William Wayne Justice Center for Public Interest Law

“That they may truly and impartially administer justice”


Sister Helen Prejean, author of Dead Man Walking, speaks about her experiences counseling inmates on death row

In the pursuit of equal justice for all, the William Wayne Justice Center for Public Interest Law develops and administers important programs for the Law School community:

• Research projects, conferences and lectures on legal topics affecting the underserved

• Expanded academic internship courses giving students hands-on public service experience

• Speakers, scholarships, summer stipends, and post-graduate fellowships for students/alumni engaged in public interest work

• Awards to student and attorney leaders in pro bono, government service, and public interest law

• A public interest scholar-in-residence program

• Orientation programs about increasing access to justice

• Pro bono projects for students, faculty and alumni through the Pro Bono Program