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National LGBT Bar Association Michael Greenberg Writing Competition

The Michael Greenberg writing competition scholarship recognizes and encourages outstanding law student scholarship on the legal issues affecting lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex persons. The scholarship was established in memory of Michael Greenberg, former National LGBT Bar Association board member and Philadelphia attorney, who died in 1996 from complications related to AIDS. TOPIC: Legal […]

HOPE Public Interest News for Week of February 27, 2012

Please read below for upcoming events on campus, opportunities in the community, and other announcements:  Events on Campus: Monday, February 27th, Public Interest Lecture Series featuring Judge Marcia Caballero, 12:30 – 1:30 pm, A110: Join us for an informal lunch and discussion with Judge Marcia Caballero of the 11th Judicial Circuit. Judge Caballero has served […]

This Week at the CDO (Week of February 27, 2012)

Wednesday, February 29: Is it IN to be OUT – 12:30 p.m. – 1:50 p.m., Room F-409 Thursday, March 1: Informational Session on Careers in the US Department of State Foreign Service – 12:30 p.m. – 1:45 p.m., Room F-209

Physicians for Human Rights in Massachusetts Seeks Director of Development

Physicians for Human Rights (“PHR”), an international human rights advocacy organization, is seeking a creative and experienced Director of Development to design, articulate and implement a comprehensive fundraising strategy for the organization.  This position offers an exciting opportunity for the incumbent to partner with leadership and play a central role in developing PHR’s full fund-raising […]

Attend The People’s Law Conference on March 23rd!

March 23-24, 2012 Join law students from across the deep South for a two-day conference that roots the practice and study of law in social justice principles and experience. This conference will highlight the struggles of peoples and communities who are neglected and criminalized in casebooks and law classrooms, including communities of color, immigrants, and […]

ABI Law Student Writing Competition Deadline is in Two Weeks!

The deadline for ABI’s 4th Annual Law Student Writing Competition is fast approaching! Papers must be submitted to the ABI by no later than March 1, 2012. First, Second and Third Places prizes will be awarded – $4,000 total prize money and publication in the prestigious ABI Journal. Winners of the Competition will be announced […]

Free Law Student Passes for Upcoming Seminar on Family Law

Sterling Education Services, Inc. is a non-profit continuing education company that conducts seminars across the nation. Please visit them online for information regarding the company. Sterling is offering 5 law students free scholarship-passes to an upcoming seminar as an introduction to the company. Sterlingis holding a/an Family Law Update seminar in Tampa, Florida on March 27, […]

HOPE Public Interest News for Week of February 20, 2012

Please read below for upcoming events on campus, opportunities in the community, and other announcements:  Events on Campus: Monday, February 20th, Housing Class: The Elephant in the Room, 6 pm, Glasgow Lecture Hall: The Office of Civic and Community Engagement invites you to the next event in its Focus on Affordable Housing Initiative. Dr Wilkins, […]

This Week at the CDO (Week of February 20, 2012)

Wednesday, February 22: From Law School to In House – 12:30 p.m.-1:50 p.m., Room E-352 Thursday, February 23:  Distinguishing Yourself Through International Law Opportunities – Speaker:  Professor Matthew Wilson, 12:30 p.m., Room  E-352  

So You Want to Be a Diplomat: A “How To” and Stories from the Field on February 20th!

Lara O’Neill (UM Law Grad ’05) is a U.S. Diplomat current serving at the U.S. Embassy in Nassau, The Bahamas. Just prior to joining the State Department, she was the Miami Law Director of International Public Interest Programs and took students to Namibia for human rights coursework. Ms. O’Neill will meet with students to discuss […]