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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

Presidential Management Fellowship Information Session - Wednesday, September 24th at Noon in Room 177

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 14:55
pPresidential Management Fellows Program (PMF) with the Federal Government/ppFrom Oct. 1-15, 3Ls may apply to the Presidential Management Fellows Program (PMF), a two-year leadership development program designed to create leaders in the federal government.  Each year the federal government takes approximately 600 fellows from graduate programs, including law schools, and places the fellows in federal agencies in D.C. and around the country. In the past, Brandeis graduates have secured positions through the PMF program with agencies such as the Division of Drug Information at FDA and the U.S. Office of Management amp; Budget.  /ppThe Office of Professional Development has invited Jayci Roney, a 2011 graduate, to speak with interested 3Ls about the PMF Program, the application process, and her experiences on Wednesday, September 24th at 12:00 p.m. in room 177.  Ms. Roney completed the Presidential Management Fellows Program and currently works for the U.S. Immigration amp; Citizenship Services for the Department of Homeland Security in Louisville.  /ppTo learn more about the PMF Program, go to:  a href=http://www.pmf.govwww.pmf.gov/a and review the “Become a PMF”./ppDeadline to apply for the PMF Program:  October 15th for both application and on-line assessmentbr /Webcasts to provide more information:br /1. Applicant Information Session, Tuesday, September 30th from 3:00-4:30 pm br /2. Question and Answer Session, Wednesday, October 8th from 1:30-3:30 pm /ppTo sign up for Webcasts, go to:  a href=https://opm.adobeconnect.com/pmfapplicantchathttps://opm.adobeconnect.com/pmfapplicantchat/abr /Select “Enter as a Guest”.  Please note the audio from the webcasts will be providedbr /through your computer/device audio output./ppAdobe Connect computer capability can be tested beforehand by going to:  br /a href=http://opm.adobeconnect.com/common/help/en/support/meeting.test.htmhttp://opm.adobeconnect.com/common/help/en/support/meeting_test.htm/a.    /p

Intrastate Trial Team Tryouts

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 21:30
p style=font-size: 12px; font-family: HelveticaTry Out for the Intrastate Mock Trial Team!/p p style=font-size: 12px; font-family: Helvetica; min-height: 14pxnbsp;/p p style=font-size: 12px; font-family: HelveticaTryouts for this year’s Intrastate Trial Team will be held on Wednesday, September 24, 2014 beginning at 6:00 p.m. in the Allen Courtroom.  To tryout, you must place you name on the sign-up sheet located on the Moot Court Board Office door.  During the try-out, you will be expected to deliver an opening statement that is no longer than 5 minutes.  Your opening statement should be given for the side of the case of which you sign up (i.e., if you sign up under plaintiff column, you will give the plaintiff;s opening statement and vice versa), and should be based upon the case materials provided below./p p style=font-size: 12px; font-family: Helvetica; min-height: 14pxnbsp;/p p style=font-size: 12px; font-family: HelveticaCase Materials: http://www.tyla.org/tyla/assets/File/NTC%202012%20National%20Problem%2002-22-12(1).pdf/p p style=font-size: 12px; font-family: Helvetica; min-height: 14pxnbsp;/p p style=font-size: 12px; font-family: HelveticaThe Kentucky Intrastate Trial competition will go from Friday, November 6th until Sunday November 8th, in Lexington, Kentucky.  The 2014 team’s coaches are Chris Schaefer, and attorney at Stoll Keenon Ogden, and Lindsey Howard, a recent graduate and former “Outstanding Oral Advocate”of the 2013 competition.  If you are unable to attend try-outs because of a conflict, or you have another question pertaining to the team, please contact Chris (a href=mailto:Christopger.schaefer@skofirm.comChristopger.schaefer@skofirm.com/a) and Lindsey (a href=mailto:lhoward@goldbergsimpson.comlhoward@goldbergsimpson.com/a) to arrange an alternate time.  /p

