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« Thursday March 28, 2013 »
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Start: 9:00 am
End: 5:00 pm

The Student Bar Foundation Fellowship Applications are now available, and attached here! Fellowships are intended for any law students who secure unpaid, public interest work for at least 10 weeks over the summer. In the past fellowships have been awarded to students who worked for judges, county courthouses, refugee centers, the National Center for Prosecution of Child Abuse,Legal Aid, the Public Defender's Office, US Attorney's Office, the Haiti Project and many others! Fellowships can also be used not only in Louisville, but anywhere, and past recipients have traveled to Massachusettes, Pennsylvania, Washington, D.C., Rhode Island, and Haiti.  The type of work you do is up to you!Application packets must be turned in to Emily Peeler's student mailbox by April 8, 2013 at 5pm, addressed to the Student Bar Foundation. If you have any questions, please contact co-chairs Emily Peeler at empeeler@gmail.com or Ahmed Safeeullah at aasafe01@louisville.edu.

Start: 9:00 am
End: 10:00 am
Start: 12:00 pm
End: 1:00 pm

 Will You Fight for Your Rights?The ACLU-KY Chapter of the Brandeis School of Law is holding a membership interest meeting on Thursday, March 28th at 12:00 p.m. until 1:00 p.m. in room 175 of the law school. The meeting is open to all those who are curious. Membership is available for all University of Louisville students and faculty. We will discuss what we hope to achieve as a Recognized Student Organization and as an official affiliate chapter of the ACLU of Kentucky. Additionally, we will provide information regarding invitation to the ACLU of Kentucky's Bill of Rights Dinner. The keynote speaker is James Esseks, Attorney of Record in the ACLU case before the U.S. Supreme Court challenging the Defense of Marriage Act, so it ought to be interesting and a great opportunity to network.  In the interim, if you would like to hear from ACLU attorneys themselves, join us on Monday, March 25th for Career Week hosted by the SBA where you will have the opportunity to indulge in career advice from practitioners directly and indirectly involved with the ACLU-KY. Speakers include: Bill Sharp, ACLU-KY Staff Attorney; Mitchel Denham, Assistant Deputy Attorney General - Criminal; and Amy Cubbage, McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie & Kirkland -- Of Counsel in the Supreme Court case Parents Involved in Community Schools v. Seattle School District No. 1 (2007) For more information visit our website by clicking here or contact Kevin Coleman at kjcole01@louisville.edu. 

Start: 12:15 pm
End: 1:30 pm

Presented on behalf of the Brandeis School of Law Diversity Committee.  Lunch provided!  Special Guest Facilitator: Mr. Brian Buford.

Start: 1:00 pm
End: 1:45 pm