Public Service and Public Interest Law

Criminal Law Society and Office of Career Services presents a Criminal Law Career Panel

Date: 
11.16.2011
Location: 
Law School Room III

The panel will contain four practitioners in criminal law including a former AUSA for the Northern District of Illinois, former State's Attorney, former Federal Defender, and former State Defender.

Faculty: 
Alison Siegler

White House Champions of Change: Celebrating Public Service Attorneys

Date: 
10.13.2011
Location: 
Auditorium

This is a webcast event and conversation with public service attorneys, law students and faculty, and Attorney General Eric Holder.

Disability Law Society

Currently Active

The purpose of this organization shall be to promote dialogue in the University of Chicago community about special legal issues and social barriers facing people with mental and physical disabilities.

1L Summer Options: Public Service

Date: 
11.07.2011
Location: 
Room III

A 1L summer in public service can be tremendously rewarding.  Learn how to find a public service job and about funding options.

Pro Bono Pledge

Date: 
10.26.2011
Location: 
Green Lounge

To celebrate National Pro Bono Week, the University of Chicago Law School is launching its Student Pro Bono Program!

Public Sector Job Search Program

Date: 
10.11.2011
Location: 
Room II

This program is primarily for 2Ls who are interested in public sector positions for the summer and/or post-graduation, but 3Ls are also welcome (as are 1Ls who are welcome to attend for general informational purposes). 

Richard Cordray '86 Begins Confirmation Hearings to Head CFPB

Is this a Record profile?: 
No

Richard Cordray started impressing people in politics when he was still a teenager. It was 1978, and Cordray was just another off-the-street volunteer for Dick Celeste's first campaign for governor of Ohio. The campaign office was a perpetually busy hub packed with young, bright people working on behalf of the Democratic hopeful.

Class year: 
1986

Maureen Thornton Syracuse '74 Receives Honor from D.C. Bar

Ms. Thornton received the William J. Brennan, Jr. Award for her career of service advancing access to justice

Is this a Record profile?: 
No

The D.C. Bar has selected Maureen Thornton Syracuse as recipient of its William J. Brennan, Jr. Award, recognizing her career contributions to providing access to justice for individuals of limited financial means. The biennial award, which recognizes an individual D.C. Bar member for exceptional work towards furthering the public interest and equal justice, was presented today at the D.C.

Class year: 
1974

Law School grows tradition of clerkships

Law School grows tradition of clerkships
Sarah Galer
University of Chicago News Office
July 7, 2011

Matthew Tokson, JD’08 and University of Chicago Bigelow Teaching Fellow, will spend next year clerking for former Supreme Court Justice David Souter in retirement, something he had not even contemplated a couple of years ago.

Alison Siegler and Daniel Rosengard '11, “Special Considerations in Representing the Non-Citizen Client"

This is a recording of a training seminar presented by the Federal Criminal Justice Project for federal criminal defense attorneys entitled “A Comprehensive Overview of Immigration Considerations and Consequences From Bond Through Sentencing and Beyond.” Approximately 60 federal defenders and Criminal Justice Act Panel attorneys attended the seminar, which was held on May 5, 2011, at the office


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