Transactional LawMeet Competition 2015 Participants Sought

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 21:28
p style=margin-bottom: 12px; text-align: center; font-size: 16px; font-family: 'Times New Roman'; color: #232323bTransactional LawMeet Competition /b/p p style=margin-bottom: 12px; text-align: center; font-size: 16px; font-family: 'Times New Roman'; color: #232323b2015 Participants Sought/b/p p style=margin-bottom: 12px; text-align: center; font-size: 16px; font-family: 'Times New Roman'; color: #232323; min-height: 18pxb/b/p p style=margin-top: 5px; margin-bottom: 5px; font-size: 14px; font-family: 'Times New Roman'The 2015 Transactional LawMeetsup®/sup is the premier quot;moot courtquot; experience for students interested in a transactional practice. The competition is designed to give law students “hands-on experience” in developing and honing transactional lawyering skills at three distinct phases:  original drafting; document review and comment; and negotiation.  span style=color: #232323Though much of the work takes place during the first half of the spring semester, the competition begins on December 12, 2014, when the Case Statement is published and sent to all participating./span  Specifically, each team must participate in the iclient conference calls/i to finalize their draft, before delivering the iproposed agreement/i to the opponent (due February 6, 2015).  Thereafter, each team must undertake a document review and prepare a imark-up/i to each draft agreement submitted by the opposing teams they will encounter at the Regional Meet (due February 20, 2015).  Finally, all teams meet to inegotiate/i the contours of the deal at the Regional Meet on February 27, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. /p p style=margin-bottom: 12px; font-size: 14px; font-family: 'Times New Roman'; color: #232323Any student interested in participating in the 2015 Transactional LawMeet is invited to submit his or her statement of interest and general availability to Professor Nicholson at a href=mailto:lisa.nicholson@louisville.eduspan style=text-decoration: underline; color: #0433fflisa.nicholson@louisville.edu/span/a. Your statement should reference: a) why you are interested in the Transactional LawMeet Competition Team; b) any experience you have had with drafting and negotiations (including any past or current classes, externships or other work experience); c) your time availability for team meetings and practices during the evenings and perhaps on weekends from mid-December through, at least, February 2015; d) your cell phone number and your email addresses. You may attach your resume if you would like but it is not necessary. /p p style=margin-bottom: 12px; font-size: 14px; font-family: 'Times New Roman'; color: #232323The deadline for the statement of interest is b5:00 pm on Tuesday, September 23, 2014./b  iHowever/i, if you have limited drafting and negotiation experience (or if you simply would like to increase your selection chances), you may span style=text-decoration: underlinealso/span submit a response to the “Exercise” – copies are available from the envelope that is thumbtacked to Room 262’s door.  Please return the completed Exercise no later than bnoon on Friday, September 26, 2014/b.  /p p style=text-align: center; font-size: 14px; font-family: 'Times New Roman'; color: #232323Thank you for your interest!/pdivbr //div

Admissions Seeking 2014-2015 Academic Year Admissions Ambassadors

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 09:55
span style=font-family: Times New Roman; font-size: small /spanp style=margin: 0in 0in 0pt class=MsoNormalbspan style=font-family: 'Times New Roman','serif'; font-size: 24ptAdmissions seeking 2014-2015 Academic Year Admissions Ambassadorso:o:o:o:p/o:o:o:o:p/span/b/pspan style=font-family: Times New Roman; font-size: small /spanp style=margin: 0in 0in 0pt class=MsoNormalbspan style=color: #111111; font-family: 'Helvetica','sans-serif'; font-size: 10pt lang=ENThe Office of Admissions is looking for 1L's, 2L's, and 3L's to serve as Admissions Ambassadors for the 2014-2015 academic year.  The position is a volunteer position.  We are looking for students who are outgoing and willing to communicate and work with prospective and admitted students.  Admissions Ambassadors will serve as tour guides, communicate with prospective and admitted students by telephone and email, and occasionally represent the law school at both on and off-campus recruitment programs.   There will be an information session to learn more about the Admissions Ambassador program on Monday, September 22 from 12:15-1:15 pm in Room 175.  Pizza will be served (bring your own drink).  For questions or additional information, please contact Emily Meador at a href=mailto:epmead01@louisville.eduuspan style=color: #0000ffepmead01@louisville.edu/span/u/a or Ryan Nafziger at a href=mailto:ryan.nafziger@louisville.eduuspan style=color: #0000ffryan.nafziger@louisville.edu/span/u/a or come by the Ambassador Coordinator Office, Room 105./span/bbspan style=font-family: 'Times New Roman','serif'; font-size: 13.5pto:o:o:o:p/o:o:o:o:p/span/b/pspan style=font-family: Times New Roman; font-size: small /spanp style=margin: 0in 0in 0pt class=MsoNormalo:o:o:o:pspan style=font-family: Calibri; font-size: small /span/o:o:o:o:p/pspan style=font-family: Times New Roman; font-size: small /span

