Friday, March 30, 2007

Lecture by Harvard Professor Lucie White

On Wednesday April 11, the University of Maine School of Law will host a lecture by Harvard Professor Lucie White, entitled "Hewing Stones of Hope: African Lawyers Reclaim Human Rights To Challenge Global Poverty." This lecture will take place at 4:00pm in the Middle Classroom at the University of Maine School of Law.

This lecture will explore the new African human rights movement, highlighting how it is creating a new paradigm of human rights theory and practice, one that has far reaching implications for social justice advocacy across the globe.

If you have any questions about this event, please contact Jenna Adley in the Dean's Office.

2007 MAPIL Auction

The Maine Association of Public Interest Law (MAPIL) will hold its annual auction on Thursday April 5, from 5:00pm to 8:00pm at the Abromson Center on the Portland Campus of the University of Southern Maine. There will be both a silent auction as well as a live auction.The proceeds of the auction will fund summer fellowships enabling law students to do important public interest legal work in the community. If you would like to make a donation or if you have any questions, you can contact MAPIL at 207-780-4385. Hope to see you there!

Law School Rankings Are Out--Where is Maine Law

The US New & World Report rankings of law schools is out. The complete list can be found at Check out where UMaine is!