UA EXL Center Be the Change Social Entrepreneurship Pitch Competition

UA’s EXL Center is kicking off its annual $10,000 Be the Change Social Entrepreneurship pitch competition (www.uakron.edu/bethechange). A top prize of $10,000 will be awarded to the student/student team with the best nonprofit or social enterprise idea. Students from any major and graduate level may apply. For the next two months, EXL will have weekly programming related to the idea of giving back to the community. Our kickoff event is this coming Thursday, February 7th at 11 AM to 1 PM at the EXL Center (Room 168 Bierce).

Con Law Symposium this Friday at 1:30 PM in Room 180!

Please join us for the upcoming winter symposium sponsored by the Con Law Center and UA’s Bliss Institute on Friday, January 25 at 1:30 PM in the Brennan Court Room.  “50 Years of the 25th Amendment: When a President is Unable to Discharge the Duties of Office” discusses section 4 of the 25th Amendment and its provision for the Vice President and the cabinet to remove a president from office due to disability.  We have some big names presenting, including Dr. Bandy Lee who has been in the papers recently, John Feerick, the originator and drafter of the 25th Amendment, and Harold Koh, who has written the recent report on the implementation of the 25th Amendment.

Con Law Symposium on the 25th Amendment on Jan. 25 at 1:30PM – all students invited to attend!

Please join us for the upcoming winter symposium sponsored by the Con Law Center and UA’s Bliss Institute on Friday, January 25 at 1:30 PM in the Brennan Court Room.  “50 Years of the 25th Amendment: When a President is Unable to Discharge the Duties of Office” discusses section 4 of the 25th Amendment and its provision for the Vice President and the cabinet to remove a president from office due to disability.  We have some big names presenting, including Dr. Bandy Lee who has been in the papers recently, John Feerick, the originator and drafter of the 25th Amendment, and Harold Koh, who has written the recent report on the implementation of the 25th Amendment.

Fall SBA General Body Meeting

This Thursday November 15th the student bar association will be hosting its fall general body meeting. There will be a meeting from 12:00pm-1:00pm in 180 and 5:00pm-6:00pm in 281. There will be food provided at both meetings.

As a reminder, every student enrolled at Akron Law is a member of the Student Bar Association and is encouraged to attend the meeting.

At the meeting we will be giving updates on some proposed changes to the SBA Constitution, we will give updates on the status of the apparel sale, we will provide an update on this Spring’s Public Interest Fundraiser, and we will be fielding your questions and concerns.

If you cannot attend but would like to pass something along to the SBA leadership, please contact your class representative, or Ashlee James at asm116@zips.uakron.edu