Did You Know?? - Office of Professional Development

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 08:27
pThe Samuel L. Greenebaum Public Service Program maintains a list of judges in Jefferson County Circuit, District and Family Courts and surrounding counties who welcome our law students as judicial interns at any time during the year. These internships count toward the 30-hour public service requirement. First year students cannot sign up for an internship until the summer after your first year of law school. Most judges are flexible, but we require students to work at least six hours per week during the semester. Students interested in a judicial internship to receive public service credit should follow these simple steps:/pp1. Review the list of Judges who are pre-approved for internships in the Public Service Catalog, which can be found on the law school website at a href=https://www.law.louisville.edu/professionaldevelopment/psp/catalog title=https://www.law.louisville.edu/professionaldevelopment/psp/cataloghttps://www.law.louisville.edu/professionaldevelopment/psp/catalog/a. Remember you must be logged on to view it./pp2. Review the Pro Bono Quick Facts on how to sign up for a placement.  Pro Bono Quick Facts can be found on the law school website at a href=/sites/www.law.louisville.edu/files/pro_bono_quick_facts.pdfhttps://www.law.louisville.edu/sites/www.law.louisville.edu/files/pro_bono_quick_facts.pdf/a./pp3. Complete a Reservation Form and turn it in to Jina Scinta (Room 180) to sign up. The Reservation Form can be found on the law school website at a href=https://www.law.louisville.edu/professionaldevelopment/psp-forms title=https://www.law.louisville.edu/professionaldevelopment/psp-formshttps://www.law.louisville.edu/professionaldevelopment/psp-forms/a or in Ms. Scinta's office./ppPlease direct any questions to Jina Scinta at a href=mailto:jina.scinta@louisville.edujina.scinta@louisville.edu/a./ppnbsp;/p

Negotiation Participants Sought!

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 15:17
p style=font-size: 12px; font-family: HelveticabNegotiation Competition Participants Sought/b/p p style=font-size: 12px; font-family: Helvetica; min-height: 14pxnbsp;/p p style=font-size: 12px; font-family: HelveticaStudents who are interested in participating in the ABA Law Student Division 2014-15 Negotiation Competition are invited to submit their expression of interest and availability to BOTH Professor Tony Arnold and Professor Mary Jo Gleason (the co-coaches of the teams) at a href=mailto:toney.arnold@louisville.edutoney.arnold@louisville.edu/a and MaryJoGleason@kycourts.et.  It is very important that you send an email to BOTH Professors Arnold and Gleason.  Your Message should include: a) why you are interest in the Negotiation Competition Team; b) any experience you have had with negotiations (including any past or current classes or other experience); c) your time availability for practices in the evening and on weekends during September, October, and early November; d) your cell phone number and your email addresses.  You may attach a resume if you would like, but it is not necessary.  bThe deadline of expressions of interest is Noon on Thursday, September 18th./b/p p style=font-size: 12px; font-family: Helvetica; min-height: 14pxnbsp;/p p style=font-size: 12px; font-family: HelveticaWe will take 2 teams to the regional, which will be either October 31 to November 2 (Friday to Sunday) or November 7 to November 10 (Friday to Monday).  The dates and location for our region have not been set yet.  Please note that the MPRE is November 7 and could possibly conflict with our competition; if you apply to be on the team, you are agreeing to be available then.  The selected participants must be available to travel during either time period (we won’t know which one until we know to which region we will be assigned), by available for practices (2-3 hours each) at least twice per week from September 22 to November 7, and be ABA Law Student Division members in good standing no later than October 1.  If we receive more expression of interest than the 4 spots available on the teams, we will give preference to student with negotiation experience, as this competition develops and requires advanced negotiation skills.  If you have questions about what participation in the competition is like, you might want to contact 3L Jeff Hellman, who competed last year.  Thank you for you interest!/p

Richardson Richardson - Deadline extended until tomorrow, Thursday, September 18th

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 09:26
span style=font-family: 'Verdana','sans-serif'; font-size: 9ptRichardson amp; Richardson, P.S.C. will be interviewing on campus Thursday, September 25th.  They are seeking a second-year student for a part-time law clerk to begin work in October and continue through the academic year.  Position will be ongoing through Summer 2015 and the following academic year.  For more details and how to apply, log into Symplicity, click OCI and Session:  Richardson amp; Richardson.  The deadline to apply has been extended until Thursday, September 18th at 5:00 p.m. /span

