August 28, 2013

ACS General Meeting

Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location: 155

Join us in WEDNESDAY 8/28 12:00 P.M. ROOM 155 for a FREE LUNCH and a discussion about how ACS works at DU Law School, what events we have planned this semester, and how to become involved with ACS!

ACS: American Constitution Socieyt for Law and Policy:

The American Constitution Society (ACS) believes that law should be a force to improve the lives of all people. ACS works for positive change by shaping debate on vitally important legal and constitutional issues through development and promotion of high-impact ideas to opinion leaders and the media; by building networks of lawyers, law students, judges and policymakers dedicated to those ideas; and by countering the activist conservative legal movement that has sought to erode our enduring constitutional values. By bringing together powerful, relevant ideas and passionate, talented people, ACS makes a difference in the constitutional, legal and public policy debates that shape our democracy

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Federalist Society Info Session and General Meeting

Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location: 499

The Federalist Society for Law and Public Policy Studies is a non-profit, non-partisan network of conservative and libertarian lawyers, students, and academics dedicated to promotion, awareness, and debate on the principles of individual liberty, limited government, rule of law, and separation of powers.

The purpose of the student chapter is to create a forum for debate in which diverse legal viewpoints and perspectives can be heard. The Society does not take “positions” on issues and there are differing viewpoints even among members. Per our mission to promote a diversity of viewpoints, we host a variety of speakers with different perspectives on various topics. Last year we hosted over 12 speakers and organized and co-sponsored 5 debates/panels. Upcoming topics include:
• environmental law
• polygraph and criminal investigation
• police use of force
• police accountability
• the paramilitarization of police forces
• civil asset forfeiture
• data mining and privacy

Please sign-up on TWEN to receive notifications on events and other opportunities.

Lunch provided at all events and meetings.

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Jewish Law Students Association Interest Meeting

Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location: Law 255

Events this semester include:
-Challah baking class
-Networking with Jewish legal professionals
-Shabbat dinners
-Volunteer opportunities
-Speakers on Judaism and the law

and many more!

We welcome you to join us for another great year!

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Turmoil in the Middle East: Dilemma for the US

Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location: Law 125

Join International Law Society in Room 125 at noon to learn more about the Turmoil in the Middle East. Food will be served.

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SBA Weekly Meeting

Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Location: Room 145

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Colorado Climate Change: Wildfire, Draught, and Environmental Health

Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: Law 165

The free public forum aims to educate Coloradans on the impacts of Climate Change on our state and the action called for to reverse the elements we still can and adapt to the changes that can’t be turned back. The forum features a diverse panel of presenters, and will reserve roughly 1/3 of the time for questions from the audience. Confirmed speakers include the following:

—Senator Jeanne Nicholson, a first-term Colorado State Senator who has led the way in carrying legislation on wildfire mitigation and management, addressing one of Colorado’s most pressing issues with a foresight few have brought to the state legislature.

—Dr. Yadira Caraveo, a pediatrician from Thornton who has received national recognition and was celebrated at the White House as a

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