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Headlines for the Week of February 9, 2015

Student Bar Association and Chicago-Kent Diverse Student Groups

Diversity Thursday Series

The SBA, along with the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, Multicultural Affairs and Professional Development and various student organizations, is introducing a "Diversity Thursday" series in an effort to celebrate the different cultures here at Chicago-Kent. Look out for our fliers!

 


Art and Cultural Property Law Society

Seeking submissions for Student Art Gallery

The Art and Cultural Property Law Society is seeking artists of all genres to showcase their talent in the annual Student Art Gallery on April 2. For inquiries, email acpls@kentlaw.iit.edu.

 


Asian Pacific American Law Students Association

February 13: Inter-APALSA

Chicago-Kent APALSA will be hosting the semesterly inter-law school mixer on Friday, February 13. From 8 to 10 p.m. at Trinity on 2721 North Halsted, meet APALSA students from all of the Chicagoland law schools. Tell the bartender at the lower bar you're with APALSA to get your wristband for free drinks until 10 p.m. Feel free to bring your significant others, classmates or friends.

More details on the Facebook event page here.

 


Chicago-Kent Lambdas

February 10: General meeting

Join the Chicago-Kent Lambdas for our first general meeting of 2015 on February 10 at noon in room 370! Meet new and current members, find out more about what we do, and learn about upcoming events. Pizza and beverages will be served.

 


National Lawyers Guild Chicago-Kent Chapter

February 10: National Lawyers Guild, APALSA, ACS and LSRJ to commemorate Korematsu Day

On Tuesday, February 10, from noon to 1:30 p.m. in room C20, NLG, APALSA, ACS and LSRJ will hold a screening of the documentary "Of Civil Rights and Wrongs" about Japanese internment camps during WWII. The movie will be followed by reflections by a group of panelists, including a former internee of the Japanese-American internment camps.

The event is in honor of Fred Korematsu Day. In 1942, at the age of 23, Korematsu refused to go to the government’s incarceration camps for Japanese-Americans. After he was arrested and convicted of defying the government’s order, he appealed his case all the way to the Supreme Court. In 1944, the Supreme Court ruled against him, arguing that the incarceration was justified due to military necessity.

Panelists will discuss how the struggle against Japanese-American Internment Camps connect to the current civil rights struggles. Food will be served.

 


South Asian Law Student Association

February 11: Spring samosa sale

Hungry for one of your favorite Indian appetizers? Do you miss that delicious aroma? Well, the wait is over. On Wednesday, February 11, SALSA will be holding our spring samosa sale in the lobby. Stop by and pick up a delicious samosa while they're still hot!

 

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