April 14, 2016 – Dean Jennifer Mnookin was quoted in the National Law Journal about the announcement by UC President Janet Napolitano that the University of California will provide $4.5 million annually to fund public interest fellowships for students at the UC system’s four law schools. The program will create summer positions for law students as well as a national conference on public interest law.
“Public service has long been one of our key missions not only here at the law school, but at UCLA as a whole,” said UCLA law dean Jennifer Mnookin. “These fellowships will enhance our students’ opportunities to pursue public interest work and reduce the financial obstacles many face when they pursue public service.”
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