The CALL Grants and Chapter Awards Committee is pleased to announce the recipients of this year’s CALL awards. Please join me in congratulating our honorees: Continue reading 2023-24 CALL Award Winners
The CALL Nominations and Elections Committee is pleased to announce the slate of candidates for the election of the Board of Directors for the 2023-2024 CALL year: Continue reading 2023-2024 Executive Board Candidates
While the CALL executive board has regularly held leadership training meetings to connect with the newest committee chairs, this year the format was designed to encourage cross-committee collaborations.
This article provides a summary of the first steps, as well as some context to help CALL and the committees move forward with more of the collaborations proposed at the meeting. Continue reading Inaugural CALL Committee Summit
Eight CALL volunteers, including two Kent Law School students, kicked off community service events in 2023 by volunteering at the Greater Chicago Food Depository (GCFD) on January 21, 2023. The GCFD supplies food to local food pantries, soup kitchens, and shelters. Continue reading Volunteering at Greater Chicago Food Depository 2023
Who are we?
The Diversity and Inclusion Committee is a new CALL committee created as part of the new strategic goal to “Implement policies that ensure diversity, equity, and inclusion awareness, support, and initiatives.”
As a part of this new goal, we are charged with the following: Continue reading Introducing the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee
The Agnes and Harvey Reid Award for Outstanding Contribution to Law Librarianship is presented annually to librarians who have provided outstanding service to the chapter during the previous year or for contribution to law librarianship.
The 2022 Winner is Joseph Mitzenmacher. Please learn more about Joe and help us wish her a well deserved congratulations! Continue reading 2022 Agnes and Harvey Reid Honoree: Joe Mitzenmacher
While Debbie and I have been offering Word Workshops in our first year Legal Writing curriculum for 5+ years, this new guide was designed to focus on the resources offered for just one major assignment, breaking down each section to match the skills I show in my in-person workshops.
For Spring 2022, I knew I’d be seeing 250 students over the semester and I wanted to make the materials I’d created as accessible as possible. Continue reading Outstanding In-House Publication Award: Appellate Brief Guide
The 2021-2022 CALL Archives Committee was comprised of Committee co-chairs Brittany Adams and Lucy Robbins, as well as Committee members, Claire Toomey Durkin and Joe Mitzenmacher. We tried to find material for the 75th anniversary, but due to a lack of staffing at our libraries and other difficulties, it could not be completed. The COVID pandemic continued to be an issue in our work on this committee, and thus, this committee was mostly inactive.
The CALL Bulletin has published the four 2021-22 issues up to the writing of this report (Issues 260-263); the Summer 2022 issue will be published in August 2022. The committee included Emily Barney (co-editor), Emily Byrne (co-editor), Matt Timko (co-editor), and Kelsey Shaw. Continue reading CALL Bulletin Committee 2021-2022 Annual Report
The Bylaws Committee consisted of Chair Eric Parker, and members Simone Stone, Brandy Ellis, Clare Willis, and Lindsey Carpino. The Committee had a quiet year in 2021-22, as no proposed changes to the chapter bylaws were considered.