Attorney Needs Student Volunteers to Assist with Murder Trial

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 08:29
pA local attorney has been appointed by the public defender to defend a 19 year old man who was charged with murder and attemped murder when he was 17.  He is looking for one 2L and one 3L to assist him on trial prep.  Most of the work can be done remotely and the schedule is flexible.  /ppInterested students should contact Jina Scinta at a href=mailto:jina.scinta@louisville.edujina.scinta@louisville.edu/a.  Students will be assigned on a first come basis. /p

Mandatory Exam4 Training for 1Ls Is Today at 1:00 PM

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 01:00
p In preparation for the Legal Research final exam, Saturday, October 4, the IT staff will conduct a bmandatory/b policy and training session for 1Ls on using Exam4 today, Wednesday, September 17, from 1:00-2:00 p.m. in room 275. Again, this session is brequired/b for all first-year students. Students are not required but are encouraged to bring their laptops. /p p This event was originally scheduled, and announced, for Thursday, Sept. 25, but due to a conflicting event, it was rescheduled several weeks ago. /p

Staying Safe On Campus and Utilizing the Police Escort Service

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 13:49
divWe have all received the emails and heard the news of the seriousness of crime that is happening on and around our campus.  Safety is a top priority for every student to develop and broaden their educational bounds.  Due to the nature of being a law student, we all find ourselves staying late at the law school to read and/or study for our classes.  Sometimes these study sessions can take you into the wee hours of the night.  As such, you may find yourself walking home or back to your car in the dark.  While walking with a buddy is plus, you might find yourself alone.  /divdiv /divdivThe SBA urges you not to take the risk of walking alone.  UofL Campus Police provides a FREE service where they quot;are able to escort anyone on campus up to four blocks off campus.quot;  To request an escort, please call 852-6111.  If you would like to stay up-to-date on the crimes reported around campus, head on over to:/divdiva href=http://louisville.edu/police/crimeloghttp://louisville.edu/police/crimelog/a/div

Government Honors Internship Handbook Updates

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 10:27
span style=font-family: Times New Roman; font-size: small /spanp style=background: whiteThe following government programs have deadlines coming up in the next few weeks.  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./pp style=background: white2Ls for SUMMER 2015/pp style=background: whiteFederal/pp style=background: white•Environmental Protection Agency – R7 Summer Legal Intern Program (Paid, Deadline 09/30/14)br /•Federal Reserve Board – Summer Law Clerk Program (Paid, Deadline 09/30/14)br /•Health amp; Human Services – Office of Counsel to the Inspector General Legal Clerkship amp; Externship Programs (Unpaid, Deadline 09/30/14)br /•Homeland Security – Office of General Counsel Law Student Summer Volunteer Program (Unpaid, Deadline 09/30/14)br /•Consumer Financial Protection Bureau – Summer Pathways Internship Program (Paid, Deadline Early Oct.)/pp style=background: whiteState amp; Local Government/pp style=background: white•City of Philadelphia – District Attorney’s Office Summer Legal Internships (Paid amp; Unpaid, Deadline 09/20/14)br /•Colorado Public Defender – Summer Legal Internship Program (Paid amp; Unpaid, Deadline 09/26/14)br /•Boise, ID Office of the City Attorney – Legal Intern-Extern Program (Paid, Deadline 09/30/14)br /•Alabama Office of the Attorney General – Summer Law Clerk Program (Unpaid, Deadline 10/01/13)/pp style=background: white3Ls – Post Graduation/pp style=background: whiteFederal/pp style=background: white•Comptroller of the Currency – Law Department Chief Counsel’s Employment Program (Paid, Deadline 09/19/14)br /•Federal Communications Commission – Office of General Counsel 2015 Attorney Honors Program (Paid, Deadline 09/28/14)br /•Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation – 2015 Legal Division Honors Program (Paid, Deadline 09/30/14)br /•Nuclear Regulatory Commission – Atomic Safety * Licensing Board Panel Judicial Law Clerk Program (Paid, Deadline 09/30/14)br /•Congressional Research – American Law Division CRS Law Recruit Program (Paid, Deadline 10/01/14 Expression of interest email)/pp style=background: whiteState amp; Local Government/pp style=background: white•City of Philadelphia – District Attorney’s Office Third Year Law Student New Attorney Hiring Program (Paid, Deadline 09/20/14)br /•New York County District Attorney’s Office – Assistant District Attorney Program (Paid, Deadline 10/01/14)/pspan style=font-family: Times New Roman; font-size: small /span

Women's Law Caucus Charity Drive!

