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Author: Alyssa Leader

Alyssa Leader Alyssa Leader is a 3L at University of North Carolina School of Law, where her studies focus on civil rights, victims’ rights, and, inadvertently, the First Amendment. She spends far too much of her spare time on Twitter. Currently, she lives in Chapel Hill with her partner and her dog, Maya.

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Law students, paralegals join to offer pro bono COVID-19 legal support

March 19, 2020

Communities across the United States are experiencing significant impacts of the spread of COVID-19. One of these impacts is an increase in unique, urgent legal needs. Attorneys across the country are working nearly non-stop to ensure that those impacted by COVID-19 have access to appropriate legal services. 


The future is failure (so start getting good at it)

October 08, 2019

“Dear Ms. Leader, Thank you for your application. Unfortunately, at this time, we are not able to offer…" Sound familiar?  Some version of this email has started to grace my inbox as frequently as the latest J. Crew discount code or law school lunch talk