UofL Law News and Events

Attention 2014 FYOAC Competitors

Student News - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 22:50
pYou can pick up your score sheets from the First Year Oral Advocacy Competition in the Resource Center from Wednesday, April 16 - Monday, April 21./ppFeel free to email Mia Walters at a href=mailto:mewalt04@louisville.edumewalt04@louisville.edu/a with any questions. /p

Professor McNeal Delivered the Keynote Address at Harvard Law School Conference

Staff News - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 21:16
span style=font-size: small; font-family: 'Times New Roman'Professor Laura McNeal was invited to give the keynote address at Harvard Law School on April 15 for the quot;/spanspan style=font-size: small; font-family: 'Times New Roman'40 Years After Milliken: Remedying Racial Disparities in Post-Racial Society Conference.quot; Professor McNeal's talk, quot;From Hollow Hope to New Beginnings: Achieving Educational Equity in the Post-Milliken Era,quot; will critique a series of landmark Supreme Court cases to illustrate how the Court's color-blind rhetoric has undermined efforts to achieve substantive equality in K-12 education. Professor McNeal will also be participating in a panel discussion on the barriers to equal education opportunity in the Post-Fischer era./spanspan style=font-size: small; font-family: 'Times New Roman'br //span

Professor McNeal Delivered the Keynote Address at Harvard Law School Conference

Faculty News - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 21:16
span style=font-size: small; font-family: 'Times New Roman'Professor Laura McNeal was invited to give the keynote address at Harvard Law School on April 15 for the quot;/spanspan style=font-size: small; font-family: 'Times New Roman'40 Years After Milliken: Remedying Racial Disparities in Post-Racial Society Conference.quot; Professor McNeal's talk, quot;From Hollow Hope to New Beginnings: Achieving Educational Equity in the Post-Milliken Era,quot; will critique a series of landmark Supreme Court cases to illustrate how the Court's color-blind rhetoric has undermined efforts to achieve substantive equality in K-12 education. Professor McNeal will also be participating in a panel discussion on the barriers to equal education opportunity in the Post-Fischer era./spanspan style=font-size: small; font-family: 'Times New Roman'br //span

Professor McNeal Delivered the Keynote Address at Harvard Law School Conference

Student News - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 21:16
span style=font-size: small; font-family: 'Times New Roman'Professor Laura McNeal was invited to give the keynote address at Harvard Law School on April 15 for the quot;/spanspan style=font-size: small; font-family: 'Times New Roman'40 Years After Milliken: Remedying Racial Disparities in Post-Racial Society Conference.quot; Professor McNeal's talk, quot;From Hollow Hope to New Beginnings: Achieving Educational Equity in the Post-Milliken Era,quot; will critique a series of landmark Supreme Court cases to illustrate how the Court's color-blind rhetoric has undermined efforts to achieve substantive equality in K-12 education. Professor McNeal will also be participating in a panel discussion on the barriers to equal education opportunity in the Post-Fischer era./spanspan style=font-size: small; font-family: 'Times New Roman'br //span

Professor McNeal Delivered the Keynote Address at Harvard Law School Conference

Latest News - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 21:16
span style=font-size: small; font-family: 'Times New Roman'Professor Laura McNeal was invited to give the keynote address at Harvard Law School on April 15 for the quot;/spanspan style=font-size: small; font-family: 'Times New Roman'40 Years After Milliken: Remedying Racial Disparities in Post-Racial Society Conference.quot; Professor McNeal's talk, quot;From Hollow Hope to New Beginnings: Achieving Educational Equity in the Post-Milliken Era,quot; will critique a series of landmark Supreme Court cases to illustrate how the Court's color-blind rhetoric has undermined efforts to achieve substantive equality in K-12 education. Professor McNeal will also be participating in a panel discussion on the barriers to equal education opportunity in the Post-Fischer era./spanspan style=font-size: small; font-family: 'Times New Roman'br //span

Professor McNeal Delivered the Keynote Address at Harvard Law School Conference

Alumni News - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 21:16
span style=font-size: small; font-family: 'Times New Roman'Professor Laura McNeal was invited to give the keynote address at Harvard Law School on April 15 for the quot;/spanspan style=font-size: small; font-family: 'Times New Roman'40 Years After Milliken: Remedying Racial Disparities in Post-Racial Society Conference.quot; Professor McNeal's talk, quot;From Hollow Hope to New Beginnings: Achieving Educational Equity in the Post-Milliken Era,quot; will critique a series of landmark Supreme Court cases to illustrate how the Court's color-blind rhetoric has undermined efforts to achieve substantive equality in K-12 education. Professor McNeal will also be participating in a panel discussion on the barriers to equal education opportunity in the Post-Fischer era./spanspan style=font-size: small; font-family: 'Times New Roman'br //span

Meet OIiver and Phoenix at Paws for the Law!

