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Headlines for the Week of November 9, 2015

Chicago-Kent Sportfeasors

November 14: Sportfeasors yoga

Join the Chicago-Kent Sportfeasors in the 10th Floor Morris Hall on Saturday, November 14, from 10:30 to 11 a.m. for a free yoga session! We have some yoga mats to use, but please bring yours if you have one. Please let us know if you will be bringing your own yoga mat or if you will need to use one of ours here. You will need to sign a waiver in order to participate in the class.

Intellectual Property Law Society

November 10: Gastro Intellectual Property Symposium: "Legal Issues in the Craft Beer Industry"

This year's Gastro IP Symposium at Chicago-Kent College of Law will focus on IP issues related to craft beer brewing. We will be examining past litigations, company mergers/transactions, as well as hypothetical situations to examine the different legal issues that may arise in the craft beer context.

Panelists will include Jim Ebel, co-founder of Two Brothers Brewing; Glenn Rice from Funkhouser Vegosen Liebman & Dunn; Alexis Douglas from K&L Gates; Andrew Goldstein from Freeborn & Peters; Adam Cieslak, founder of Maplewood Brewery and Distillery; and Carolyn Purnell, a Jack Miller Center Fellow as part of the Benjamin Franklin Project.

The panel discussion will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. with a reception to follow. The event will take place in the Ogilvie Auditorium at Chicago-Kent College of Law. This event is approved for 1.75 general Illinois MCLE credit hours. The event is $25 for attorneys and $5 for students. You can register online.

Irish American Law Student Association

November 16: Scone and coffee fundraiser

Location: Front lobby

Time: 8 to 11 a.m.

Labor and Employment Law Society

November 10: Join the Chicago-Kent Labor and Employment Law Society and meet with members of ARISE Chicago at the rally

The members of LELS will be joining with members of the ARISE worker center this coming Tuesday for a national day of action, urging our presidential candidates to support a $15 nationwide minimum wage. Join thousands of underpaid working people throughout the country to demand racial and economic justice for all.

The rally begins at the Thompson Center at 5 p.m. We'll be meeting in the Chicago-Kent front lobby at 3:30 p.m. and then leaving at 3:45 p.m. to walk together to meet the ARISE members at Adler University, 17 N. Dearborn, 15th floor. There will be a chance to get some snacks and use the bathroom, then we'll all go to the rally together. Afterwards, the LELS will provide pizza at Giordano's, 130 E. Randolph.

We hope you can join us for this historical event.

Student Animal Legal Defense Fund

November 18: Lunch talk: "Ag-Gag and Undercover Investigations"

Come join SALDF for a lunch discussion about ag-gag laws, legislation and their constitutionality involving undercover investigations on factory farming. Two guest speakers from the Animal Legal Defense Fund, William Rivas-Rivas and T.J. Tumasse, will be present to share their knowledge and experiences! Pizza will be served. Room C25. Noon to 1 p.m.

Clerkship opportunity

Animal Legal Defense Fund is hiring a 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



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