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Kentucky Innocence Project Externship for 2014-2015

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 15:29
pIn this externship, students learn investigative skills and knowledge relating to post-conviction relief, and use the information in the field performing supervised work in cases under investigation by the Kentucky Innocence Project.  Working in teams, students investigate and explore potential arguments that might support a claim for wrongful conviction. Students review court proceedings leading to conviction, and other information found in a variety of places, e.g., defense attorney files, prosecution records, the crime scene, or the recollections of attorneys and judges who worked on the case or witnesses with information about the case.  Includes participation in a mock crime scene investigation, and opportunities to learn from DNA experts, medical examiners, and crime lab personnel. /ppOpen to students who have completed the 1L curriculum.  Earn four credits for work during the fall 2014 and spring 2015 semesters.  /ppbStudents interested in participating should submit an application and an unofficial copy of their law school transcript to Professor Karen Jordan by the priority due date of March 31, 2014./b  The application and more information are accessible at the TWEN course titled “Kentucky Innocence Project INFORMATION,” and outside room 216.  /p

Final Info Session on Thursday: Law Clinic, Domestic Violence Course, and CASE Fellowship

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 14:35
pThe bRobert and Sue Ellen Ackerson Law Clinic/b is a student run firm supervised by Professor Shelley Santry, the Clinic Director.  Student attorneys are responsible for handling all aspects of the cases. This includes interviewing the client, prepping the client for the hearing, gathering evidence, participating in hearings as a student attorney, and closing the case.  The Law Clinic gives students real court room experience with real clients. /ppThis Thursday, March 27, Professor Santry will discuss the opportunities that exist during the summer and fall semesters for students to work with clients who are victims of domestic violence in Jefferson Family Court or clients who have forcible detainer (eviction) cases before Jefferson District Court.  Professor Santry will also provide information regarding herb Domestic Violence course/b that will be offered during the summer and the bCASE fellowship/b with the Brandeis School of Law.  The Case fellowship is a paid fellowship that that involves representing low income domestic violence victims in custody cases in Jefferson Family Court.  /ppThe experience you will gain from practicing law and representing clients in court will set you apart from your classmates no matter what area of law you want to practice when you graduate.  Don't let these opportunities pass you by! /ppThe program will begin at 11:50 in Room 175.  Lunch will be provided from The Cafe./p

2014 Boehl Distinguished Lecture in Land Use Policy

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 11:40
div align=centera href=/sites/www.law.louisville.edu/files/Boehl%20Lecture%20Announcement%20Spring%202014.pdfBoehl Distinguished Lecture in Land Use Policy/abr /The University of Louisville Louis D. Brandeis School of Lawbr /quot;The Public Trust Doctrine: Our Inherent and Inalienable Property Rightquot;br /Professor Mary Christina Wood, hilip H. Knight Professor of Lawbr /Faculty Director, Environmental and Natural Resources Law Centerbr /University of Oregonbr /Thursday, April 10, 2014br /6:00 p.m.br /Room 275, Brandeis School of Law, University of Louisvillebr /Reception Immediately Following Outside Room 275br /Open to the public (no RSVP needed)/divdiv align=center /divpa href=http://law.uoregon.edu/faculty/mwood/bMary Christina Wood/b/a is the Philip H. Knight Professor of Law and Faculty Director for the Environmental and Natural Resources Law Program at the University of Oregon. Professor Wood’s primary scholarly and teaching interests focus on natural resources law, climate change, property law, native law, and the environment. Her innovative sovereign trust approach to global climate policy is reshaping how we think about the environment and has been the foundation of atmospheric trust litigation brought on behalf of children nationwide and worldwide. Her most recent landmark work on the subject is Nature’s Trust: Environmental Law for a New Ecological Age (Cambridge University Press, 2014)./ppThe Boehl Distinguished Lecture Series in Land Use Policy is one of several law and policy initiatives in land use and environmental responsibility at the University of Louisville, and is supported by the Herbert Boehl Fund, the Kentucky Research Challenge Trust Fund, and the Center for Land Use amp; Environmental Responsibility./p

