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This Week at the CDO (February 18, 2013)

Tuesday, February 19, 2013:  Judicial Clerkships Kickoff Reception & Panel Discussion – Student Lounge, 5:30 p.m.–7:30 p.m.  Wednesday, February 20, 2013:  Legal Corps CLE/ for LC Fellows – Legal Corps Office, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Attend “From the Classroom to the Boardroom – Giving Back to Your Community Through Service on Non-Profit & Government Advisory Boards”

Event: “From the Classroom to the Boardroom – Giving Back to your Community Through Service on Non-profit and Government Advisory Boards.” Date/Location: Wednesday, February 20, 2013, 12:30 p.m. – 1:50 p.m. in Room F-309 Sponsoring Organization: Public Interest Leadership Board, Programming and Planning Committee Topic: Panel discussion on community service as a board member or director […]

UM HOPE 2013 Summer Programs

There are three distinct summer public interest opportunities available for students at Miami Law through the HOPE: (1) HOPE Summer Fellowships; (2) Public Interest Summer Fellowships; and (3) the African Probate & Policy Initiative. HOPE Summer Fellowships: All 1Ls and 2Ls who are in good academic standing are eligible to apply. Fellows must complete a minimum […]

HOPE News for the Week of February 11, 2013

Upcoming Events: Friday, February 15th, Deadline for Applying for HOPE Summer Fellowships, Summer Public Interest Fellowships, and the African Probate & Policy Initiative. Email HOPE for more information. These application deadlines are distinct from summer clinic application deadlines. Have any questions? Come meet the HOPE Staff for coffee on the bricks from 8:30-10:00am on Tuesday , […]

Call for Applications: 2013 PILnet Fellowship

Deadline: Monday, 25 March 2013 Applications for the 2013 PILnet Fellowship are invited from candidates in Brazil, China, the Middle East and North Africa region, Nepal, Nigeria, Russia and Southeast Asia. For the Middle East and North Africa region, special consideration will be given to candidates in Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine and Tunisia. For […]

Department of State (DOS) Office of Assistant Legal Adviser for Private International Law Seeks Externs

The Office of Private International Law (L/PIL) within the Office of the Legal Adviser is responsible for the negotiation, interpretation and monitoring of conventions and other international instruments aimed at the development and harmonization of legal principles in such private law areas as enforcement of judgments and arbitral awards, conflicts of laws, ADR, family law, […]

HOPE News for the Week of February 4, 2013

Upcoming Events: Monday, February 4th, Gideon Project Training Session, 12:30 – 2 pm, A-110 HAS BEEN CANCELLED. For more information, email HOPE.    Tuesday, February 5th, A Conversation with Manny Diaz, 6:00pm, University of Miami School of Architecture. Law school alumnus and former City of Miami Mayor Manny Diaz will be interviewed by Dean Plater-Zyberk about his […]

Application for the AAJ Women for Social Justice Education Fund’s Mike Eidson Scholarship 2013

As the world’s largest trial bar, AAJ promotes justice and fairness for injured persons, safeguards victims’ rights—particularly the right to trial by jury—and strengthens the civil justice system through education and disclosure of information critical to public health and safety. AAJ fights daily to protect the civil justice system against corporations and powerful individuals. The […]

The Robert Masur Fellowship is Now Accepting Applications for 2013 From 1L Students

The Robert Masur Fellowship is now accepting applications for 2013. Application packets must be received by Friday, April 5, 2013. Emailed or faxed applications will not be accepted. The fellowship competition is open to first-year law students who intend to carry out significant activities during the summer (in between their first and second year) in […]

The Public Interest Fair on the Bricks on Wednesday, February 6, 2013 at 12:30 p.m.

Attend the Public Interest Fair on the Bricks on Wednesday, February 6, 2013 at 12:30 p.m. You will be able to talk to students who have participated in Miami Law Clinics, CDO Externships, HOPE Summer Fellowships, Public Interest  Summer Fellowships, the Historic Black Church Project, the African Probate & Policy Initiative and other programs. This can, […]