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 09:33
p style=text-indent: 0.5in class=MsoNormalBeing a stupendous person is great. Purging your life of useless baggage is equally great. Now, thanks to the Women’s Law Caucus, you can do them both at the same time! Amazing! The WLC is hosting a charity drive collecting clothes, shoes, small household items, books, etc. that are clean and in good condition. Whatever we collect will be sold at a massive yard sale hosted by the Crescent Moon Lodge. That’s the purging part, here’s the stupendous part. Proceeds will go to the VA Hospital Psychology Ward and towards sponsoring a University of Louisville Scholar House Family. You’d be making a genuine difference in a fellow student’s life, not to mention actively supporting our Veterans. o:p/o:p/p p class=MsoNormal            Over the next two weeks you can bring any unwanted items to the Student Lounge, next to the Offices of Professional Development.  If you do, you will be stupendous. Plus you’ll have room for all that stuff you haven’t bought yet!o:p/o:p/p p class=MsoNormalo:p /o:p/p p class=MsoNormalFor any questions about the drive, the yard sale or how you can get involved, please contact Megan McDonald at Mcmcdo02@louisville.edu.o:p/o:p/p

Professor Mark Rothstein seeking Research Assistant(s)

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 09:32
pSeeking upper-class law student (2L/3L/4L) for part-time work beginning October 1, 2014.  The work involves research and editorial functions for an international research effort funded by the National Institutes of Health.  The research will focus on the health privacy laws of 25 countries undertaking significant bio-banking and genetics research.  Superior research and writing skills are required.  A scientific background is not necessary./ppPlease log into Symplicity for additional information and how to apply. /p

Oval Closed Tomorrow

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 08:17
pAs you may already be aware the University will be holding “The Spectacular Event” during the evening of the September 18th at 6:00 p.m. The rain date is on September 19th. Preparation for this event will begin on September 17th and will require traffic lane changes on the Oval. The Oval will be converted into 2-way traffic for both days. Parking amp; Transportation Services and University Police will have staff on-site to assist. Please keep in mind that on the 18th the Oval will be closed at 5:00 p.m for all traffic. The Oval will reopen at approximately 10:00 p.m./p

Lawlapalooza Tickets on Sale Now!

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 01:00
p Tickets for a href=/lawlapaloozaLawlapalooza/a, the Louisville legal community's annual battle of the bands, are on sale now in the Law Resource Center (Room 272), $10 each. a href=http://events.louisville.edu/event/lawlapalooza#.VBCmbGOzk1ILawlapalooza 2014 is Thursday, October 16, 2014/a at the Phoenix Hill Tavern. Doors open at 6:00 pm, and the first of eight bands, featuring local attorneys and law students, performs at 6:30. /p p img src=/sites/www.law.louisville.edu/files/lawlapalooza_tix.jpg style=width: 500px / /p p Staged since 2005, Lawlapalooza benefits the Judge Ellen B. Ewing Fund by providing summer fellowships for Brandeis School of Law students to work in the areas of family law, domestic violence and spouse abuse and HIV/AIDS. This year’s theme, “A Bran Deis Night,” commemorates 50 years of Beatlemania, with each band performing Beatles favorites. /p p Lawlapalooza 2014 will feature three bands representing the Brandeis School of Law: The Grateful Decedents, with 3Ls Mina Khalil and Greg Daly; The Perpetual Motions, with 3L Emily DeVuono; and defending champs, The Subconscionables, with 2L Megan Conroy, Prof. Tim Hall and Asst. Dean Jim Becker. /p p This annual event brings the Louisville legal community together for a great cause, great music and a lot of fun. Hope to see you there! /p p img src=/sites/www.law.louisville.edu/files/lawla2014flyer.jpg / /p

