Public Service and Public Interest Law

Patti Melick '87 Named Volunteer of the Year by Pro Bono Partnership

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From Wiggin and Dana's website:

Class year: 
1987

Public Interest Fellowship Session

Date: 
04.17.2013
Location: 
Room D

If you are considering applying for a public interest fellowship after graduation or after a judicial clerkship, please join us for this program.  The program will cover types of fellowships, timeline considerations, available resources, and tips for navigating the process.

University Community Service Center Profiles Spring Break of Service

Law School Students Head South for Spring Break of Service
Michelle Lee
ucsc.uchicago.edu
March 7, 2013

Many people spend their spring breaks napping on the white sandy beaches of some exotic locale or napping in their beds at home, but not James DuBray.

A second-year student at the University of Chicago Law School, DuBray is a board member and participant of Spring Break of Service—a CSRSO that plans a weeklong service opportunity for students interested in volunteer legal work.

CLF Auction 2013

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Article: 
Article title: 
Great Party, Even Better Cause
Article brief: 
Annual auction to support students working in public interest law is a highlight of the year for students.
Article date: 
February 18, 2013

Read about the auction.

Chicago Law Foundation Auction Supports Students Working in the Public Interest

Meredith Heagney
Law School Office of Communications
February 18, 2013

Outside the Law School, it was your typical winter evening in Chicago: snow on the ground, icy patches on the sidewalks, a nasty chill in the air.

Faculty: 
Douglas G. Baird
Faculty: 
Michael H. Schill
Faculty: 
William M. Landes
Faculty: 
Aziz Huq
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Omri Ben-Shahar
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Tom Ginsburg
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M. Todd Henderson
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Amy M. Gardner

Shehnaz Mansuri Named Manager of Pro Bono Service Initiative

Funding of Position by Alumni Nancy and Ray Feldman Expands Opportunities for Students, Nonprofits
Law School Office of Communications
January 11, 2013

The University of Chicago Law School has named Shehnaz Mansuri, an experienced civil rights lawyer who has been managing the University’s public interest fellowship program, as manager of the Pro Bono Service Initiative of the Public Service and Public Interest Law Program.

Faculty: 
Michael H. Schill
Faculty: 
Susan J. Curry

International Human Rights (IHR) Program Information Session for 1L/2L Students

Date: 
01.15.2013
Location: 
Room V

The Law School’s International Human Rights (IHR) Summer Program is a terrific opportunity for students who are interested in working on international human rights issues over the summer.

Amber Cottle '96 Named Senate Finance Staff Director

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From TheHill.com:

The year-end staff shuffle continued on Thursday with the Senate Finance Committee announcing that Capitol Hill veteran will head up the panel's policy operation. 

Class year: 
1996

2013 Schwartz Lecture: Cass Sunstein, "The White House and Regulation"

Date: 
01.08.2013
Location: 
Room II

Cass Sunstein was Administrator of the White House Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs from 2009-2012, prior to which he was Karl N. Llewellyn Distinguished Service Professor of Jurisprudence at the University of Chicago Law School. He is currently Felix Frankfurter Professor of Law at Harvard Law School.

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