The 13th annual Henry C. Morris Lecture in International and Comparative Law
On Tuesday, September 26, at 12 noon in the Auditorium, please plan on attending the 13th annual Henry C. Morris Lecture in International and Comparative Law. This year’s lecture is entitled Law and Remembering: Socialism in East Germany and its Impact Today. Professor Inga Markovits will examine the ways in which the socialist experience in the former German Democratic Republic affects the operation of law in Germany today. She shows how public memories of the past are constructed by political choices and how law plays important roles in the process of selecting what images of the past are used.
Inga Markovits has been a professor of law at the University
of Texas School of Law since 1993. She was named to the Friends of
Joe Jamail Regents Chair in 1996. Educated at the Free
On Wednesday, September 27, a pizza and salad luncheon will also be held at 12:00 p.m. on the 10th floor especially for students. This is an excellent opportunity to ask questions of Professor Markovits in a small group setting. Please RSVP your attendance by email to lerkmani by Friday, September 22. Late seating will not be available.
ATTENTION - ALL STUDENTS INTERESTED IN ILLINOIS LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT LAW
The 16th annual Public Sector Labor Relations Law Program
On Friday, October 13, 2000, the law school will host the 16th annual Public Sector Labor Relations Law Program. This conference is designed for lawyers whose practice involves labor law, local government law or school law; state and local government and public education officials, administrators and labor relations officers; union officials, business agents and uniserv directors; and arbitrators and mediators. The opening plenary features Nancy Mills, Director, Center for Workplace Democracy, AFL-CIO and William K. Strycker, Vice President of Human Resources, Madison Area Technical College who will address the topic, “Labor-Management Cooperation.” This will be followed by concurrent workshops on IPLRA Developments, New Approaches to Compensation in Education, Effective Advocacy in Arbitration, Ethics in Representation, Work-Family Issues, IELRA Developments, Interest Arbitration, Mutual Gains Bargaining, FLSA Developments, EEO Developments, Police Forum, Firefighter Forum, The Art of Negotiating a Collective Bargaining Agreement, ADA, FMLA & Workers’ Compensation, and Privacy in the Electronic Workplace. The workshop format provides participants with the opportunity to discuss specific issues with experts in the public sector labor relations field.
Law students (JD only) enrolled at Chicago-Kent are welcome to attend any or all of the program sessions free of charge (note: course materials are not included; however, copies of the materials will be available in the library at a later date). However, pre-registration is required! To register, please stop by the Office of Continuing Legal and Professional Education (Suite 673) to fill out a registration form or email rvicario. Students must register on or before Tuesday, October 10, 2000.
Also, if you are interested in providing some of your time to volunteer at the program in exchange for complementary course materials and an opportunity to network at the program luncheon and reception, please let us know when you stop by the office to register, or by e-mailing rvicario.
ALL STUDENTS INTERESTED IN VOLUNTEERING
Student volunteer opportunities for law students (JD only) are available
for the Continuing Legal
MORE UPCOMING PROGRAMS 2000-2001!
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The 23rd annual
The 20th annual
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