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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

Public Interest Class Picking Session

Date/Time: TBD
Location: TBD

Once the fall schedule is released, professor Staudt and Public Interest Certificate students will host an informal class picking discussion. The students will give their opinion of public interest elective courses and answer your questions about the professors and substantive material covered in the class. Snacks and drinks will be provided.

Job Opportunities

Apply for the CAJT Summer Fellowship

CAJT invites students to apply for a 13-week fellowship, beginning May 19th and continuing through August 15th.

The recipients of this fellowship will have the opportunity to spend the summer working with several unique initiatives that lie on the crossroads of public interest law and technology. The selected Fellows will be able to work on acclaimed projects of national scope. In doing so, these students will gain legal research experience, exposure to new, innovative technologies and a unique understanding of an increasingly important area of law. The main responsibilities of this fellow will involve conducting pertinent legal research, working with Chicago-Kentís A2J Author to create online document assembly tools, creating and editing web content, and assisting in the marketing of the Self-Help Web Center.

The ideal candidates will possess:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • Ability to take direction and work independently;
  • Advanced organizational skills and attention to detail; and,
  • Devotion to social justice issues

This position requires 30 hours per week over the summer. To apply for this fellowship opportunity, please send a resume and cover letter to Kristina Kirby.

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

Letter of Intent

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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