Public Service and Public Interest Law

Free and Low-Cost Legal Resources for Public Interest Law

Date: 
04.15.2015
Location: 
Room E

Join members of the D’Angelo Law Library for a session on resources available to public interest lawyers with limited budgets.

Omri Ben-Shahar, "The Unintended Effects of Access Justice Laws"

In this lecture, Professor Ben-Shahar explains why Access Justice law can unintentionally hurt weak groups in a variety of areas — access to courts, information, insurance, internet, and many more.

Access Justice laws give people equal opportunity to enjoy primary goods, ensuring that access to these goods is not allocated by markets and is not tilted in favor of wealth and privilege.

Pro Bono Service Initiative Recognition Luncheon

Date: 
05.13.2015
Location: 
Room I

Featured speaker
Jonathan Baum, ’82, Director of Pro Bono Services, Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

 Lunch will be served

In the Trenches: A Conversation with Eric Garner's Public Defender

Joseph Doyle, Eric Garner's Public Defender, speaks about his experience both with his client and as a New York public defender.

Joseph Doyle, Eric Garner's Public Defender, speaks about his experience both with his client and as a New York public defender. He shares his thoughts on the systemic changes that would help when police officers are the subject of future investigations.

Student organization presenters: 
Black Law Students Association

Panel: "Ferguson and Beyond: Criminal Procedure and Police Killings"

This panel was moderated by Professor Siegler and included Deputy Dean Ginsburg and Professors Huq, McAdams, and Randolph Stone.

This panel was moderated by Professor Siegler and included Deputy Dean Ginsburg and Professors Huq, McAdams, and Randolph Stone.

The event took place on February 4, 2015. It was presented by BLSA in partnership with the Law School and cosponsored by ACS, APALSA, Criminal Law Society, Defenders, Human Rights Law Society, LLSA, LSRJ, LWC, PILS, and SALSA.

Student organization presenters: 
Black Law Students Association
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American Constitution Society
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Asian Pacific American Law Students Association
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Criminal Law Society
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Defenders
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Human Rights Law Society
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Law Women's Caucus
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Latino/a Law Students Association
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Law Students for Reproductive Justice
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Public Interest Law Society
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South Asian Law Students Association

Postgraduate Public Interest Fellowship Information Session

Date: 
04.01.2015
Location: 
Classroom C

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.

Skadden Fellowship Information Session with Susan Butler Plum

Date: 
03.31.2015
Location: 
Room V

Are you a member of the Class of 2016 considering applying for a post-grad Skadden Fellowship this fall? Susan Plum of the Skadden Foundation will speak to 2L students about the Skadden Public Interest Fellowship Program. 1L students are also welcome to attend.

Himonas, '89, Unanimously Confirmed to the Utah Supreme Court

Himonas, who is Greek Orthodox, will be the only non-Mormon on the state's high court. He has served as a judge in the 3rd District Court for a decade.

Is this a Record profile?: 
No

The Utah Senate on Friday confirmed Constandinos Himonas to the state Supreme Court on a 27-0 vote.

Himonas, who is Greek Orthodox, will be the only non-Mormon on the state's high court. He has served as a judge in the 3rd District Court for a decade.

Class year: 
1989

A Conversation With Elena Kagan

US Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan reflects on decision-making, persuasion, and hunting with Scalia.

In a conversation with David A. Strauss, Gerald Ratner Distinguished Service Professor of Law, US Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan reflects on decision-making, persuasion, and hunting with Scalia.

This event took place on February 2, 2015, at the University of Chicago Law School.

Mark Chenoweth, '99, on the Supreme Court's Role Regarding ACA Tax Credits

King v. Burwell is precisely the sort of case that the Supreme Court is supposed to decide.

Is this a Record profile?: 
No

Linda Greenhouse is at it again. The New York Times Supreme Court reporter-turned-opinion writer is deeply troubled by the possibility that the Supreme Court may actually construe the Affordable C

Class year: 
1999
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