Student News

WLC Apparel Sales

THIS WEEK WLC will have order forms for apparel sales in the Mosaic lobby during lunch hours. We will be selling short and long sleeved t-shirts, sweathshirts, hoodies, sweatpants, full-zip fleeces, and yoga pants. We will have a variety of colors and styles, so order something for yourself and as a Christmas present. Stop by our table in the Mosaic lobby and fill out an order form. But hurry - orders are due by Friday. Did we mention these would make great Christmas presents?

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

International Law Society "Late Night Hour", Friday, November 7, 8:00 p.m.

Grab your friends and join the International Law Society for a "Late NIght Hour" on Friday, November 7, at J. Gumbo's (1923 S. 4th St.) starting at 8:00 p.m.  With your help, 10% of the proceeds purchased by UofL students between 8:00-10:00 p.m. will go toward funding awesome future ILS events.

Legal Aid Society Is Hiring Six Student Interns – Deadline Extended

The Legal Aid Society is hiring two law students to help their Equal Justice Works AmeriCorps Employment Opportunity Fellow identify legal solutions to remove barriers for low-income clients seeking employment. 

They are also hiring four law students to help their Equal Justice Works AmeriCorps Legal Fellows provide free civil legal services to veterans.

The students may receive a $1,175 education award as part of his or her internship and are required to perform at least 300 hours of service to complete the internship. This program is administered through a partnership with the Legal Aid Society, Equal Justice Works, and AmeriCorps.

The deadline to apply has been extended to December 15, 2014. Log on to Symplicity for information on how to apply

Public Service Week-Long Projects Now Open to All Students

There are still several slots available at the Ky. Department of Public Advocacy, Wayside Christian Mission, the Better Business Bureau and Legal Aid to fulfill your public service requirement the week of December 15. These projects are open to all students. An updated list and description of these projects is attached. If you are interested in any of these projects, please contact Jina Scinta ASAP to sign up. 

These projects would be a great opportunity for third year students who still need to complete their public service requirement.

Attention 2Ls!! Federal Judicial Clerkships Information Session – TODAY!

If you are a 2L and you have been thinking about applying for a federal judicial clerkship, you won't want to miss this information session TODAY from 12:00 noon to 1:00 p.m. in Room 177.

There have been changes in the application and hiring process. Second year students will be able to apply for clerkships as early as the spring. Now is the time to start thinking about applying. Dean Hajek and Ms. Scinta will be discussing everything you will need to know to apply for federal judicial clerkships on OSCAR and the documents required to upload with your application. This will be a brown bag event.

We are asking second year students to RSVP for this program. Please RSVP to Jina Scinta at jina.scinta@louisville.edu if you plan to attend.

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

Legal Aid Society Is Hiring Six Student Interns – Deadline Extended

The Legal Aid Society is hiring two law students to help their Equal Justice Works AmeriCorps Employment Opportunity Fellow identify legal solutions to remove barriers for low-income clients seeking employment. 

They are also hiring four law students to help their Equal Justice Works AmeriCorps Legal Fellows provide free civil legal services to veterans.

The students may receive a $1,175 education award as part of his or her internship and are required to perform at least 300 hours of service to complete the internship. This program is administered through a partnership with the Legal Aid Society, Equal Justice Works, and AmeriCorps.

The deadline to apply has been extended to December 15, 2014. Log on to Symplicity for information on how to apply.

Securities Moot Court Team Sign Ups!

Securities 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

 

Public Service Week-Long Projects Now Open to All Students

There are still several slots available at the Ky. Department of Public Advocacy, Wayside Christian Mission, the Better Business Bureau and Legal Aid to fulfill your public service requirement the week of December 15. These projects are open to all students. An updated list and description of these projects is attached. If you are interested in any of these projects, please contact Jina Scinta ASAP to sign up. 

These projects would be a great opportunity for third year students who still need to complete their public service requirement.