Tuesday, December 16, 2008

The Cover Retreat.
An important conference.

The 22nd Annual Robert M. Cover Retreat, organized by students at the University of Maine Law School, is taking shape. The theme this year is "Energizing Your Interest in Public Interest Law." The keynote speaker will be Ezra Rosser, a 2003 graduate of Harvard Law School and currently an Assistant Professor of Law at American University Washington College of Law. Professor Rosser will be speaking on the topic of "Public Interest, Individual Responsibility, and Markets."

Also speaking are William Eubanks, a 2007 graduate of the environmental LLM program at Vermony Law School; Rafael Cancel-Vazquez, a 2008 graduate of the University of Puerto Rico School of Law, and Echoing Green Fellow; Ben Smilowitz, a 2009 J.D. candidate from Unviersity of Connecticute School of Law and also an Echoing Green Fellow.

The Cover Retreat regulars will also join the event this year: John Brittain from the Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights; Danny Greenburg of Schulte, Roth and Zabel; Professor Chris Northrop from the juvenile Justice Clinic at Maine Law; Zach Heiden from the Maine ACLU, and many others.

More information and a Cover registration form can be found on the Cover Retreat webpage.

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