Junior Lawyers Against Poverty (JLAP) is an initiative to encourage on-campus student participation in issues relating to human rights law and international development. JLAP is run through individual campus societies, in universities throughout the UK and abroad. The campus JLAP societies run events, fundraise, campaign and raise awareness of international issues, focusing on using awareness of the law to bring an end to poverty.
JLAP has members at Bristol, Exeter, King’s College London, the London School of Economics, Manchester, Oxford, Oxford Brookes, Nottingham, University College London, University of Surrey and Warwick. Students have the opportunity to work on projects such as twinning between students JLAP groups in different regions, a legal textbook drive and student law and development conferences.