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SSRN Legal Studies Research Paper Series, Vol 8, No 6

Faculty News - Fri, 11/14/2014 - 14:42
div class=contentspan style=font-size: smallThe sixth and final issue of our SSRN Research Paper series this year features articles covering issues in healthcare, environmental law, and legal education.br //span/divdiv class=contentullispan style=font-size: smalla href=http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2436627iAdaptive Water Law/i/a by Tony Anthony /span/lilispan style=font-size: smalla href=http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2412951iThe Attorney-Client Relationship In the Age of Technology/i/a by Grace Giesel /span/lilispan style=font-size: smalla href=http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2443005iRoads and Schools: Parallel Paths in the Government Role to Education for Students with Disabilities/i/a by Laura Rothstein /span/lilispan style=font-size: smalla href=http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2443932iPromoting Public Health in Health Care Facilities/i/a by Mark Rothstein /span/li/ul/divspan style=font-size: small /spandiv class=contentspan style=font-size: smallMore information about the RPS:/spanullispan style=font-size: smalla href=http://www.ssrn.com/link/U-Louisville-LEG.htmlBrowse /a/span/lilispan style=font-size: smalla href=http://hq.ssrn.com/jourInvite.cfm?link=U-Louisville-LEGSubscribe/a/span/li/ul /div

SSRN Legal Studies Research Paper Series, Vol 8, No 6

Latest News - Fri, 11/14/2014 - 14:42
div class=contentspan style=font-size: smallThe sixth and final issue of our SSRN Research Paper series this year features articles covering issues in healthcare, environmental law, and legal education.br //span/divdiv class=contentullispan style=font-size: smalla href=http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2436627iAdaptive Water Law/i/a by Tony Anthony /span/lilispan style=font-size: smalla href=http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2412951iThe Attorney-Client Relationship In the Age of Technology/i/a by Grace Giesel /span/lilispan style=font-size: smalla href=http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2443005iRoads and Schools: Parallel Paths in the Government Role to Education for Students with Disabilities/i/a by Laura Rothstein /span/lilispan style=font-size: smalla href=http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2443932iPromoting Public Health in Health Care Facilities/i/a by Mark Rothstein /span/li/ul/divspan style=font-size: small /spandiv class=contentspan style=font-size: smallMore information about the RPS:/spanullispan style=font-size: smalla href=http://www.ssrn.com/link/U-Louisville-LEG.htmlBrowse /a/span/lilispan style=font-size: smalla href=http://hq.ssrn.com/jourInvite.cfm?link=U-Louisville-LEGSubscribe/a/span/li/ul /div

CALI Lessons

Student News - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 12:55
div class=content pspan style=font-size: smallThe bCenter for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction's/b (CALI) Library of Lessons contains over 900 interactive, computer-based legal tutorials covering more than three dozen legal education subject areas. The lessons are designed to augment traditional law school instruction. Many of your classmates have found them helpful in preparing for their exams. /span/ppspan style=font-size: smallFree copies of the DVD are available at the library's Circulation Desk. You may also view the lessons online. The a href=/library/CALIstudent authorization code and instructions/a are available at the library's website. You must register with your quot;@louisville.eduquot; email address. /span/p /div

CALI Lessons

Latest News - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 12:55
div class=content pspan style=font-size: smallThe bCenter for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction's/b (CALI) Library of Lessons contains over 900 interactive, computer-based legal tutorials covering more than three dozen legal education subject areas. The lessons are designed to augment traditional law school instruction. Many of your classmates have found them helpful in preparing for their exams. /span/ppspan style=font-size: smallFree copies of the DVD are available at the library's Circulation Desk. You may also view the lessons online. The a href=/library/CALIstudent authorization code and instructions/a are available at the library's website. You must register with your quot;@louisville.eduquot; email address. /span/p /div

SSRN Legal Studies Research Paper Series, Vol 8, No 5

Faculty News - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 13:41
div class=contentspan style=font-size: smallThe latest issue of our SSRN Research Paper series features articles by Professors Arnold, Levinson, Milligan and Mark Rothstein.br //spanullispan style=font-size: smalla href=http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2324955iTarasoff Duties after Newtown/i/a by Mark Rothstein /span/lilispan style=font-size: smalla href=http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2177015iFounding Worker Cooperatives: Social Movement Theory and the Law/i/a by Ariana Levinson  /span/lilispan style=font-size: smalla href=http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2456358iResilient Cities and Adaptive Law/i/a by Craig Anthony /span/lilispan style=font-size: smalla href=http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2302850iThe Forgotten Right to Be Secure/i/a by Luke Milligan /span/li/ul pspan style=font-size: smallMore information about the RPS:/span/pullispan style=font-size: smalla href=http://www.ssrn.com/link/U-Louisville-LEG.htmlBrowse /a/span/lilispan style=font-size: smalla href=http://hq.ssrn.com/jourInvite.cfm?link=U-Louisville-LEGSubscribe/a/span/li/ul /divspan style=font-size: small /span

