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Headlines for the Week of September 8, 2008

September 10: Study abroad information session for J.D. students

Attention J.D. students: there will be a study abroad information session in room C20 from 3pm to 4pm. Get more information on all the exciting study abroad options that Chicago-Kent offers!

September 18- YLS Meet the Committee Night & Social Hour

Attend the Young Lawyers Section's "Meet the Committees Night & Social Hour" on Thursday, September 18, 2008, from 5:30-7:30 p.m., at Association Headquarters, to learn how YLS committees can advance your career and improve your legal practice. At the event you will meet and mingle with Young Lawyers Section members and leaders, gather info on future topics/speakers scheduled for upcoming meetings, sign up for the committees of your choice at the event, and enjoy complimentary cocktails and appetizers. The event is open to non-CBA members, but non-members may not join CBA committees. RSVP to yls@chicagobar.org.

November 7: Former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Louise Arbour speaking at Chicago Humanities Festival

The former U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights, the Honorable Louise Arbour, will deliver the Doris Conant Lecture on Women and Culture as part of the Chicago Humanities Festival. The program is on Friday, November 7 at Northwestern University School of Law's Thorne Auditorium at 6:00 pm. You can read more about the program at http://www.chfestival.org/index.cfm?fa=fallfest.progdtl&pid=2781 and there are free tickets set aside for students NOTE: Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Monday September 15, 2008.

The lecture will be followed by a separately ticketed panel event called Universal Human Rights, Right Here you can get more information at

http://www.chfestival.org/index.cfm?fa=fallfest.progdtl&pid=2782

Administrative memo for LL.M. and exchange students

Please click here to access the newest administrative memo for class of 2009 LL.M. and exchange students.

European Commission Launches New Guide to Studying in Europe

Study-in-europe.org is a new resource for students interested in studying at any one of the 4,000 higher education institutions in Europe. The website features comprehensive information on universities and available programs in 32 European countries, including Erasmus Mundus Masters Courses, which are innovative cross-border graduate programs offered by consortiums of universities located in at least three different European countries. Study-in-Europe.org also offers an overview of the European higher education system, a guide to applying to European universities, and information about living in Europe.

Please visit us online: www.study-in-europe.org.

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