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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

Exam4 Practice Test Deadline for Fall 2014 Final Exams Is Tonight!

15 hours 38 min ago
p bspan style=font-size: 15pxExam4 for Fall 2014 final exams, including Professional Responsibility, is now available to a href=/it/exam-software-downloaddownload and install/a./span/b /p div style=width: 250px; margin-left: 20px; margin-bottom: 20px; float: right id=keepcalm img src=/sites/www.law.louisville.edu/files/keepcalm_practice%20test.png width=250px / /div ul li bThe deadline to submit a href=/it/exam4-practice-testan Exam4 practice test/a to qualify to use your computer on Fall 2014 final exams is 11:59 PM EDT, Friday, October 24, 2014./b /li li bAll previous versions of Exam4 have expired, will not run, will not work, and will not help you/b. /li li bExam4 no longer supports 32-bit Mac, Snow Leopard. Mac users with 32-bit Snow Leopard (OS 10.6) will need to purchase a new laptop or rent or borrow one for laptop testing and finals if they intend to use Exam4. You may a href=http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3696 target=_blankfollow these instructions/a to determine if you have 32- or 64-bit Snow Leopard./b /li /ul p bYou must always/b: /p ol li a href=/it/exam-software-downloadDownload and install the bcurrent/b version of Exam4/a for your computer's operating system. Supported operating systems a href=/it/exam-software-downloadare listed here/a. /li li a href=/it/exam4-practice-testTake and submit a practice test/a (choose quot;F14 Practice Examquot; during start-up). /li li For practice tests, identify yourself in the Exam Number field (twice) with your bULink user name/b (e.g., ilhoswa01/i). /li /ol p bYou must never/b: /p ol li Ever, under any circumstances, identify yourself in Exam4 (or any other exam situation) using your UofL Student ID Number. This applies to practice tests, real exams—everything. /li /ol p Within about an hour, you should receive a href=/sites/www.law.louisville.edu/files/exam4confirmation.png target=_blanka confirmation e-mail/a at your CardMail address. If you submit a href=/it/exam4-practice-testa practice test/a and do not receive a href=/sites/www.law.louisville.edu/files/exam4confirmation.png target=_blankthe confirmation e-mail/a, then you have done something wrong and you must try again until you do. /p p bspan style=font-size: largeComplete, detailed instructions for a href=/it/exam4-practice-testtaking and submitting a practice test are here/a/span/b. /p div style=border: 1px solid red div style=margin: 10px p Students are reminded that, in order to use Exam4 to take final exams, they must comply with the Brandeis School of Law's a href=/it/computer-exam-policyPolicy and Procedure Governing Examinations on Computer/a, including satisfactory completion of a href=/it/exam4-practice-testa practice test/a by 11:59 PM EDT, Friday, October 24, 2014. Last year, the law school faculty discussed and re-affirmed the law school policy that students who fail to complete a satisfactory practice exam in accordance with the rules established by the IT department MAY NOT use their computers to take final exams, and that, should a student use a computer on a final exam in violation of this policy, that student will receive bno tech support/b during or after the exam, bincluding but not limited to help re-booting or restoring an Exam4 session OR assistance uploading an exam or partial exam that the student may have written using Exam4/b. In addition, a letter describing the student’s violation of law school policy will be placed in the student’s record. This policy may result in your being unable to turn in part or all of your exam answers, should you fail to complete a satisfactory practice test. Deans on Duty and IT staff on duty have been advised of these policies. /p p bPlease do not risk failing an exam!/b If you have not received a href=/sites/www.law.louisville.edu/files/exam4_practice_confirmation.png target=_blanka confirmation e-mail/a, DO NOT use your computer to type your exam. Bluebooks are available from the Law Resource Center or the Dean on Duty. /p /div /div

National Institute Trial Advocacy Fact Investigation Program - February 6, 2015

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 15:48
span style=font-family: Times New Roman; font-size: small /spanspan style=font-family: Times New Roman; font-size: small Interested in testing your acting skills while learning fact investigation techniques at the same time? If so, this opportunity may be perfect for you!br / br /Frost Brown Todd is hosting a NITA Fact Investigation program for their first year associates on Friday, February 6th and is seeking volunteers to participate in this experience.  First year associates from all of Frost Brown Todd's offices will travel to Louisville for this training that will be taught by some of FBT’s knowledgeable attorneys.br / br /There will be a little pre-work to read the “script” so you are familiar with the case and are able to answer most questions you may be asked by the attorney. This is a great learning experience.  Even though you will be playing the role of a witness; you will also be able to hear the feedback of the seasoned attorney who will critique the associate.br / br /If you are willing to serve as a witness for this program, please contact Sonya Yadon, Attorney Recruiting and Development Manager at a href=mailto:syadon@fbtlaw.comsyadon@fbtlaw.com/a/span