2014 Summer Institute on Sustainability and Energy: Urban Energy

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 10:56
The University of Illinois at Chicago in the UIC Energy Initiative would like to invite students to apply to the annual Summer Institute on Sustainability and Energy workshop to be held August 6 to 20 in Chicago.  All applicants accepted into the program receive lodging support for the duration of the two-week program, and some meals will be provided on weekdays. Many will receive partial support for travel costs.br / br /They are now accepting applications and will continue to do so until July 1.  Applicants will need to submit an online application form, their resume, and three recommendation letters for consideration. All this information can be found at their website span style=color: black; font-family: 'Arial','sans-serif'; font-size: 10pta target=_blank href=http://sise.phy.uic.edu/uspan style=color: #0000ffhttp://sise.phy.uic.edu/span/u/a. /span

Final Information Session on Thursday - Law Clinic and Domestic Violence Summer Course

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 09:03
pThe Robert and Sue Ellen Ackerson Law Clinic is a student run firm supervised by bProfessor Shelley Santry/b, the Clinic Director.  Student attorneys are responsible for handling all aspects of the cases. This includes interviewing the client, prepping the client for the hearing, gathering evidence, participating in hearings as a student attorney, and closing the case.  The Law Clinic gives students real court room experience with real clients. /ppThis bThursday/b,b March 27/b, Professor Santry will discuss the opportunities that exist during the summer and fall semesters for students to work with clients who are victims of domestic violence in Jefferson Family Court or clients who have forcible detainer (eviction) cases before Jefferson District Court.  Professor Santry will also provide information regarding her Domestic Violence course that will be offered during the summer.  The program will begin at 11:50 in Room 175.  Lunch will be provided from The Cafe./p

Moot Court Board Info Session Today!

Mon, 03/24/2014 - 16:37
pAll current 1Ls and 2Ls are encouraged to attend the MCB Information Session today (March 25) to hear from current officers of the MCB as they discuss the benefits of membership and how students can participate on one of the Law School's many extramural advocacy teams, earn academic credit, and satisfy the Skills requirement. Upper-division law students will also discuss their experiences as a moot court team member or team facilitator.  A coach from one of the law school's competition teams will also discuss how tryouts work, what a student competitor can expect during practices, and how teams prepare for competitions./ppThis is a great way for students to learn about what the Moot Court Board does and how students can be selected for membership and/or compete on a professional skills team! The program will be held on Tuesday, March 25 at 12:05 in Room 275.  bWe'll have a Fazoli's lunch for attendees.  Please bring your own drink/b./ppBelow is a sample of competitions that will be discussed.  Students selected to compete on these teams earn academic credit!/ppABA Arbitration, KY Intrastate Mock Trial, National Moot Court, ABA Negotiation, ABA Client Counseling, Herbert L. Wechsler Criminal Law Moot Court, Jeffrey G. Miller Pace National Environmental Law, NYU Immigration Law, Robert F. Wagner Labor amp; Employment, ACTL National Mock Trial, American Intellectual Property Law Association Giles Sutherland Rich Memorial, Irving R. Kaufman Memorial Securities Law Competition, National Tax Moot Court, International Trademark Association Saul Lefkowitz Memorial, and Transactional LawMeet./p

