Join Human Rights Advocates and Outlaws for a discussion with Jay Kaplan, staff attorney for the ACLU Michigan's LGBT Project,about what an ACA repeal would mean for the the LGBTQ community in Michigan, what the ACLU is doing to in response, and what law students can do right now.
Where: 0225 SH
Outlaws has invited LGBTQ attorneys from three law firms (Covington, D.C.; Kirkland, Chicago; O'Melveny, L.A.) to come speak and share their experiences of being out and working in big law. Come ask questions and learn about firm diversity!
Where: 1225 SH
The purpose of the Kevin E. Kennedy Fellowship Gala is to encourage LGBTQ law students to pursue careers in the public interest or non-profit sector, where they can contribute to and support the interests of the LGBTQ community through their legal careers. Last year was our inaugural Gala and Outlaws was able to provide scholarships for four 1Ls to work in internships that focused on LGBTQ issues.
This year's banquet will take place on Saturday, October 22, 2016 at The Michigan League from 7-10PM and will feature Denise Brogan-Kator from the Family Equality Council as our keynote speaker. At the banquet, we will honor the 2016 recipients of the Spectrum Fellowship and the Kevin E. Kennedy Public Interest Fellowship.
Join us for our annual Outlaws Mentorship Program Kickoff Brunch graciously sponsored by Covington!
Where: \aut\ BAR, 315 Braun Ct.
When: 11:30AM – 1:30PM
WELCOME TO MLAW OUTLAWS!
Join Outlaws for our first event of the year to greet new folks and see old friends. Meet the 2016-2017 Board and hear about upcoming Outlaws programming.
What: Informal drop-in picnic
When: Wednesday, August 31st (time TBD)
Where: TBD (don't worry, it will be real close to the Lawyers Club)
Who: EVERYONE IS INVITED! LGBTQ folks, allies, friends, roommates, etc.
Schulte Roth & Zabel will be hosting a discussion about what it's like to be out as LGBTQ at a big law firm.
This is an event for all class years.
Zingerman's lunch will be served.
WHERE: SH 1060
Breaking the Stigma:
The Current State of HIV/AIDS Laws in the U.S.
When: 11:55 AM
Where: Hutchins Hall 250
A discussion with Jay Kaplan of the MI ACLU and Founder of the HIV/AIDS Advocacy Program at the Michigan Protection and Advocacy Service. Jay will be discussing the need for modernization of criminal laws against people with HIV/AIDS and how these laws uniquely impact people of color within the LGBTQ community.
FREE AND CONFIDENTIAL HIV TESTING
When: 10:00am - 3:00pm
Where: Outlaws/WLSA Office Area (same alcove as LSSS gear sales)
UHS will be conducting FREE and CONFIDENTIAL HIV rapid tests. It only takes 20 minutes to know your status. Stop by to reserve a time slot on the sign-up sheet in the alcove or drop by for a walk-in appt (if available).
Join Outlaws for a discussion with celebrated journalist and professor
Samuel Freedman, co-author of the new book
Dying Words: The AIDS Reporting of Jeff Schmalz and How It Transformed The New York Times
WHEN: TUESDAY at 11:50am
WHERE: HH 138
FOOD: DELICIOUS NON-PIZZA LUNCH
Jeff Schmalz, a celebrated young journalist at the New York Times, was diagnosed with AIDS 25 years ago after collapsing at his desk at the Times. The disease set him on a new course, one that eventually changed the way "the paper of record", and many others around the country, wrote about AIDS and about the lives of LGBTQ people.
Professor Samuel Freedman is an award-winning author, columnist for The New York Times, and professor at Columbia's School of Journalism.
1Ls: Members of Milbank Pride, Milbank's LGBTQ affinity group, would like to invite you to dinner at Sava's on Tuesday, February 23 at 7 pm.
Sava's - 216 S. State Street
Please RSVP to Hannah Fishman (HFishman@milbank.com) if you would like to attend.
What: Brunch for everyone
Where: Phid House
When: 11:00am - 2:00pm
How: Please simply bring a refreshment to share
RELAX, IT'S JUST BRUNCH. ALL ARE WELCOME.
FREE-RANGE EGGS. WHOLE GRAIN PANCAKES. FRESH-PICKED FRUIT. DELICATE FRENCH PASTRIES. DECADENT SWISS CHOCOLATE.*
*Or near-equivalent products from Costco of Ann Arbor.
Join Outlaws for a discussion with Officer Danielle Woods, the Detroit Police Department's LGBTQ liaison about the relationship between law enforcement and the LGBTQ community.
Introduction by Professor Eve Brensike Primus.
TUESDAY, JANUARY 26th
11:50 - 1:00
SOUTH HALL 1225
CURRY ON LUNCH SERVED
Check out this timely and important event by the Muslim Law Student Association in conjunction with the Educational Environment Committee.
Wednesday, January 20, 2016 - 6:00-8:00pm
1225 South Hall
Recent events have cast a shadow on the Muslim community bringing issues of Islamophobia to the forefront of national conversation. This event seeks to provide a brief overview of the basic tenets of Islam and to foster understanding of what it means to be Muslim within our community. Discussion will include the recent wave of Islamophobia, the rhetoric of hate and exclusion used against American Muslims, and what you can do to help.
- Rana Elmir, ACLU of Michigan Deputy Director;
- Najah Bazzy, RN, founder and Executive Director of Zaman International;
- Omar El-Halwagi, Co-President Muslim Law Students Association