SSRN Legal Studies Research Paper Series, Vol 8, No 5

Latest News - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 13:41
div class=contentspan style=font-size: smallThe latest issue of our SSRN Research Paper series features articles by Professors Arnold, Levinson, Milligan and Mark Rothstein.br //spanullispan style=font-size: smalla href=http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2324955iTarasoff Duties after Newtown/i/a by Mark Rothstein /span/lilispan style=font-size: smalla href=http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2177015iFounding Worker Cooperatives: Social Movement Theory and the Law/i/a by Ariana Levinson  /span/lilispan style=font-size: smalla href=http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2456358iResilient Cities and Adaptive Law/i/a by Craig Anthony /span/lilispan style=font-size: smalla href=http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2302850iThe Forgotten Right to Be Secure/i/a by Luke Milligan /span/li/ul pspan style=font-size: smallMore information about the RPS:/span/pullispan style=font-size: smalla href=http://www.ssrn.com/link/U-Louisville-LEG.htmlBrowse /a/span/lilispan style=font-size: smalla href=http://hq.ssrn.com/jourInvite.cfm?link=U-Louisville-LEGSubscribe/a/span/li/ul /divspan style=font-size: small /span

LBA Pro Se Divorce Clinic Training Available

Student News - 59 min 46 sec ago
pAre you interested in family law? Are you not sure, but would like to find out? Here's the perfect opportunity for you./ppThe Louisville Bar Association will be holding a training session for students interested in participating in their pro se divorce clinics. bThe training will begin at 9:00 a.m. on Friday, September 12, 2014/b followed by a clinic from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon at the Judicial Center downtown. Subsequent clinics will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Judicial Center on the second and fourth Fridays of the month. /ppStudents will receive public service credit for the training and participation in the clinics. Students do not need to commit to attending each clinic. Completion of the LBA Pro Se Divorce training also allows students to participate in the Legal Aid Pro Se Divorce Clinics which are scheduled at various times throughout the year. /ppbInterested second and third year students should contact Jina Scinta at a href=mailto:jina.scinta@louisville.edujina.scinta@louisville.edu/a to sign up by Thursday, September 4./b/ppnbsp;/p

Learn about the Equal Justice Works Career Fair for Public Service How to Get Funding

Student News - 1 hour 1 min ago
pIf you're interested in job opportunities with government agencies and public interest organizations, the Office of Professional Development will host an information session on the Equal Justice Works Conference and Career Fair on bThursday, August 28 from 12:00 noon to 1:00 p.m. in Room 177./b Dean Hajek and law students who have previously attended the conference will be on hand to answer questions and provide more details. All students are invited to attend./ppMark your calendar for the Equal Justice Works Conference and Career Fair on October 24-25 in Washington, D.C. The largest public interest career fair in the country, the EJW Conference gives law students from across the country the opportunity to interview with non-profit and government agencies, network with other public interest-minded law students and attorneys, and attend advising and skill-building workshops. The registration and application deadline for submitting resumes is September 16. Dean Hajek will discuss UofL funding for this Conference and how students can apply to have expenses for the trip paid by the law school./ppFor more information on the Conference and Career Fair, go to a href=http://www.equaljusticeworks.org/law-school/conference-and-careerfair title=http://www.equaljusticeworks.org/law-school/conference-and-careerfairhttp://www.equaljusticeworks.org/law-school/conference-and-careerfair/abr / For a list of employers attending the Career Fair, go to a href=http://equaljusticeworks.org/law-school/conference-and-careerfair/employer/2014 title=http://equaljusticeworks.org/law-school/conference-and-careerfair/employer/2014http://equaljusticeworks.org/law-school/conference-and-careerfair/employ.../a/ppnbsp;/p

Are You Concerned About Your Student Debt?

