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What About the American Dream?

September 28, 2010 Ted Brassfield, a recent law graduate of Indiana University Maurer School of Law, got the opportunity of a lifetime. At a town hall meeting held in Washington, D.C. Read More

In a Tough Hiring Market Network Smarter, Not Harder

September 27, 2010 This is a guest post from Charlene Gomes, Senior Program Manager for Law School Advocacy and Outreach at Equal Justice Works. While the legal hiring market remains a shadow of its former self, it is not dead.  So why are many law students acting as if it is?  Reports from both public sector employers and career services professionals are coming up with the same baffled question – where are the applicants?  Why aren’t students attending networking events? Read More

Life of a Fellow: The Second Year

September 20, 2010 This is a guest post, a part of the Life of a Fellow series, from Ted De Barbieri. Read More

Voices of Change

September 17, 2010 This past week the Equal Justice Works AmeriCorps has been participating in the 7th Annual Voices for National Service Capitol Hill Day, meeting with congressional staff to share the mission of Equal Justice Works. This is an excerpt of a blog post written by AnnMaura Connolly, President of Voices for National Service. Read More

From Summer Corps to an AmeriCorps Legal Fellowship

September 9, 2010 This is a guest post from Cole McMahon, the Senior Program Manager of AmeriCorps Legal Fellowships. Read More

Life of a Fellow: Caroline Hsu

August 31, 2010 This is a guest post in our Life of a Fellow series, by Caroline Hsu. Read More

Summer Corps Standout: Toni Holness

August 30, 2010

This is a guest post from Summer Corps Standout Award recipient Toni Holness. Toni is currently working at Pennsylvania Institutional Law Project.

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Summer Corps Standout Toni Holness

August 30, 2010

This is a guest post from Summer Corps Standout Award recipient Toni Holness. Toni is currently working at Pennsylvania Institutional Law Project.

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Summer Corps Standout Sabrina Gillespie

August 26, 2010 The following is a guest post from Equal Justice Works Summer Corps Standout Award recipient Sabrina Gillespie. Sabrina is working with Brooklyn Defender Services. She is a student at Benjamin N. Read More

People with Big Student Loans Need Big Sandwiches

August 26, 2010 One of the few things that gets me as excited as well funded loan repayment assistance programs (LRAPs) are sandwiches too big to fit in my mouth.   Pennsylvania is home to two of my favorite things: a newly supersized LRAP, and Pittsburgh’s Primanti sandwich. The Supreme Court of Pennsylvania has figured out a creative way to double funding for the LRAP administered by the Pennsylvania Bar Foundation.  The court announced Tuesday that it wi Read More
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