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.
Volunteer this Summer
at the Self-Help Web Center in the Daley Center
The Center for Access to Justice & Technology is in need of volunteers to donate
a minimum of two hours of time per week at the Self-Help Web Center (SHWC) in
the Cook County Clerk's Office for the Civil Division at
the Daley Center. The SHWC 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 SHWC 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.
Please note: Students with federal work study awards may be compensated for this position.
For more information or to sign up for a shift, e-mail email@example.com.
J.D. Certificate in Public Interest Law
Submit a Letter of Intent
Interest Certificate Program
is currently accepting Letters of Intent. The J.D. Certificate in Public Interest Law requires:
The Letter of Intent form is available on the Certificate in Public Interest Law section of the Chicago-Kent website and in the CAJT office in room 775.
- Curriculum Planning Meeting
- Public Interest Career Planning Meeting
- Public Interest Law and Policy (3 credits)
- Legal Writing IV - Public Interest (3 credits)
- 6 additional credit hours of public interest related coursework including a public interest clinic, public interest internship or public interest seminar
- Completion of the Dean's Certificate of Service (50 hours of community service)
For more information about any of our projects please email:
or visit www.kentlaw.edu/cajt.