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November 2012

Two Human Rights Specialist Opportunities at the IACHR

Human Rights Specialist I Duties and responsibilities: Under the supervision of the Executive Secretary of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) and the Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, directly or through the corresponding Specialist and under their general supervision, the Human Rights Specialist will be responsible for the following duties: Case processing […]

American Bar Association Forum on the Construction Industry 2013 Midwinter Meeting

The ABA Forum on the Construction Industry will hold its Mid Winter Meeting in Naples, Florida from January 31st to February 1st 2013. The topic will be “Making Dollars and Sense of Construction Damages.” Law students are encouraged and welcomed to attend at a discounted price of $50. It should be a great opportunity to […]

HOPE Public Interest News for the Week of November 26, 2012

Please read below for upcoming events on campus, opportunities in the community, and other announcements. Featured Fellowships:  Equal Justice Works: New application period for 2013 Summer Corps program. Applications accepted on a rolling basis beginning Tuesday, December 18, 2012 until Monday, March 18, 2013. See here for program details. 2013 Deborah T. Poritz Summer Public […]

Quarles & Brady LLP Seeks Health Law Attorney – Chicago, Milwaukee or Madison

Quarles & Brady LLP seeks an associate with at least one year of experience to join their growing, dynamic national health care practice as a health law attorney in one of their Midwest offices, located in Madison, Milwaukee or Chicago. The ideal candidate would have experience in substantive regulatory health law. The candidate must have […]

Program Officer, Law and Health Initiative & Sexual Health and Rights Project, Open Society, New York

The Open Society Foundations (OSF) seeks a full-time Program Officer in its New York office to work jointly with the Law and Health Initiative (LAHI) and the Sexual Health and Rights Project (SHARP). The purpose of the position is strategy development and grant-making for assigned program and for developing the connections between the assigned program […]

Fellowship: United Nations International Law Fellowship Programme

The deadline for receiving applications is 31 January 2013. Background: The United Nations International Law Fellowship Programme is a six-week course organized annually by the Codification Division of the United Nations Office of Legal Affairs, under the Programme of Assistance in the Teaching, Study, Dissemination and Wider Appreciation of International Law, which is one of […]

The City of Chicago’s Law Department is Seeking Attorneys

DEPARTMENT OF LAW – Appeals Division  The City of Chicago’s Law Department is seeking an attorney for the position of Assistant Corporation Counsel in its Appeals Division. The Appeals Division handles all appellate matters for the City and appears in the Illinois Appellate Court, Illinois Supreme Court, United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh […]

Locke Lord Webinar – The Outcome of the Election and Health Care: ACA Reform and the Impact on Emergency Care (November 29)

Join us for a complimentary webinar hosted by Locke Lord, Navvis Healthways and T-System, Inc. The free webinar on the outcome of the election and health care reform is on Thursday, November 29th at 11:00 am (Central). It will explore how the role of emergency care can both enhance good outcomes and serve as an […]

The City of Chicago Department of Law 2013 Summer Law Clerk Program

The City of Chicago Department of Law invites law students to apply for its 2013 Summer Law Clerk Program. Usually, the program begins June 1st and is for a minimum of 10 weeks; however, the start date and duration of a law clerk’s summer will be determined by the law clerk and his/her direct supervisor. […]

This Week at the CDO (November 19, 2012)

Thursday, November 22, 2012:  Thanksgiving Holidays/Recess Thursday, November 29, 2012:  Last day of classes – Congratulations on the completion of the fall 2012 semester. Congratulations to the graduating class of December 2012!  Monday, December 3, 2012:  Final Exams Begin – Good luck with finals!  Information about Reading Period, Finals and Winter Break – The Career […]