The Santa Clara University School of Law Center for Social Justice and Public Service will host the annual Public Interest and Social Justice Law Celebration and Graduation Ceremony honoring the 2003 Public Interest and Social Justice Law Scholars, Justice John Paul Stevens Public Interest Fellowship Honorees, Public Interest Endowment Summer Fellowship Honorees, Pro Bono Volunteer Awardees, and more. 

This year’s keynote speaker will be the Honorable Martin J. Jenkins of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California.  Dean Mack A. Player will be honored with the Public Interest and Social Justice Recognition Award and Professor Ellen Kreitzberg will receive the Public Interest and Social Justice Achievement Award.

Thursday, May 22, 2003
4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Santa Clara University Benson Memorial Center Parlors

Santa Clara University School of Law has chosen Public Interest and Social Justice Law as an area of excellence and specialization.  Santa Clara University School of Law students may earn a certificate in Public Interest and Social Justice Law upon graduation, allowing them to serve community needs for social justice while studying law.  Public interest and social justice lawyers give voice in the legal system to marginalized, subordinated, and underrepresented clients and causes.   

For more information, please contact the Center at (408) 551-1720 or by e-mail to socialjustice@scu.edu.