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Spring 2008

30th annual Kenneth M. Piper Lecture

"Corporate Self-Regulation and the Future of Workplace Governance"

Tuesday, April 8, 2008
at
Chicago-Kent College of Law
Institute for Law and the Workplace

Reception:
Front lobby of the law school at 10:30 a.m.

Lecture:
Gov. Richard B. Ogilvie Auditorium at 11:30 a.m.

This year's program focuses on "Corporate Self-Regulation and the Future of Workplace Governance." It features Cynthia Estlund, the Catherine A. Rein Professor at New York University School of Law. Commentary will be provided by Marshall B. Babson, a partner at Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP, and Ron A. Bloom, special assistant to the president, United Steelworkers of America.

The lecture is free and open to the public. No registration is required. For further information visit the CLE Web site at www.kentlaw.edu/depts/cle.

The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers 2008 Writing Competition

The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers 2008 Writing Competition rules

Topic:†The scope of permissible topics is broad, i.e., any aspect of public or private labor or employment law. Students are encouraged to present a (a) public policy issue, (b) critique of a leading case or doctrine, (c) comment on a statute or the need for a statutory modification, or (d) comment on a common law doctrine.

Eligibility: All currently enrolled law students attending accredited law schools in the United States.

Guidelines: There are formatting guidelines that must be followed. For information, visit http://www.kentlaw.edu/academics/plel/record.html. Hard copies are also available at Sharon Wyatt-Jordanís desk, room 803.

Prizes:
First prize - $1,500.00
Second prize - $1,000.00
Third prize - $500.00

In addition to a monetary award, the winner will have his/her article published in a future issue of the college newsletter and posted on the college's Web site. The Labor Lawyer, a journal of ideas and developments in labor and employment law, published by the American Bar Association and the Section of Labor and Employment Law, has indicated a strong desire to publish the winning entry, if it meets their publication standards. Winners will also be invited guests at the annual induction dinner of the college, where they will be recognized and honored during the evening program. Deadline for submission is Thursday, May 15, 2008.

 

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