Martin Luther King, Jr. Service: February 1st

“A Service to Celebrate the Life of The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.”

Monday, February 1, 2010

5:00 – 6:00 p.m.

The Memorial Church

Harvard Yard

*Our Dynamic Keynote Speaker*: The Reverend Otis Moss III, Trinity United Church of Christ, Chicago, Illinois

*Performances by The Kuumba Singers*

This service is sponsored by the Harvard Chaplains, The Memorial Church, The Harvard Foundation for Intercultural and Race Relations, and The Black Students¹ Association.

Smith-Doheny Legal Ethics Writing Competition

Notre Dame Law School announces its 2010 Smith-Doheny Legal Ethics Writing Competition.

Eligibility: Any student currently enrolled at an American or Canadian law school.

Topic: Any topic related to legal ethics.

Requirements: Must be original, unpublished work. Co-authored essays are eligible.

Prize: A prize of $2,500 will be awarded to one (1) winner.

Deadline: 30 April 2010 at 5:00pm

For more information please visit the website or contact  sumption.1 at or call 574-631-6749.

Chayes International Public Service Fellowship Application Deadline: February 1

Chayes International Public Service Fellowship applications are due by 5:00 pm on Monday, February 1.  In addition to submitting an application, interested students must contact the Chayes Fellowship Program by January 29 at (617) 384-5284 or  ils at to schedule an interview that will occur February 5, 8 or 9.

The Chayes Fellowships provide HLS students with the opportunity to spend 8 weeks engaged in international public service within governments of developing nations and those making difficult transitions to peace, stability and democracy, as well as the inter-governmental and non-governmental organizations that support these efforts.  The exact nature of the Chayes Fellows’ projects may vary, but could include work in the areas of constitutional and legal issues in emerging democracies, reconstruction of war-torn societies, or development of legal, political, social and economic institutions, among others.  Chayes Fellows become part of a global network of academics and practitioners and are invited to attend periodic meetings at Harvard with prominent international guest speakers.

The Chayes Fellowship program is co-administered by the Bernard Koteen Office of Public Interest Advising, and International Legal Studies.  The Fellowship provides a stipend to supplement the amount provided by Summer Public Interest Funding.

For more information about the Chayes Fellowship and application procedures, see:…

Questions: contact Sara Zucker at  szucker at or 5-9030, or Ben Cook at  bcook at or 6-0899.