Instead of my usual essay or poem, I thought I would take a minute to provide links to useful sites involved in legal defense, employment in public interest work, and legal commentary I have found useful.
http://www.nysda.org/ This is a useful link for defense attorneys, especially public defenders in New York State.
http://crimmigration.com/ This is a good blog for attorneys working at the intersections of criminal and immigration law.
http://www.abajournal.com/ provides up to the minute legal news.
http://abovethelaw.com/ is for fun and commentary in the world of law and the study of law. It also contains a thorough legal employment search engine.
http://www.scotusblog.com/ is a link to news and updates about the Supreme Court of the United States
http://www.equaljusticeworks.org/ This is a link to one of the preeminent public interest opportunities in the U.S. You can apply for the Public Defenders fellowship, or write a fellowship proposal involving an area of public interest law you are passionate about and apply for an Equal Justice Work fellowship
http://www.idealist.org/ is a link to a job searching engine which focuses on not-for profit work, including legal opportunities.
https://www.psjd.org/aboutpslawnet is a link to a site dedicated to public service legal careers.