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  • Tips for Transitioning to the Private Sector

    September 26, 2007

    A Washington Post article by Derrick Dortch offers advice to those seeking to go from a legal career in the federal government to the private sector.

  • Women Opting Out of Solo Careers

    September 24, 2007

    A recent article published by the The National Law Journal, highlights a disparity between the number of male and female lawyers choosing to start solo careers.

  • A Year in Public Service at the Record

    August 16, 2007

    As we prepare for the arrival of students in a few weeks, we have also been looking back on the past year. In perusing the archives of the Record, we found a number of stories that highlight a year of public service at HLS.

  • Wasserstein Fellow El Cid Butuyan Featured in Filipino Paper

    August 2, 2007

    The Manila Mail highlights El Cid Butuyan, who will serve as a Wasserstein Fellow in OPIA this fall.

  • Public Interest Summer Internships Increase in 2007

    July 23, 2007

    The New York Law Journal reports that the number of summer interns working in government or at non-profit organizations is up this year. This "bumper crop" of public interest summer interns is partially a result of the increased funding for such work from many law schools, making it much easier to find and accept positions.

  • U.N. Human Rights Chief Louise Arbour

    July 23, 2007

    Terry Gross of NPR's Fresh Air interviews Louise Arbour, the U.N.'s High Commissioner for Human Rights. Ms. Arbour, onetime chief prosecutor in the Yugoslav and Rwandan tribunals, discusses U.S. policy on detainees in the fight against terrorism, as well as her position as a female lawyer and the differences between her work as a prosecutor and at the U.N.

  • Vote Against Banner Shows Divide on Speech in Schools

    June 27, 2007

    The Supreme Court backed a principal’s decision to punish a student for unfurling a banner reading “Bong Hits 4 Jesus” off school property but at a school-sponsored event.