On March 27th-29th high school students and their law student coaches representing 14 Marshall-Brennan chapters will come to Washington, DC to compete in our National Marshall-Brennan High School Moot Court Competition.
Posted in Criminal, Legal Pro Bono, Marshall Brennan Constitutional Law Literacy Project, One Time, WCL Projects
Tagged Civil Rights, Day of Service, DC, Judging, Mock / Moot, Student Groups, Students, wcl, WCL Projects
Please join the Immigrants’ Rights Coalition at CASA de Maryland on Saturday, March 28 for a DACA legal clinic from 9-3pm. Information is below. English-only and bilingual Spanish/English volunteers are needed. Volunteers will get hands-on experience with clients and assist them renewing or applying for DACA for the first time. Volunteers will likely get 6 hours toward their Pro Bono Pledge and 1 hour toward EJF.
Please let me know if you are interested and available, and if you are able to drive other volunteers to and from the event.
Saturday, March 28th, 2015
9:00AM (Mandatory training for all). Clinic will last until about 3pm
CASA de Maryland Multicultural Center
8151 15th Ave.
Hyattsville, MD 20783
Posted in CASA de Maryland, Immigrant Rights Coalition, Immigration, Legal Pro Bono, One Time, Onsite Training Required
Tagged Clinic, Community, Direct Services, Maryland, Pro Bono, Student Groups, wcl
Lucky Dog Rescue Adoption Event
WCL Student Animal Legal Defense Fund & Lucky Dog Rescue are offering students the opportunity to volunteer at an adoption event! The event will take place on Sunday, March 29th from 12 – 2 and volunteers need to be there from 11:15 until 2:30. Volunteers will attend an orientation at the start of the event and then be assigned a dog to handle. You will receive a bio sheet and can talk to potential adopters about the dog. Continue reading
The Moot Court Honor Society is hosting its annual National High School Moot Court Competition on March 21. MCHS is looking for 1L, 2L, and 3L law students to help judge over 100 competitors attending from all over the country. This is a great opportunity to interact with high school students who are interested in advocacy and wish to attend law school some day! Continue reading
Posted in Legal Pro Bono, WCL Projects
Tagged Community, Day of Service, DC, Judging, Mock / Moot, Pro Bono, Student Groups, Students, wcl, WCL Projects
Ready2Work Workforce Development Program
Interested in getting inside a juvenile detention facility and supporting youth in preparing to transition back to the community? Please join Students United for Youth Justice in volunteering at the Ready2Work Workforce Development Program. Volunteers will have the opportunity to assist with a career awareness class and on a mock interview panel. Volunteering will take place on March 18th, April 8th, and May 20th. Please email Rachel Johnson from Students United for more details.
The Marshall-Brennan Constitutional Literacy Project places talented second and third year law students in high schools across the country to teach year-long courses in constitutional law and civic engagement. On March 27th-29th high school students and their law student coaches representing 14 Marshall-Brennan chapters will come to Washington, DC to compete in our National Marshall-Brennan High School Moot Court Competition.
The National Center on Protection Orders and Full Faith & Credit (NCPOFFC) provides technical assistance and training on the full faith and credit provision of the Violence Against Women Act, enforcement of federal and state firearm prohibitions as they relate to domestic violence, custody provisions in protection orders, and the federal domestic violence and stalking crimes. Continue reading