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Week of December 5th, 2011
2012 Great Lakes Environmental Law Symposium
Mark your Calendars! On March 30, 2012,
ELS will be co-hosting the 2012 Great Lakes Environmental Law
Symposium. Stay tuned for the speaker list and agenda. Questions? E-mail email@example.com.
JURIST Call for Content: Environmental Law Op-ed
JURIST is seeking commentary on current
environmental legal issues. JURIST is an ABA and Webby
award-winning legal news service that reaches hundreds of thousands of
readers weekly. JURIST has been cited 700 times in law reviews and
briefs to the US Supreme Court, state supreme courts, and federal
appellate courts. The Library of Congress Website has also cited it in
nearly 500 published books, and several hundred times. Dateline is
JURIST's student commentary service, and we seek original opinion-based
articles from law students around the globe regarding their personal
and work experiences in a field of law.
Articles are approximately 1200 words in length and do not require
Bluebook citations. For examples of recent articles please see: http://jurist.org/dateline.
For more information, visit http://jurist.org/dateline/. If interested e-mail
Environmental Protection Agency Region 5 Legal Externship
The EPA's Region 5 Office of Regional Council is looking for
second or third year law student externs. Externs in Region 5's Office
of Regional Counsel typically conduct legal research and write legal
memoranda to support enforcement cases brought under Superfund
(CERCLA), the Clean Air Act (CAA), the Clean Water Act (CWA), the
Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), the Toxic Substances
Control Act (TSCA), the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide
Act (FIFRA), and the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act
(EPCRA), among others. If interested, submit a cover letter, resume, unofficial transcript and writing sample by email to Leverett Nelson (firstname.lastname@example.org). For more information visit: http://www.epa.gov/region5/orc/jobs.html#externships.
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 email@example.com.
Environmental Law Institute Postgraduate Fellowship 2012-2013
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
no later than 11:59 pm EST on Friday, December 9, 2011.