Public Interest Retreat

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Public Interest Law Organization hosts four public interest lawyers as part of Pro Bono Week activities

Four lawyers, including three alumni, who work under the umbrella of public interest law participated in a panel discussion for students with an interest in public interest careers on Wednesday, Oct. 22, as part of the Pro Bono Week activities.

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Fifth annual Public Interest Retreat planned for Friday, Oct. 18

The fifth annual Public Interest Retreat will be held beginning at noon on Friday, Oct. 18, in Room 1312 of the Worrell Professional Center. This year the retreat will focus on public interest lawyers and their career paths, according to organizers.

Fourth annual Public Interest Retreat planned for Friday, Feb. 22

The fourth Annual Public Interest Retreat will be held on Friday, Feb. 22. This year, the retreat will focus on non-profit and public interest attorneys with a connection to North Carolina. Continue reading »

Third annual Public Interest Retreat proves rewarding for students, faculty

The third annual Wake Forest University School of Law Public Interest Retreat was coined a success by students and faculty alike. Continue reading »

Third annual Public Interest Retreat keynote speaker encourages students to become ‘citizen lawyers’

As Francisco M. Negron Jr. took the podium inside the Worrell Professional Center for the third annual Public Interest Retreat on Friday, March 2, 2012, his message was simple: “Do well while doing good.” Continue reading »

Third annual Public Interest Retreat set for March 2

The Wake Forest University School of Law’s Public Interest Initiative will host its third annual Public Interest Retreat on Friday, March 2, in the Worrell Professional Center.

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Morris Dees tells students to fight for equality

Morris Dees’ soft drawl belies the fire that the founder of the Southern Poverty Law Center still carries for work that befits Wake Forest University’s motto, pro humanitate, or for humanity. Continue reading »

Southern Poverty Law Center founder to give keynote address at annual Public Interest Retreat on Friday, Feb. 4

Morris Dees, founder of the Southern Poverty Law Center, will give the keynote address, “With Justice For All,” at the Wake Forest University School of Law’s annual Public Interest Retreat. Continue reading »