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Headlines for the Week of October 22, 2012

Chicago-Kent Lambdas

November 1: Chili cook-off

Do you like chili? Do you think you make chili great enough to receive a CALI? Registration has opened! Register your entry for the first annual Chicago-Kent Lambdas' chili cook-off, happening Thursday, November 1, benefiting Links Pride Youth, an organization that provides health education in the schools and community, support services for sexual minority youth, reproductive health care, and counseling.

Contact to register.

Christian Legal Society

October 23: Christian Legal Society meeting

The Christian Legal Society will have a general meeting on Tuesday, October 23, at 11:30 a.m. in room 535. To sign up for our mailing list, visit

Environmental Law Society

October 25: "Wildlife, Renewable Energy and Climate Change: Critical Legal Issues"

From 8:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Chicago-Kent, the ISBA Animal Law Section Council, ISBA Environmental Law Section Council, and Chicago-Kent are throwing a CLE event to discuss critical environmental legal issues.

Journal of International and Comparative Law

Volume 12 released!

Volume 12 of the Chicago-Kent Journal of International and Comparative Law has been released. Articles and Student Notes can be found here. Cases & Controversies, which summarize current events and cases of international or foreign tribunals, can be found here.

Congratulations to the new associate editors!

The journal is pleased to welcome our new editors: Dana Pownall, Catherine Lee, Holli Dobler, Bradley Thomas, Mina Mineva, Asha George, Michael Barnes, Michael Jimenez, Michael Buchcar, Andrea Coutu, Amy Chesshir, Jamie Flatley, Judy Shammo, and Peter Cassata. Congratulations!

Student article submission invitation

The journal invites any Chicago-Kent student to submit an article for publication under the Student Notes section. Student Notes can be any length, but the journal recommends they be at least 15 pages long. Notes are usually the product of a seminar paper but can be specially written for the journal. Email us at to submit a paper or to express interest in submitting within the 2012-13 school year.

Student Animal Legal Defense Fund

October 24: Join us for our first general meeting

6 p.m., room 583

The Student Animal Legal Defense Fund has been reorganized this year, and we need members and a board! SALDF is a proactive group interested in all aspects of animal and agricultural law. This field covers topics such as ethical livestock care techniques, animal ownership rights, animal abuse and violence laws, and therapy/service dog training programs. SALDF's main goal is to participate in activism for various local nonprofits and to conduct and attend educational opportunities for this niche area of environmental law. Please email to sign up and receive emails about events, volunteer opportunities, and meetings.



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