Are law schools helping students who want to help others?

April 4, 2019 | Law360

Dara Jackson-Garrett entered Harvard Law School hoping for a career in public interest, and by the end of her first year, she’d settled on becoming a public defender.
But Jackson-Garrett, who is 27 and describes herself as a first-generation law student from a low-income background, still found herself interviewing for internships at private law firms because, “of course, the money,” she says.

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