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CALI Lessons

The Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction's (CALI) Library of Lessons contains over 900 interactive, computer-based legal tutorials covering more than three dozen legal education subject areas. The lessons are designed to augment traditional law school instruction. Many of your classmates have found them helpful in preparing for their exams.

Free copies of the DVD are available at the library's Circulation Desk. You may also view the lessons online. The student authorization code and instructions are available at the library's website. You must register with your "@louisville.edu" email address.

Law Clinic Accepting Applications for Fall Semester

Spring Clinic I (3 or 4 credit option) – 2015
The Robert and Sue Ellen Ackerson Law Clinic represents victims of domestic violence and other low income clients in Jefferson County District & Family Court.  Most cases involve Emergency Protective Order hearings and housing/eviction cases.  

The Ackerson Law Clinic is a student-run law firm supervised by Professor Shelley Santry. The student attorneys are responsible for handling all aspects of the cases. This includes interviewing the client, prepping the client for the hearing, gathering evidence, participating in hearings as a student attorney, and closing the case. 

To be eligible to participate in the clinic, students must have completed 60 hours. This is a requirement under Rules of the Supreme Court (SCR) 2.540 to receive a limited license to practice law. 

To apply, send an email to Professor Shelley Santry at shelley.santry@louisville.edu including the following:
• Name, phone number and email;
• Resume;
• Unofficial transcript;
• Statement of Interest (not to exceed one page).

DEADLINE is 5:00 p.m. pm Wednesday, November 5. 

1L Registration Information

You will be eligible to register on Thursday, November 13, starting at 8:30 am.  You must have turned in your employment certification prior to registration (available outside 217).

 

To register, go to ULink,  Registration (right-hand side)  Registration Preparation – Registration Instructions (if they don’t know the process)  Registration,  Add Classes.

 

Be sure to print a copy of you schedule and keep the copy.

 

Securities Moot Court Team Sign Ups!

ecurities Moot Court Team Sign Ups

Any interested 2L, 3L, or 4L may sign up now for the Securities Moot Court Competition.  The members of the team will compete in the 2015 Irving R. Kaufman Memorial Securities Law Moot Court Competition, which will take place at Fordham University School of Law in New York City on the weekend of March 27-29, 2015.  The team’s coach is Tad Adams and Professor Warren is the faculty advisor.  

Try-outs will be held in LL60 on Thursday, November 13 at 6:00 pm.  To sign-up, send an email to Professor Warren’s assistant, Janet Sullivan at janet.sullivan@louisville.edu and request a copy of the problem you will need to prepare for the try-outs.  Also include in your email a copy of the following items in PDF format:

 

               Resume

               Unofficial Law School Transcript

The deadline for submission of these items is Tuesday, November 11, at 6:00 pm.  Direct any questions to Steven Thompson at sdthom@louisville.edu

 

KBA Criminal Law Reform - Third Annual Forum, November 7, Allen Courtroom

KBA Criminal Law Reform - Third Annual Forum, November 7, Allen Courtroom

TODAY!! Week-Long Project Interest Forms are Due

This is a reminder to first year students that if you are interested in participating in the week-long public service projects the week of December 15, interest forms are due TODAY. You can turn them in to Ms. Scinta in Room 180. 

Students will be notified of their assignments the week of November 3.

TODAY!! Workshop on Resumes and Cover Letters

If you haven't attended a resume and cover letter workshop, Dean Hajek, Assistant Dean for the Office of Professional Development, will conduct a workshop TODAY 12:00 noon to 1:00 p.m. in Room LL75. Dean Hajek will be available to answer questions you may have. This will be a brown bag event. 

All students are invited to attend; however, first year students should remember it is mandatory to attend at least one session. Additional sessions will be held Tuesday, November 18 and Thursday, January 8, 2015.

Moot Court Board Congratulates the Members of the Kentucky Intrastate Mock Trial Team

Congratulations to Sana Abhari, Aida Almasalkhi, Daniel Reed, and Jessi Sapp for making the Kentucky Intrastate Mock Trial Team!

Securities Moot Court Team Sign Ups!

ecurities Moot Court Team Sign Ups

Any interested 2L, 3L, or 4L may sign up now for the Securities Moot Court Competition.  The members of the team will compete in the 2015 Irving R. Kaufman Memorial Securities Law Moot Court Competition, which will take place at Fordham University School of Law in New York City on the weekend of March 27-29, 2015.  The team’s coach is Tad Adams and Professor Warren is the faculty advisor.  

Try-outs will be held in LL60 on Thursday, November 13 at 6:00 pm.  To sign-up, send an email to Professor Warren’s assistant, Janet Sullivan at janet.sullivan@louisville.edu and request a copy of the problem you will need to prepare for the try-outs.  Also include in your email a copy of the following items in PDF format:

 

               Resume

               Unofficial Law School Transcript

The deadline for submission of these items is Tuesday, November 11, at 6:00 pm.  Direct any questions to Steven Thompson at sdthom@louisville.edu