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How law students can defend Legal Services Corporation

As you may know, there is a huge “justice gap” in the United States. 86% of civil legal needs go unmet. Think about that: the vast majority of Americans do not have their rights protected in the civil justice system. And it might get worse: Donald Trump has

Your mission should you choose to accept it: The National Security Writing Competition

Standing Committee on Law and National Security May 31, 2017

You don't have to write like you're Tom Cruise hanging around in Mission: Impossible. But it might help get you in the frame of mind

Submit to the 2016 Patent Quality Initiative writing competition

Sean Reilly November 04, 2016

The Patent Quality Initiative, an education, information and advocacy effort with the goal of improving the use and reliability of patents nationwide, is

Simply irresistible: How to be the best job candidate you can be

ABA Law Student Division May 11, 2017

Your qualifications have caught an employer’s attention. Now you have to convince the employer that you are the candidate that best fits the organization’s needs.

In-house counsel job right after graduation? It is possible!

Franklin Graves May 04, 2017

In this article, I examine both my own experience in landing an in-house legal job right out of law school, as well as the insights

Tell us who the Head of the Class is at your school

ABA Law Student Division June 08, 2017

Who's at your Head of the Class? Do you have students doing interesting, unique, or noteworthy things while in law school? We at Student

Student Lawyer: Achieving Justice for All of Today’s Diverse Students

Student Lawyer March 27, 2017

Imagine getting into, paying for, and succeeding in law school—and then not being permitted to practice. That’s the risk for students who aren’t U.S. citizens.

The future of PSLF: Law school loans under fire

Chris Morgan April 19, 2017

For the greater part of the last decade, the Department of Education’s   (DOE’s) Public Service Loan Forgiveness program (PSLF) has served as a beacon

ABA sues feds to protect loan promises

Student Lawyer March 01, 2017

Are you worried about another difficult test even after you graduate—how you’ll handle the burden of repaying the cost of your education? You’re not alone,

The Gamble of Public Service Loan Forgiveness

ABA Law Student Division June 22, 2017

Young lawyers are needed to fill public service roles but often law school debt funnels them into higher paying positions. The Public Service Loan Forgiveness

Talking with F. Lee Bailey about O. J. Simpson and reasonable doubt

ABA Law Student Division May 23, 2017

The O. J. Simpson trial is still heavy on people’s minds, especially with the release of shows like “O. J. Simpson: Made in America” and