Student News - 1 hour 7 min ago
pThe Office of Professional Development recently received this information from Equal Justice Works. If you are student who will graduate with any student debt, this will be of interest to you./ppOn July 29, Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI) and Rep. Frederica Wilson (D-FL) introduced the Relief for Underwater Student Borrowers Act (H.R. 5239). This bill would prevent borrowers who earn forgiveness after 20 or 25 years of consistent repayment in the Income-Based Repayment (IBR) and Pay as You Earn (PAYE) repayment plans from having to pay taxes on the amount forgiven. Millions of borrowers currently face the possibility of having to deal with this potentially devastating tax liability. We urge you to call your Congressperson and Senators to support this bill!/ppTo learn more about IBR, PAYE and Public Service Loan Forgiveness (tax-free forgiveness you earn by working at a wide range of qualifying public service jobs for ten years!) Equal Justice Works is presenting a free webinar, Drowning in Debt! What Law Students amp; Lawyers Need to Know About Managing Student Debt amp; Earning Loan Forgiveness, bTODAY/b, bAugust 27 from 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM EDT/b. If you register but cannot attend, you will receive a recording of the webinar you can view anytime./ppIf you have any questions, please contact Jina Scinta at a href=mailto:jina.scinta@louisville.edujina.scinta@louisville.edu/a. /p

Pirtle-Washer Advocacy Competition Interest Meeting--Wednesday, 5:45, room 175

Student News - 2 hours 34 min ago
The Pirtle-Washer Oral Advocacy Competition interest meeting is today in room 175 at 5:45 p.m. At the meeting students will receive information regarding the competition and will be able to sign up to compete. Students unable to attend should contact Sana Abhari at a href=mailto:sana.abhari@gmail.comsana.abhari@gmail.com/a.

Pirtle-Washer Advocacy Competition Interest Meeting--Wednesday, 5:45, room 175

Latest News - 2 hours 34 min ago
The Pirtle-Washer Oral Advocacy Competition interest meeting is today in room 175 at 5:45 p.m. At the meeting students will receive information regarding the competition and will be able to sign up to compete. Students unable to attend should contact Sana Abhari at a href=mailto:sana.abhari@gmail.comsana.abhari@gmail.com/a.

U.S. Army JAG Information Session - TODAY - 12:15 - Brandeis Room (112)

Student News - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 16:25
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 learning about opportunities with the U.S. Army JAG as either a Summer Intern or Assistant Judge Advocate General you are invited to attend a brief Information Session TODAY, Wednesday, August 27th at 12:15 in Room 112 (Brandeis Room).  Captain Alana Kitchen will be there to answer questions and explain the application process./span/pspan style=font-family: Times New Roman; font-size: small /span

Law School Unveils Portrait of Edwin Render

Faculty News - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 14:35
p class=p1Longtime law professor Edwin Render, who died last January, was honored Aug. 26 in a ceremony attended by faculty, staff and Render’s family and friends./p p class=p1A large portrait of Render was unveiled before the group. The portrait will hang in the Cox Lounge at the school./p p class=p1span class=s1a href=https://www.law.louisville.edu/faculty/edwin_renderRender/a/span was a fixture in the law school for more than 45 years. He taught property, evidence and labor law and was a founding member of the Carl A. Warns Jr. Labor and Employment Law Institute, which has been renamed the Warns-Render Labor and Employment Law Institute in his honor./p p class=p1“He was such a fine man and impacted the careers of so many people,” said Dean Susan Duncan. “It seems so odd to start the school year without Ed.”/p p class=p1A smaller version of the portrait was given to Render’s family./pp class=p1nbsp;/p p class=p1Photo: To honor the late Edwin Render, his widow Joyce Render (center), son Ray Render and daughter-in-law Maureen Marra joined faculty, staff and others to unveil a portrait of the longtime law professor. /p

Law School Unveils Portrait of Edwin Render

Latest News - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 14:35
p class=p1Longtime law professor Edwin Render, who died last January, was honored Aug. 26 in a ceremony attended by faculty, staff and Render’s family and friends./p p class=p1A large portrait of Render was unveiled before the group. The portrait will hang in the Cox Lounge at the school./p p class=p1span class=s1a href=https://www.law.louisville.edu/faculty/edwin_renderRender/a/span was a fixture in the law school for more than 45 years. He taught property, evidence and labor law and was a founding member of the Carl A. Warns Jr. Labor and Employment Law Institute, which has been renamed the Warns-Render Labor and Employment Law Institute in his honor./p p class=p1“He was such a fine man and impacted the careers of so many people,” said Dean Susan Duncan. “It seems so odd to start the school year without Ed.”/p p class=p1A smaller version of the portrait was given to Render’s family./pp class=p1nbsp;/p p class=p1Photo: To honor the late Edwin Render, his widow Joyce Render (center), son Ray Render and daughter-in-law Maureen Marra joined faculty, staff and others to unveil a portrait of the longtime law professor. /p

