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Week of May 11, 2009

LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT LAW SOCIETY (LELS)

Dear friend of the C-K Labor and Employment Law Society (LELS):

I am pleased to announce the 2009-2010 LELS Executive Board:

- President - Mark Hoffman†(term ends Dec. 2009)
- V.P. for Internal Affairs - Tamara Starks (term ends May 2010)
- V.P. for External Affairs - Sara Schumann (term ends May 2010)
- Treasurer - Mark Berardi (term ends May 2010)
- Secretary- Sara Grammes (term ends Dec. 2009)
- Director of Technology (term ends May 2010)

Vacant: Alumni Liaison (Over the summer, Mark will begin working on identifying possible alumni to serve in this position).

Faculty Advisor: Marty Malin

Please join me in congratulating the new board and thanking our outgoing board members for their service:

Renee Fath - V.P.
Stacey Scanlon - Secretary
Marci Sahinoglu - Treasurer
Mark Hoffman 4L (and here for one more semester) President


Writing Competition

Sponsor/Title: †The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers 2009 Writing Competition Rules (click on link for PDF)

Topic:† The scope of permissible topics is broad, i.e. any aspect of public or private labor or employment law. Students are encouraged to present a

a)public policy issue
b) critique of a leading case or doctrine
c) comment on a statute or the need for a statutory modification, or
d) comment on a common law doctrine

Eligibility
:
All currently enrolled undergraduate law students attending accredited law schools in the United States.

Guidelines: There are formatting guidelines that must be followed. For information visit the website at <http://www.kentlaw.edu/academics/plel/record.html>† hard copies are also available at Sharon Wyatt-Jordanís desk, room 803.

PRIZES: First prize - $1,500.00/Second prize - $1,000.00/Third prize/$500.00

In addition to a monetary award, the winner will have his/her article published in a future issue of the College newsletter and posted on the College's website. The Labor Lawyer, a journal of ideas and developments in labor and employment law, published by the American Bar Association and the Section of Labor and Employment Law, has indicated a strong desire to publish the winning entry, if it meets their publication standards. Winners will also be invited guests at the Annual Induction Dinner of the College, where they will be recognized and honored during the evening program. PLEASE NOTE: All articles must be e-mailed no later than 5:00pm (pdst) on May 15, 2009 or post marked no later than May 15, 2009.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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