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Headlines for the Week of February 28, 2011

Student Bar Association

SBA to vote on amendments to its governing documents

At the next Student Bar Association meeting, the SBA will be voting on amendments to its governing documents. The first is a complete revamp of the Student Bar Association Bylaws, streamlining the SBA and providing more flexibility to your elected officials. The proposed changes may be read here. (link)

Secondly, the Student Bar Association will be voting on changes to the Financial Code to provide student organizations with more flexibility in the appropriations process. The amended financial code, as it would stand if approved, may be found here. (link)

The Student Bar Association welcomes any feedback on either of these changes. Please contact your SBA representatives or the SBA Treasurer for questions, comments, or concerns.

Chicago-Kent Lambdas

Save the date for the first annual LGBT Civil Rights Conference hosted by the Chicago-Kent Lambdas

The conference will take place on Friday, March 4, and Saturday, March 5. Seminar topics include Marriage Equality Litigation, DADT, LGBT Teen Suicide, Bullying & Hate Crimes, Transgender Rights, LGBT Political Candidacy, the Criminalization of LGBT Persons, Litigating an LGBT Civil Rights Case in Illinois, the Similarities Between Same-Sex Marriage and Interracial Marriage Bans, and What to Expect from Civil Unions in Illinois. Several hours of CLE credit pending.

Please register at www.cklambdas.com.

Labor and Employment Law Society

March 1: NFL Labor Negotiations Panel, noon in room 590

The Labor and Employment Law Society (LELS) and the Sports and Entertainment Law Society (SELS) are co-hosting a special panel on the current NFL labor negotiations between the league's owners and players this upcoming Tuesday, March 1, at noon in Room 590.

***If you are not a member of the LELS or SELS, please RSVP to footlik@gmail.com to ensure your seat.***

The panelists will discuss the negotiating strategies used, the role of the federal mediator and various labor/legal issues. The panelists will also briefly discuss their careers and will take any career-related questions at the end.

The panelists are:

  • Mike McCartney, NFL agent and director of football operations at Priority Sports
  • Eldon Ham, adjunct sports law professor at Chicago-Kent, sports lawyer, agent, legal analyst, consultant and author
  • César F. Rosado Marzán, labor law professor at Chicago-Kent

Lunch will be provided. We hope to see you there!

Sports and Entertainment Law Society

March 1: NFL Labor Negotiations Panel, noon in room 590

The Labor and Employment Law Society (LELS) and the Sports and Entertainment Law Society (SELS) are co-hosting a special panel on the current NFL labor negotiations between the league's owners and players this upcoming Tuesday, March 1, at noon in Room 590.

***If you are not a member of the LELS or SELS, please RSVP to footlik@gmail.com to ensure your seat.***

The panelists will discuss the negotiating strategies used, the role of the federal mediator and various labor/legal issues. The panelists will also briefly discuss their careers and will take any career-related questions at the end.

The panelists are:

  • Mike McCartney, NFL agent and director of football operations at Priority Sports
  • Eldon Ham, adjunct sports law professor at Chicago-Kent, sports lawyer, agent, legal analyst, consultant and author
  • César F. Rosado Marzán, labor law professor at Chicago-Kent

Lunch will be provided. We hope to see you there!

 

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