to the Auction!!!
At this time
we are having difficulty with putting the donation form
online...if you would like to receive a donation form via
email please email KJF President Rebecca Kohn.
Thank you and
we apologize for the inconvenience
you know that you have already signed up to speak with a
professor(s) but can't remember which one please email firstname.lastname@example.org
to find out.
KJF and Public Interest Resource Center (PIRC) in the fight
against Domestic Violence! Take
part in "Call to Protect" a program to collect used
cell phones for Victims of Domestic Violence!! All phones will
be erased and reprogrammed with emergency numbers- a help line
to the outside world. Even if you have a used cell phone you
think is broken you can still donate the phone to the program.
If you can, include chargers etc. that came with the phone. All
donations are tax deductible. If
you have a call phone to donate please email KJF President
Rebecca Kohn at email@example.com
to arrange a time to drop off your donation.
for Illinois Children Run/Walk
organization, a non-partisan childrens advocacy organization, is
holding its annual 5k/10k Run/Walk on Saturday
at the lakefront and Randolph St.
Runners and Volunteers are needed to participate on Race
Day. A volunteer kick-off will be held on March 16 at
8:30am at Ann Sathers' (929 W. Belmont).
you would like to volunteer, contact B. Michael McFarland at
312.516.5562. To register or get more information on the
race, visit www.startearlyrun.com
or Call B. Michael.
Kent Justice Foundation will be forming a Team for this event if
enough people are interested. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org
if you would like to participate as a team in this charity race.
April 17. from 6-8pm,
the Young Lawyers Section will host an evening of arts and
crafts, pizza, and socializing with the women and children of a
Wrigleyville home for domestic violence victims.
are needed to assist in all facets of having a good time.
Interested Volunteers should call Charis Runnels at 312.609.7111
people show interest, KJF will attend this event as a volunteer
group. if you are interested in participating in this
event please email KJF President Rebecca Kohn (email@example.com)
First Annual Norman Amaker Public Interest Law Retreat
Zero Is Everywhere There is Poverty: Ensuring Rights, Liberties
& Opportunities in the Current Anti-Terrorist Climate"
Calendars: March 22nd, 23rd, and 24th, 2002
Retreat will explore the current challenges facing those working
for social justice in light of the new legislation and political
climate following September 11th. The Retreat will
provide a unique opportunity for public interest and social
justice-oriented law students, faculty, and practitioners to
meet in a relaxed environment, exchange viewpoints, explore
career opportunities and formulate strategies for change.
Retreat is sponsored by the Society of American Law Teachers
(SALT), Indiana University School of Law - Indianapolis,
and the Minnesota Justice Foundation. It is named in honor of
the late Professor Norman Amaker of Loyola - ChicagoSchool of
Law. Professor Amaker lived his life working for social justice
and embodied the ideals of public service in his mentoring of
law students and faculty.
Retreat will bring law students, law professors and
practitioners together for an informative and challenging (yet
relaxing) weekend in the country where they can share their
knowledge and interests on various topics including: criminal
justice and the death penalty, immigration, national and
international human rights, homelessness and poverty. The
Retreat will focus on the challenges and rewards of practice and
the realities of working in the public interest and on creative
public interest initiatives and energetic practitioners working
in theMidwest. The goal is
to forge a coalition of students, professors and practitioners
which will support social justice-oriented law students pursuing
careers in the public interest.
Retreat will be held at Bradford Woods which is approximately 40
minutes south of IndianapolisBradford Woods offers a
relaxing, wooded environment away from the busy activities of
work and law school. It offers comfortable accommodations in six
modern cabins, as well as meeting rooms and full dining
facilities.There are accessible trails for hiking and other
outdoor activities available.
is a $100.00 Registration Fee which includes overnight
accommodations for March 22nd and 23rd and
all meals for the weekend.For participants not requiring
overnight accommodations, a day-only rate of $60.00 is available
which covers all Retreat activities and meals.
more information or registration forms please contact:
Clinical Professor of Law
University School of Law -Indianapolis
West New York Street
following are great opportunities for summer internships/
fellowships in PUBLIC INTEREST LAW:
1993, Equal Justice America has been funding law students all
over the country to work meeting the legal needs of the poor.
EJA is again pleased to offer $3,250 fellowships for 1st and 2nd
year Chicago-Kent law school students who chose to work next
summer for organizations providing direct civil legal services
for the poor.
must secure a full-time (min. 35-40 hours per week) placement
for Summer 2002 working at least 10 weeks for a legal services
Apply: Applicants must send a cover letter describing their
commitment and interest in providing legal services to the poor,
a resume, two letters of recommendation AND an employment
confirmation letter from the hiring organization to EQUAL
JUSTICE AMERICA. All
required items must be sent together.
fellowships may take place anywhere in the United States,
provided that the hiring organization if a non-profit
organization providing direct civil legal services to the poor
are encouraged to apply for Work-Study funding, if available, to
be used in conjunction with an EJA Summer 2002 Fellowship. If
the Work-Study total is less than $3,250, EJA will make up the
difference. Students eligible to receive Qork-Study funding
should not their eligibility in the cover letter of their
employer or other funding source may contribute to the grant
recipient, but the total amount received by a recipient cannot
exceed $4,500. Any amount over $4,500 will be subtracted from
the grant to be awarded by Equal Justice America.
APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED NO LATER THAN MARCH 18, 2002.
AWARDS WILL BE ANNOUNCED APRIL 15, 2002. PLEASE SEND YOUR
COMPLETED APPLICATION TO:
FOX CHASE DRIVE
Interest Resource Center (PIRC):
you looking for an opportunity to get involved in community
service? Are you interested in pursuing an internship in various
kinds of Public Interest Law but you don't know where to start!!
the work for you. PIRC
You tell us what you are looking for, your interests and your
goals and we'll find the opportunity that best fits your needs.
Stop by Room 654, check out the PIRC
or email student Advisor Rebecca Kohn (firstname.lastname@example.org)to
set up an appointment. Being busy in law school doesn't have to
mean that you miss out on the opportunities that interest you
is Chicago-Kent's Public Interest Organization...our goal is to
raise money for our Summer Fellowship Program so that Law
students may pursue an internship in the area of public interest
and non-profit organizations. But our mission does not stop
there!! KJF has much to participate in from volunteering to
charity events and much more. Questions? Have some ideas you'd
like to share? Please feel free to email KJF Prez. Rebecca Kohn (email@example.com)
Kent Justice Foundation
President - Rebecca Kohn
Treasurer - Angie Lee
Secretary - Janine Rosana
Auction Chair - Sara Groom
Volunteer Project Coordinator -
2L Rep - Alison Dieterichs
1L Rep Section A - Jason Menard
1L Rep Section C - Ada Dolph