Women and Children at the Border: The Humanitarian Crisis

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 10:17
pbWhen: Tuesday, Oct. 28th from 12:00 to 2:00br /Where: Room 275/b/ppb/bThe Louisville Bar Foundation/Greenebaum Human Rights Fellows present a discussion of the humanitarian crisis facing our country at our southwestern border. Panelists will discuss the causes of the crisis, medical and psychological issues facing these immigrants, possible remedies available to them, and ways for students to get involved in our community. See the attached flyer for more information./pb/bpPanelists will include:/ppbCongressman John Yarmuth, 3rd District of Kentuckybr /Sarah Mills, Immigration Attorney-Kentucky Refugee Ministriesbr /Nima Kulkarni, Louisville Bar Association Section on Human Rightsbr /Jonathan Ruckman, Immigration Attorney-Catholic Charities of Louisville, Inc.br /James Guinn, Survivors of Torture Recovery Center br /Katherine E. Hall, Student Fellowbr /Janet A. Lewis, Moderator and Student Fellow/b/ppLunch will be provided by Louisville Vegan Kitchen, founded by Brandeis alum, Courtney Glasker. This program is sponsored by the Brandeis School of Law Diversity Committee./p

Invitations to ACTL Event

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 08:35
p style=font-size: 12px; font-family: HelveticaMoot Court Board is proud to be working with the ACTL for quot;Moot Court Goes to Collegequot;, a professional responsibility panel followed by a reception. The event will be held on November 7th at 4:00PM in room 275 with the reception being held in the Cox Faculty Lounge. The panel will be moderated by Greg Haynes with panelists Judge Heyburn, Professor Giesel, Steve Downey, and John Tate. /p p style=font-size: 12px; font-family: Helvetica; min-height: 14pxnbsp;/p p style=font-size: 12px; font-family: HelveticaThe following students should have received their invitation to attend this event. If your name is bon the list/b and you have bnot received your invitation/b via email, pleaseb contact Christine Shannon/b bc0shan04@louisville.edu/b:  Aaron Riggs, Aida Almasalkhi, Andrew Lakin, Andy Distler, Annale Renneker, Ashlea Hellman, Ben Shepard, Brad Schmidt, Carol Allen, Carolyn Purcell, Christopher Schultz, Corey Shiffman, Dallas Selvy, Daniel Reed, David Cutt, Dwight Young, Emily DeVuono, Jennifer Weihmuller, Jessica Lindner, Jessica Sapp, Jessie Weinmann, Kathryn Cross, Kevin Boswell, Kseniya Buck, Laura Edelen, Laura Tapp, Lee Wilson, Linsey Schrewsbury, Madison Shoffner, Megan Diffenderfer, Mitchell Jackson, Nichole King, Rachel Ainsworth, Rudy Ellis, Sana Abhari, Steve Thompson, Taylor Eigelbach, and Whitney Graham. /p p style=font-size: 12px; font-family: Helvetica; min-height: 14pxnbsp;/p p style=font-size: 12px; font-family: HelveticaAll RSVPs are due to by Wednesday October 29th at 5:00PM to Christine Shannon a href=mailto:c0shan04@louisville.educ0shan04@louisville.edu/a./p

Moot Court Board Congratulates the New Members of the IP/Patent Moot Court Team!

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 08:34
p style=font-size: 12px; font-family: HelveticaMoot Court Board Congratulates the New Members of the IP/Patent Team!/p p style=font-size: 12px; font-family: Helvetica; min-height: 14pxMoot Court Board congratulates Jessica Lindner and Paul Casi on being selected for the IP/Patent Moot Court Team.  /pdivbr //div

Are You Interested in Immigration Law? Students are Needed for National Immigrant Justice Center Know Your Rights Presentation

