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 March 2017
 
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39th Annual kenneth m. piper lecture

Join us on Tuesday, April 4 for the 39th annual Kenneth M. Piper Lecture "Smartphones and Fitbits: Wither Privacy in the Workplace?" In this lecture, Robert Sprague, Professor of Legal Studies in Business, University of Wyoming will examine new ways which employers can monitor the activities of their employees and their potential impact on worker privacy. Two experts will provide commentary on the lecture. This free lecture is eligible for 1.25 hours of general IL MCLE credit.  Register now.

 
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3/16

 
The State of Cannabis Law in 2017 and Beyond

Join us for "The State of Cannabis Law in 2017 and Beyond." A panel of experts will discuss Illinois' Medical Cannabis Program, federal medical cannabis law, the ethics of practicing marijuana law, and more. This half-day conference is eligible for 3.0 hours of IL MCLE credit, including 1.0 hour of ethics.  Register now

 

4/19

 
Law Review Publication Launch Party

Join the Law Review to celebrate the end of the general staff's student writing program. A few students will speak briefly about their soon-to-be-published notes and the newly elected 2017-18 executive board will be recognized. Register now

 
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CK-NOW
Visit CK-Now: Legal Issues During the Transition to get updates and perspectives from the Chicago-Kent community on the legal implications and impact of the legislations enacted during the 2017 presidential transition.  
 
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IIT Magazine
The spring issue of the IIT Magazine is now available. Its Online Exclusive, "Open Mind, Broad Horizons," features Emily Miao '97, an IP attorney from McDonnell, Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP in Chicago and member of the Patent Hub Advisory Board. Check out IIT Magazine today. 
 
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ASCK WEEK RECAP
110 alumni volunteered 175 hours during ASCK Week, to provide valuable career-related opportunities for 200 students through mock-interviews, informational interview, coffee conneKtions, and job shadowing opportunities. Click here to find more volunteer opportunities. 
 
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alumni spotlight
Emily Acosta ’13 is an associate with Donohue Brown Mathewson & Smyth LLC, concentrating her practice in defending professional and product liability matters. Emily is the President of the Young Alumni Council, repeat host for Alumni-Student ConneKtions Week, and a Women in Law mentor.
 
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volunteer opportunity
Share your perspective and expertise with first-year students testing their skills as oral advocates for the first time. CLE credit is available for judges. If you or someone you know is interested in serving as a judge, sign up here.
 
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submit a class note
Share your current professional and community achievements with the Alumni Association by submitting a class note. Class notes will be featured in the 2017 Chicago-Kent magazine which will be published this summer. The deadline for submissions is April 1. Submit your class note here. 
 
 
 
 

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