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April 19: The Question of Palestine After Trump

In early December 2018, President Trump announced that the United States will move it embassy in Israel to Jerusalem. 242 more words

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Child Advocacy in Action

I love law school, but at times it’s easy to feel isolated from the real world amid all of the studying. By the time March of my first year rolled around, more hands-on experience was exactly what I needed so I participated in Alternative Spring Break this year at the Council for Children’s Rights in Charlotte, North Carolina. 859 more words

Student Posts

My Experience, or Lack Thereof, With Pro-Bono Design Work

I was recently looking up what the term pro-bono meant. It essentially means “for the public good.” And looking around I found two very good articles on the topic. 343 more words

Design

WHY PRO BONO HONES LEADERSHIP SKILLS

Buck Lewis
Shareholder
Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC
Memphis, Tennessee

I have to come to firmly believe that pro bono work helps form better leaders and better lawyers. 619 more words

Leadership

Do UVA Law’s Alternative Spring Break, Just Not for the Reason I Did

I will admit it. I was not excited for UVA Law’s Alternative Spring Break (ASB). I had signed up for less than altruistic reasons. Namely, I had registered because it seemed like an efficient way to knock out the forty hours of pro bono needed to receive a Public Interest Law Association grant for the summer. 507 more words

Student Posts

World Finalists!

I was lucky enough to be asked to design an Odyssey of the Mind t-shirt graphic for the Georgia State champions reigning out of Americus… 187 more words

Projects

Celebrating National Library Week: The 21st Century Library

Why libraries? Why law libraries?

The age of Google and smartphones may seem to put all the world’s knowledge at our fingertips, but the reality is that we still need trained professionals to curate all that information, contextualize it and point us toward new sources an algorithm might miss. 312 more words

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