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Headlines for the Week of September 10, 2012

Contents

Wednesday, October 3: Retired U.S. Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens Lecture at Chicago-Kent.
ArrowStudent Lottery available. Sign up by Friday, September 21.
Apply for the Alumni Board of Directors Scholarship:
ArrowDeadline October 1.
ABA and American Constitution Society co-sponsor Death Penalty Representation Project Panels and Reception
ArrowSeptember 12.
Chicago-Kent Team for Race Judicata: September 13.
ArrowJoin the Chicago-Kent team!
Student organizations:
ArrowWant to connect with alumni?
Class of 2013 Class Gift Committee:
ArrowCommittee members.


An Afternoon with Justice John Paul Stevens

An Afternoon with Justice John Paul Stevens

IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law is honored to welcome retired U.S. Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens for a lecture and Q&A session.

An Afternoon with Justice John Paul Stevens
Wednesday, October 3, 2012
1:30 p.m. Lecture and Q&A, followed by refreshments in the lobby

IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law
Governor Richard B. Ogilvie Auditorium
565 W. Adams St., Chicago, IL 60661

Due to limited seating, we are offering a lottery for students, alumni and staff who wish to attend. The deadline to submit an entry for the lottery is Friday, September 21 at 5:00 p.m.

Lottery Instructions:
Online lottery forms are for alumni, students and staff who wish to attend the lecture and Q&A session with U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stevens. The deadline to enter the lottery is Friday, September 21 at 5:00 p.m. Please submit only one form per person; duplicate forms will not count as additional entries.

If you are selected in the lottery, you will be notified on Monday, September 24 and will need to confirm your attendance by Wednesday, September 26. If you do not receive a notification email on Monday, September 24, your name will be put on a waiting list in the event that others are not able to attend.

Please direct any questions to alums@kentlaw.iit.edu.

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Alumni Board of Directors Scholarship

Alumni Board of Directors Scholarship: Due Oct. 1

The Chicago-Kent Alumni Board of Directors Scholarship is awarded to law students demonstrating academic merit and financial need. Applications for the 2012-2013 Scholarships are due Monday, October 1, 2012.

Complete Online Application

Recipients will be announced in early November and will be honored at the annual Alumni Awards & Recognition Luncheon on Thursday, November 15, 2012.

Direct questions to Tara Anderson, Director of Alumni Relations, at (312) 906-5245.

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ABA Death Penalty Representation Project Panel

ABA Death Penalty Representation Project Panel

On Wednesday, September 12, the American Bar Association Death Penalty Representation Project and IIT Chicago-Kent will present a discussion about the future of the death penalty and why lawyers are essential to ensuring justice for death row prisoners. The program is eligible for 1.25 hours of IL MCLE credit and is co-hosted by the Chicago-Kent Chapter of the American Constitution Society for Law and Policy (ACS).

Confirmed speakers include: Senator Kwame Raoul '93 (IL), Shari Silberstein (Equal Justice USA), Sen. Terry Gerratana (CT) and others.

The Death Penalty Representation Project: Panel Discussions and Reception
Co-sponsored with the American Bar Association
Wednesday, September 12, 2012
2:00-4:45 p.m., Reception to follow
Eligible for 1.25 hours of IL MCLE credit

Register online at www.alumni.kentlaw.edu/aba.

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Chicago-Kent Team for Race Judicata

Run with the Chicago-Kent team!

Race Judicata is September 13, and Chicago-Kent has a team!

The Sportfeasors, an organization of students, alumni, and faculty with the goal of promoting Chicago-Kent through various athletic activities, has reserved a tent for those who sign up with their team, and would love to have as many alumni as possible run with them.

When you register for the race at http://www.cvls.org/judicata/, please choose Chicago-Kent Sportfeasors from the team drop down menu, and email sportfeasors@kentlaw.iit.edu to be included in team communications.

The Sportfeasors will be providing food and drink at the tent before and after the race. 

We hope to see you all there!
Erin Forbes, President, Chicago-Kent Sportfeasors
Matt Dillinger, Vice President, Chicago-Kent Sportfeasors
Michael Jimenez, Running Captain, Chicago-Kent Sportfeasors

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Student Organizations

Want to connect with alumni?

Are you involved in leadership of a student organization and would like to:

ArrowInvite alumni to your events? 
ArrowFind alumni speakers or panelists?
ArrowPartner with the Alumni Association on events?

Contact Kayla Portillo at kgregory@kentlaw.edu for more information on how the Alumni Association can help connect you with the Chicago-Kent alumni community.

 

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Class of 2013 Class Gift

Committee Members

Current committee members include:

Katerina Alexopoulos
Dunstan Barnes
Amy Chesshir
Kylin Fisher
Alex Grace
Amy Harvey
Peter Henry
Judy Li
Ryan Thoma
Daniel Zapata

Rising 3L's: Would you like to help the Class of 2013 leave a lasting legacy at Chicago-Kent? The Class of 2013 Class Gift Committee is currently in formation. Email Kayla Portillo at kgregory@kentlaw.edu if you are interested in joining this committee, or join us for our first meeting:

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