Winter Bar Publications

Sat, 03/22/2014 - 15:44
pThe March 2014 issue of iLouisville/i magazine features its annual quot;Top Lawyersquot; report. Several of the law school's graduates are listed among the honorees, beginning on page 60. Among those profiled include land use and zoning specialist Deborah A. Bilitski, '95 (page 61), criminal defense attorney Scott C. Cox, '85 (page 64), and social security and disability law attorney Alvin D. Wax, '71 (page 72). 2013 Alumni Fellow, a href=http://www.law.louisville.edu/node/12656Stephen Porter/a, is also profiled in quot;Counsel for Yesteryearquot; on page 55. /ppHere are some more highlights:/pulliquot;What is your favorite courtroom movie?quot; (page 8)/liliquot;Thomson Smillie 1942-2014quot; by Keith L. Runyon, '82 (page 109)/li/ulpTax amp; Finance Law is the theme of the March 2014 iBar Briefs/i issue. br /br /Here are some highlights:/pulliquot;UofL Highlights the Importance of Tax and Finance Lawquot; by Dean Susan Duncan (page 6)/liliquot;Historically High Estate Tax Exemption Shifts Attention Toward Income Taxesquot; by Nicholas A. Volk, '09 (page 7)/liliquot;Crisscross Law: Tax amp; Financequot; by Sabine Kudmani Stovall, '09 (page 15)/liliquot;Requirements for Disinterment by Private Landownersquot; by Marlow P. Riedling, '11 (page 20)/liliquot;Members on the movequot; (page 23)/li/ulpCivil rights and diversity are the theme of the February 2014 iBar Briefs/i issue. br /br /Here are some highlights:/pulliquot;Diversity Among Top Priorities at Brandeisquot; by Dean Susan Duncan (page 6)/liliquot;Bench amp; Bar Socialquot; photo gallery (page 12)/liliquot;This Year's Honoreesquot; (page 14) /liliquot;Crisscross Lawquot; by Sabine Kudmani Stovall, '09 (page 21)/liliquot;Members on the movequot; (page 23)/li/ulpLegal Issues for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Community is the theme of the January 2014 issue of iBench amp; Bar/i. The law school's column mentions Professors Laura Rothstein, Jamie Abrams, Sam Marcosson and how they're exploring LGBT issues in their curriculum. Greg Justis, 3L, is also cited for his paper, a href=http://www.law.louisville.edu/node/11431quot;Defining Union: The Defense of Marriage Act, Tribal Sovereignty and Same-Sex Marriagequot;/a. /ppSeveral Louisville alums are featured in quot;Who, What, When amp; Wherequot; on page 43 and Thomas E. Schweitz's, '90, bio appears quot;In Memoriamquot; on page 52. br /br /Each publication is available in the law library. /p

Law Student Welcomes Home Soldier Husband

Sat, 03/22/2014 - 10:27
JonVieve Hill, 2L, staged a surprise to honor her husband, Captain Charley Hill, who recently returned from his second tour of duty in Afghanistan. Watch his reaction and read all about it at Fox19.br /br /Full Story: a href=http://www.fox19.com/story/24924420/neighborhood-helps-welcome-home-a-squot;Neighborhood helps welcome home a soldierquot;/a (March 9, 2014)

Central High School Law and Government Magnet Program to Dedicate New Courtroom/Classroom

Fri, 03/21/2014 - 11:00
pThe Law and Government Magnet program was established at Central High School in 1986.  Partnerships with the Louisville Bar Association (beginning in 1992) and the University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law (beginning in 2001) have built on the success of the program.  Students in the program now serve in summer internships facilitated by the LBA and are taught substantive law and writing skills related to law by law students from the Brandeis School of Law.  Central students have participated in national court competitions through the program and two students placed first and second nationally in 2011.  /ppIn recognition of the success of the program, the Jefferson County Public School System has renovated the law and government magnet classroom to create a moot court space.  The new configuration will allow students to practice courtroom skills and to apply what they are learning in that setting.  bThe classroom will be dedicated on March 25, 2014, at 11:00 am at Central High School./b  Superintendent Donna Hargens will cut the ribbon at the event.  Fred Moore is the first Central student to participate in the program developed by the Brandeis School of Law to receive a law degree.  He is now an attorney in the Public Defender’s Office and he will deliver remarks on this special occasion.  /pEveryone who has been involved with the Central Partnership is encouraged to attend. 

Law Clinic Info Session - THURSDAY

Fri, 03/21/2014 - 10:34
This Thursday, March 27, Professor Shelley Santry, Director of the Robert and Sue Ellen Ackerson Law Clinic, will discuss the opportunities that exist during the summer and fall semesters for students to work with clients who are victims of domestic violence in Jefferson Family Court or clients who have forcible detainer (eviction) cases before Jefferson District Court.  Professor Santry will also provide information regarding her Domestic Violence course that will be offered during the summer.  The program will begin at 11:50 in Room 175.  Lunch will be provided from The Cafe.

