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February 25, 2013
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm


Ole Miss Pro Bono Initiative

Who Can Attend?: Students – All

Schoolhouse to Jailhouse Project:  Join the Pro Bono Initiative’s new project.  Child advocates across the country are trying to stop the flow of children from school disciplinary proceedings into the prison system. The Pro Bono Initiative is partnering with advocates to assess the impact of Mississippi’s disciplinary codes on this serious problem. We are looking for ten students to work with a team to gather and assess conduct codes from school districts, and to work with the Mississippi Center for Justice and Southern Poverty Law Center on the impact of these codes. Time spent on this project counts toward the Pro Bono Credit Hour. To express an interest in joining the project, email us at OleMissProBono@gmail.com.  An informational hearing will be held Monday, February 25 at 4:00 for those interested.