Spring 2006 - International Events
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Opportunity to Participate in a UN Conference in New
Students can apply to the Council
for American Students in International Negotiations
(CASIN) to be a delegate to attend the June 26 - July
7, 2006 Unied Nations Conference to "review progress
made in the implementation of the programme of action
to prevent, combat, and eradicate the illicit trade
in small arms and light weapons in all its aspects"
(RevCon 2006). The Conference is scheduled to take
place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York
City, June 26-July 7, 2006. If selected, student delegates
can attend for one or two weeks. The Application Dealine
is April 16, 2006.
Eligible candidates will participate
in the Conference as delegates of CASIN, through the
International Action Network on Small Arms (IANSA).
For further information and application,
please visit www.americanstudents.us/revcon2006.shtml
Donate Your Used Legal Textbooks
The Circle of Legal Studies, Jatinangor
City, Indonesia is seeking donations of law books.
As the nation is in transition to democracy, the group
would like to participate in promoting equality before
the law in their country. The Circle for Legal Studies
meets to discuss and explore various issues in Law;
however, there is a shortage of Law books in Indonesia.
If interested or for further information,
e-mail the Circle for Legal Studies Jatinangor at
firstname.lastname@example.org or write Cricle for Legal
Studies, PMII Jalan Jatinangor, Warung Kalda, Jatinangor-
Sumedang, Indonesia 45363.
Essay Competition: Lex Mercatoria and the WTO
(the international association of independent
small-medium size law firms) will award a $4,000 and a
trip to Zürich to the winner of the Stephen Rayner
Award. This competition is open to all law
students and law trainees who graduated after January
2004 and are not practicing law at the present time. To
participate in the competition the applicants must
submit an essay on the subject of “Lex Mercatoria and
the World Trade Organization Law in Relation to
International Commercial Contracts.” The essay must
not exceed 5,000 words and must be submitted before
March 31, 2006. For more information about the
eligibility and the submission requirements, please
visit the Interleges website at http://www.interleges.com.
International Internship Program
ABA Section of International Law offers an International
Internship Website. Moeller & Co. is an Argentine
law firm specialized and dedicated to provide legal
advise for intellectual and industrial property matters
throughout Latin America, which includes Mexico and
Central America. Moeller & Co. would be delighted
to have 2L and recent graduates from Chicago-Kent. This
internship provides placements in law firms oversears
for the summer. See the link for application information.