ATTENTION - ALL STUDENTS INTERESTED FEDERAL SECTOR LABOR
The 22nd annual Federal Sector Labor Relations
and Labor Law Program
On Thursday, September 23, 2004, the law
school will present its 22nd annual Federal Sector Labor
Relations and Labor Law Program. This is the longest running
conference on federal sector and postal labor relations
and labor law held outside of Washington, D.C. The theme
of this year's program is 25 Years Under the Civil
Service Reform Act: The Good, the Bad, and the Unfolding.
The morning portion of the program features two comprehensive
plenary panel discussions by nationally recognized leaders
in the federal workplace. These are followed by concurrent
workshops, providing participants with the opportunity
to discuss specific issues with experts in the federal
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. Course materials, luncheon and reception
are not included, however, copies of the materials will
be available in the library after the program.
If you are interested in volunteering
to work at the conference, in exchange for a copy of the
course materials and an opportunity to network at the
conference luncheon and reception, please let us know
when you stop by the office (Suite 673) to register, or
by e-mailing Rae Ann (rvicario.) Pre-registration is required
no later than Tuesday, September 21, 2004.
ATTENTION- ALL STUDENTS
INTERESTED IN INTERNATIONAL LAW
The 16th annual Henry Morris Lecture
in International and Comparative Law
On Thursday, September 30 at 12 noon
in the auditorium, please plan on attending the 16th annual
Henry Morris Lecture in International and Comparative
Law. This year's lecture, "The Uncertain Self-Identity
of International Criminal Courts" will be given
by Mirjan R. Damaska, Sterling Professor of Law, Yale
Professor Damaska contends that without
an understanding of the particular goals and contexts
of international criminal adjudication, it is difficult
to assess the adequacy of the substantive and procedural
law used by international criminal courts.
He will analyze the broad array of objectives
judges have set for themselves in international criminal
courts and show that they are often, in his view, conflicting.
He will explain what consequences this has for international
His proposed solution is to abandon some
of these ambitious goals and to modify others in order
to make adjudication in these courts effective.
Mirjan Damaska has been a professor of
law at Yale University since 1976. He is currently Sterling
Professor of Law, which is Yale's highest faculty honor.
During the early 1970's, he was a professor of law at
the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Zagreb,
where he served as acting dean. He has also been a member
of the international faculty of comparative law in Luxembourg.
Professor Damaska was educated at the Universities of
Zagreb, Luxembourg, and Ljubljana. He is a member of the
Croatian Academy of Arts and Sciences, the American Academy
of Arts and Sciences, the board of directors of the American
Association for the Comparative Study of Law, and the
International Academy of Comparative Law. Professor Damaska
is the author of nine books and over 80 articles on comparative
law, criminal law, criminal and civil procedure, evidence,
constitutional law and legal history. His works have been
published in the U.S., Germany, the former Yugoslavia,
Croatia, France, England, Chile and China.
ALL STUDENTS INTERESTED IN VOLUNTEERING