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The Center for Economic and Social Rights Seeks Graduate Level Research Intern for Summer 2012

The Center for Economic and Social Rights (CESR) is now seeking a dynamic graduate-level research intern to assist the organization in its research projects through the summer of 2012. Applications will be received until May 10, 2012. Formed in 1993, the Center for Economic and Social Rights (CESR) is an international NGO that works for […]

Attend the HOPE Post-Graduate Fellowship Information Session on April 24, 2012

Interested in a post-graduate fellowship? Attend the informational session on Tuesday, April 24, 2012 at 12:30 p.m. in Room F-108. Speakers will present information on Skadden, Equal Justice Works, Open Society Institute, Legal Corps and more. Lunch will be served. RSVP to UMHope.

The National LGBT Bar Association is Now Accepting Submissions for the Michael Greenberg Writing Competition, the International Association of LGBT Judges Student Writing Competition and the Student Leadership Award

The National LGBT Bar Association is a national association of lawyers, judges and other legal professionals, law students, activists and affiliated LGBT legal organizations. The Association promotes justice in and through the legal profession for the LGBT community in all its diversity. The National LGBT Bar Association is now accepting submissions for the Michael Greenberg […]

ASECA Alumni Securities Law Writing Competition –Deadline is November 16, 2012

1st Place $,5000 2nd Place $3,000 3rd Place $2,000 Topic: Any subject in the field of Securities Law Eligibility: Students enrolled in any accredited law school in theUnited States, with expected graduation date in 2013 or later. Unpublished papers, papers published in any law journal or other publication during calendar year 2012, and papers scheduled […]

HOPE Public Interest News for Week of April 16, 2012

Please read below for upcoming events on campus, opportunities in the community, and other announcements. Events on Campus:  Monday, April 16th, Pro Bono Clinic for Nonprofits, 5:30 – 8:30 pm: Miami area attorneys are coming together to provide free legal consultations to area nonprofit organizations. Students have the opportunity to shadow participating attorneys during the […]

The American Immigration Lawyers Association, South Florida Chapter, is Having a Career Day on Saturday, April 21, 2012

The American Immigration Lawyers Association, South Florida Chapter, will be having a career day Saturday, April 21, 2012, from 1:00 pm-3:00 pm at St. Thomas University School of Law (immediately following National Citizenship Day). Law students and graduates are invited to attend. Law firms and organizations looking for permanent, temporary, summer, paid or unpaid jobs […]

This Week at the CDO (Week of April 16, 2012)

Monday, April 16  3L  Brown Bag Lunch Series with Akerman – For Diverse Law Students – 12:30 p.m. – 1:50 p.m., Room E-265 Friday, April 20 Eleventh Circuit Judicial Internship Program Ends – Contact Amy Perez, Director of Judicial Clerkships, for any questions or information.

Free Access for Students/Graduates in Public Interest Work & Academic Summer Access

LexisNexis® offers students and upcoming graduates working in public interest positions a new program called ASPIRE. ASPIRE provides all students and graduates (including December 2011 graduates) engaged in verifiable 501(c)(3) public interest work, free access to federal and state cases, codes, regulations, law reviews, Shepard’s® Citation Service and Matthew Bender® treatises on Lexis. Students need […]

Attend the HOPE Postgraduate Fellowship Information Session This Week

Tuesday, April 24th, Post-Graduate Fellowship Info Session, 12:30 pm, F-209: Interested in a post-graduate fellowship? Come hear from former Skadden and Equal Justice Works Fellows about their experiences as well as information about Legal Corps, Echoing Green, Open Society and other prestigious post-graduate opportunities. Lunch will be provided. RSVP to HOPE.

The International Association of Gaming Advisors (IAGA) Solicit Papers for the 2012 Shannon Bybee Scholarship Award – Deadline is September 4, 2012

Solicitation of law student research papers that enhance the understanding of gaming law or recommend a beneficial change in gaming law for the 2012 Shannon Bybee Scholarship Award.  The International Association of Gaming Advisors (IAGA) will award prizes of $2,500 for each of the two best research papers written by students of accredited law schools […]