The FBA Section on Taxation would like to announce the 2015 Donald C. Alexander Writing Competition. Law students may submit any original paper concerning federal taxation between 20 and 50 double spaced pages. Seminar papers and articles submitted (but not yet selected for publication) to law reviews, journals, or other competitions are eligible.
Winning authors receive $2,000 or $1,000 and a trip to the FBA's Annual Tax Law Conference in Washington, D.C. Entries may be submitted to Marcellus Howard at email@example.com. Deadline is January 5, 2015.
Treat yourself and give a little! Join the Harlan Scholars and Señor Iguanas on Thursday, December 4, 2014
from 11 AM – 10 PM for a day of eating and giving. When you eat at Señor Iguanas and mention giving to the Harlan Scholars, 10% of the proceeds will benefit the Harlan Scholar Program @ UofL.
The Harlan Scholars Program is designed for select undergraduates @ UofL interested in careers in the law. Members are regularly invited to our law school, where they have opportunities to interact and network with current law students, law faculty, and members of the Louisville legal community. Your participation will help continue to grow the program. The Harlan Scholars Program is a Guaranteed Entrance Program.
For more information about the Harlan Scholars, please visit: http://louisville.edu/admissions/aid/gep/harlan
For more information about the fundraiser, please contact Marianna Michael, President of the Harlan Scholars, at firstname.lastname@example.org
Professor Russ Weaver Invited to Be Scholar-In-Residence for W&L Cybersurveillance Symposium in JanuaryPosted November 26th, 2014 by Ross Bradley
In an effort to engage many different parts of the university in the discussion on cybersurveillance, cyber security, and national security, Professor Russ Weaver has been invited to spend an additional day at Washington & Lee to serve as a scholar-in-residence. Extended to only one of the symposium participants, as a scholar-in-residence at W & L, Professor Weaver will contribute to the academic life by participating in the symposium, a class in the Law School and a classes on the undergraduate side. Congratulations to Professor Weaver on this honor!
Professor Trucios-Haynes joined 134 immigration professors and scholars who declared on Tuesday, November 25, 2014 that President Barack Obama's Executive Order providing temporary immigration relief from deportation to several million noncitizens in the United States is constitutional and within his administrative powers.
The American Bar Association is offering all graduating law school students free membership!
Join now at ambar.org/abagrads and discover the benefits of ABA membership:
- The ABA gives you tips on taking the bar – access the “30 Tips in 30 Minutes Bar Prep” webinar available in January – free for members.
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- The ABA helps you navigate the early years of your career – access both the ABA Young Lawyer Division’s and ABA Law Student Division’s vast amount of tools and opportunities for professional and personal success.
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Sign up at ambar.org/abagrads and let the ABA help you launch a successful career!
If the University cancels or delays classes during Law School exam weeks the exam schedule will be changed as follows. If classes are cancelled for the day, all exams on that day are cancelled and we will notify all students of the date and time for the make-up. If classes are delayed until 10:00 a.m., all day exams are postponed one hour. Exams scheduled to start at 9:00 a.m. will start at 10:00 a.m. Exams scheduled to start at 1:00 p.m. will start at 2:00 p.m. Exams scheduled to start at 6:00 p.m. are not postponed and will start at 6:00 p.m.
If the weather prevents you from attending a scheduled exam, notify the Dean on Duty for that exam period, either Dean Duncan 852-6373; Dean DiSanza, 852-8956; or Dean Nowka, 852-6386. The Dean on Duty schedule is attached.