Two Mentoring Events that are Happeneing In March, 2012
See the Event Calendar for details
Panel on mentoring sponsored by the Student Bar Association
Wednesday March 7
What’s the difference between a mentor, a role model, networking, and a person who serves as a reference? How do you find a mentor? How do mentoring relationships work? Leaders in the legal profession will provide their perspectives on mentoring at an SBA sponsored panel.
Moderator: Professor Laura Rothstein
Speakers: Kentucky Supreme Court Justice Lisa Abramson
Bobby Simpson, Corporate Counsel, General Electric; President Louisville Bar Association
Reserved Speed Mentoring program
Requires application to be submitted to Professor Laura Rothstein by Thursday, March 1.
Cox Lounge – 5:30-7:00
Members of the bar will have 6-8 minute conversations with students (like a speed dating program). Students will speak to each mentor.
Samuel Marcosson, profesor of law, will join Scott Gerber, ONU professor of law, as guest panelists at Ohio Northern University's Pettit College of Law 13th Annual Diversity Forum.
This year's forum, The 20-Year Legacy of Clarence Thomas on the United States Supreme Court, is sponsored by the Black Law Students Association in conjunction with the Ohio Northern University chapter of the Federalist Society and takes place on Thursday, February 23, 2012.
For more information about this event, contact Ameerah McBride.
University of Louisville, Brandeis School of Law; room 275
Sponsored by: Central High School Partnership, The Diversity Committee, Black Law Students Association and the Samuel L. Greenebaum Public Service Program
Learn how you can be involved in the Central High School Law and Government Magnet Program through Street Law (for public service credit) or Marshall-Brennan Civil Liberties (for academic credit) and other activities in teaching at Central High School Law and Government Magnet.
Current law students involved in the program and students from Central will share their experiences in these programs which began in 2007-2008.
Sponsored by: Central High School Partnership, The Diversity Committee, Black Law Students Association and the Samuel L. Greenebaum Public Service Program.
Tax Externship - Summer 2012
If you are interested in participating in the 2012 Summer Tax Externship, contact Professor Blackburn for detailed information.
All applications must be completed by 1 April 2012.
Brandeis School of Law is pleased to announce the following course offering from the Kentucky Administrative Office of the Courts.
Since 1999, the AOC has been preparing attorneys to provide legal representation to dependent, neglected and abused children throughout Kentucky. Once again they are offering Legal Training for Dependency, Neglect and Abuse Cases (formerly the Guardian ad Litem Training Program).
The goal of this program is to produce highly qualified guardians ad litem by offering training sessions, providing educational materials and serving as a comprehensive resource. The curriculum gives guardians ad litem an overview of Kentucky statutory and case law while also meeting the federal requirements set forth in CAPTA (Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act) and ASFA (Adoption and Safe Families Act).
The basic program offers 6.25 credit hours of continuing legal education, which includes 1 credit hour of ethics. The advanced program offers 5.75 credit hours of continuing legal education, which includes 1 credit hour of ethics. The AOC has applied for continuing education units from the Kentucky Board of Social Work. The course will be offered at 3 locations in Kentucky.
April 19, 2012
Laurel County Judicial Center
May 10, 2012
Hopkins County Judicial Center
June 8, 2012
Hilton Garden Inn Louisville Airport
Registration is $25 per person.
Please download the registration form.
You may complete and mail in the form, with payment, to the Administrative Office of the Courts address listed on page 1 of the registration form.
For additional information please contact:
Legal Training Department
Family and Juvenile Services Administrative Office of the Courts
UofL Law Dean, Jim Chen, was recently interviewed by ABC News about the role that the 1942 case called Wickard v. Filburn will play in the health care law.
Read the whole article at ABC News.
Photo provided by Mary Lou Spurgeon.
The University of Louisville will be closed on Monday, January 16 in observance of the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday. UofL will observe MLK Day in several ways including a Day of Service and an evening event co-hosted with Simmons College. Longtime UofL staff member Jim Runyon, who died last July, will be honored posthumously at a free public program at The Playhouse at 1 PM Monday.
Issue 2 features three Articles and three Notes. The Articles were written by Monica Teixeira de Sousa, Associate Professor of Law at New England Law| Boston; James J. Woodruff II, Associate Professor of Lawyering Process at the Florida Coastal School of Law; and, Eric B. Easton, Professor of Law at the University of Baltimore School of Law. The Notes were written by Law Review Members Lani Burt, Natalie Montell, and Amanda Warford."
Copies of Issue 2 are now available on reserve in the Law Library and are also available on Westlaw and Lexis Nexis. The journal is cited as 50 U. Louisville L. Rev. 201.