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 08:02
pThis public service opportunity is ideal for students and local community volunteers interested in immigration law. Professor Trucios-Haynes leads a team of volunteers on monthly visits to the Boone County Jail where immigration detainees are held in the custody of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) bureau of the Department of Homeland Security. Trained students, with the supervision of Prof. Trucios-Haynes, conducts quot;Know Your Rightsquot; presentations to approximately 200+ detainees during each visit, and conducts individual in-take interviews of each detainee./ppbOn Thursday, November 13, from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in Room 171/b, Prof. Trucios-Haynes will hold a training here at the law school to train students to go on monthly visits to the Boone County Jail to conduct quot;Know Your Rightsquot; presentations to detainees. bThe next jail visit will be on Friday, November 14/b./ppbStudents interested in attending the training on November 13 and/or going on the jail visit on November 13, should email Prof. Trucios-Haynes directly by no later than Monday, November 3./b Her email is a href=mailto:ethaynes@louisville.eduethaynes@louisville.edu/a. When notifying Prof. Trucios-Haynes, please let her know if you speak a second language, although it is not necessary./ppStudents whose schedules do not allow them to visit the jail on Fridays can still take the training. All students are welcome. Once you have been trained you can attend a Friday visit when you are available. /ppA more detailed description of this project is attached, along with some compelling stories giving examples of some cases that have gone through the Boone County Jail. More stories can also be found at: a href=http://www.immigrantjustice.org/tags/these-lives-matter title=http://www.immigrantjustice.org/tags/these-lives-matterhttp://www.immigrantjustice.org/tags/these-lives-matter/a./p

Women and Children at the Border: The Humanitarian Crisis

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 07:59
pbWhen: Tuesday, Oct. 28th from 12:00 to 2:00br /Where: Room 275/b/ppb/bThe Louisville Bar Foundation/Greenebaum Human Rights Fellows present a discussion of the humanitarian crisis facing our country at our southwestern border. Panelists will discuss the causes of the crisis, medical and psychological issues facing these immigrants, possible remedies available to them, and ways for students to get involved in our community. See the attached flyer for more information./pb/bpPanelists will include:/ppbCongressman John Yarmuth, 3rd District of Kentuckybr /Sarah Mills, Immigration Attorney-Kentucky Refugee Ministriesbr /Nima Kulkarni, Louisville Bar Association Section on Human Rightsbr /Jonathan Ruckman, Immigration Attorney-Catholic Charities of Louisville, Inc.br /James Guinn, Survivors of Torture Recovery Center br /Katherine E. Hall, Student Fellowbr /Janet A. Lewis, Moderator and Student Fellow/b/ppLunch will be provided by Louisville Vegan Kitchen, founded by Brandeis alum, Courtney Glasker. This program is sponsored by the Brandeis School of Law Diversity Committee./p

Exam4 Now DOES Support Mac OS 10.10 (Yosemite)

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 09:14
In yesterday's iDocket/i, the IT Dept. reported that Exam4 does not support Mac OS 10.10 (Yosemite) because we had been so advised by Extegrity, Exam4's publisher. bHowever, late yesterday afternoon, we received notice from Extegrity that Exam4 WOULD now support Yosemite./b We requested that they make the Yosemite version of Exam4 immediately available for download and installation. Consequently, students who have upgraded to Yosemite, or who wish to may do so and, may now use Exam4. Yosemite users download the Yosemite version of Exam4 and take a practice exam b by Friday evening's deadline/b.

JD's In Action: Advocating for Gender Equality

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 08:37
p class=MsoNormalPlease note, there are changes to this event! /pp class=MsoNormalThe Women's Law Caucus and Professor Abrams are proud to sponsor an event this Friday focusing on gender advocacy and how you can get involved in community outreach. This presentation will include several local organizations in a discussion about volunteer opportunities, unmet legal needs, and ways give back to the community.o:p/o:p/p p class=MsoNormalo:p /o:p/p p class=MsoNormalThe speakers are:  o:p/o:p/p p class=MsoNormal o:p/o:p/p p class=MsoNormalShelley Santry, U of L Law Clinico:p/o:p/p p class=MsoNormalPaul Troy, Center for Women and Familieso:p/o:p/p p class=MsoNormalKarina Barillas, La Casitao:p/o:p/p p class=MsoNormalHolly Houston, CEDAW Initiativeo:p/o:p/p p class=MsoNormalnbsp;/pp class=MsoNormalThe presentation will be held inb room 275/b this Friday, October 25, from 10:25-12:05 .Bagels, donuts and juice will be provided.o:p/o:p/pp class=MsoNormalo:p/o:p/pp class=MsoNormalWe hope you will come, enjoy the discussion and discover new ways you can be a fairness advocate within your community!!span style=font-size: 12pt; line-height: 107%; font-family: 'Times New Roman', serif /spano:p/o:p/p

