April 14, 2008
NewWave, News From Tulane University -- Among the biggest challenges to honoring the nation’s promise of “justice for all” are the numerous financial and professional obstacles preventing young attorneys from helping underserved populations. Through support from a fellowship program, a Tulane law student and alumnus are dodging a few of those obstacles as they begin careers as public-interest attorneys.
Last month, Kristin Wenstrom, who is in her third-year at Tulane Law School, and Morgan Williams, who graduated in December 2007, were notified of their acceptance into the fellowship program sponsored by Equal Justice Works, a nonprofit organization that fosters the next generation of public-interest lawyers.
To learn more about Wenstrom and Williams's two-year fellowships, read the NewWave's full feature article.