Social Justice Initiatives (SJI) provides career services and programming for students and graduates interested in public interest, international human rights, public service/government, and legal volunteer work. SJI also implements and oversees Columbia Law School's Pro Bono Program, which connects students with attorney-supervised projects in the public good, as well as the Law School's Guaranteed Summer Funding Program.
News from SJI
"I think it derails bright young law students from entering government service," said our director of government programs, Rachel Pauley, to the New York Law Journal. Columbia Professor William Yeomans: "It will be a real shame if students miss out on that experience."Read More
Professor Crenshaw, a leading scholar of civil rights, introduced the concept of intersectionality to the national dialogue.Read More