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TODAY’S EVENTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS: MAY 1, 2012
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Please join me in congratulating the 2012 – 2013 PILP Executive Board: Co-Presidents: Dana Gross and Beth Edwards Vice President: Juan Bacigalupi Director of Stipend Board Relations: Sydney Boling Project Coordinator: Bridgett Shepard Treasurer: Elizabeth Inayoshi Secretary: Sabina Khachaturova Faculty & Alumni Liaison: Angie Fagg It’s been a pleasure serving as PILP President this past year and I am excited to pass the reigns to such a talented and committed group of students! Kelsyn Bevins, President, Public Interest law Project, Lewis & Clark Law School
Therapy Dog Visits this Week!
Thursday, May 3rd at 11:30AM – 1:15PM
SBA Conference Room
Our wonderful neighbors, Fran and Nancy, and their sweet Therapy Dogs, Jet and Mort are visiting again! They will be here: Thursday, April 26th at 11:30 – 1:15PM; and Monday, April 30th at 1:00 – 3:00PM. They will be located in the SBA Conference Room. (Same location as before – near the door to McCarty Room 1)
Brought to you by Associate Dean Martha Spence’s office, with the help of your SBA. Come enjoy this wonderful stress relief break from finals!
Sara C., Receptionist
Transportation & Parking Updates!
Beginning on Friday, April 27th, parking permits will NOT be required on any of the 3 campuses through the summer. All other parking regulations will continue to be enforced and this includes faculty-staff, 3L, and Law reserved spaces, loading zones, fire lanes, and handicapped spaces.
Law School Shuttle
The Law School Shuttle will operate according to the schedule through Friday, May 4th, for the duration of the summer.
Pioneer Express Shuttle
The Pioneer Express Shuttle will operate according to the schedule through Friday, May 11th. ending at 2:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 12th, for the duration of the summer.
An Evening with Walter Echo-Hawk
Friday, May 4th at 7:00PM
Portland State University, Smith Ballroom
Lewis and Clark Law School and the native American Student and Community Center is co-sponsoring: An Evening with Walter Echo-Hawk. Echo-Hawk is the author of “In the Courts if the Conqueror: The Ten Worst Indian Law Cases Ever Decided”.
This event is FREE.
Reserve seats at pdx.edu/native center
Criminal Law Society Board
It is now time for the Criminal Law Society to choose the board for next year. There will be 3 positions available: President, Secretary, and Treasurer. If you would like to be considered, please send a short email with your name, what position you would like, what year you are, what your interest in criminal law is, and a short reason why you think you would be a good person for the position. If you would be interested in more than one position, please rank them from most interest to least interest in the email to email@example.com
This year’s board will go over the applicants and choose the board for next year.
PEAC Accepting Applications for 2012-2013 Environmental Litigation Clinic
Application deadline: May 17, 2012
2L, 3L, and 4L students with a commitment to environmental law are invited to apply for PEAC’s 2012-2013 Environmental Litigation Clinic. Help save salmon, protect clean air and water, and preserve our natural heritage while gaining practical experience in real-world environmental litigation!
More information: http://PEAClaw.org (click on Education). For questions, email Tom Buchele at firstname.lastname@example.org; or call Tom at 503.768.6736.
Law Review Write-On Competition Dates
May 7th to June 26th, 2012
Students interested in joining a law review should participate in this year’s Write-On Competition, which will begin on May 7th and run through June 26th. The problem can be accessed via TWEN at any time between those dates, but submissions must be uploaded by 11:59 p.m. on June 26th.
To participate in the Write-On Competition, you will need to add the TWEN course “Law Review Joint Writing Competition 2012.” The problem is password-protected, and the password will not be available until May 7th.
For complete instructions, including instructions on accessing the TWEN site and requesting the password, please see the Law Review Write-On Competition Information Sheet on the SBA website, available at http://law.lclark.edu/live/events/10609-2012-law-review-writing-competition.
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The National LGBT Bar Association is now accepting submissions for the Michael Greenberg Writing Competition, the International Association of LGBT Judges Student Writing Competition and the Student Leadership Award
Michael Greenberg Student Writing Competition
Established in memory of Michael Greenberg, a former National LGBT Bar Association board member and Philadelphia attorney who died in 1996 from complications with AIDS, this exciting competition is dedicated to encouraging and recognizing outstanding law student scholarship on the legal issues affecting lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) persons. Please click here to read full competition details.
International Association of LGBT Judges Student Writing Competition
For the first time, the International Association of LGBT Judges will be sponsoring a writing competition for all law students attending the 2012 Lavender Law Conference & Career Fair. This is an exciting opportunity for law students to speak directly to members of the United States judiciary. Please click here to read full competition details.
Student Leadership Award
The National LGBT Bar Association’s Student Leadership Award is the organization’s highest honor for law students. The 2012 Student Leadership Award will be presented at a special reception at the 2012 Lavender Law® Conference & Career Fair. Please click here to read full award details.
All three student awards will follow the same final submission date of Sunday, May 20, 2012. Late entries will not be considered. Students are able to enter all competitions, but only if different works are submitted for each contest. Should you have any questions, please send them to info@LGBTbar.org.