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  • 05/11/2022 - Three DePaul Law Students Selected for Prestigious Equal Justice Works Fellowships

    ​​Three DePaul Law students–Morgan Drake, Dominique Mejia and Joseph Garcia–were selected for prestigious Equal Justice Works (EJW) Fellowships this coming fall.   EJW Fellowship candidates can create a fellowship project of their own design or can apply to join an established fellowship program dedicated to serving a specific population or addressing an unmet legal need. Only about 70...
  • 05/12/2021 - DePaul Law 2021 Spring Break Service Programs

    ​​​​​​​​Despite the myriad limitations still in place due to COVID-19, many DePaul law students dedicated their spring breaks to helping the wider community through remote service programs covering a variety of legal issues.Through the Asylum & Immigration Law Clinic, four 1Ls partnered with ProBAR (the South Texas Pro Bono Asylum Representation Project) on immigration legal work. For 20...
  • 03/31/2020 - Student Spotlight: Michael Hoyt ('20)

    The co-president of the Public Interest Law Association, Michael Hoyt ('20) serves on the editorial board of the Journal for Social Justice and participates with DePaul Law's Asylum & Refugee Clinic. Judge James Fujimoto of the Immigration Law Clinic says, “Michael possesses a wealth of knowledge and experience in the area of immigration law.  We relied on him not only for...
  • 03/10/2020 - Public Interest Law Association Raises $40k for Student Scholarships

    The 24th Annual Public Interest Law Association (PILA) Auction took place February 28th at the National Public Housing Museum.  In addition to the auction, PILA students organized a crowdfunding campaign to gain support from alumni and friends who were unable to attend the event. Over 120 people attended the auction, and over 40 people donated to the crowdfunding campaign, which...
  • 06/29/2018 - College of Law Grad Already Making His Mark Helping the Community

    For one recent DePaul University College of Law graduate, work has already been in full swing by helping Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) recipients in DuPage County maintain their benefits. Nolan Downey (JD ’18), originally from Erie, Pennsylvania, was attracted to the College of Law in part because the emphasis on public service matched his own values and there was the...
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