Student News - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 20:01
divPhoenix, a Shetland Sheepdog (Sheltie) was an owner turn-in to Pawsibilities Unleashed Pet Therapy due to family issues and economics.  He is a smart, but laid-back dog and is solid no matter the situation. Phoenix is a member of the Compassion Dog Strike Team with Kentucky Community Crisis Response Team and National Animal Assisted Crisis Response.  Phoenix visits Cardinal Hill Rehabilitation Hospital (Lexington), The Ridge Behavioral Facility (Lexington), the Fort Knox (KY) Wounded Warrior Complex and participates in the Reading to Dogs program at Fort Knox’s Barr Library./divdiv /divdivMeet Oliver and Phoenix at Paws for the Law on bWednesday/b, bApril 16th/b!   /divdivimg src=/sites/www.law.louisville.edu/files/Oliver%2011.21.13_0.JPG align=bottom height=200 width=100 /                                   /div

Indiana Bar Association Diversity Job Fair - August 21 22, 2014 - Indianapolis, IN

Student News - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 17:14
span style=font-family: Times New Roman; font-size: small /spanp style=line-height: 170%span style=line-height: 170%; font-family: 'Verdana','sans-serif'; font-size: 9ptAttention rising second-year students interested in participating in the Indianapolis Bar Association Diversity Job Fair on Thursday, August 21 and Friday, August 22.?? There is a registration information sheet attached./span/pspan style=font-family: Times New Roman; font-size: small /spanp style=line-height: 170%span style=line-height: 170%; font-family: 'Verdana','sans-serif'; font-size: 9ptFall 2014, full-time 2L law students (graduating May 2016) or part-time 2L and 3L law students (graduating 2016/2017) are invited to participate in the IndyBar Diversity Job Fair.?? Candidates who represent all aspects of diversity and who are looking for a one-of-a-kind legal community in a Midwestern city that has both cosmopolitan style and small-town charm are invited to participate. /span/pspan style=font-family: Times New Roman; font-size: small /spanp style=line-height: 170%span style=line-height: 170%; font-family: 'Verdana','sans-serif'; font-size: 9ptStudent registration is now open. /span/pspan style=font-family: Times New Roman; font-size: small /spanp style=line-height: 170%span style=line-height: 170%; font-family: 'Verdana','sans-serif'; font-size: 9ptStudents can register for the IndyBar Diversity Job Fair via Symplicity's web site at a href=https://law-indybar-csm.symplicity.com/studentsspan style=color: #00698b; text-decoration: none; text-underline: noneuhttps://law-indybar-csm.symplicity.com/students/u/span/a.?? After you submit your registration, an automatically-generated password will be provided, which will enable you to use the system throughout the next few months. The student registration deadline is July 19, 2014. Only students who have registered, bid and obtain interviews can participate in Diversity Job Fair events. /span/pspan style=font-family: Times New Roman; font-size: small /span