Are You Interested in Immigration Law? Students are Needed for National Immigrant Justice Center Know Your Rights Presentation

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 07:54
pThis public service opportunity is ideal for students and local community volunteers interested in immigration law. Professor Trucios-Haynes leads a team of volunteers on monthly visits to the Boone County Jail where immigration detainees are held in the custody of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) bureau of the Department of Homeland Security. Trained students, with the supervision of Prof. Trucios-Haynes, conducts quot;Know Your Rightsquot; presentations to approximately 200+ detainees during each visit, and conducts individual in-take interviews of each detainee./ppbOn Thursday, November 13, from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in Room 171/b, Prof. Trucios-Haynes will hold a training here at the law school to train students to go on monthly visits to the Boone County Jail to conduct quot;Know Your Rightsquot; presentations to detainees. bThe next jail visit will be on Friday, November 14/b./ppbStudents interested in attending the training on November 13 and/or going on the jail visit on November 13, should email Prof. Trucios-Haynes directly by no later than Monday, November 3./b Her email is a href=mailto:ethaynes@louisville.eduethaynes@louisville.edu/a. When notifying Prof. Trucios-Haynes, please let her know if you speak a second language, although it is not necessary./ppStudents whose schedules do not allow them to visit the jail on Fridays can still take the training. All students are welcome. Once you have been trained you can attend a Friday visit when you are available. A more detailed description of this project is attached, along with some compelling stories giving examples of some cases that have gone through the Boone County Jail. More stories can also be found at: a href=http://www.immigrantjustice.org/tags/these-lives-matter title=http://www.immigrantjustice.org/tags/these-lives-matterhttp://www.immigrantjustice.org/tags/these-lives-matter/a./p

Women and Children at the Border: The Humanitarian Crisis

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 07:51
pbWhen: Tuesday, Oct. 28th from 12:00 to 2:00br /Where: Room 275/b/ppb/bThe Louisville Bar Foundation/Greenebaum Human Rights Fellows present a discussion of the humanitarian crisis facing our country at our southwestern border. Panelists will discuss the causes of the crisis, medical and psychological issues facing these immigrants, possible remedies available to them, and ways for students to get involved in our community. See the attached flyer for more information./pb/bpPanelists will include:/ppbCongressman John Yarmuth, 3rd District of Kentuckybr /Sarah Mills, Immigration Attorney-Kentucky Refugee Ministriesbr /Nima Kulkarni, Louisville Bar Association Section on Human Rightsbr /Jonathan Ruckman, Immigration Attorney-Catholic Charities of Louisville, Inc.br /James Guinn, Survivors of Torture Recovery Center br /Katherine E. Hall, Student Fellowbr /Janet A. Lewis, Moderator and Student Fellow/b/ppLunch will be provided by Louisville Vegan Kitchen, founded by Brandeis alum, Courtney Glasker. This program is sponsored by the Brandeis School of Law Diversity Committee./p

Hobby Lobby and Free Fazolis!

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 06:51
pCome join the Federalist Society for a discussion regarding the Supreme Court’s Landmark decision in Hobby Lobby in 2013.  The event will be next Wednesday the 22supnd/sup at 4:15pm in 275.  You don’t have to be a member of the Federalist Society to participate.  Just bring your ideas and opinions and listen to two very smart people review some of the aspects of that case.  Why do you care about Hobby Lobby?  Why do you want to spend your Wednesday afternoon with us?  Because this case held that closely held for profit companies did not have to provide coverage for contraception to their female employees based on their religious belief that life begins at conception.  No matter which side of this issue you are on, we invite and encourage you to come to the discussion.  Professor Marcosson will be providing a counterpoint to Timothy Carney the Washington based political columnist and author.  span style=color: #333333; background-image: initial; background-attachment: initial; background-size: initial; background-origin: initial; background-clip: initial; background-position: initial; background-repeat: initialTo top it all off we'll feed you Fazoli's. /span/ppToday is the day and we invite anyone who wants to come and listen in to do so even if you did not RSVP.  However, those who did RSVP will get to eat first so that we can insure we have enough to feed them.  /p

Women and Children at the Border: The Humanitarian Crisis - Tuesday, Oct. 28th from Noon to 2:00 - Room 275

