LSIC Blog

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Meet Our Fall Class

We are 42 classmates strong—coming together from five DC law schools with interests in prison reform, housing policy, gender equality, class action litigation, juvenile justice, and more…

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Marcelo Perez Receives 2016 Nathan A. Neal Award for Outstanding Advocacy

“Thirty years ago I was a student at this point of time finishing Orientation. I didn’t know what I was going to get myself into. To hear what you’ve done in one semester is inspiration,” stated Nathan A. Neal (’87, Howard) to Marcelo Perez (’16, AU) at a reception held on August 26th celebrating the start of the new semester at LSIC.

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Please Note! We Have Some Changes to the October 26th Reunion – Calling on Alum from ’16, ’06, ’96, ’86, & ’76

To our LSIC graduates from ’16, ’06, ’96, ’86, and ’76!  We learned this week that LSIC board member Barry Pollack, President of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, is hosting a criminal justice training on the 26th at UDC. We’ve decided to join forces and hold the reunion at UDC. Come to JUSTICE FOR ALL? INTERRUPTING RACISM IN THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM (no charge) and then mingle with us afterwards. Or just come mingle at 6 PM!

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Intake with Summer Intern Max Vogel

Max Vogel, a rising junior at Bowdoin College, is assisting the Civil Division and Expungement Clinic with client intakes at our Landlord Tenant office and two community partner sites, Carecen and Jubilee Jobs.

The intake at Carecen’s Housing Counseling Program was Max’s first occasion to put his Spanish to work. After years of taking language classes, he was eager to meet with Spanish-speaking clients in a professional setting.

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LSIC Recognized by Catalogue for Philanthropy: Greater Washington

Law Students in Court (LSIC) is honored to announce its selection for the 2016-17 Catalogue for Philanthropy: Greater Washington as one of the region’s best community-based nonprofits. The award reflects LSIC’s status as a highly effective local organization working to bring equal opportunity to all in our nation’s capital.

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In Recognition of Our Sponsors

Thanks to the generosity of our sponsors and donors, we raised more than $100,000 at our 2016 Celebration of Service annual reception and tribute to Michele Roberts and Marc Morial. See event photos and please save the date for next year’s event: April 20, 2017.

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Take a Bow!

To our graduating class of passionate social justice advocates, carry on and do great things—and keep in touch!

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Do More. Win More on June 2 @24 Hours Only!

We take winning seriously at LSIC, and we’re proud of our results. 

Winning can mean the difference between a family staying in their home or living on the street. Between getting some help or living behind bars. Between landing a good job and thwarted ambition.

Winning helps our clients find a place in the world. Donate here.

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