Government Honors Internship Handbook Updates

Student News - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 09:19
pThe following government programs have deadlines coming up very soon.  Details of these programs are provided in the 2014-15 Government Honors amp; Internship Handbook, located at a href=http://www.law.arizona.edu/career/honorshandbook.cfmwww.law.arizona.edu/career/honorshandbook.cfm/a.  For the user name and password to log onto the Handbook, email Ms. Reh at a href=mailto:dkreh@louisville.edudkreh@louisville.edu/a and provide her with the following:  your name, class year, and UofL email address./pp2Ls for SUMMER 2015/ppFederal/pp•Environmental Protection Agency – Office of General Counsel Summer Honors Program (Paid, Deadline 8/30/14)br /•Department of State - Office of the Legal Advisor (Civil) - Summer Intern (Unpaid, Deadline 9/1/14)br /•Department of Justice - Summer Law Intern Program (Paid, Deadline 9/2/14)/ppState amp; Local Government/pp•Indiana Office of the Attorney General - Law Clerkship Program (Paid, Deadline 9/1/14)/p

LBA Pro Se Divorce Clinic Training Available

Student News - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 08:29
pAre you interested in family law? Are you not sure, but would like to find out? Here's the perfect opportunity for you./ppThe Louisville Bar Association will be holding a training session for students interested in participating in their pro se divorce clinics. bThe training will begin at 9:00 a.m. on Friday, September 12, 2014 followed by a clinic from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon at the Judicial Center downtown. /bSubsequent clinics will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Judicial Center on the second and fourth Fridays of the month. /ppStudents will receive public service credit for the training and participation in the clinics. Students do not need to commit to attending each clinic.  Completion of the LBA Pro Se Divorce training also allows students to participate in the Legal Aid Pro Se Divorce Clinics which are scheduled at various times throughout the year. /ppbInterested second and third year students should contact Jina Scinta at a href=mailto:jina.scinta@louisville.edujina.scinta@louisville.edu/a to sign up by Thursday, September 4./b/p

TODAY - Deadline to Apply for Funding to Attend National Law Students Workers' Rights Conference - October 17 18, 2014

Student News - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 08:27
pIf you are interested in employment law, now is the time to consider attending the National Law Students Workers' Rights Conference. bThe Conference will be on October 17 and 18/b at The Conference Center at the Maritime Institute, Linthicum Heights, MD./ppThe conference is sponsored by the Peggy Browning Fund which will pay expenses for one student nominated by the law school to attend. bThe deadline for students to register asking for paid airfare/lodging is August 28/b. More information can be found by reviewing the attachments below or by visiting their website a href=http://www.peggybrowningfund.org title=www.peggybrowningfund.orgwww.peggybrowningfund.org/a./ppIf you are interested in attending and want to be considered as the nominee from the law school for the Peggy Browning Fund to pay for your airfare, please provide a brief statement (1-2 pages typed, double spaced) describing why you are interested in attending, including the following information: 1) What demonstrated commitment you have to advancing workers' rights, if any; 2) Are you willing to leave KY or in what state do you hope to practice?b Submit your statement to Jina Scinta at a href=mailto:jina.scinta@louisville.edujina.scinta@louisville.edu/a by 5:00 p.m. TODAY./b/ppThe registration deadline for students who are interested in attending and have other funding available is Thursday, October 2./p

ATTENTION 2L’s, 3L’S and 4L’s!!! TODAY!!– How to Get a Government Job

Student News - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 08:23
pThe Office of Professional Development is holding its first OPD Information Session on How to Get a Government Job./ppAre you interested in getting a government job and wonder how to do it? Government jobs are some of the highest paying public interest jobs and many agencies even have their own debt forgiveness program. /ppbDATE: TODAY, August 26, 2014br /TIME: 12:00 to 1:00 p.m.br /WHERE: Room 175/b /ppAttached is a list of resources that would be of interest to 2L's regarding the Department of Justice's Summer Law Intern Program and Volunteer Legal Internships. For 3L's and 4L's, the attachment provides links to apply for entry-level attorney positions with the DOJ. bThe deadline to apply for both the internships and employment beginning in 2015 is Tuesday, September 2./b /ppLunch will be provided./p

Pirtle-Washer Advocacy Competition Interest Meeting

Student News - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 08:13
Pirtle-Washer Oral Advocacy Competition interest meeting will be held Wednesday, August 27 at 5:45 p.m. in room 175. Students will receive pertinent information regarding the competition and will be able to sign up to compete. Students interested in competing must attend this meeting but if you are unable to attend contact Sana Abhari at a href=mailto:sana.abhari@gmail.comsana.abhari@gmail.com/a.

Pirtle-Washer Advocacy Competition Interest Meeting

Latest News - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 08:13
Pirtle-Washer Oral Advocacy Competition interest meeting will be held Wednesday, August 27 at 5:45 p.m. in room 175. Students will receive pertinent information regarding the competition and will be able to sign up to compete. Students interested in competing must attend this meeting but if you are unable to attend contact Sana Abhari at a href=mailto:sana.abhari@gmail.comsana.abhari@gmail.com/a.