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 16:06
pThe Louisville Bar Foundation/Greenebaum Human Rights Fellows present a discussion of the humanitarian crisis facing our country at our southwestern border. Panelists will discuss the causes of the crisis, medical and psychological issues facing these immigrants, possible remedies available to them, and ways for students to get involved in our community. /ppPanelists include:/ppCongressman John Yarmuth, 3rd District of Kentuckybr /Sarah Mills, Immigration Attorney-Kentucky Refugee Ministriesbr /Nima Kulkarni, Louisville Bar Association Section on Human Rightsbr /Jonathan Ruckman, Immigr???ation Attorney-Catholic Charities of Louisville, Inc.br /James Guinn, Survivors of Torture Recovery Center br /Katherine E. Hall, Student Fellowbr /Janet A. Lewis, Moderator and Student Fellow/ppLunch will be provided by Louisville Vegan Kitchen, founded by Brandeis alum, Courtney Glasker. This program is sponsored by the Brandeis School of Law Diversity Committee./p

Moot Court Board Congratulates the New Members of the Labor and Employment Team!

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 12:54
p style=font-size: 12px; font-family: HelveticaMoot Court Board congratulates Megan Diffenderfer, Emily DeVuono, and Carolyn Purcell for being selected to the Labor and Employment Moot Court Team!/p

Invitations to ACTL Event

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 10:33
p style=font-size: 12px; font-family: HelveticaMoot Court Board is proud to be working with the ACTL for quot;Moot Court Goes to Collegequot;, a professional responsibility panel followed by a reception. The event will be held on November 7th at 4:00PM in room 275 with the reception being held in the Cox Faculty Lounge. The panel will be moderated by Greg Haynes with panelists Judge Heyburn, Professor Giesel, Steve Downey, and John Tate. /p p style=font-size: 12px; font-family: Helvetica; min-height: 14pxnbsp;/p p style=font-size: 12px; font-family: HelveticaThe following students should have received their invitation to attend this event. If your name is bon the list/b and you have bnot received your invitation/b via email, pleaseb contact Christine Shannon/b bc0shan04@louisville.edu/b:  Aaron Riggs, Aida Almasalkhi, Andrew Lakin, Andy Distler, Annale Renneker, Ashlea Hellman, Ben Shepard, Brad Schmidt, Carol Allen, Carolyn Purcell, Christopher Schultz, Corey Shiffman, Dallas Selvy, Daniel Reed, David Cutt, Dwight Young, Emily DeVuono, Jennifer Weihmuller, Jessica Lindner, Jessica Sapp, Jessie Weinmann, Kathryn Cross, Kevin Boswell, Kseniya Buck, Laura Edelen, Laura Tapp, Lee Wilson, Linsey Schrewsbury, Madison Shoffner, Megan Diffenderfer, Mitchell Jackson, Nichole King, Rachel Ainsworth, Rudy Ellis, Sana Abhari, Steve Thompson, Taylor Eigelbach, and Whitney Graham. /p p style=font-size: 12px; font-family: Helvetica; min-height: 14pxnbsp;/p p style=font-size: 12px; font-family: HelveticaAll RSVPs are due to by Wednesday October 29th at 5:00PM to Christine Shannon a href=mailto:c0shan04@louisville.educ0shan04@louisville.edu/a./p

Moot Court Board Congratulates the Selected Members of the Arbitration Team!

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 09:20
p style=font-size: 12px; font-family: HelveticaMoot Court Board congratulates Andrew Daley, Dale Hardy, Chris Groeschen, and Kseniya Buck for being selected to the Arbitration Moot Court Team! They were selected last spring and will be traveling to Chicago to compete in January.  /p

