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

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 //span/divdiv class=contentullispan style=font-size: smalla href= Water Law/i/a by Tony Anthony /span/lilispan style=font-size: smalla href= Attorney-Client Relationship In the Age of Technology/i/a by Grace Giesel /span/lilispan style=font-size: smalla href= 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= 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= /a/span/lilispan style=font-size: smalla href= /div

CALI Lessons

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

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 //spanullispan style=font-size: smalla href= Duties after Newtown/i/a by Mark Rothstein /span/lilispan style=font-size: smalla href= Worker Cooperatives: Social Movement Theory and the Law/i/a by Ariana Levinson  /span/lilispan style=font-size: smalla href= Cities and Adaptive Law/i/a by Craig Anthony /span/lilispan style=font-size: smalla href= 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= /a/span/lilispan style=font-size: smalla href= /divspan style=font-size: small /span

Law Student Help Desk Hours

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 14:04
pThe IT Department is pleased that Lee McWhorter, a work-study student pursuing a master's degree in Computer Science at the Speed School of Engineering, will be staffing the Help Desk for law students, located outside the first floor lab in the Law Library, again this year.  Mr. McWhorter will be available from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., Monday through Friday and provide first-tier support for:/p ul liWireless networking (iulsecure/i)/li liWireless printing/li liLab computing and printing/li liExam4 downloading, installation and basic usage/li /ul p Students are reminded that the Brandeis School of Law's a href=/it/helpdeskonline Help Desk/a is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. /p

Bloomberg Businessweek Interviews Professor Ariana Levinson

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 10:58
p class=p1Professor Ariana Levinson was interviewed by Corey Weinberg of iBloomberg Businessweek/i for an article she wrote about wearable technology in the workplace. She was selected by Mr. Weinberg because she has written extensively in the area of workplace technology and privacy. The interview is summarized in the article, and Professor Levinson is quoted alongside Professor Ethan Bernstein of Harvard Business School. a href= the full article./a/p

Distinguished Visiting Professor of Law Presents at University of Chicago Junior Faculty Workshop

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 10:14
p class=p1On August 19span class=s1supth /sup/spanDavid Herzig, the Petrilli Distinguished Visiting Professor of Law, presented iCoasean Approach on Inbound Real Estate Investment/i, at the University of Chicago Junior Faculty Workshop./p

Federal Tax Externship – 2014 Fall and 2015 Spring

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 10:04
pThe IRS will accept up to three tax externs for the 2014 fall and 2015 spring semesters.  The application deadline for fall 2014 has passed, but there are still two openings./ppExterns work in the local office of the IRS under the direct supervision of IRS attorneys and Professor Blackburn.  Externs do research and write memos, and they also attend meetings with taxpayers, and sometimes take the lead in representing IRS in meetings with pro se taxpayers.  Externs meet with IRS audit agents, with legal counsel and CPAs representing taxpayers, are involved in trial preparation and some externs represent the IRS in U.S. Tax Court against pro se taxpayers.    /ppIf you would like more information, please contact Professor Blackburn as soon as possible so the required background check can be completed in time for the fall 2014 semester:  a or 502-852-6384./ppnbsp;/p

Jamie Abrams Receives Presidential Exemplary Multicultural Teaching Award

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 09:28
p class=p1Abrams incorporates multicultural and global perspectives into her scholarship, teaching practices, curriculum and research. She is an excellend teacher using a range of teaching techniques that engage students from different social and academic backgrounds. In addition, she regulary incorporates the voices, experiences and contributions of diverse people and grounds in her curriculum allowing students to examine issues from several perspectives. Her classes, research, and service all explore inequities in society and how we can address these both with the law and otherwise. She attempts to help students investigate, understand and question the implicit cultural assumptions and frames of reference and perspectives contained in the law./p

Contracts Giesel and Torts Abrams Room Change

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 09:01
Professor Giesel's Contracts course and Professor Abrams Torts course are switching rooms beginning August 20. Professor Giesel's Contracts course moves to room 175 and Professor Abrams' Torts course moves to room LL 80.

