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Headlines for the Week of March 18, 2013

Student Bar Association

Barristers Ball ticket sales

Barristers Ball tickets will be on sale for the entire student body in the Chicago-Kent bookstore starting Monday, March 25. Tickets will remain on sale for two weeks, through Friday, April 5, or until they sell out. The event will be held Saturday, April 13, 2013, from 7 p.m. to midnight on the Odyssey Boat Cruise. Tickets will be $75 each and will cover dining and entertainment for the entire evening: boat cruise, cocktails, dinner, dancing, and endless entertainment! Make sure to get your ticket before they sell out. You won't want to miss the biggest social event of the year!

Bar & Gavel Society nominations

The Student Bar Association is seeking nominations for the Bar & Gavel Society!

The Bar & Gavel Society is a prestigious society composed of graduating students (3Ls and 4Ls) who have demonstrated leadership and service to the law school. Up to 12 of the nominees will be admitted. Past recipients have distinguished themselves through outstanding service to the law school, the community and the legal profession.

If you think that you or someone you know fits these criteria, please submit a nomination to Alexander "Sasha" Kakabadse at akakabad@kentlaw.iit.edu. You can nominate yourself! Nominations must state the reasons for the nomination and specifically refer to the candidate's law school activities, outside legal activities, and service. Nominations should not exceed 250 words, but may include a résumé, and are due April 6, 2013 (please include in the subject line "Nomination for Bar & Gavel").

SBA Awards nominations

Its that time of year again to start recognizing all of the outstanding accomplishments of your fellow Chicago-Kent students and staff! The SBA will start accepting nominations for SBA Awards beginning the week after spring break, March 25, and will continue to accept nominations until Friday, April 12. The SBA is looking for nominations from the student body for the following awards:

  • Staff Member of the Year
  • Adjunct Professor of the Year
  • Professor of the Year
  • Ralph Brill Award (which will be awarded to a staff member, faculty member or alumnus/alumna who has graduated at least 10 years before the award is given and has shown exemplary service and accomplishment)
  • Student Organization of the Year

Nominations shall consist of a letter stating the reasons for the nomination, specifically referring to the candidate's law school activities, outside legal activities, and service. Once all nominations are received, the Awards Committee will select up to three nominees for each award, and the student body will vote. Please email all award nominations to Sasha Kakabadse at akakabad@kentlaw.iit.edu.

Asian Pacific American Law Student Association

Spring Inter-APALSA Social Event

We have set the date for the Spring Inter-APALSA Social. It will be on Friday, March 29, 2013, from 7 to 10 p.m. at English (444 N. LaSalle). Three hours of open bar for $20 presale and $25 at the door. Here is the Facebook page. Make sure to invite your friends, coworkers, and any attorneys you know.

March 27: APALSA bake sale

APALSA will be having a bake sale on March 27 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and we need volunteers for manning the table and also making baked goods. Our lovely 1L section reps have planned this fundraiser so please help them out and support APALSA!

Chicago-Kent Trial Team

Trial team tryouts

An informational meeting will be held on March 26 at 4 p.m. in the Marovitz Courtroom. Tryouts will be April 5 and 6. The case file can be found on the third floor outside of the Spak, in the Marovitz Courtroom, and outside of Judge Erickson's office (705).

Any questions can be directed to Tara Korthals at tkorthal@kentlaw.iit.edu.

Environmental Law Society

Fundraising chair needed

ELS is looking for a fundraising chair, so if you're interested in the position, please email a brief statement to Ashley Brody at abrody@kentlaw.iit.edu.

April 25: Trivia Night!

Mark your calendars for Thursday, April 25, for the Environmental Law Society's first trivia night!

Immigration Law Society and International Law Student Association

March 28: Annual networking event

On Thursday, March 28, the Immigration Law Society and the International Law Student Association are holding their annual networking event on the 10th floor, which will be preceded by career panels on immigration and international law. Additional details are forthcoming.

Journal of International and Comparative Law

New issue!

The Journal of International and Comparative Law is proud to release its first-ever winter issue! Unlike in past years, JICL will release two issues during this school year. So be on the look out for our spring issue after exams. You can read the winter issue here.

The journal would like to thank its editors for all their time and skill. Keep up the good work!

Designers wanted!

The journal is looking for a website designer who can help improve the website. If you are interested, please contact jicl@kentlaw.iit.edu or treynolds@kentlaw.iit.edu.

 

 

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