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New Iowa Law Students Participate in Orientation Service Event

Over 160 new JD, LLM, and exchange students participated in Tuesday’s orientation service event coordinated by the Citizen Lawyer Program.  These newest members of the Iowa Law community were joined by a dozen upper-class leaders and worked with six organizations … Continue reading

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Summer Opportunities with Habitat for Humanity

Iowa Valley Habitat for Humanity is looking for volunteers for a number of projects this summer.  View opportunities and sign-up here!

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Habitat for Humanity Furniture Project

Are you moving away from Iowa City and looking for a place to donate your gently used furniture? Consider the Habitat for Humanity Furniture Project! The Furniture Project provides good, gently used furniture (including beds, dressers, tables and chairs) to local … Continue reading

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1Ls and 2Ls: AmeriCorps JD Summer Funding for Students – Deadline May 2

The deadline for students to apply to the AmeriCorps JD program to receive a $1,175 Segal AmeriCorps Education Award has been extended through May 2. AmeriCorps JD is an AmeriCorps-funded program that provides law students with the opportunity to earn … Continue reading

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A Volunteer Hour is Worth $22.55 in 2013

According to Independent Sector, the value of a volunteer hour is valued at $22.55 for 2013, an 41 cent increase from 2012. In Iowa, the value of a volunteer hour is estimated at $20.93. According to the Corporation for National … Continue reading

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Student Loan Repayment Plans & Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program

Heather Jarvis, a nationally recognized law student loan repayment expert, will be at the College of Law on Thursday, April 17th. She has contributed to student debt relief policy for the House Education Committee, has trained thousands of students and … Continue reading

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Summer Grants for Public Interest Positions

The application period is now open, through April 1 at noon, for a number of grants available to students who are spending their summers doing legal work in the public interest with government or nonprofit agencies.  The application prompts information … Continue reading

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Academic Credit for Unpaid Summer Field Placements – Due April 1st!

Information about and application packets to be used for receiving academic credit for unpaid field placements (externships) are now available on the College’s webpage, at http://www.law.uiowa.edu/students/fpp. Unless the placement site is one that has hosted Iowa law students previously, the … Continue reading

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