Southeastern Minority Job Fair - July 25 26, 2014 - Marietta, GA

Student News - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 17:07
span style=font-family: Times New Roman; font-size: small /spanp style=line-height: 170%span style=line-height: 170%; font-family: 'Verdana','sans-serif'; font-size: 9ptIf you are interested in participating in the Southeastern Minority Job Fair in Marrietta, GA on July 25 amp; 26, 2014, please pre-register on Symplicity.?? The job fair is open to 1L and 2L students and May 2014 graduates.  Your pre-registration is not a commitment to attend but only to indicate that you are interested in participating.  There is no cost to pre-register.  /span/pp style=line-height: 170%span style=line-height: 170%; font-family: 'Verdana','sans-serif'; font-size: 9ptThe website is:  a href=http://www.semjf.orgwww.semjf.org/a/span/pp style=line-height: 170%span style=line-height: 170%; font-family: 'Verdana','sans-serif'; font-size: 9ptLog into Symplicity and click on the quot;OCIquot; tab although this will not be an on campus interview.?? The session Southeastern Minority Job Fair Pre-Registration is currently the default session.  Scroll down to the employer and click quot;Applyquot;.  You do not have to submit anything. The deadline to pre-register is Monday, April 21 at 2:00 p.m./span/pspan style=font-family: Times New Roman; font-size: small /spanp style=line-height: 170%span style=line-height: 170%; font-family: 'Verdana','sans-serif'; font-size: 9ptOnly those students who have pre-registered will receive a login and password to view employers and submit applications during the online submission period of May 15 - May 30.  Partial or full funding will be available through the Office of Professional Development./span/pp style=line-height: 170%nbsp;/pspan style=font-family: Times New Roman; font-size: small /span

Interested in Studying Abroad in Luxembourg?

Student News - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 11:09
Dean Stefan Braum of the U. Luxembourg is visiting the Law School this week.  All students interested in going to Luxembourg are invited to meet with Dean Braum on Thursday, April 17, at noon, in the Harlan Room.  Dean Braum has a slide presentation about the University.  Please contact Isaac Fain, President of the International Law Society, for more details.   

Interested in Studying Abroad in Luxembourg?

Latest News - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 11:09
Dean Stefan Braum of the U. Luxembourg is visiting the Law School this week.  All students interested in going to Luxembourg are invited to meet with Dean Braum on Thursday, April 17, at noon, in the Harlan Room.  Dean Braum has a slide presentation about the University.  Please contact Isaac Fain, President of the International Law Society, for more details.   

Indiana Bar Association Diversity Job Fair - August 21 22, 2014 - Indianapolis, IN

Student News - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 09:37
pAttention rising second-year students interested in participating in the Indianapolis Bar Association Diversity Job Fair on Thursday, August 21 and Friday, August 22.  There is a registration information sheet attached./ppFall 2014, full-time 2L law students (graduating May 2016) or part-time 2L and 3L law students (graduating 2016/2017) are invited to participate in the IndyBar Diversity Job Fair.  Candidates who represent all aspects of diversity and who are looking for a one-of-a-kind legal community in a Midwestern city that has both cosmopolitan style and small-town charm are invited to participate. /ppStudent registration is now open. /ppStudents can register for the IndyBar Diversity Job Fair via Symplicity's web site at a href=https://law-indybar-csm.symplicity.com/studentshttps://law-indybar-csm.symplicity.com/students/a.  After you submit your registration, an automatically-generated password will be provided, which will enable you to use the system throughout the next few months. The student registration deadline is July 19, 2014. Only students who have registered, bid and obtain interviews can participate in Diversity Job Fair events. /p

The Class of 2014 Logged Almost 7,000 Public Service Hours

Student News - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 09:37
p class=p1The Class of 2014 performed 6979.5 hours of public service hours. Twenty-seven graduates performed 50 or more hours of public service. Seventeen of those graduates performed 100 or more hours each of public service and two of those students performed more than 300 hours each. Congratulations to Michael Atkinson who was the recipient of the Samuel L. Greenebaum Public Service Award for performing 365 hours of public service at five different public service placements./p

The Class of 2014 Logged Almost 7,000 Public Service Hours

Latest News - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 09:37
p class=p1The Class of 2014 performed 6979.5 hours of public service hours. Twenty-seven graduates performed 50 or more hours of public service. Seventeen of those graduates performed 100 or more hours each of public service and two of those students performed more than 300 hours each. Congratulations to Michael Atkinson who was the recipient of the Samuel L. Greenebaum Public Service Award for performing 365 hours of public service at five different public service placements./p

