT OFFICER Washington, D.C., July 20,…
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Post date: 10-23-2014
Bryan Stevenson of Equal Justice Initiative to Headline Keynote at 2014 Conference And Career Fair Session
 Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  October 20, 2014 WHAT:On October 24, Equal Justice Initiative (EJI) Founder and Executive Director Bryan Stevenson will deliver a keynote address at the Equal Justice Works 2014 Conference and Career Fair, an event that convenes…
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Post date: 10-20-2014
Equal Justice Works to Honor Thomas J. Sabatino, Jr. of Walgreen Co. With 2014 “Scales Of Justice” Award at Annual Dinner
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  October 20, 2014WHAT: Thomas J. Sabatino, Jr., Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer and General Counsel for Walgreen Co., will receive the “Scales of Justice” Award at the Equal Justice Works 2014 Annual Dinner on Wednesday, October 22, 2014.Sabatino is…
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Post date: 09-12-2014
Equal Justice Works Receives $1.2 Million for justice AmeriCorps Partnership
Funding will provide legal representation to unaccompanied immigrant childrenWashington, DC—September 12, 2014—Today at the AmeriCorps 20th anniversary celebration at the White House, President Obama announced the launch of justice AmeriCorps, which will provide $2 million in funding to “increase…
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Post date: 07-8-2014
Equal Justice Works Announces 2014 Fellowship Class
 Sixty-one recent law school graduates will spend the next two years working to provide legal services to low-income and underserved populations Washington, D.C.—July 8, 2014—Equal Justice Works® today announced the 2014 class of Equal Justice Works Fellows. Sixty-one recent law school graduates…
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Post date: 02-3-2014
ABA Standing Committee Supports Equal Justice Works' Recommendation for Law School Pro Bono Aspirational Guideline
Hundreds of law students and graduates from across the country petitioned ABA to establish 50 hour aspirational goalWashington, DC—February 3, 2014—In addition to its own recommendations, the American Bar Association’s (ABA) Standing Committee for Pro Bono and Public Service (Standing Committee) on…
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Post date: 12-4-2013
Largest Deployment of Law Students to Serve Veterans, Victims of Natural Disasters and other Vulnerable Population
AmeriCorps JD program funds future lawyers with hands-on public interest experienceWashington, DC—December 4, 2013— Equal Justice Works and AmeriCorps today announced the creation of the Equal Justice Works AmeriCorps JD Program, which provides law students with an opportunity to expand the…
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Post date: 10-16-2013
Lawyers Deploy to Serve Nation’s Veterans
Seven Military Veterans Among the Corps of 36Washington, D.C. – Equal Justice Works today announced its selection of 36 lawyers for the Veterans Legal Corps, an initiative supported by AmeriCorps and the Corporation for National and Community Service.  The team of lawyers is working with legal aid…
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Post date: 10-2-2013
Legal Fellows Focus on Urgent Issues Facing Ohioans
Columbus, OH—October 2, 2013—The Ohio Legal Assistance Foundation (“the Foundation”) today announced the 2013 Class of Equal Justice Works Fellows. Through the fellowship program, seven outstanding law school graduates will focus on urgent issues facing individuals and families throughout Ohio. The…
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