U-M Law School graduate is the first recipient of Public Interest Fellowship

Marc Allen, a 2013 graduate, is the inaugural recipient of the U-M Law School’s Krzys Public Interest Fellowship, which provides a year-long salary and expense stipend that will support him while working in the Grand Rapids office of ACLU of Michigan. For the next year, he will focus on four major projects: challenging modern-day debtors’ prisons, protecting due process rights for welfare recipients, ensuring access to unemployment opinions and protecting the free speech rights of the poor.

Allen is an ACLU champion. He founded the student chapter at MSU, served on the board of Michigan Law’s student chapter, and has interned for the ACLU of Michigan and national office in D.C.

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