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Lobbying Rules Also Ensnare Do-Gooders

(Newser) - The Obama administration’s strict new rules on lobbying—aimed at stopping stereotypical DC weasels from cashing in—are also tripping up do-gooders, the Washington Post reports. Activists who work for non-profits and charities, many of whom registered as lobbyists for reasons of transparency and have a yen to work... More »

Free Harvard Law for Grads Who Go Public-Sector

School offers $40K break for third-year students

(Newser) - Third-year Harvard Law students can study for free if they vow to take public sector work for 5 years, the New York Times reports. Harvard announced the plan today to steer more students toward non-profit and government work; many graduates grab corporate jobs to pay off 6-figure debt. “We... More »

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