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Public Service Loan Forgiveness in Five Easy Steps – Join Us for Lunch on Friday, Jan. 30

Heather Jarvis: Public Service Loan Forgiveness in Five Easy Steps Friday, January 30, from noon-1:15 p.m. in the Francis Auditorium Lunch will be served. RSVP on Eventbrite. Many government and nonprofit professionals stand to gain tens of thousands of dollars of student debt relief from the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program established by the College […]

Justice Center Announces Two Postgraduate Fellowship Programs

In Spring 2015, Texas Law will award 2 one-year postgraduate fellowships to outstanding graduating Texas Law students or recent graduates completing judicial clerkships next summer: Julius Glickman Fellowship in Public Interest Law G. Rollie White Trust Fellowship in Public Interest Law Administered by the William Wayne Justice Center for Public Interest Law, the fellowships will […]

Justice Center Announces Two Fellowship Programs for 1Ls & 2Ls

The William Wayne Justice Center for Public Interest Law is pleased to announce its summer 2015 fellowship programs: The Whitehurst Public Interest Summer Fellowships Program will provide funding for up to six 2Ls. The Baron & Budd Summer Public Interest Fellowships Program will provide funding for up to four 1Ls or 2Ls. The Programs provide […]

2015 Summer Fellowships in Human Rights and Justice from the Rapoport Center

The Bernard and Audre Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice is now accepting applications for 2015 Summer Fellowships. These fellowships provide funding for first- and second-year law students working in international human rights – including within the United States – connected to the Center’s mission of serving as a focal point for critical, interdisciplinary […]

Equal Justice Works Fellowships at the Texas Access to Justice Foundation

Every year, Texas Access to Justice Foundation provides funding for Equal Justice Works Fellowships at TAJF grantee sites. We recently learned that Equal Justice Works’ applicant pool for the 2015-16 Class has very few applicants with TAJF grantees as the host organization. While TAJF has made no decision regarding any current applicants, they have asked […]

PSJD seeking part-time project assistants this summer in DC – Apply by May 12, 2014

PSJD is still looking for part-time Project Assistants to help manage and update the website’s jobs database. PSJD’s Project Assistants get a bird’s-eye view of the public interest law job market, and is a great summer job for any student interested in legal technology, website management, access to justice and/or public interest law in general. […]

2014 Public Interest Summer Fellowships for 1Ls & 2Ls

The William Wayne Justice Center for Public Interest Law is pleased to announce its summer 2014 fellowship programs: The Whitehurst Public Interest Summer Fellowships Program will provide funding for up to six 2Ls. The Baron & Budd Summer Public Interest Fellowships Program will provide funding for up to four 1Ls or 2Ls. The programs provide […]

Future Appointed Counsel Training Program (FACT) in Houston, TX

The Harris County Public Defender’s Office has received a grant from the U.S. Department of Justice to establish the Future Appointed Counsel Training Program (FACT) for new lawyers committed to representing indigent defendants in Harris County. The training includes a 14-day “boot camp” this summer , and two weekend follow-up trainings next year, all provided […]

2014 Public Policy Handbook Now Available Online

The 2014 Public Policy Handbook, which is published by the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law, is now available online. The Handbook contains detailed information on internships and postgraduate fellowships, primarily in the Washington, DC area and New York City, along with those available in Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, […]

Introduction to Public Service Law – Video & PowerPoint now available online

If you missed yesterday’s program “Introduction on Public Service Law” (September 5, 2013), you may now view the panel presentation and download a copy of the PowerPoint handout (Law School UT-EID required). Panelists featured are Stephanie Kolmar, ’10, staff attorney with American Gateways, James Murphy, Assistant Public Interest Counsel with the Texas Commission on Environmental […]