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Wednesday, October 16, 2013

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Event: Communications Group Meeting
Repeats weekly until 06/30/14

 Communications Group weekly meeting - Sullivan Room, #272.


Contact:  Nancy Stanley, 626-9223

Location: Sullivan Room, #272


12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Event: Clinical Programs - Faculty Lunch Series

 All faculty are invited to attend this informal brown bag lunch series.  Faculty will learn more about clinic-related work and discuss topics of common interest to the group.

Focus area:  Representing Organizational Clients - Tribal Law Clinic; International HR Advocacy Workshop; UNSR Workshop

Location: Rountree Hall, Room 102


12:00 PM - 1:25 PM
Event: Documentary Film Screening: "Transcending Fear: The Story of Gao Zhisheng"

Born in a cave with only the stars to tell time, Gao Zhisheng rises to become one of China's top attorneys. Little does he expect that the Chinese Communist Party will one day force him to choose between his lifelong quest for justice and the love for his family.

Which path will he take? And what price will he have to pay?

A story of cruelty, courage, and compassion, this film is a must-see for anyone wanting to understand today's China. 

Lunch will be provided!

Q&A after film screening.


Location: Room 118 Department: International Law Society & Falun Dafa Club


12:00 PM - 1:20 PM
Event: PCLP Lunch & Speaker: Hank Shea - White Collar Crimes

This Wednesday, October 9th, PCLP is proud to host Hank Shea who will speak to us about White Collar Crimes.

Hank Shea is a Senior Distinguished Fellow at the University of St. Thomas School of Law in Minneapolis and a Visiting Professor at the James E. Rogers College of Law at the University of Arizona in Tucson.

Prof. Shea is also a Fellow at the Holloran Center for Ethical Leadership in the Professions at UST Law. He administers a unique ethics program that he founded which involves joint presentations with white collar offenders, some of whom he prosecuted, at law schools, business schools, colleges, high schools, and other locations. Hank also teaches courses in ethical leadership at UST Law, as well as crime and punishment and white collar crime courses at both locations. He speaks frequently throughout the United States on ethics and how to best prevent and address white collar crime.

Prof. Shea served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney for the District of Minnesota for 20 years, where he prosecuted a wide range of corporate and other economic crimes. Prof. Shea is the recipient of numerous Department of Justice awards, including Director’s Awards for Superior Performance in 2002 and 2000.

We will be meeting in Room 156 and pizza will be served at 12 pm.

Hope to see you all there!



Location: Room 156 Department: PCLP


12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Event: The Federalist Society Lunch & Speaker: The Politically Correct University

The Federalist Society presents: Dr. Richard Redding of Chapman University Law School with Commentary by Prof. David Marcus. Dr Redding and Prof. Marcus will discuss the lack of ideological diversity in U.S. higher education and law schools. Lunch will be provided.

Location: Ares Auditorium, Room 164 Department: Federalist Society


12:15 PM - 1:15 PM
Event: 1Ls: Drafting Legal Resumes & Cover Letters *ATTENDANCE REQUIRED

This workshop introduces you to the conventions of the legal resume and cover letter, which are the critical components of any job search. Come and learn how to put your best documents forward in your upcoming summer job search! * Prof. Braucher and Prof. Ratner small sections (Have a conflict? Join the other small sections on Tues, Oct. 15)

Location: Room 160 Department: Career Development