Brandeis student featured on

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 09:08
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Professor Laura McNeal on CNN

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 08:26
p class=p1Professor Laura McNeal recently appeared on CNN  as an education law expert on the Michael Brown shooting. Her commentary focused on the need to change existing laws to require police officers to receive training on how to interact with youth. Currently, police officers are using adult policing practices on youth which lead to increased arrests for non-violent crimes such as disorderly conduct./pp class=p1nbsp;/pp class=p1Follow Professor McNeal on a href= /a/p

Corporate Tax

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 14:31
Corporate Tax is taught this semester on Monday/Tuesday, 1:00 - 2:15.  It will not be offered in spring 2015. It is a vaulable course if you intend to practice transactional law.  Professor Lewis has agreed to teach the course even if enrollment is less than five students.


Mon, 08/18/2014 - 13:43
pGearing up for Spring 2015 and planning your classes?  Consider this opportunity./ppHow about celebrating spring break of the Spring 2015 semester with service work in Belize?  Learn more about this opportunity at UofL’s International Service Learning Program (ISLP) website a href=  Law is one of several participating disciplines.  The Law team lead by Dean Susan Duncan will develop restorative justice programs and work in schools and communities outside Dangriga.  You can find out about past projects, see photos, and read about the work on the ISLP website.  The service is rewarding and the memories last a lifetime!  Plus, you’ll earn three hours of academic credit and build useful skills. /ppThe priority deadline for the March 2015 trip is coming up soon on September 29th.  Applications received after the priority deadline will be considered if space is available.  Encourage your friends to apply along with you!  Contact Dr. Joy Hart (a or Dr. Kandi Walker (a if you have questions./p

BLS Room Change for Professors Sweeney and Rosario Lebron

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 14:21
Professor Sweeny's BLS section 32 will meet in room LL 60.  Professor Rosario Lebron's BLS section 42 will meet in room LL 71 and BLS section 41 will meet in room 275.

Law Library Fall Hours

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 12:14
div class=content pThe Law Library's Fall semester schedule begins Monday, August 18. The library will generally be open from 8 AM to 11 PM Monday's thru Thursday's, 8 AM to 6 PM on Friday's, 9 AM to 6 PM on Saturday's and 1 PM to 11 PM on Sunday's.  /p ul type=discli class=MsoNormala href=/library/about/hoursLaw Library Hours/a/lili class=MsoNormala href= Library Hours /a/li/ul /div

Last day to add a class, Change a class to an audit and Receive 100% tuition refund

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 10:34
strongFriday, August 22, 2014 (by 10:00 p.m.) br //strong        strongt/stronghe last day to add a class, br /        strongt/stronghe last day to change a class to an audit, br /       strong t/stronghe last day to receive 100% tuition reduction after withdrawing from a class emand br //em        strongh/strongave the W removed from your transcript after withdrawing from a class

Graduate School Social

Tue, 08/12/2014 - 15:54
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Fall 2014 Law Library Hours

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 14:21
pFall Law Library Hours in Microsoft Word attached. /ppPlease note that in addition Labor Day (span style=font-size: 9pt; font-family: 'Tahoma','sans-serif'September 1)/span, the Law Library is closed on span style=font-size: 9pt; font-family: 'Tahoma','sans-serif'Sunday, August 24, due to traffic issues caused by the annual Iron Man triathalon. /span /ppnbsp;/p

