Pittsburgh Medical Malpractice Lawyers are known for getting substantial judgments in Court for victims of medical malpractice. We would like to help the future generation of medical malpractice lawyers with their education costs by offering an annual $500 scholarship. The scholarship will be based on an essay competition with a topic based on medical malpractice law.
The Scholarship opportunity is open to both undergraduate students wishing to go to law school sometime in the future and current graduate/law students. All applicants must be actively enrolled in a U.S. undergraduate, graduate, or law school program.
All submissions should contain the authors name, address, phone number, current major and college
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Lexis+ IDs: Spring graduates have access to Lexis+ via their law school IDs through December 31, 2023, except for public records. This ID also grants access to the Graduate Home Page (detailed below). LexisNexis Rewards Point Expiration: Like previous years, spring graduates have until June 30, 2023 to redeem their LexisNexis Rewards points. Graduate Home Page: On July 10, 2023, the spring graduates’ view of the Law School Home Page will switch from their current view to the graduate view. This new view will provide helpful information for their careers and job search. Grads will also be able to select a “Graduate Gift.” Aspire Program: Graduates conducting verifiable 501(c)(3) public interest work may sign up for the Lexis ASPIRE Program for extended access to some items. Please contact our Lexis Account Representative, Jennifer Durkin, at email@example.com, if you have any questions.
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Hope & Healing Survivor Resource Center is in need of volunteers able to help wrap, sort, and organize holiday presents. This would look like; unboxing, wrapping, sorting, and organizing holiday gifts. Evening and weekend flexibility is available. If interested or able, please reach out to Mackenzie Hurst at MackenzieH@Hope-Healing.org
This year’s American Indian Law Review national writing competition is now welcoming papers from students at accredited law schools in the United States and Canada. Papers will be accepted on any legal issue specifically concerning American Indians or other indigenous peoples. Three cash prizes will be awarded: $1,500 for first place, $750 for second place, and $400 for third place. Each of the three winning authors will also be awarded an eBook copy of Cohen’s Handbook of Federal Indian Law, provided by LexisNexis.
The deadline for entries is Tuesday, February 28, 2023, at 6 p.m. Eastern Standard Time.
Sponsored by the University of Oklahoma College of Law, the American Indian Law Review has proudly served Native and legal communities since 1973. Each year at this time we encourage law students nationwide to participate in this, the longest-running competition of its kind. Papers will be judged by a panel of Indian law scholars and by the editors of the Review.
For further information on eligibility, entry requirements, and judging criteria, see the attached PDF rules sheet or the AILR writing competition website at https://law.ou.edu/ailr/wc.