This is a reminder that the silent auction bidding for a Bar Bri Bar Review Course will begin at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, February 13. Two certificates valued at $1,500 each will be auctioned. Each certificate is good toward the tuition of any of the Bar Bri Bar Review courses in every state. Bidding ends at 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, February 15. The winner will be announced at the Bar Bri table after the bidding ends on February 15.
Bid sheets will be located in the Office of Professional Development Library (Room 186). Credit cards and checks will be accepted. Payment will be due within 2 weeks of the auction's close.
Partnership for Animal Law Services (PALS) is looking for one to two students to do research and compile Kentucky State Statutes and Kentucky County Ordinances relating to animals to create a searchable database for the PALS' website. Students with strong legal research skills are preferred. Students would receive public service credit working on this project.
Interested students should e-mail Jina Scinta at firstname.lastname@example.org to obtain a Reservation Form to sign up. The first two students will be signed up.
Good luck to Paul Chumbley, Samantha Constantine, Joshua Porter, and Thomas Stevens as they travel to Grand Rapids, Michigan this weekend to represent our school in the Regional Competition of the National Trial Competition.
The Information Technology Department will present a training and information session on Monday, February 13th at 12:00 p.m. in Room 275 on using Microsoft Word's built-in tools for creating and formatting appellate briefs. Using Word styles and reference features, one can automatically generate tables of contents and authorities.
This session is optional and intended primarily for 1Ls, but all students, especially those on moot court teams, are welcome. This event will be your only opportunity to receive this information before BLS briefs are due.
As an added incentive, food and beverages will be provided.
Please wish Christopher Slayton and Joseph Tackett good luck as they travel to Denver, CO this weekend, along with coach Prof. Sweeney, to compete in the Jessup International Law Competition.
Equal Justice Works Summer Corps provides law students with the chance to spend their summer working on a legal project at a qualifying nonprofit public interest organization or public defender office of their choosing. Summer Corps members expand the delivery of critically needed legal assistance in low-income and underserved communities across the country on a broad range of issue areas.
To learn more and apply online, go to: http://www.equaljusticeworks.org/law-school/summercorps
Summer Corps will begin accepting online applications for the 2012 program on March 1, 2012. The deadline to apply is March 23, 2012 at 11:59 p.m. EDT. Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted.
Summer Corps is an AmeriCorps-funded program that in 2012 will provide 711 law students with the opportunity to earn a $1,175 education award voucher for dedicating their summer to a qualifying legal project at a nonprofit public interest organization.