Seminar on Advanced Issues in Labor and Employment Law. Professor Levinson will teach a seminar on “Advanced Issues in Labor and Employment Law” this spring if there is sufficient interest among students. The prerequisite is either Employment Law or Labor Law, or by permission of the instructor under special circumstances. If you are interested, please contact Professor Levinson at firstname.lastname@example.org or 502-852-0794.
This course covers advanced issues in labor and employment law that are of interest to the enrolled students, who are welcome to suggest topics. The course may deal with 1) issues of democracy and self-governance in the workplace, 2) workplace privacy issues, 3) the role of international law in resolving employment and labor disputes, 4) the intersection between labor and employment laws, 5) the rise of alternative dispute resolution, 6) alternative visions for a more meaningful system to resolve labor and employment disputes, 7) the intersection between labor and employment and environmental issues, 8) regulation of workplace bullying, 9) envisioning the rights of the disabled as civil rights, 10) issues of transgendered people in the workplace, 11) lifestyle discrimination 12) accommodating work family balance in the workplace, 13) employment issues raised by downsizing or bankruptcy, 14) the significance of certain rules of professional responsibility in an employment practice, or 15) assessing recently passed federal or state employment legislation and pending legislation.In addition to learning about doctrinal and practical labor and employment law issues, the seminar addresses the process of writing and publishing a seminar paper. Each student will write a seminar paper on an advanced labor or employment law issue. The paper may satisfy writing the requirement.
Registration for fall 2010 classes reopens today (Thursday, 7.29.2010). You may now adjust your schedules, if that is necessary, or add the new course (Accounting and Finance for Lawyers). Several classes that were closed are now open in larger rooms and are accepting new students. A new section of Domestic Relations is accepting new students.
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Summer 2010 Exams:
Estate and Gift Taxation - Professor Blackburn - Wednesday, June 30, 6:00 p.m. - Room 175
Basic Federal Income Tax - Professor Lewis - Thursday, July 1, 6:00 p.m. - Room 175 - (Writing Room - 060)
The MPRE, the required ethics portion of the bar exam, will be offered on August 6, 2010. The exam registration deadline is June 29, 2010. The fee is $63. The late deadline is July 15, with a fee of $123. Additional exam info and the online exam application can be found at the ncbex.org website.
Kaplan PMBR offers a comprehensive online course for the MPRE. Course features are listed below. It is free to August 2010 MPRE examinees (retail $199). Learn more about and register for the course at http://www.kaptest.com/Bar-Exam/Law-School-Success/Professional-Responsibility/MPRE-online-course.html?cid=707448 or by calling 800.523.0777.
MPRE Course Features:
- Free for August MPRE Examinees - $199 retail value.
- Online Course Flexibility – practice your questions or watch the lecture when you want, where you want.
- Full-length Practice Exam – experience the actual exam time constraints and test your knowledge.
- Two online workshops - question-by-question review of core concepts and how they are tested.
- Substantive Outline Book – hard copy or online version with the most recent revisions to the ABA's Model Rules of Professional Conduct (MRPC) and Code of Judicial Conduct (CJC).
- Online MPRE Qbank (quiz bank) - create customized tests, review detailed answers and analyze your strengths and weaknesses.