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Chris Morgan Chris Morgan is a 3L at the Gonzaga University School of Law and Governor of the Law Student Division’s 12th Circuit. Chris has published editorials on civic engagement and public policy for some of the Northwest’s largest newspapers including The Oregonian, The Columbian, The Spokesman Review, and the Portland Tribune.


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The future of PSLF: Law school loans under fire

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 of hope and stability for thousands of public sector professionals struggling with the burden of educational debt. The PSLF was enacted in September 2007 with overwhelming

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A case for paid externships

November 02, 2016

With the American Bar Association’s ban on paid externships officially lifted, each law school in the country is faced with an impending decision. The passage of Resolution 100, which gives individual law school’s the ability to allow students to receive pay for academic externships, is a monumental achievement for law

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First years, fear not! Surviving 1L

August 16, 2016

The first year of law school is a difficult place to find yourself. It’s fast paced. It’s competitive. It’s tiring. It’s frustrating. And if you’re not careful, it’s easy to burn out and forget the reason you even wanted to be a lawyer in the first place. But through all of