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Headlines for the Week of February 26, 2018

Student Bar Associaton and National Lawyers Guild

March 5 to 9: National Lawyers Guild's "Week Againist Mass Incarceration"

March 5 to 9 is the National Lawyers Guild's "Week Against Mass Incarceration" or "WAMI." Read more about WAMI here. This year's focus is Mass Incarceration and Immigration. NLG has planned the following events:

March 5: Panel on Chicago's "Gang Database" and deportations

Free pizza and a panel on Chicago's "Gang Database" and deportations. Panelists include members of Black Youth Project, Organized Communities Against Deportations, and the MacArthur Foundation. 

When: Monday, March 5
Time: 6 p.m.
Location: Auditorium

March 6: Bake sale and raffle

Bake sale and raffle with proceeds going to Organized Communities Against Deportations. NLG will raffle original prints created by Ricardo Levins Morales. See the prints here!

When: Tuesday, March 6
Time: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Location: Outside the Spaketeria

March 7: First Defense Legal Aid training

First Defense Legal Aid training on Station House Defense. This training is for 711-eligible students only. Training is free and offers a chance to use your 711 license to defend indigent suspects' Fifth Amendment rights against self-incrimination in Chicago Police stations!

When: Wednesday, March 7
Time: 6 p.m.
Location: Room 370

See the flyer for this event.


Black Law Students Association

February 26: Connecting the Culture: Alumni Panel and Reception (Diversity Week Event)

Who: All Chicago-Kent students, alumni, faculty and staff
What: Connecting the Culture: Alumni Panel and Reception
When: Monday, February 26
Time: 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Where: Morris Hall, 10th Floor
Why: To kick off Diversity Week!

Please be sure to register for the event.

See the flyer for this event.


Hispanic-Latino Law Students Association

March 1: Judges’ Night Ceremony

Join the Hispanic-Latino Law Student Association for the 2018 Judges’ Night. Mingle with Chicago-Kent alumni and students as well as Hispanic and Latino attorneys from the Chicagoland area at a reception honoring the Honorable Judge Franklin Ulyses Valderrama for his contributions to the Latino community and the advancement of Latinos in the legal profession.

Date: March 1
Time: 5:30 to 9 p.m.
Location: Ogilvie Auditorium
Happy hour reception: 5:30 p.m.
Ceremony: 6:30 p.m.

Don’t forget to RSVP online!

 

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