Moot Court Board Info Session - TUESDAY

Fri, 03/21/2014 - 10:32
pAll current 1Ls and 2Ls are encouraged to attend the MCB Information Session to hear from current officers of the MCB as they discuss the benefits of membership and how students can participate on one of the Law School's many extramural advocacy teams, earn academic credit, and satisfy the Skills requirement. Upper-division law students will also discuss their experiences as a moot court team member or team facilitator.  A coach from one of the law school's competition teams will also discuss how tryouts work, what a student competitor can expect during practices, and how teams prepare for competitions./ppThis is a great way for students to learn about what the Moot Court Board does and how students can be selected for membership and/or compete on a professional skills team! The program will be held on Tuesday, March 25 at 12:05 in Room 275.  Of course lunch will be provided to attendees./ppBelow is a sample of competitions that will be discussed.  Students selected to compete on these teams earn academic credit!/ppABA Arbitration, KY Intrastate Mock Trial, National Moot Court, ABA Negotiation, ABA Client Counseling, Herbert L. Wechsler Criminal Law Moot Court, Jeffrey G. Miller Pace National Environmental Law, NYU Immigration Law, Robert F. Wagner Labor amp; Employment, ACTL National Mock Trial, American Intellectual Property Law Association Giles Sutherland Rich Memorial, Irving R. Kaufman Memorial Securities Law Competition, National Tax Moot Court, International Trademark Association Saul Lefkowitz Memorial, and Transactional LawMeet./p

Pre-Registration Permission Forms for Externships

Thu, 03/20/2014 - 10:54
pstrongIn-House Counsel Externships for Summer and Fall 2014 - Note Priority Deadlinebr //strongFor summer and fall 2014, opportunities exist at General Electric, Passport Health Plan, and Beam, Inc.   Additional information about these placements is accessible at the TWEN course titled “Externship INFORMATION.”  Students must submit a resume, a completed externship pre-registration form, and an unofficial copy of their law school transcript to Professor Karen Jordan by the strongpriority due date of March 21, 2014/strong.  /ppStudents interested in applying for a summer and/or fall externship must submit a pre-registration permission form.  See links below:/ppa href=/sites/www.law.louisville.edu/files/Externships%20-%20Summer%202014.pdfstrongSummer 2014 Externships Pre-Registration Permission Form/strong/a/ppa href=/sites/www.law.louisville.edu/files/Externships%20-%20Fall%202014.pdfstrongFall 2014 Externships Pre-Registration Permission Form/strong/a/ppa href=/sites/www.law.louisville.edu/files/Externships%20-%20KIP%202014.pdfstrongKentucky Innocence Project Externship Pre-Registration Permission Formbr //strong/a/p

Moot Court Board Info Session on Tuesday!

Thu, 03/20/2014 - 10:44
pAll current 1Ls and 2Ls are encouraged to attend the MCB Information Session to hear from current officers of the MCB as they discuss the benefits of membership and how students can participate on one of the Law School's many extramural advocacy teams, earn academic credit, and satisfy the Skills requirement. Upper-division law students will also discuss their experiences as a moot court team member or team facilitator.  A coach from one of the law school's competition teams will also discuss how tryouts work, what a student competitor can expect during practices, and how teams prepare for competitions./ppThis is a great way for students to learn about what the Moot Court Board does and how students can be selected for membership and/or compete on a professional skills team! The program will be held on strongTuesday, March 25/strong at strong12:05/strong in strongRoom 275/strong.  Of course lunch will be provided to attendees./ppBelow is a sample of competitions that will be discussed.  Students selected to compete on these teams earn academic credit!/ppABA Arbitration, KY Intrastate Mock Trial, National Moot Court, ABA Negotiation, ABA Client Counseling, Herbert L. Wechsler Criminal Law Moot Court, Jeffrey G. Miller Pace National Environmental Law, NYU Immigration Law, Robert F. Wagner Labor amp; Employment, ACTL National Mock Trial, American Intellectual Property Law Association Giles Sutherland Rich Memorial, Irving R. Kaufman Memorial Securities Law Competition, National Tax Moot Court, International Trademark Association Saul Lefkowitz Memorial, and Transactional LawMeet./p

Did you Miss a Previous Scholarship Posting? Double-Check!

