The Louisville Bar Association will be hosting its annual Attorney Bowl for Kids Sake on February 20th, 2008 at the Lucky Strike Bowling Lanes at 4th Street Live. Participation in this event will serve as an investment into the local community. All proceeds will go to benefit the Kentuckiana Big Brothers and Big Sisters program. Lanes are available at 4:30, 5:30, and 6:45, and teams may have up to six bowlers. It would be great if a team from Brandeis could participate. This will be a great opportunity to not only help kids in the local community, but to also network with members of the Louisville Bar Association. If you are interested in participating and would like more information, please contact Ja Nae Martin your Louisville Bar Association Representative at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The next Lunch 'n' Learn sponsored by the Public Service Program will be on Wednesday, February 13 at 12:15 p.m. in Room 177. Our guest speaker will be Patti Heying from the Department of Public Advocacy. All students are welcome to attend. If you are a third year who still needs to sign up for your public service project, this might be an opportunity for you. Reservation Forms will be available for students to sign up that day.
For more information, contact Jina Scinta, email@example.com.
For more information about the Kentucky Department of Public Advocacy, please visit their website: http://dpa.ky.gov/default.php
From the university
The Tuesday forecast is for possible severe weather. Faculty, staff and students are encouraged to monitor local media for the latest weather news. The UofL Alert system will be activated only if the National Weather Service issues a tornado warning for Jefferson County, Ky. UofL Alert includes emergency messages sent via cell phone text message, campus phones, UofL e-mail accounts and posted on the UofL home page. To see an example of the home page message placement and for more information on UofL Alert, go to http://louisville.edu/alerts
From law school IT
Because the forecast for February 5 includes a significant risk of more severe weather, faculty, staff and student organizations may wish to shut down their computers and printers. If we have a serious electrical interruption, shutting down will minimize damage.
For students and instructors in evening classes: The Law Library has a weather
radio at the Circulation Desk. If you wish to check on the forecast, the radio is always on.
Thanks to the support of the Louisville Law Community, this year's career day was a success. Both first year law students and other law students seeking guidance were able to meet with Louisville attorneys and learn about the law they practice. With the help of such mentors, our students are better able to learn how their education can shape their career and see the myriad of opportunities available to them.
Below are a few images from the event.
On February 1, a three-judge panel from the Air Force Court of Criminal Appeals will hear oral arguments presented by Air Force appellate government and defense counsel in the Allen Courtroom. Law students are invited to attend the proceedings. Documents summarizing the case will be made available prior to the proceedings.
The Court consists of eight sitting judges, two of whom are graduates of our law school: Colonel James R. Wise (class of '75) and Colonel Barbara Goodwin Brand (class of '81).
Following the proceedings, Colonel Wise and his law clerk, Captain Cynthia Kearley, will be available to discuss their work in the Court. Students are welcome to join the officers for a brown bag lunch.
WHERE: Brandeis Room. You MUST pay $30 (students) the day your picture is taken.
Graduating Students: Composite pictures will be taken Tuesday, Feb. 5 from 1-5 in the Brandeis Room. The cost is $30 to be paid in CASH or by CHECK at the time your photo is taken. This gets you in the large school composite picture, 1-11x14 class composite, and 2-passport sized photos.
There is no need to sign up for a time! Just stop by and see the photographer! THIS IS YOUR LAST CHANCE!FACULTY: Professors may also have their picture updated free of charge.
If you are unable to make this last time please email a headshot to firstname.lastname@example.org indicating that you are from the UofL School of Law.
Professor Tony Arnold's new book, Fair and Healthy Land Use: Environmental Justice and Planning, is the featured January selection for the American Planning Association's Planners Book Club. As a Planners Book Club selection, the association provides questions designed to initiate discussion about the concepts covered. These questions can be located here: www.planning.org/APAStore/content/default.aspx?d=729.
Professor Arnold was also interviewed about the book and the role of environmental justice in land use planning for an American Planning Association news podcast scheduled to have been released during the week of January 14 on the APA website's podcast page.