The Toll Public Interest Center is very proud of the excellent pro bono work accomplished by the Environmental Law Project (pictured here). During the spring 2013 semester, the project’s volunteers completed seven challenging and environmentally meaningful research projects for the Clean Air Council, Food and Water Watch, Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance, and Friends of Farmworkers. For more information on Penn Law’s ELP, click here.
Joanna Visser, TPIC’s Associate Director, leads a training session for the pro bono project leaders for the 2013-2014 school year. More than 100 students will lead 26 student pro bono initiatives.
The board of the Penn Law Immigrant Rights Project introduces “de novo” - a gripping and moving play about undocumented youth fleeing gang persecution in Central America and seeking asylum in the United States. The play was performed for a full house by the Houses on the Moon Theater Company and was sponsored by the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society (HIAS) and PLIRP. For more information visit www.housesonthemoon.org
Penn Law students (right to left) Marie Logan (1L), Sonya Shea (1L), Cailin Lechner (3L) and Ben Tannen (3L) attended the New Directions in Environmental Law Conference at Yale Law School during spring break. The students enjoyed the opportunity to discuss cutting edge issues in environmental law with other students from around the country!
Professor Howard Lesnick opened the 32nd Annual Sparer Symposium with a tribute to Edward Sparer.
Students take the opportunity to chat with our distinguished public interest alumni after a frank and open discussion about “How to Thrive as a Public Interest Lawyer,” co-sponsored by TPIC and the Office of Career Planning & Professionalism
A panel of public interest alumni at varying stages in their careers speak to a packed room about “How to Thrive as a Public Interest Lawyer” - a tradition and highlight of TPIC’s Public Interest Week
Penn Law 3L and leader of the Employment Advocacy Project, Aaron Gingrande (far right), moderates the PI Week panel on How to Begin a Career in Labor and Employment Law
It’s a full house for the Public Interest Week panel on “Exploring the Working World: How to Begin a Career in Labor and Employment Law,” hosted by TPIC’s Employment Advocacy Project and the Penn Law Chapter of the National Lawyers Guild