1L Summer Internships at Public Defender Offices

Thursday, November 30
4:00- 4:50 PM
JG 107
Think you might want to spend your 1L summer at a public defender office? Nervous about the timeline or just have no idea what the next steps are? Join PDSCLS tomorrow for our end of semester 1L summer panel and happy hour (free food and drinks!). We will be discussing 1L summer opportunities at public defender offices around the country, the how and the why. 

The Rights of Non-Citizens in Criminal Court: Defense After Padilla

Thursday, November 16
6:15- 7:30 PM
JG 107

The Public Defender Students of Columbia Law School and CJAN welcome Ward Oliver, the supervising attorney of Legal Aid’s Immigration Law Unit for an evening chat on Padilla v. Kentucky. Mr. Oliver will talk about how various criminal dispositions affect the immigration status of both legal permanent residents and those immigrants here without status. He will specifically talk about how Padilla changed the practice of criminal defense.