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Texas Tech School of Law Hosting Inaugural Day of Service on Saturday

George Watson

August 27, 2015

The event allows first-year law students to earn public service hours toward the school’s new graduation requirement.

WHAT: The inaugural Texas Tech School of Law Day of Service

WHEN: 9 a.m.-noon Saturday (Aug. 29)

WHERE: Aztlan Park, First Street and Avenue K, Lubbock

WHO: The Texas Tech School of Law will hold its inaugural Day of Service event where law students will perform public service. First-year law students can earn credit toward the new departmental requirement under which all law students must perform 30 hours of public service prior to graduation.

The students will begin at Aztlan Park in East Lubbock and will help the city clean up trash and debris along the edges of the creek.

Meryl Benham, the associate director of pro bono projects for the School of Law, will be available to speak to the media during the event. Law school faculty and staff as well as attorneys from local legal service organizations also will be in attendance.

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CONTACT: Kari Abitbol, director of communications, Texas Tech School of Law, (806) 834-8591 or kari.abitbol@ttu.edu.