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February 2012

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 […]

The NAACP is Accepting Applications to its 2012 Law Fellow Program

The NAACP is currently accepting applications to its 2012 Law Fellow Program. For more information and downloadable application, please visit the NAACP’s website. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Tonya Farmer. Completed application packets must be received or postmarked no later than March 16, 2012.

The Deadline for the Summer Florida Supreme Court Internship Program for Distinguished Florida Law Students is Coming Up!

The deadline to submit your application to Amy Perez in the CDO for the Summer 2012 Florida Supreme Court Internship Program for Distinguished Florida Law Students is coming up on March 2nd at 5:00 p.m. Interns function as law clerks reviewing and making recommendations on petitions for discretionary review, attorney discipline matters and pending cases. […]

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 […]

Law Clerk to Judges of the Court (Associate Legal Officer) (2 positions): International Court of Justice, The Hague, Netherlands

Background: The International Court of Justice wishes to appoint 2 Law Clerks each of whom will provide research and other legal assistance to one of the judges of the Court. For administrative purposes, the Law Clerks are attached to the Department of Legal Matters. Functions: Under the supervision of the judge to whom he or […]

Rule of Law Informational Series

World Bank & IFC: Doing Business Date: February 29, 2012 Time: 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM EST **Dial-In information will be sent out one day prior to the teleconference.** The American Bar Association’s Section of International Law (ABA International) continues its 2011-2012 series of Rule of Law Informational Sessions. These sessions explore the notion of […]