The Veterans Consortium Pro Bono Program provides free attorneys to veterans and their qualifying family members who have an appeal pending at the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims (Court). If an appellant has filed an appeal with the Court and has been unable to obtain his or her own attorney after 30 days, he or she can request assistance from The Veterans Consortium. The Veterans Consortium recruits and trains volunteer attorneys to help appellants, free of charge, with their appeals at the Court. The Veterans Consortium, in partnership with Duke Law School's Office of Public Interest and Pro Bono invites you to attend this training. The Duke Law Community is welcome to attend. In addition the training is limited to 10 law students and 2 administrators each, from Campbell, Charlotte, Elon, NCCU, UNC and Wake Forest law school, 20 LANC attorneys and 20 private bar attorneys. No CLE credit will be offered for this training. Reservations are required and granted on a first come basis. Please RSVP by Friday, Nov. 11. Confirmation and logistics will be sent on Monday, Nov. 14. Sponsored by the Office of Public Interest and Pro Bono. For more information, please contact Kim Burrucker at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Prof. Siegel discuss the Court’s recent and upcoming terms, the importance of consensus, and Ginsburg’s legacy at D.C. Summer Institute event.
On the Ground
Students share their experiences working with asylum-seeking families at a south Texas detention center.
Environmental Law Newsletter – 2017
Read about the Environmental Law and Policy Clinic’s first 10 years, a new book on regulating after crises, faculty scholarship, and more.