2015-16 Zuckerman Fellowship

Mon, 09/15/2014 - 15:29
pAs you may know, the Zuckerman Fellowship at Harvard University supports students in the fields of medicine, law, and business in pursuing an additional public service degree at the Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE), Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH), or Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)./ppThe animating idea behind the fellowship is cross-pollination, and we are looking for a diverse array of individuals with great leadership potential, strong intellectual and academic achievement, and a commitment to public service across sectors./ppThe Zuckerman Fellowship provides full tuition and health insurance fees for one year, plus a living stipend of $16,000 and a comprehensive co-curricular program—administered through our Center for Public Leadership—which includes weekly dinners, speakers, retreats, and a multiday field visit to another city or region. Students who have received—or are now pursuing—an MBA, JD, MD, or DMD/DDS from accredited U.S. institutions and are now planning to begin a master’s degree program at HGSE, HSPH, or HKS are eligible to apply. Prospective candidates must also be citizens of the United States.br / br /To apply for the 2015-2016 academic year, candidates will have to complete two steps:/ppFirst, apply to HKS, HSPH, or HGSE: application deadlines in early December.br /Second, apply for the fellowship: application deadline in late February. /ppTo learn more about the Zuckerman Fellowship, click span style=color: #666666; font-family: 'Helvetica','sans-serif'; font-size: 13pta target=_blank href=http://harvard.us8.list-manage.com/track/click?u=b7b6ab16714bc6f51fdf5eb87amp;id=acda0e2e00amp;e=5455a636c5bspan style=color: #d55c19; text-decoration: none; text-underline: noneuhere/u/span/b/a/span./ppIf you—or anyone interested in applying—have any questions about the fellowship, please contact our assistant director for fellowship programs, Jennifer Firneno, at a href=mailto:Jennifer_Firneno@harvard.eduJennifer_Firneno@harvard.edu/a or (617) 496-4764.br /  /p

Richardson Richardson - On Campus Interview signup deadline is September 17th at 5:00 p.m.

Mon, 09/15/2014 - 11:11
span style=font-family: 'Verdana','sans-serif'; font-size: 9ptRichardson amp; Richardson, P.S.C. will be interviewing on campus Thursday, September 25th.  They are seeking a second-year student for a part-time law clerk to begin work in October and continue through the academic year.  Position will be ongoing through Summer 2015 and the following academic year.  For more details and how to apply, log into Symplicity, click OCI and Session:  Richardson amp; Richardson.  The deadline to apply is Wednesday, September 17th at 5:00 p.m. /span

Negotiation Competition Participants Sought

Mon, 09/15/2014 - 10:07
pStudents who are interested in participating in the ABA Law Student Division 2014-15 Negotiation Competition are invited to submit their expression of interest and availability to BOTH Professor Tony Arnold and Professor Mary Jo Gleason (the co-coaches of the teams) at a href=mailto:tony.arnold@louisville.edutony.arnold@louisville.edu/a and a href=mailto:MaryJoGleason@kycourts.netMaryJoGleason@kycourts.net/a.  It is very important that you send an email message to both Professors Arnold and Gleason.    Your message should include: a) why you are interested in the Negotiation Competition Team; b) any experience you have had with negotiations (including any past or current classes or other experience); c) your time availability for practices in the evenings and on weekends during September, October, and early November; d) your cell phone number and your email addresses.  You may attach a resume if you would like, but it's not necessary.  The deadline for expressions of interest is Noon on Thursday, September 18.  /ppWe will take 2 teams to the regional, which will be either October 31 to November 2 (Friday to Sunday) or November 7 to November 10 (Friday to Monday).  The dates and location for our region have not been set yet.  Please note that the MPRE is November 7 and could possibly conflict with our competition; if you apply to be on the team, you are agreeing to be available then.  The selected participants must be available to travel during either time period (we won't know which one until we know to which region we will be assigned), be available for practices (2-3 hours each) at least twice per week from September 22 to November 7, and be ABA Law Student Division members in good standing no later than October 1.  If we receive more expression of interest than the 4 spots available on the teams, we will give preference to students with negotiation experience, as this competition develops and requires advanced negotiation skills.  If you have questions about what participation in the competition is like, you might want to contact 3L Jeff Hellman, who competed last year.  Thank you for your interest!/p

Mark Your Calendar - Courtyard Dedication and First Brandeis Brief Break Ice Cream Social!!

Mon, 09/15/2014 - 09:22
pGet ready for the first Brandeis Brief Break of the year.  In addition, we will be dedicating the newly restored courtyard at the same time!/ppnbsp;/ppNext Wednesday, September 24th, 12:15 pm - 2 pm in the Mosaic Lobby and Courtyard./ppnbsp;/ppComfy Cow Ice Cream will be provided!  Stop by an enjoy the ice cream and courtyard./p