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Guidance on managing difficult client behaviour in pro bono cases

Legal proceedings without representation are a daunting prospect. However, the cuts to legal aid have meant that this is the only option for many court users, unless they can obtain pro bono advice from a law centre or a student clinic.  882 more words

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Innovative Innovites

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One of the most defining experiences of my Georgetown career thus far has been with a club on campus called Innovo Consulting. Innovo is a student-run consulting firm that provides pro bono consulting to nonprofit, startup, and social impact organizations. 318 more words

Public Legal Education: the Solicitor General's vision

In the past, the Attorney-General tried to promote the cause of Public Legal Education. This role seems now to have been delegated to the Solicitor-General. 226 more words

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Giving Stuff Away -Jam Session Recap

September 23rd, 2018’s Jam Session was “Giving it away for free 2.0”, a repeat of the same Jam from June 2018, due to popular demand. Here are some of the thoughts that came up, as questions to consider. 386 more words

A Common Quest for Justice: The Value of the LPS Community for a Student with Niche Public-Interest Goals

Admittedly, my public interest career aspirations are niche. So niche, that when I tell people I aim to eventually work in the Jewish communal advocacy sector they often have no idea what I am referring to. 554 more words

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A Passion for Pro Bono Drives School of Law Alumna Michelle McGeogh

This weekend, Michelle McGeogh will make her way to Lumpkin, Ga., to a detention facility “in the middle of nowhere,” to spend a week helping detained immigrants prepare for interviews in pursuit of asylum with the Department of Homeland Security. 401 more words

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