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Monthly Archives: November 2009
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The Midwest Public Interest Law Career Conference will be held at the Northwestern University School of Law, Chicago, on Saturday, Feb. 6 and is open to first, second, and third year J.D. students. The conference offers students opportunities to interview … Continue reading
The American Bar Association Section of Antitrust Law will offer 2010 summer fellowships to 20 L1 and L2 law students. The fellowships are for a minimum of eight weeks in the consumer protection department of the participating State Attorneys General in states such … Continue reading
In its second year, the Iowa Coalition against Domestic Violence’s Skylark Project was featured on Iowa Public Radio this week. Five female inmates of the women’s prison have been selected for assistance in preparing applications for commutation of their sentences. Clients … Continue reading
The Kenneth J. Cmiel Funded Human Rights Internship Program provides funding to selected students who have secured a summer internship with a local, national or international non-governmental organization or governmental agency engaged in human rights related advocacy, research or education. … Continue reading
Two events sponsored by other groups have been designated as Lawyers & Leaders programs. On Wednesday, Nov. 11, John Richmond will speak at the IMU ballroom at 7:30. Mr. Richmond currently works for the U.S. Department of Justice fighting domestic … Continue reading
In one of the last Lawyers & Leaders events of the semester, Michael Ratner will discuss his life as a human rights activist, with emphasis on the role that risk taking and litigation have in protecting and extending fundamental rights. The … Continue reading
Ed’s note: This is the first in a series of posts we will run about life as a public interest lawyer. Our first post is by Lauren Hansen, class of ’10, who works as a legal aid lawyer in a rural … Continue reading