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Next Steps

Published by Amber Lemmons
As my time with DukeEngage draws to a close, I’m reflecting on how much has changed since I began. In …
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Responding to Challenges and Change

Published by Darby Heflin
Throughout my DukeEngage experience I have definitely encountered a few unexpected twists.  For example, although I am working with DukeEngage …
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Week 1 with Duke Engage Detroit

Published by Darby Heflin
This week I started with Street Democracy, a start-up law firm in Detroit Michigan working with underprivileged community members through …
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If You Have Extra Boots

Published by Alexis Pearman
“It’s all right to tell a man to lift himself by his own bootstraps, but it is cruel jest to …
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Movement Lawyering..? What’s that?

Published by Madeleine Cochrane
“Movement lawyering – who knows about it?,” asked co-founder of the Community Justice Project (CJP), Meena Jagannath, with a look …
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PLEADS WEEK!

Published by Cecilia Cardelle
July 8th, pleads week. Lindsay and I had marked our calendars for this indeterminate day after being told weeks in …
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Taking America for Granted

Published by Shaiv Kittur
Some people do not realize how lucky they are to live in the United States. There are many negative aspects …
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Language Barriers are Hard

Published by Alexis Pearman
Sometimes, I get the opportunity to accompany my boss to the mobile home parks she represents. One day, we went …
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