Thu, 03/20/2014 - 10:19
pJoseph and Shannon Hamilton Bar Review Scholarship - strongDeadline March 31/strong/ppa href=/node/7128http://www.law.louisville.edu/node/7128/a/ppnbsp;/ppDRI Law Student Diversity Scholarships - strongDeadline March 31/strong/ppa href=/node/13446http://www.law.louisville.edu/node/13446/a/ppnbsp;/ppMarian Kincaid Warns amp; Carl A. Warns Jr. Scholarship - strongDeadline March 31/strong/ppa href=/node/13510http://www.law.louisville.edu/node/13510/a/ppnbsp;/ppMae Elizabeth Kaufman and Theresa Coffman Scholarship - strongDeadline April 30/strong/ppa href=/node/13744http://www.law.louisville.edu/node/13744/a/ppnbsp;/ppAmerican Association for Justice 2014 Law Student Scholarships - strongDeadline May 1/strong/ppa href=/node/13746http://www.law.louisville.edu/node/13746/a/ppnbsp;/ppDistinguished Bankruptcy Law Student Award - strongDeadline May 1/strong/ppa href=/node/13572http://www.law.louisville.edu/node/13572/a/ppnbsp;/ppKBA Annual Writing Competition - strongDeadline June 1/strong/ppa href=/node/13478http://www.law.louisville.edu/node/13478/a/ppnbsp;/ppFrost Brown Todd IP Diversity Scholarship - strongDeadline July 1/strong/ppa href=/node/13745http://www.law.louisville.edu/node/13745/a/ppnbsp;/ppOther Writing Competitions Open to Law Students/ppa href=/node/7044http://www.law.louisville.edu/node/7044/a/p

Interested in becoming a Brandeis Academic Fellow?

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 12:32
div style=margin-top: 2empbThe a href=/sites/www.law.louisville.edu/files/Application%20for%20Academic%20Fellow%20Position%202014.docBrandeis Academic Fellow Applications /aare now available, and attached here!/b/ppService as a Brandeis Academic Fellow is an academic honor, and an excellent talking point on your professional resume.  In addition, work as a Fellow is a great opportunity to help other law students while reducing your student loan amount.  As a Fellow, you will also have an opportunity to keep your knowledge of Contracts fresh in preparation for the Bar Exam.  In addition, you will likely develop a professional relationship with the Academic Success Program Director and the professor teaching your group’s Contracts class, building great referral sources for letters of recommendation, etc.  For further information, review thea href=/sites/www.law.louisville.edu/files/Frequently%20Asked%20Questions%202014.doc Brandeis Academic Fellow FAQs/a attached here. /ppApplication packets must be turned in to Laura Grubbs, Academic Success Program Director, bby May 31, 2014/b.  However, you may submit your application anytime after you have registered for classes for Fall 2014.  Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and potential candidates will be invited to interview beginning April 10, 2014.  /pp!--[if gte mso 9]xml w:WordDocument w:ViewNormal/w:View w:Zoom0/w:Zoom w:TrackMoves/ w:TrackFormatting/ w:PunctuationKerning/ w:ValidateAgainstSchemas/ w:SaveIfXMLInvalidfalse/w:SaveIfXMLInvalid w:IgnoreMixedContentfalse/w:IgnoreMixedContent w:AlwaysShowPlaceholderTextfalse/w:AlwaysShowPlaceholderText w:DoNotPromoteQF/ w:LidThemeOtherEN-US/w:LidThemeOther w:LidThemeAsianX-NONE/w:LidThemeAsian w:LidThemeComplexScriptX-NONE/w:LidThemeComplexScript w:Compatibility w:BreakWrappedTables/ w:SnapToGridInCell/ w:WrapTextWithPunct/ w:UseAsianBreakRules/ w:DontGrowAutofit/ w:SplitPgBreakAndParaMark/ w:EnableOpenTypeKerning/ w:DontFlipMirrorIndents/ 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UnhideWhenUsed=false QFormat=true Name=Book Title/ w:LsdException Locked=false Priority=37 Name=Bibliography/ w:LsdException Locked=false Priority=39 QFormat=true Name=TOC Heading/ /w:LatentStyles /xml![endif]--!--[if gte mso 10] style /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:Table Normal; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso-style-noshow:yes; mso-style-priority:99; mso-style-parent:; mso-padding-alt:0in 5.4pt 0in 5.4pt; mso-para-margin:0in; mso-para-margin-bottom:.0001pt; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:10.0pt; font-family:Times New Roman,serif;} /style ![endif]-- /pp class=MsoNormal style=text-align: justifyspan/spanIf you have any questions, please contact Director Grubbs at a href=mailto:empeeler@gmail.comlaura.grubbs@louisville.edu/a or (502) 852-1477. /ppnbsp;/p/div hr /