Southeastern Minority Job Fair - July 25 26, 2014 - Marrietta, GA

Student News - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 09:34
span style=font-family: Times New Roman; font-size: small /spanp style=line-height: 170%span style=line-height: 170%; font-family: 'Verdana','sans-serif'; font-size: 9ptIf you are interested in participating in the Southeastern Minority Job Fair in Marrietta, GA on July 25 amp; 26, 2014, please pre-register on Symplicity.  The job fair is open to rising 2L and 3L students and May 2014 graduates.  Your pre-registration is not a commitment to attend but only to indicate that you are interested in participating.  Log into Symplicity and click on quot;OCIquot; although this will not be an on campus interview.  The session Southeastern Minority Job Fair Pre-Registration is currently the default session.  Scroll down to the employer and click quot;Applyquot;.  You do not have to submit anything. The deadline to pre-register is Monday, April 21 at 2:00 p.m./span/pp style=line-height: 170%span style=line-height: 170%; font-family: 'Verdana','sans-serif'; font-size: 9ptOnly those students who have pre-registered will receive a login and password to view employers and submit applications during the online submission period of May 15 - May 30.br //span/pspan style=font-family: Times New Roman; font-size: small /span

Power of Pawsitive Thinking

Student News - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 09:23
Ziggy, Howdy, Bella and Ivan have a knack for making people feel “pawsitive” and on April 16, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., they will join a group of therapy dogs here at the law school to help ease your stress as you gear up for final exams. The dogs are from the non-profit group Pawsibilities Unleashed, and they all look forward to meeting you tomorrow!

Power of Pawsitive Thinking

Latest News - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 09:23
Ziggy, Howdy, Bella and Ivan have a knack for making people feel “pawsitive” and on April 16, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., they will join a group of therapy dogs here at the law school to help ease your stress as you gear up for final exams. The dogs are from the non-profit group Pawsibilities Unleashed, and they all look forward to meeting you tomorrow!

Attention 3L's - Graduation Event Survey

Student News - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 08:45
p class=p1A survey has been created by the Student Bar Association in order to get student feedback in order to plan events for graduation week for outgoing 3Ls. The survey can be found at a href=https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/3DMP7TVhttps://www.surveymonkey.com/s/3DMP7TV/a??and the Student Bar Association would appreciate any input from the 3L class./p

Graduate Day at the Downs

Student News - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 08:45
p class=p1The SBA will be hosting an on-campus brunch at 10am on Thursday May 8th, for graduating 3Ls and a guest. Racing begins at Churchill Downs at 12:45pm. There is no charge for either event. Complementary tickets for Day at the Downs may be reserved here: a href=http://www.uoflalumni.org/s/1157/internal-3column.aspx?sid=1157amp;pgid=2205amp;gid=1amp;cid=3577amp;ecid=3577amp;post_id=0http://www.uoflalumni.org/s/1157/internal-3column.aspx?sid=1157amp;pgid=2205amp;gid=1amp;cid=3577amp;ecid=3577amp;post_id=0/a./pp class=p1nbsp;/p

Have a Hand in the Strategic Plan

Student News - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 08:44
p class=p1All:/p p class=p1The Law School has been developing its strategic plan to help guide the University and the Law School in its decision making to strengthen our trajectory as a school. The committee charged with creating this plan has gathered input from students, faculty, and staff along the way to create the attached final draft. Your input on the final draft is needed!/p p class=p1nbsp;/p p class=p1On April 1 and April 8, Dani Smith, Aaron Marcus, and B.J. Hardy will be able to suggest changes and speak to provisions that should remain, regardless of faculty dislike. On April 15 at the Faculty Meeting, Dani and BJ, as voting members at the Faculty Meeting, will vote on the approval of the plan as a whole./p p class=p1nbsp;/p p class=p1Send any or all of us your suggestions, concerns, and/or thoughts; our contact information is below./p p class=p1nbsp;/p p class=p1Dani Smith: SBA President, Voting member at faculty meeting, member of strategic planning committee - a href=mailto:TDani.Smith@Gmail.comTDani.Smith@Gmail.com/a/p p class=p1Aaron Marcus: Member of strategic planning committee - a href=mailto:aaron.w.marcus@gmail.comaaron.w.marcus@gmail.com/a/p p class=p1B.J. Hardy: Voting member at faculty meeting - a href=mailto:BRHard01@louisville.eduBRHard01@louisville.edu/a/p p class=p1To view the current plan and Professor Warren's take on it, please visit: a href=/node/13924http://www.law.louisville.edu/node/13924/a./p