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Spring 2008

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.

Center News

CAJT is Looking for Student Fellows to Start Immediately

The Center for Access to Justice & Technology is currently looking for student fellows to start immediately. The position requires 15-20 hours per week with flexibility around finals. To be eligible for the position, applicants must qualify for Federal Work Study.

The recipients of this fellowship will have the opportunity to work on several high-profile initiatives that lie on the crossroads of public interest law and technology. In doing so, the fellows will gain legal research experience, exposure to new, innovative technologies and a unique understanding of an increasingly important area of law.

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CAJT wins the 2008 Louis M. Brown Award for Legal Access

The ABA Standing Committee on the Delivery of Legal Services has selected the Chicago-Kent College of Law Center for Access to Justice & Technology as the recipient of the 2008 Louis M. Brown Award for Legal Access. The Committee found the work of the Center to be an outstanding example of the practical application of technology to legal services in ways that create greater efficiencies and expand access to justice.

Congratulations to everyone involved in the Center's projects. The Center was chosen for this accolade because of your work on the Student Editorial Board, your volunteer contributions to the Self Help Web Desk and because of the national prominence and effectiveness of the A2J Author initiative.

Events

Certificate Program Reception

Monday, February 25, 2008
4:30 - 5:45 p.m.
10th floor event room

Students interested in:

* Public Interest Law
* Criminal Litigation
* Environmental and Energy Law
* Intellectual Property Law
* International and Comparative Law
* Labor and Employment Law
* Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution

You are invited to attend an informational reception on Chicago-Kent's certificate programs.

Meet faculty and students in each of Chicago-Kent's certificate programs, gather information and have a snack!

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 at mhoffman1@kentlaw.edu

Public Interest Certificate Program

Graduating Seniors

Please submit your Applications for the Certificate in Public Interest Law by March 1, 2008. Review the completed form to Kristina Kirby in room 775.

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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