Students Invited to Attend "Working in the Public Interest Conference" at UGA
The 3rd annual "Working In the Public Interest Conference" will take place at UGA Law on April 4 and 5, 2008. The conference is dedicated to bringing a creative forum for the discussion of practical approaches to lawyering that can best serve the poor. Pursuant to this mission, the organizers have planned a full day of panels, roundtable discussions, meals, and a career networking reception. The conference is free for students, and free student housing is provided.
- Stephen Wizner, Professor of Law, Yale Law School
- Brenda Joy (B.J.) Bernstein, Attorney, The Bernstein Firm P.C.
- **Race and the Criminal Justice System.
- **Decriminalizing Mental Illness: The Rise of Mental Health Courts.
- **Funding the Public Defender System: Who Should Foot the Bill?
- Environmental Justice: Towards a Just Future
- Immigration Policy Reform: Immigrant Integration and Civic Participation
- Women's Rights: A New Era in Reproductive Justice?
- Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgendered Youth in Out of Home Care
- The Media: How it shapes Our View of the Law
- Access to Justice: Civil Gideon Moot Court
**Indicates that the panel is part of the Criminal Justice Series
Lunch Round tables
- Lunch with Carol Kolinchak, Jena 6 Legal Defense Team
- Lunch with Jon Rapping, Southern Public Defender Training Center
- Analyzing Recent Supreme Court Cases
- Impact Litigation
Registration and list of panelist are available at www.law.uga.edu/wipi.
If you have questions or concerns, please email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Click here to register for the conference: http://www.law.uga.edu/wipi/register.html.
Registration is completely free for students. Attorneys may obtain 8.25 CLEcredits for a nominal registration fee (see website for details).