January – March 2014
Philip Martin (University of California, Davis) Union in California Agriculture: Past, Present, and Future
Philip Martin is Professor of Agricultural and Resource Economics at the University of California, Davis. He edits Migration News and Rural Migration News, has served on several federal commissions, and testifies frequently before Congress. He is an award-winning author who works for U.N. agencies around the world on labor and migration issues.
SAVE THE DATES: January 28 and 29, 2014
Student Loan Repayment Seminars and Advising Back by Popular Demand!
Dr. Jeffrey Hanson, a nationally recognized expert on student loan repayment, will be on campus to present seminars and offer individual 30-minute advising appointments for our Santa Clara Law students, on Tuesday, January 28 and Wednesday, January 29, 2014.
The seminars will cover up-to-date information about loan repayment programs and strategies for managing repayment. One seminar will be devoted to loan repayment and forgiveness programs for those who plan to pursue a law career in public service. Hope to see you all there!
Questions? Please contact Law Admissions & Financial Aid at (408) 554-5048.
Social Justice Workhshop - Frank Bardacke, The UFW Experience: Union or Movement? (Author, Trampling the Vintage)
Spring 2014 Social Justice Diversity Lecture, Beverly I. Moran (Vanderbilt University Law School) “Excellence and Diversity”
Location: Arts & Sciences Building, Wiegand Room
Time 4:10 p.m., followed by Wine and Cheese Reception
For Bio information: http://law.scu.edu/socialjustice/diversity-lectures/
MCLE Credits Available
Social Justice Workshop – David Zilberman (University of California, Berkeley) at 4:10 in Bannan 333.
Inaugurated in April 2007, the West Coast International LL.M. Job Fair is a recruitment venue for employers who are interested in enlisting international legal talents and for internationally trained lawyers who are currently enrolled in an LL.M. program at a participating law school. UCLA School of Law serves as the event’s organizer and host while a consortium of 19 campuses participate in the program. Interested employers will have the opportunity to pre-select LL.M. candidates from a collective pool of high caliber students who represent many countries in Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America and the Middle East. The 2014 West Coast International LL.M. Job Fair will be held on February 21 at UCLA School of Law.
The student registration period is from November 4 to December 3, 2013. For details on registration and more please visit: http://www.law.ucla.edu/career-services/current-students/llm-students/Pages/west-coast-international-llm-job-fair.aspx
Social Justice Workshop – Ruben J. Garcia (University of Nevada, Law Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law)
Please visit the Diversity Gala page for more information.
Keith Wattley (UnCommon Law)
Gaining Insight into California Prisons
Keith Wattley is the founder and managing attorney of UnCommon Law (UCL), a nonprofit prisoners’ rights organization in Oakland. He has been advocating for the rights of prisoners and parolees in various capacities over the past fifteen years. Prior to launching UCL in 2006, Wattley was a staff attorney at the Prison Law Office, a nonprofit law firm in Berkeley. He has represented thousands of prisoners in cases involving mental health care, gang validation, religious freedom, medical care, excessive force, parole consideration for lifers, visiting and parole revocation. He recently published “Insight Into California’s Life Sentences,” which appeared in the April 2013 edition of the Federal Sentencing Reporter.
UCL focuses on helping lifers and their families navigate the parole consideration process. They also provide training for lawyers, law students, prisoners, parolees, their family members and other advocates on various prison and parole matters.
Wattley serves on the Institutional Review Board for the National Council on Crime and Delinquency. He was also a member of Founding Board of Directors for the Prison University Project (San Quentin’s College Program) and a member of the Board of Directors for Legal Services for Prisoners with Children.