11 Michigan Law Students Named Dean's Public Service Fellows
By Katie Vloet
Oct. 24, 2013
Dean Mark West has announced that 11 University of Michigan Law School students have been selected as the 2014 Dean's Public Service Fellows.
The program, funded by an anonymous Michigan Law graduate, recognizes second-year students who have a demonstrated commitment to public service. Those selected by a faculty committee must intend to pursue public service legal employment during the summer after their second year of law school, in preparation for a public-service law career. Fellows receive a $7,000 cash award.
The 2014 Dean's Public Service Fellows are:
"I am very proud of the 2014 fellows. The Dean's Public Service Fellowship is an important step in Michigan Law's support of this group of future human rights lawyers, public defenders, legal aid attorneys, child advocates, and more," said Michigan Law's Public Interest Director Alyson Robbins.
At sites from Brooklyn to Malaysia, the current crop of fellows will pursue a variety of public service opportunities during the summer of 2014. Past fellows have worked in fields such as labor law, environmental enforcement, reproductive justice, and international human rights.
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