Public Service and Public Interest Law

Deborah Leff '77 Named Head of DOJ Pardon Attorney's Office

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From MSNBC.com:

Class year: 
1977

Mike Hilgers '04 Running for Nebraska Attorney General

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From the Lincoln Journal-Star:

In the most wide-open race for attorney general in recent memory, six people are vying to become Nebraska's next top law enforcement officer.

Class year: 
2004

Sarah Kang '15 Named April’s Pro Bono Volunteer of the Month

Rebecca Smith, '16
Pro Bono Board
April 14, 2014

Editor's note: The Pro Bono Board, a student group committed to expanding pro bono knowledge and opportunities to students, names a Pro Bono Volunteer of the Month. The April honoree is Sarah Kang,’15. Rebecca Smith, a member of the board, wrote this story on her work.

David Gossett '97 Named FCC's Acting Deputy General Counsel for Litigation

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From the FCC website:

The Office of General Counsel today named David M. Gossett as Acting Deputy General Counsel for Litigation. Mr. Gossett will have day-to-day responsibility for directing the FCC’s advocacy in the nation’s courts. 

Class year: 
1997

Congratulations to March’s Pro Bono Volunteer of the Month: Shaun Haines

Rebecca Smith, '16
Pro Bono Board
March 20, 2014

Editor's note: The Pro Bono Board, a student group committed to expanding pro bono knowledge and opportunities to students, names a Pro Bono Volunteer of the Month. The March honoree is Shaun Haines,’16. His classmate, Rebecca Smith, a member of the board, wrote this story on his work.

David Strauss, "Does the Constitution Always Mean What It Says?"

The U.S. Constitution is "the supreme Law of the Land." Of course some of its provisions are vague and must be interpreted. But when the Constitution says something clearly, we follow it. Don't we?

Joseph K. Alston '98 Named Chief of Staff to RI Governor

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From the Providence Journal:

Governor Chafee has tapped Providence lawyer Joseph K. "Kenny" Alston as his new $170,000-a-year chief of staff, following the departure of George Zainyeh last week.

Class year: 
1998
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