Academic Calendar Reminder. Spring Break begins Saturday, March 11, at 12:00 noon. Classes resume on Monday, March 20.
CK Now: Panel on Public Protest and the Law. As part of its CKNow series, the Chicago-Kent CLE Department is presenting a panel discussion on "Public Protest and the Law" on Thursday, March 2, 4:00-6:00pm, in Rm. 590. The panel will include Prof. Sheldon Nahmod; Molly Armour of the National Lawyers Guild; and Ed Mullen of Bucktown Law. The panelists will discuss First Amendment rights as they relate to protests, local protest permit laws and how they relate to spontaneous protests, issues that undocumented immigrant and non-citizen protesters might face if arrested, and more. The event is free and open to all members of the Chicago-Kent community and to the public. If you plan to attend, please register by clicking here. MCLE credit is available for attorneys admitted in Illinois.
Praxis Certificate: Spring Enrollment Deadline and Kickoff Luncheon. The Praxis Program will hold its spring luncheon, on "Being Indispensible," on Tuesday, March 7, 12:00-1:00pm, in Rm. 370. The luncheon will feature a panel of attorneys and legal professionals including Elizabeth Cibula, Midwest Director of Training and Development, Sidley Austin; Robert Surrette, Partner, McAndrews Held & Malloy; and Ian Turvill, Chief Marketing Officer, Freeborn & Peters. A complimentary lunch will be served.
This once-a-semester luncheon is mandatory for students enrolled in the Praxis Certificate program, and open to students who may be interested in enrolling in Praxis. Eligibility requiremens are available by clicking here. Students already enrolled in the Praxis program will receive an invitation by e-mail, and interested students who are not currently enrolled should RSVP by emailing Professor Van Neste as soon as possible at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Joke of the Week. Why did the physics teacher break up with the biology teacher? There was no chemistry.