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Fall 2007

Chicago-Kent College of Law established the Center for Access to Justice & Technology (CAJT) to make justice more accessible to the public by promoting the use of the Internet in the teaching, practice, and public access to the law.

Events

A2J Student Editorial Board Refresher Training

If you are interested in continuing your role with the A2J Student Editorial Board, but need a refresher on some of the features of A2J Author, there will be a refresher training from 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 25th. The training will be in room C25. Pizza and drinks will be served.

The training will cover the basics of creating an A2J interview, and there will be time to address any specific issues that you may be having with your current interviews. Please contact Daniel Attaway if you have any questions.

Job Opportunities

Apply for the ABA Division of Public Services Clerkship

Are you looking for a rewarding public interest experience? If so, the ABA Division for Public Services wants you! We seek a law clerk with exceptional research and writing skills to conduct an individualized public interest legal research and writing project in Washington, DC. In concert with one of our Public Services Division attorneys and a law school faculty reviewer, you will develop a substantive legal monograph that may be published, if of a quality acceptable by the ABA. For more information and to download the application, visit the American Bar Association website.

Illinois Legal Aid Online Student Associate Position(s)

Illinois Legal Aid Online, is a non-profit organization, begun by a statewide collaboration of legal aid organizations, whose mission is to provide low-income individuals and the attorneys who serve them with greater access to legal information through the use of technology.

We have need for at least one student associate who is fluent in Spanish. The positions will begin with the Fall 2007 semester, and will require a commitment of approximately 20 hours per week, with flexibility around exams and holidays. The position’s salary is $10 per hour. For more information please contact Betsy Ehlen, Legal Content Coordinator, at 312.977.9047 ext. 14. To apply, submit your resume to Ms. Betsy Ehlen.

Volunteer Opportunities

Self-Help Web Center (SHWC)

SHWC is currently seeking volunteer web facilitators for the Self-Help Web Desk at the Daley Center. Volunteers at the web desk gain real-world experience by helping self-represented and under-represented litigants access legal information through the internet. To become an SHWC volunteer or to learn more about this program contact Michael Hoffman; mhoffman1@kentlaw.edu

Public Interest Certificate Program

  • Chicago-Kent's new Public Interest Certificate Program is currently accepting letters of intent for the certificate program. The Certificate requires 12 credit hours for completion, including Public Interest Law and Policy and the public interest section of Legal Writing IV. Letter of intent forms are available here

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  • Interested students should enroll in the fall 2007 section of Public Interest Law & Policy. This course is only offered in the fall and is required for the Certificate.

More Information

For more information about any of our projects or positions please email: cajt@kentlaw.edu, or visit www.kentlaw.edu/cajt.

 

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