Dean Susan Duncan Selected for 2015 Leadership Louisville Class

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 10:58
p class=p1The Leadership Louisville Center has selected the Leadership Louisville Class of 2015 — the 36span class=s1supth/sup/span class of the Center’s signature program for established community leaders. Since 1979, Leadership Louisville has ensured that the community’s most influential and esteemed leaders are knowledgeable about issues, well-networked and passionate about the success of the region. These talented leaders will spend ten months going on exclusive tours and having hands-on experiences, all with area leaders who take on our community’s biggest challenges every day. Armed with new knowledge, connections and perspectives, Leadership Louisville graduates are prepared to take their places as effective community leaders. /p p class=p1The Leadership Louisvilleb /bprogramb /bwill begin in August 2014 and run through May 2015.  The sixty members of the bLeadership Louisville Class of 2015 /bare: b(/ba href= photo roster/ab)/b/p p class=p2bPatrick Armstrong/b, Kentucky Derby Festival; bDuane Battcher/b, Donan; bCleo Battle/b, Louisville Convention amp; Visitors Bureau; bBrian Bingham/b, Louisville and Jefferson County Metropolitan Sewer District; bRegina Blake/b, Zelkova Strategic Partners; bJohn Brown/b, PNC Bank; bSteve Bryant/b, RunSwitch PR; bNeil Budde/b, The Courier-Journal; bDivya Cantor, M.D./b, Wellpoint; bLisa Causarano/b, Junior League of Louisville; bJason Clark/b, VIA Studio; bRobert Couch, M.D./b, Greater Louisville Medical Society; bJennie Jean Davidson/b, Better Together Strategies, LLC;/p p class=p3nbsp;/p p class=p2bSundeep Dronawat, Ph.D./b, POS on CLOUD; bSusan Duncan/b, University of Louisville; bMaggie Elder/b, Metro United Way; bMeredith Erickson/b, The Norton Foundation, Inc.; bMark Farmer/b, Wyatt, Tarrant amp; Combs, LLP; bMarjorie Farris/b, Stites amp; Harbison, PLLC; bBilly Fowler/b, The Benefits Firm; bJames Frazier, M.D./b, Norton Healthcare; bDawne Gee/b, WAVE 3; bRob Givens/b, RPG Consulting; bAnkur Gopal/b, Interapt; bBert Griffin/b, Spalding University; bMark Grindstaff/b, Brown-Forman Corporation; bJason Groneck/b, GBBN Architects; bMike Guyer-Wood/b, Muhammad Ali Center; bBethany Heckel/b, Kosair Charities; bDewey Hensley, Ph.D./b, Jefferson County Public Schools; bCara Hicks/b, Louisville Ballet;/p p class=p3nbsp;/p p class=p2bTony Holland/b, Poe Companies; bStephen Houston/b, Stoll Keenon Ogden PLLC; bMaria Hughes/b, Humana, Inc.; bPattie Imperial/b, Fifth Third Bank; bKevin Joynt/b, CPA, Deloitte; bJackie Keating/b, Dare to Care Food Bank; bCharles Keckler/b, Baptist Healthcare System, Inc.; bAdam Kempf/b, Norton Healthcare; bChristine Koenig/b, CPA, DMLO; bPeter Kremer/b, Bellarmine University; bBrian Long/b, DuPont; bKathy Minx/b, Humana, Inc.; bTim Newton/b, Papa John's International; bSteve Phillips/b, LGamp;E and KU Energy LLC; bTyra Redus/b, Kentucky Transportation Cabinet; bJanet Reilly/b, US Bank;/p p class=p3nbsp;/p p class=p2bSadiqa Reynolds/b, Louisville Metro Government; bChris Robinson/b, Frost Brown Todd LLC; bRick Smith/b, KentuckyOne Health; bChristie Spencer/b, Passport Health Plan; bSteve Stragand/b, Messer Construction Co.; bJason Stuecker/b, Forcht Bank; bGary Tyler/b, Louisville Business First; bThomas Wheatley/b, Woodmen of the World; bJaleigh White/b, Hilliard Lyons; bScott Williamson/b, Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary; bThomas Wobbe/b, The Underwriters Group; bJulie Wood/b, GE Appliances; and bJason Zachariah/b, Kindred Healthcare, Inc./p p class=p2bAbout the Leadership Louisville Center:/b/p p class=p2Created in 1979, the Leadership Louisville Center is the region’s most valuable resource for leadership development and civic engagement. Its mission is to grow and connect a diverse network of leaders who serve as catalysts for a world-class community through dynamic programming and strong community connections. Over 6,000 community leaders have graduated from the Center’s programs that include Leadership Louisville, Focus Louisville, Ignite Louisville and Bingham Fellows. In 2011, the Leadership Louisville Center was recognized as one of the top seven community leadership programs in the U.S. in a benchmark study by the Center for Creative Leadership, the “gold standard” global provider of executive leadership education and research.b /b/p

Self-Service Scanner in Law Library

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 12:59
div class=content pspan style=font-size: smallTwo self-service scanners are now available in the Law Library's Reading Room. Each provides an affordable alternative to the photocopiers.  /span/ppspan style=font-size: smallIf you have a mobile device, a href= is a useful app for scanning and managing documents as well as the library's scanner./span/p /div