JD's In Action: Advocating for Gender Equality

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 09:14
div style=font-family: Tahoma; font-size: 13px span style=line-height: 1.15; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; font-family: Arial; background-color: transparentThe Women's Law Caucus and Professor Abrams are proud to sponsor an event this Friday focusing on gender advocacy and how you can get involved in community outreach. This presentation will include several local /spanspan style=line-height: 1.15; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; font-family: Arial; color: #212121; background-color: transparentorganizations in a discussion about volunteer opportunities, unmet legal needs, and ways give back to the community. /span/divspan id=docs-internal-guid-ab011aa1-32fd-8a9e-e3e7-40ba605c053ebr /p dir=ltr style=line-height: 1.15; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0ptspan style=font-size: 13px; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; font-family: Arial; background-color: transparentThe speakers are:  /span/pp dir=ltr style=line-height: 1.15; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0ptspan style=font-size: 13px; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; font-family: Arial; background-color: transparent /span/pp dir=ltr style=line-height: 1.15; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0ptspan style=font-size: 13px; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; font-family: Arial; background-color: transparentShelley Santry, U of L Law Clinic/span/pp dir=ltr style=line-height: 1.15; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0ptspan style=font-size: 13px; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; font-family: Arial; background-color: transparentPaul Troy, Center for Women and Families/span/pp dir=ltr style=line-height: 1.15; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0ptspan style=font-size: 13px; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; font-family: Arial; background-color: transparentKarina Barillas, La Casita /span/pp dir=ltr style=line-height: 1.15; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0ptspan style=font-size: 13px; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; font-family: Arial; background-color: transparentHolly Houston, CEDAW Initiative /span/pp dir=ltr style=line-height: 1.15; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0ptspan style=font-size: 13px; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; font-family: Arial; background-color: transparent /span/pp dir=ltr style=line-height: 1.15; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0ptspan style=font-size: 13px; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; font-family: Arial; background-color: transparentThe presentation will be held in the Cox Lounge this Friday, October 25, from 10:25-12:05. Breakfast and refreshments will be provided. /span/pspan style=font-size: 13px; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; font-family: Arial; background-color: transparentWe hope you will come, enjoy the discussion and discover new ways you can be a fairness advocate within your community! /span/span

Are You Interested in Immigration Law? Students are Needed for National Immigrant Justice Center Know Your Rights Presentation

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 08:36
pThis public service opportunity is ideal for students and local community volunteers interested in immigration law. Professor Trucios-Haynes leads a team of volunteers on monthly visits to the Boone County Jail where immigration detainees are held in the custody of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) bureau of the Department of Homeland Security. Trained students, with the supervision of Prof. Trucios-Haynes, conducts quot;Know Your Rightsquot; presentations to approximately 200+ detainees during each visit, and conducts individual in-take interviews of each detainee./ppbOn Thursday, November 13, from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in Room 171,/b Prof. Trucios-Haynes will hold a training here at the law school to train students to go on monthly visits to the Boone County Jail to conduct quot;Know Your Rightsquot; presentations to detainees. bThe next jail visit will be on Friday, November 14/b./ppbStudents interested in attending the training on November 13 and/or going on the jail visit on November 13, should email Prof. Trucios-Haynes directly by no later than Monday, November 3./b Her email is a href=mailto:ethaynes@louisville.eduethaynes@louisville.edu/a. When notifying Prof. Trucios-Haynes, please let her know if you speak a second language, although it is not necessary./ppStudents whose schedules do not allow them to visit the jail on Fridays can still take the training. All students are welcome. Once you have been trained you can attend a Friday visit when you are available. A more detailed description of this project is attached, along with some compelling stories giving examples of some cases that have gone through the Boone County Jail. More stories can also be found at: a href=http://www.immigrantjustice.org/tags/these-lives-matter title=http://www.immigrantjustice.org/tags/these-lives-matterhttp://www.immigrantjustice.org/tags/these-lives-matter/a./ppIf you are a student who has already been trained and would like to attend the Friday visit November 14, please e-mail Prof. Trucios-Haynes by November 3, as well, so she can add your name to the list. br /Students will receive public service credit for the training and site visits. Students will also be able to count their travel time to and from the Boone County Jail. Interested students should see Jina Scinta to obtain a Reservation Form to sign up to receive public service credit. You can also e-mail her at a href=mailto:jina.scinta@louisville.edujina.scinta@louisville.edu/a./p

Women and Children at the Border: The Humanitarian Crisis - Tuesday, Oct. 28th from Noon to 2:00 - Room 275

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 08:26
pThe Louisville Bar Foundation/Greenebaum Human Rights Fellows present a discussion of the humanitarian crisis facing our country at our southwestern border. Panelists will discuss the causes of the crisis, medical and psychological issues facing these immigrants, possible remedies available to them, and ways for students to get involved in our community. /ppPanelists will include:/ppCongressman John Yarmuth, 3rd District of Kentuckybr /Sarah Mills, Immigration Attorney-Kentucky Refugee Ministriesbr /Nima Kulkarni, Louisville Bar Association Section on Human Rightsbr /Jonathan Ruckman, Immigration Attorney-Catholic Charities of Louisville, Inc.br /James Guinn, Survivors of Torture Recovery Center br /Katherine E. Hall, Student Fellowbr /Janet A. Lewis, Moderator and Student Fellow/ppLunch will be provided by Louisville Vegan Kitchen, founded by Brandeis alum, Courtney Glasker. This program is sponsored by the Brandeis School of Law Diversity Committee./p