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JD Students

  • Legal Tech Fictional Writing Competition

    January 25, 2022

    The second annual law student Legal Tech Fictional Writing competition is now open. Submit a short entertaining story on the intersection of law and technology for your chance to win $1500 in prize money. Deadline is March 1st. To learn more go to https://www.atjtechfellows.org/ltfwc

  • Wealthy, Successful and Miserable

    March 6, 2019

    “If you spend 12 hours a day doing work you hate, at some point it doesn’t matter what your paycheck says.” The upper echelon is hoarding money and privilege to a degree not seen in decades. But that doesn’t make them happy at work.

  • Federal Judge Blocks Trump Administration’s Census Citizenship Question

    January 30, 2019

    A federal judge has struck down a decision by the Trump administration to add a question about citizenship to the 2020 U.S. Census, setting up what’s expected to be a drawn-out appeal process from the U.S. Department of Justice.

  • 12 Months of Diversity & Inclusion Opportunities

    January 2, 2019

    A comprehensive listing of diversity scholarships, clerkships, mentorships, internships, conventions, and job fairs available to law students.

  • Speaking Up for the Voiceless

    January 2, 2019

    "The point is not just to protect victims and hold people accountable—the deterrence function—but to make sure we’re using our resources to effectively address what led the person to commit this act."

  • Career Planning: An Introduction to OPIA and OCS

    October 2, 2018

    Listen to the Office of Public Interest Advising (OPIA) and the Office of Career Services (OCS) for an introduction to our offices. Hear from OPIA and OCS staff and learn about career paths and hiring processes in the public and private sectors for J.D. students.

  • Lambda Legal Takes on LGBT Rights with HLS Alum Fatma Marouf and Her Partner

    February 23, 2018

    Fatma and Bryn have long wanted to have children, and, after administrators at a Fort Worth-based USCCB affiliate invited Fatma to visit and learn about the affiliate’s work with unaccompanied refugee children, decided they wanted to become foster parents for a refugee child and asked to start the licensing process. However, when in their first interview they revealed that they were a married same-sex couple, the affiliate’s Director of International Foster Care informed them that they would not be permitted to apply to be foster parents because their family structure did not “mirror the Holy Family.”

  • Do Law Schools Adequately Prepare Students for Practice? Surveys Say. . . No!

    January 19, 2017

  • The President’s Role in Advancing Criminal Justice Reform

    January 19, 2017

    How we treat citizens who make mistakes (even serious mistakes), pay their debt to society, and deserve a second chance reflects who we are as a people and reveals a lot about our character and commitment to our founding principles. And how we police our communities and the kinds of problems we ask our criminal justice system to solve can have a profound impact on the extent of trust in law enforcement and significant implications for public safety.

  • 1L Career Orientation

    September 29, 2016

    Listen to the Office of Public Interest Advising (OPIA) and the Office of Career Services (OCS) for an introduction to our offices. Meet staff from OPIA and OCS and learn about career paths and hiring processes in the public and private sectors for JD students.

  • OCS/OPIA Cover Letter Workshop (Video)

    February 22, 2011

    OCS’s Yih-hsien Shen and OPIA’s Catherine Pattanayak cover the fundamentals of effective cover letter writing and editing in this workshop.

  • OCS/OPIA Resume Workshop (Video)

    February 22, 2011

    OCS’s Yih-hsien Shen and OPIA’s Catherine Pattanayak cover the fundamentals of effective resume writing and editing in this workshop. For students interested in resumes aimed…