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Headlines for the Week of September 16, 2013

Student Bar Association

SBA 1L class representatives wanted!

Do you want to get involved with Chicago-Kent's Student Bar Association? Now is your chance! The SBA will soon be seeking candidates for 1L class representative positions. Candidate statements and petitions will be due by 5 p.m. on Friday, September 13.

1L elections will be held the week of Monday, September 16 through Friday, September 20. Each of the three 1L sections will be represented on the SBA general assembly by two section reps. Joining the SBA is a great way to get involved and to represent your classmates as the voice of the student body.

Keep an eye out for an email with detailed instructions on candidate statements, petition forms, and SBA policies on election procedures and campaigning.

Please direct any questions or concerns to SBA Election co-chairs Megan Mulherin (mmulheri@kentlaw.iit.edu) or Megan Morton (mmorton1@kentlaw.iit.edu).


International Law Student Association

ILSA's first general meeting:

The International Law Student Association (ILSA) will be holding its first general meeting on September 17, 2013 in Room C25 at noon. Lunch will be served! Come by, meet your ILSA executive board, meet fellow students with similar interests as you, and help us have a great year.

In the meantime, visit our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/pages/Chicago-Kent-ILSA/559629360768694 or search "Chicago-Kent ILSA" to keep up to date with ILSA news. We hope to see you on the 17th!

Irish American Law Student Association

Irish American Academic Exchange Week at Chicago-Kent

An Irish delegation is visiting our school for a week. It is a very high-profile delegation that includes Irish Supreme Court justices, the heads of the Ireland Bar Association, and several other judges and lawyers. There will be three events, including a lecture at 1 p.m. on September 11, which is free to attend. This will be followed by a three-course dinner with an open bar ($50 for students). Lastly, there will be lunch at the Union League Club in Chicago on September 12 ($40 for students). This is a great networking opportunity. Space is limited at the dinner and lunch, so get your ticket now.

Sign up for Irish American Academic Exchange Week online.


Journal of Environmental and Energy Law

Seeking additional associate editors

The Chicago-Kent Journal of Environmental and Energy Law is seeking additional associate editors for the upcoming year. Participation on the journal is beneficial not only because you get an additional résumé line, but also because it provides an opportunity to learn more about the subject areas of environmental and energy law. If you are interested in joining or have any questions, you may email Alexander Passo at apasso@kentlaw.iit.edu.


Journal of International and Comparative Law

Seeking associate editors!

The Chicago-Kent Journal of International and Comparative Law is seeking associate editors for the upcoming year. Editors will be chosen based on their performance on a brief editing test to be emailed to interested students early in September. 1Ls are encouraged to apply. For more information about the journal and to receive the editing test, email Katie Mallon at jicl@kentlaw.iit.edu.


Chicago-Kent Lambdas

Bake Sale

The Chicago-Kent Lambdas are having a bake sale from 10 am to 4 pm on Tuesday, September 17. Stop by, buy some delicious baked goods, and support the Lambdas!


Labor and Employment Law Society

Labor and Employment Trial Advocacy Competition team tryouts

The tenth annual ABA Labor and Employment Trial Advocacy Competition will be held on November 23 and 24 in Chicago.

Tryouts for this year's team are September 16, 2013, from 5 to 9 p.m. in room C20.

For tryouts, you may choose either plaintiff or defense, and you will be asked to give an opening statement, a direct examination, a cross examination, and a closing argument - about three minutes long. The problem will be problem 7.5, Fran Boyle v. Home Mart Inc. A witness will be provided for you for direct and cross examinations. Trial Advocacy and Evidence are helpful, but not required. Employment law experience is helpful, but not required.

Learn more about the ABA Labor and Employment Trial Advocacy Competition.

Email LELStrialteam@gmail.com to set up a specific tryout time or for any questions!

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