From Professor Bernadette Atuahene
April 8: Spring 2015 Film Series on Race
In the wake of recent events sparking national dialogue, American Denial explores the power of unconscious biases around race and class. Come one, come all to a screening on race with a powerful discussion with colleagues and friends.
When: April 8
Time: 5:30 to 7 p.m.
Film: American Denial
Sponsored by: BLSA, APALSA, HLLSA, and SALSA
From Judge David Erickson
April 8: Trial team tryouts
Interested in receiving individual instruction on trial skills, making invaluable career connections with practicing attorneys, and having tons of FUN? Join Chicago-Kent's nationally ranked trial team! Tryouts are open to 1Ls and 2Ls and will be held Wednesday, April 8, beginning at 5 p.m. in Marovitz Courtroom
. Informational packets with everything you need to know will be available starting Wednesday, March 24, on the third floor outside the Spak, in the Marovitz Courtroom, and outside Judge Erickson's office (room 705). Email Ana Montelongo (firstname.lastname@example.org
) with any questions.
From Professor Nancy Marder
Apply for the Justice John Paul Stevens Public Interest Summer Fellowship Program
The Justice John Paul Stevens Public Interest Summer Fellowship Program provides a grant of $5,000 each to two students at Chicago-Kent College of Law who have secured unpaid public interest legal positions during the summer. These two Stevens Fellowships are awarded to help defray living expenses of deserving and committed students working in the public interest, as well as to provide much-needed legal assistance to public interest organizations.
Apply by Thursday, April 2, at noon (with a hard copy in Professor Marder's mailbox and an electronic copy to Professor Marder by email
). Applications are available electronically through Career Services' Symplicity document library. Hard copies are also available in the clip outside Professor Marder's office door (room 839).