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Week of October 24th, 2011

ELS Bakesale on Tuesday, October 25th

Mark your calendars! ELS will be having a bakesale on Tuesday, October 25th, from 9AM - 1PM in the front lobby.  Please stop by and enjoy some tasty treats on Tuesday!


Meckler Bulger Tilson Marick & Pearson LLC Environmental Law Externship

ELS Meckler Bulger Tilson Marick & Pearson LLC is looking for a spring extern to work for credit.  The extern will be involved in legal research, fact investigations, drafting memoranda and legal documents, and assisting attorneys in case.

Minimum Eligibility Requirements:
- Enrolled in the Environmental and Energy Law (PEEL)
- 3L
- Grade Point Average greater than or equal to a 3.0
- Successful completion of Environmental I and II.
- Familiarity with CERCLE, RCRA, CWA, CAA, and administrative procedure
- Undergraduate science degree preferred.

If interested, please submit via email a cover letter, resume, law school transcript, and writing sample to Brett Heinrich at brett.heinrich@mbtlaw.com by October 28, 2011. If you have any questions, contact Professor Gross at vgross@kentlaw.edu.


2012 Hogan/Smoger Access to Justice Essay Contest

The Hogan/Smoger Access to Justice Essay Contest is a $5,000
cash award given to the author of the winning essay.  The 2012 topic is: are Factory Farms Hog-Trying People's Rights? The Competition will be judge by a panel of nationally known trial lawyers and law professors.  Information about the rules and criteria are posted on the Public Justice website: www.publicjustice.net/What-We-Do/Awards/Law-School-Essay-Contest.aspx. Intent to enter the contest deadline is January 31, 2012. The Essay contest deadline in March 31, 2012. If you have any questions, contact Cassandra R. Goings from the Public Justice Foundation at cgoings@publicjustice.net.


Environmental Law Institute Postgraduate Fellowship 2012-2013

Interested in pursuing an environmental law passion after graduation? The Environmental Law Institute (ELI) offers a law fellow the opportunity to work closely with ELI attorneys and other professionals to advance environmental protection by analyzing existing legal tools, developing new ones, and crafting innovative approaches to implementation.

To Apply: Email an application package available at http://www.eli.org/About/employment.cfm to ELI at lawfellowship@eli.org no later than 11:59 pm EST on Friday, December 9, 2011.


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