The SPIL 2018 live auction kicked off with opening remarks from CUA Law Dean, who introduced honored guest Scott Weissman, brother of Eric D. Weissman '94. Weissman was present to announce a $10,000 match to the money raised at this year's SPIL auction. The Weissman family established the Eric D Weissman Endowed Scholarship, which provides a summer stipend for students interested in public service internships for non-profit organizations, academic institutions, and government agencies to read more click here SPIL 2018.
For the 26th year, attendees shouted out their bids for such things as getaways to Cancun and Las Vegas,cocktails, brunches, and dinners with professors and staff members, a chance to attend a live telecast of Meet the Press and The O'Reilly Factor. Silent auction items ranged from a Kosher Dinner with CUA Law Professor Marshall Breger, an engagement photo session, and an Amazon Fire Tablet. To read more click here 2017 SPIL.
For the 25th year, the Students for Public Interest Law (SPIL) held its annual auction, a signature event within the Law School community. The auction raises money to fund stipends for CUA Law students to take summer public interest jobs that they otherwise could not afford to accept. To read more click here 2016 SPIL.
The law school’s 24th annual Students for Public Interest Law (SPIL) auction raised a total of approximately $21,000 this year, enough to subsidize the public interest work of up to 17 CUA Law students next summer. To read more click here 2015 SPIL.