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Archive for August 26th, 2010

Ohio AG – Simon Karas Fellowship

The Ohio Attorney General’s Office invites talented 3Ls or new lawyers to apply for the Simon Karas Fellowship.  The Fellowship offers one, 3L or new lawyer, each year, a chance to work as an appellate advocate on cases involving cutting-edge constitutional issues.  If you are interested in constitutional law, public policy, and public service, you should consider applying for the Simon Karas Fellowship.  The chosen candidate will work with the Solicitor General on appellate cases, at both the state and federal level.  Strong writing and analytical skills are a must.

The Fellowship begins in September 2011 through August 2012.   The application deadline is October 15, 2010.

If you have any additional questions, please contact the Office of Career Planning.

And the TWEN 1L Orientation Quiz Winner Is…

…Roxanne Rahamim! Roxanne has won four study aids from the Understanding Series on civil procedure, contracts, criminal law, and torts.

Thank you to all 1Ls who took the TWEN Orientation quiz and to everyone who participated in the Library’s Orientation sessions.

Call for Papers: Aging as a Feminist Concern

Emory University School of Law will be hosting a workshop on the topic of “Aging as a Feminist Concern” on January 21-22, 2010. The organizers are soliciting paper proposals on a wide range of topics including:

  • What are the implications of health care reform for older adults?
  • How does the law reinforce or enhance the vulnerability and marginalization of the elderly?
  • How should caretaking and caretakers of the elderly be approached by the government?
  • How should family responsibility be structured in old-age policy?

Interested scholars should submit paper proposals by October 1, 2010. Working paper drafts based on successful proposals will be due by January 3, 2011.

Thanks to the Legal Theory Blog for the tip.