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Major asteroid impacts are one of a handful of catastrophes—alongside nuclear war, engineered pandemics, and risks related to advanced artificial intelligence—that, if they occurred, have the potential to radically reshape humanity’s future or end life as we know it.   NASA invests in defending Earth from asteroid impacts: last week, it crashed a small spacecraft […]

OPIA’s Spotlight Series provides students with an informal overview of public interest practice areas. This session will focus on civil rights, exploring the variety of legal work in this area and where it happens: from non-profits to government, from litigation to policy, and across sub-issue areas. Pick up some summer internship application tips and discover entry routes into this field after graduation. An OPIA adviser will lead a brief presentation and then open up the conversation to Q&A.