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Headlines for the Week of October 19, 2015

The Art and Cultural Property Law Society

October 22: Woman in Gold and Art of the Steel screening

The ACPLS will be hosting a movie night featuring a screening of Woman in Gold, followed by the documentary Art of the Steel. There will be snacks! Feel free to stop by for one, both or some of the movies.

When: Thursday, October 22, 4 to 8:30 p.m.
Where: Room 590


Chicago-Kent Lambdas

October 23: Inter-Law School LGBTQ Social

In partnership with the LGBTQ law school organizations from DePaul, John Marshall, Loyola and the University of Chicago we're proudly hosting the Inter-Law School LGBTQ Social..

When: 8 to 10 p.m.

Where: Derby Chicago, 1224 W. Webster Ave., Chicago, IL 60614

Attire: Black and white

Wristbands are $25 for two hours of unlimited drinking. Proceeds go directly to the AIDS Foundation of Chicago.

See you there! Find out more on Facebook!


Environmental Law Society

October 28 to 31: 23rd Conference of the ABA's Section of Environmental, Energy and Resources Law

Are you interested in attending the 23rd Conference of the ABA's Section of Environmental, Energy and Resources Law from October 28 to 31? If so, please email acarreno@kentlaw.iit.edu by 5 p.m. today! Serious inquiries only please.

Here is more information regarding the event.


Health Law Society

October 20: Personal Injury Panel 

Come join the Health Law Society in celebrating ConneKtions Week as we host a lunchtime panel discussion about getting involved in personal injury law. We will be hosting alums Rob Kohen and Marty Gould, both from the class of 2014. Room C40. Come hungry because we will be serving lunch!


Hispanic-Latino Law Students Association

October 22: Salsa contest

HLLSA will be hosting a salsa/dip contest! Throw down on diversity Thursday, October 22.

Location: 10th floor Morris Hall
Time: 3 to 5 p.m.

Contest details:

  • Winner will be determined by donation-based voting
  • Winner gets a gift card

For questions, email hllsa@kentlaw.iit.edu


Intellectual Property Law Society

October 28: Strategies for Business and Law: Is It Patent Eligible?

Co-Sponsored by K&L Gates, Chicago-Kent's Program in IP Law, Chicago-Kent's Intellectual Property Law Society and the IP Management & Markets Program.

Aaron Morrow and Benjamin Weed of K&L Gates will discuss insight and strategies for Section 101 patent eligibility in light of recent USPTO patent eligibility guidance and recent court decisions. Ian McClure of Blackstone IP will present a business response.

Wednesday, October 28 from 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the Chicago-Kent Auditorium. Reception to follow in the Chicago-Kent Richard B. Ogilvie lobby from 4 to 5 p.m.


Student Animal Legal Defense Fund

Clerkship opportunity

Animal Legal Defense Fund is a hiring clerk for summer 2016! Clerkships are available in our Litigation and Criminal Justice Programs. They are open to second-year students only (rising third-year students). There is a monthly stipend of $2,400, to assist you in paying for reasonable expenses, including room and board, gas, travel, and other expenses.

Please find more information on the webpages below:
Summer 2016 ALDF Criminal Justice Program Clerkship
Summer 2016 ALDF Litigation Program Clerkship

October 29: SALDF's Halloween Contest: Pet Edition

Submit a photo of your pet wearing an adorable costume with a short blurb that includes your pet’s name and costume! SALDF is accepting submissions from October 12 to 22. Submissions can be sent to saldf@kentlaw.iit.edu.

Voting will take place on Thursday, October 29, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the front lobby. $1 per vote.

The winner will receive a $20 gift card to Petco/Petsmart/Pet Supplies Plus,s and the remainder of the proceeds will be donated to a local animal rescue organization.

 

 

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