Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Suing the Government Is A Growth Industry: How to Make the Most From Your Law Degree (And Your Life) with a Career in Public-Interest Law: A Conversation with the Institute for Justice


Location: 1140 Eck Hall of Law

Sometimes law students are told they have two options: a miserable life earning decent money at a law firm, or a rewarding job coupled with a vow of poverty. This isn’t true. On Tuesday, October 3, Bob McNamara, a Senior Attorney with the Institute for Justice, will discuss his public-interest career and steps you can take to have a career at IJ. Matt Curtis, a 2L who spent his last summer working at IJ in DC, will speak about his summer experience. The Institute for Justice, the nation’s leading libertarian public-interest law firm, offers the best of both worlds: cutting-edge constitutional litigation on issues that actually matter to real people, combined with competitive pay. Sound interesting? Learn what steps you can take to put yourself on a path to litigating the kind of cases you read about in the newspaper and your casebooks.…

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Tuesday, October 10, 2017

The Antitrust Implications of Horizontal Shareholdings


Location: 2130 Eck Hall of Law, Faculty Meeting Room

We will have a panel on “The Antitrust Implications of Horizontal Shareholdings” focusing on the recent work of Einer Elhauge, Petrie Professor of Law at Harvard Law School, on this hot topic at the intersection of corporate governance and antitrust law.

With comments and contributions from:
Jonathan Baker, Professor of Law, American University Washington College of Law

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Sunday, November 5, 2017

Public Interest Month Event: Careers in Public Defense


Location: 1310 Biolchini

Are you interested in pursuing a career in public defense? From state public defender offices to Federal Defender offices to appellate defense work, there are many different opportunities to pursue a career in public defense. Erin Gallaghar Barnhart, a Federal Defender in the Capital Habeas Unit of the Federal Public Defender’s office in Columbus, Ohio is going to be joining us to speak about her work representing death-row inmates in federal habeas litigation and also state clemency work. Additionally, public defenders working in state public defender offices will be joining us on the panel.…

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Tuesday, November 21, 2017