Chicago-Kent Faculty:
News & announcements for the week of
November 29, 1999

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From Professor Sanford Greenberg

Writing contest
Risk Assessment & Policy Association (RISK) is looking for student papers (15 pp) that address a matter of policy concern in managing consumer, environmental or occupational risk. First prize, $300. Papers must be received by April 1, 2000. For more information visit

From Professor Sheldon Nahmod

Professor Nahmod speaks to new judges.
On November 17, 1999, Professor Sheldon Nahmod lectured on civil rights to thirty-five newly confirmed federal district court judges in Washington, D.C., under the auspices of the Federal Judicial Center. He also attended a reception at the Supreme Court with the judges and Justices O'Connor, Breyer, Ginsburg and Thomas. In addition, the 1999 update to Professor Nahmod's treatise, Civil Rights and Civil Liberties Litigation: The Law of Section 1983 (4th ed. 1997), has just been published.

From Professor Jeffrey Sherman

Student research assistants wanted
Professor Sherman is seeking several student research assistants to work on a project in the employee benefits area. Compensation will be at the usual law school rate. Students must have completed at least 3 semesters of law school by December 31, 1999. Interested students should submit a resume and a list of their law school grades so far to Professor Sherman (room 741).
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