Ms. JD Summer 2019 Public Interest Scholarship Competition is Now Open!

Ms. JD is pleased to announce that applications are now open for the 2019 Summer Public Interest Scholarship Competition!  The winners of the 2019 Public Interest Scholarship Competition will each receive a small scholarship to go towards their summer living expenses as they pursue careers in public interest law.  Ms. JD is thrilled to continue our support of women pursuing public interest careers and soften the burden faced by folks who accept public interest internships, which are often unpaid.   Eligibility The Scholarship is open to all law students who currently identify as women, or who have previously lived as a woman (or…

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On My Own Terms: Another Perspective on Law School Success

I recently read a great post by Ms. JD writer in residence Jordan Carter on how to succeed in law school.  I kind of wish I’d read it 1L, because I might have a different story than this one.  But I didn’t.  So instead, I’d like to offer another perspective on how to succeed in law school – without (gasp!) the grades.  Jordan rightly noted that there are – or should be – many definitions of success in law school, and I have often wished that some of them would get a little more attention.  So here I go. For…

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