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Center for Access to Justice & Technology

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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

Public Interest End of the Semester Get-together

Tuesday, November 20th
12:00 - 1:00 PM
Room 270

Come grab a slice of pizza and mingle with other student involved with public interest. We will be going over the achievements of various public interest groups, and reviewing the public interest classes offered next semester so you can start to plan your schedule.

Stop by to say hi and grab lunch. Everyone is invited.

A2J Student Editorial Board Work Day

Tuesday, November 27th
12:00 - 1:30 PM
Room 583

Come work on your A2J Interview or tutorials. It'll be an opportunity for you to get some more work done before finals and to get help on things that you may have questions about.

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.

Scholarships

Third Year Law Students Apply for a Bar/Bri Scholarship

Deadline: November 23, 2007
Requirements: February or July 2008 examinee, ABA Member, no commitment for full-time employment in excess of $30,000.

For more Information and an application for a Bar/Bri scholarship, visit the American Bar Association Law School Division website.

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 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 on the Center for Access to Justice & Technology website.

More Information

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

 

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