Pre-Registration Permission Forms for Summer and Fall Externships

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 10:55
pstrongIn-House Counsel Externships for Summer and Fall 2014 - Note Priority Deadlinebr //strongStudents in these externships will develop lawyering skills working under the supervision of attorneys providing legal services within various business organizations.  For summer and fall 2014, opportunities exist at General Electric, Passport Health Plan, and Beam, Inc.   Additional information about these placements is accessible at the TWEN course titled “Externship INFORMATION.”  Students must submit a resume, a completed externship pre-registration form, and an unofficial copy of their law school transcript to Professor Karen Jordan by the strongpriority due date of March 21, 2014/strong.  Externship pre-registration forms are accessible from the TWEN course titled “Externship INFORMATION,” and outside room 216./ppStudents interested in applying for a summer and/or fall externship must submit a pre-registration permission form.  See links below:/ppa href=/sites/www.law.louisville.edu/files/Externships%20-%20Summer%202014.pdfstrongSummer 2014 Externships Pre-Registration Permission Form/strong/a/ppa href=/sites/www.law.louisville.edu/files/Externships%20-%20Fall%202014.pdfstrongFall 2014 Externships Pre-Registration Permission Form/strong/a/ppa href=/sites/www.law.louisville.edu/files/Externships%20-%20KIP%202014.pdfstrongKentucky Innocence Project Externship Pre-Registration Permission Formbr /br //strong/a/p

Entrepreneurship Clinic Info Session Today!

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 10:48
pOn Thursday, March 20, at 11:50 in Room 175, the Law School's Entrepreneurship Clinic will host an information meeting for all students.  strongProfessor Mike Slaven/strong, Director of the Entrepreneurship Clinic, and a panel of current clinic students will provide information about the clinic and answer any questions you may have.  /ppAs the director, Mike Slaven, a Brandeis School of Law alumnus (Class of ’76) with more than 30 years experience as in-house counsel, currently oversees law students in their pursuit of providing legal services to the business school’s teams participating in business plan competitions, one of which is now vying for the title of top new venture against teams from around the world. /ppThe Entrepreneurship Clinic is a structured educational experience in which law students represent students enrolled in the Entrepreneurship MBA program at the University of Louisville College of Business who are participating in internal, national or international business plan competitions, or have other legal needs as determined by the Clinic Director. Students will gain and apply practical lawyering skills in the field of business law. In addition, students may have the opportunity to travel with the teams (travel will be paid for by the Business School)./ppTake advantage of this opportunity to learn about the requirements to participate in the Entrepreneurship Clinic so you can plan in advance and make sure you have enough credit hours and required courses.  Jimmy John's will be served. All 1Ls and 2Ls are invited to attend!/p

Law Student Diversity Scholarship - Deadline March 31

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 10:23
span style=font-family: Times New Roman; font-size: small /spanp style=margin: 0in 0in 0ptspan style=font-family: Calibri; font-size: smallThe deadline is fast approaching for the DRI Diversity Scholarships.  These scholarships are open to 1) all rising second- and third-year African American, Hispanic, Asian, and Native American law students; 2) all second- and third-year female law students, regardless of race or ethnicity; 3) any other rising second- and third-year students who come from backgrounds that would add to the cause of diversity, regardless of race or gender. Additional information and an application are available on DRI’s web site at /spana href=http://www.dri.org/uspan style=color: #0000ff; font-family: Calibri; font-size: smallwww.dri.org/span/u/aspan style=font-family: Calibri; font-size: small./span/pspan style=font-family: Times New Roman; font-size: small /span

Entrepreneurship Clinic Info Session Tomorrow!

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 09:59
On strongThursday/strong, March 20, at 11:50 in Room 175, the Law School's Entrepreneurship Clinic will host an information meeting for all students.  Professor Mike Slaven, Director of the Entrepreneurship Clinic, and a panel of current clinic students will provide information about the clinic and answer any questions you may have.  All students all invited to attend.  Take advantage of this opportunity to learn about the requirements to participate in Entrepreneurship Clinic so you can plan in advance and make sure you have enough credit hours and required courses.  Lunch will be provided. Come and learn about what the Entrepreneurship Clinic is all about and enjoy some food!

Preparing for the Multistate Professional Responsiblity Exam (MPRE)?

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 09:40
If you're preparing to take the Multistate Professional Responsibility Exam (MPRE), you might want to check out the free resources and tips listed in this ba href=http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/academic_support/2014/03/preparing-for-the-multistate-professional-responsiblity-exam.html title=MPREarticle/a/b.