ABA Labor & Employment
Law National Law Student Trial Advocacy Competition
There will be a meeting on Tuesday, September
14 at 5:00 p.m. in room 210 for all students interested
in the ABA Labor & Employment Law National Law Student
Trial Advocacy Competition. This is an informational meeting.
We will discuss the competition and tryouts for the team.
If you are interested in trying out for the team, you should
attend this meeting. We will field at least one team of
four students. The Regional Competition will be held in
Chicago on November 20-21. Last year we fielded two teams
and one of our teams won the regional competition and qualified
for the nationals. In two of the three prior years, one
of our teams placed in the regional semi-finals.
Thanks. Professor Martin H. Malin
interested in Labor and Employment Law and Students in the
Labor and Employment Law Certificate Program are invited
Welcome Back Pizza Party!
Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2010
4:15pm - 5:30pm
We hope this will give everyone an informal opportunity
to meet the faculty, catch up on your colleagues' news,
meet new friends and chat with old ones, eat pizza and cookies,
and ask questions about the Labor and Employment Law Program.
Institute for Law and the Workplace
Professor Martin H. Malin, Director
Professor Mary Rose Strubbe, Assistant Director
Dean Francine Soliunas, Executive Director
Chicago-Kent Institute for Law and the Workplace
presents a lecture by author and labor law scholar
Julius G. Getman
“Making the Right to Organize Real”
Tuesday, September 28, 2010
Noon – 1 p.m.
Governor Richard B. Ogilvie Auditorium
IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law
565 West Adams Street, Chicago
and open to all; webcast live at www.kentlaw.edu
Julius G. Getman, who holds the Earl E. Sheffield Regents
Chair at the University of Texas at Austin School of Law,
is the author of Restoring the Power of Unions: It Takes
a Movement (Yale University Press 2010).
A reception and
book signing will follow the lecture.
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AND EMPLOYMENT LAW SOCIETY (LELS)
NEW OFFICERS -
We have no contested seats for our officer positions
so the slate of new officers is:
Treasurer: Mark Berardi
Technology Director: Alisa Ittner
Vice President of Internal Relations: Tamara Starks
Vice President of External Relations: Daniel Kaspar
The College of Workers'
Compensation Lawyers 2010 Law Student Writing Competition
All articles are to be submitted by November
Submissions are now being accepted for the 2010 College
of Workers’ Compensation Lawyers Law Student Writing Competition.
TOPIC: The scope of permissible topics is broad,
i.e., any aspect of workers’ compensation law. Students
are encouraged to present:
- a public policy issue;
- a critique of a leading case or doctrine; or
- a comment on a statute or the need for a statutory
ELIGIBILITY: All students currently enrolled in
accredited law schools in the United States and all those
recently graduated from them (graduation on or after May,
First prize - $1,500.00
Second prize - $1,000.00
Third prize - $500.00
The winner’s article will also be considered for publication
in the Workers’ First Watch, The Workers’ Injury
Law and Advocacy Group (WILG) magazine, or in a future
issue of an appropriate ABA committee newsletter or journal.
The winner will also be invited (expenses paid) to the
Annual College Induction Dinner to be honored during the
- Articles must be original from the applicant, and
limited to one entry. Articles must not presently be
under consideration for any other publication or written
as part of paid employment.
All articles are to be submitted in the following format:
- Submitted by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
(Please reference “Writing Competition” in the subject
- All articles are to be submitted by
November 1, 2010;
- Double-spaced,on 8 ? inch by 11 inch paper, 1 inch
- Entries should be between 10 and 20 pages in length
- Citations are to conform to “A Uniform System of Citation”
- If published by the College, the articles become the
property of the College. No submitted article may be
published elsewhere until after announcement of the
winners of the competition. Announcement of the winners
will be made at least 30 days in advance of the Annual
College Induction Dinner, March 2011.
Include a cover letter with your entry stating your name,
mailing address and phone number (both school and permanent),
name of school and year of graduation.
- Applicant must be currently enrolled in an accredited
law school or submit entry within 60 days of graduation.
The evaluation standards will be organization, quality
of research, depth, originality of analysis, clarity of
style and readability. The College reserves the right
not to award and/or to reject any or all submissions.