The 18th annual conference on Section 1983 Civil Rights Litigation
On Thursday and Friday, March 22-23, 2001, the law school will host
Professor Sheldon Nahmod's 18th annual Section 1983 conference. The
conference features nationally prominent law professors and practitioners
who offer instruction on both the fundamentals and the more advanced aspects
of §1983 practice and trial skills, and analyze the latest case decisions.
If you can attend only one session, come for Professor Nahmod's lecture
on the prima facie case against individuals. This is a unique opportunity
for students who intend to be involved in federal court litigation when
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
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 reception,
ATTENTION - ALL STUDENTS INTERESTED IN LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT LAW
The 23rd annual Piper Lecture
On Tuesday, April 3, Chicago-Kent will present the 23rd annual Kenneth M. Piper Lecture, Immigration and the Workplace, from 11:30-1:00 p.m, in the auditorium.
The United States is a nation of
immigrants and economic opportunities have been one of the major attractions
for those immigrating to the U.S. Consequently, immigration and the
workplace are inherently linked. Issues include the appropriate approach
to undocumented workers and the degree to which workers from other countries
should be invited into the U.S. in areas of
Professor Howard F. Chang of the University of Pennsylvania Law School will deliver the lecture. Commentators are Ana Luisa Avendaño, assistant general counsel for the United Food and Commercial Workers Union, Ethan E. Bensinger, partner and managing director of the Chicago office of Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy, P.C., and Professor Lenni B. Benson of New York Law School.
All faculty, students, and staff
are invited to attend.
ALL STUDENTS INTERESTED IN VOLUNTEERING
Student volunteer opportunities for law students (JD only) are available
for some of the Continuing Legal and Professional Education programs listed
below. If you are interested in providing some of
UPCOMING PROGRAMS 2001!
The American Bar Association
Employment Issues in a Changing Corporate World
The 20th annual
The 20th annual
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