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Fall 2009

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.

CAJT seeks student to serve as Access to Justice Guided Interview program manager

Job Title: Access to Justice Guided Interview Program Manager

Duties: Supports student editorial board by managing board members and external relations with Illinois Legal Aid Online and other poverty legal services organizations.

Among other duties, the program manager will:

  • Partner with Self-Help Web Center at the Chicago Daley Center Courthouse for interview creation and feedback
  • Manage board members concerning project status and upcoming events
  • Schedule and host teaching and troubleshooting sessions
  • Create and publish recruitment material in student publications

Compensation: Work-study ($10/hour) for eligible students, seeking 10 to 15 hours/week commitment.

Opportunities available with A2J Author Student Editorial Board

The board is in need of students to volunteer, earn work-study money, or obtain independent study credit for creating interviews used by pro se litigants nationwide to assemble court documents. The board is run by Chicago-Kent students who gain legal research and writing skills along with substantive knowledge and a completed work product during the interview-crafting process. Students can choose from a variety of incentives in addition to gaining practical experience while devoting at least eight hours per month to the board (that's 16 minutes per day).

For more information, please visit www.kentlaw.edu/cajt/a2j-seb/Welcome.html or e-mail oghoshal@kentlaw.edu.

Student Volunteers Needed at the Self-Help Web Desk At the Daley Centery

The Self-Help Web Desk is in need of volunteers to donate two hours of time per week at the Self-Help Web Center in the Cook County Clerk’s Office for the Civil Division at the Daley Center. The Web Desk is staffed by Chicago-Kent student volunteers who assist pro se litigants complete online interviews resulting in completely assembled court documents. Volunteers also assist litigants navigate the Daley Center and available public interest legal services around Chicago. Volunteering at the self-help web desk is a great way to learn about the Daley Center and the small claims legal process, and to get some experience interacting with people in need of legal help.

More Information

For more information or to sign up for a shift, e-mail ccasper@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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